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A selection of quotes of Southern African interest for the week:

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has announced that she is leaving politics

Ramphele leaves party politics

AGANG SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has decided to leave politics, she announced earlier today.

Zizi Kodwa, the ANC’s national spokesman. Picture: GALLO IMAGES.

ANC wary of losing metro

A HIGH-level ANC delegation led by the party’s provincial deployee, Zizi Kodwa, is expected in the province today to help turn around the party’s fortunes in Nelson Mandela Metro.


ANC leaders ‘must deliver’

THE Bhisho cabinet led by Phumulo Masualle and ANC provincial bosses were summoned to a meeting at Luthuli House on Wednesday where President Jacob Zuma outlined the “do’s and don’ts” of their term in office.


Rwandan opposition leader free after stint in jail

One of Rwanda’s most prominent opposition figures, Bernard Ntaganda, was freed on Wednesday after serving a four-year prison sentence for threatening state security and causing ethnic divisions, officials said.

Daily Dispatch

Council cheers BCM spend

Infrastructure uses 69% of budget, up from 38% BUFFALO City Metro is celebrating a year in which spending on major projects saw a hefty increase, giving councillors their first bit of cheer for ages


Bhisho beats audit bogey

Two departments and agency show clean accounting TWO of the 14 provincial government departments and one of its nine public entities have been given a clean bill of accounting health by the auditor-general (AG).

TELLING IT LIKE IT IS: Public protector Thuli Madonsela talks to auxiliary nurses Noluthando Mgoqi and Thabiso Luwaca during a surprise visit to Butterworth Community Clinic

Public protector witnesses dire state of health care

Delegation visits clinic in Butterworth PUBLIC protector Thuli Madonsela was given a glimpse of what it is like to be poor, have no medical aid and rely on state health facilities when she made an unannounced visit to Butterworth Community Clinic yesterday.

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