Daily Archives: August 21, 2016

Presidency working with National Treasury to address matters?

The Presidency has noted media reports alleging a rift between The Presidency and the National Treasury in relation to providing support to the South African Airways.The rumours and gossip published in today’s Sunday Times on the matter are false and r…

South Africa: How Twitter Reacted to Semenya Gold

Here is a selection of how Twitter reacted to Caster Semenya’s 800m gold medal in Rio.

Gold Gold Gold for Caster proudly South African. @caster800m was never a doubt

So proud of you @caster800m! Not only for all your achievements, but for the obstacles you’ve had to overcome. I salute you.

Congratulations to our golden girl @caster800m on her incredible run. Sithi Salute. #Caster4Gold #TeamSA pic.twitter.com/Uh3cuvEZHU

Thank you Caster, South Africa stands proud and we are lost of words!

And once again, we present to you, our Queen of 800m & Olympic Gold medalist Caster Semenya, our Golden Girl pic.twitter.com/F6uJvdw7i4

During this entire Olympics I only stayed past midnight once, and that was for Caster. Now I’m done. ??????

AND THEN THIS …

BREAKING: Caster Semenya, the face of track’s dilemma dealing with hyperandrogenism, wins Olympic gold in the women’s 800 meters.

Source: South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee.

SOUTH AFRICA: GOVT SAYS COMMITTED TO SETTLING MARIKANA CLAIMS

The South African government says it remains committed to resolving and settling all legal claims arising from the Marikana national tragedy of Aug 16, 2012.The country on Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of the tragedy, where 34 miners lost their…

SA rallies behind its development plan

Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe has called on South Africans to play their role in realising the goals of the National Development Plan (NDP) by participating in its roll-out campaigns.The Mini…