Day: October 9, 2017

Kim Jong-un says North Korea's economy expanding despite sanctions
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North Korea’s economy ‘booming’ despite the sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country’s economy expanding despite sanctions by the United States, European Union and United Nations The course for simultaneous development of the economy and the nuclear program was correct, and the economy of North Korea is showing growth this year, said the country’s leader Kim Jong-un. “The current situation […]

Skincare brand, Dove lambasted over ‘racist’ Facebook ad
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Skincare brand, Dove lambasted over ‘racist’ Facebook ad

The Skincare brand, Dove has apologized for a Facebook ad accused of ‘whitewashing’ a black woman. The ad, which shows a woman changing from black to white after using a Dove product, has sparked outrage and accusations of racism. An image we recently posted on Facebook missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully. […]

Reserve Bank refutes claims it instructed banks to keep KPMG
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Reserve Bank refutes claims it instructed banks to keep KPMG

The Reserve Bank has refuted claims that it has instructed banks on what steps they should take against auditing firm KPMG. “The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) would like to state categorically that it has not instructed banks on what steps they should or should not take with regards to their contracts with KPMG. “As […]

Eskom rubbishes allegations against their new acting CEO
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Eskom rubbishes allegations against their new acting CEO

Eskom has expressed concern at media reports on its newly appointed interim Group Chief Executive, Sean Maritz. “We have noted with concern recent media reports with unsubstantiated allegations against Mr Maritz. We plead that he be given a chance to lead Eskom,” said the power utility on Sunday. The media reports come after Eskom’s announcement […]

SAFA suspend referee & assistant for poor officiating
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SAFA suspend referee & assistant for poor officiating

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has suspended two match officials for their poor officiating during the Premier Soccer League (PSL) match between Cape Town City and Polokwane City on 22 September 2017 at Cape Town Stadium. Referee Cedrick Muvhali and his assistant Patrick Jafta were both given harsher punishment by SAFA for making poor […]