The following are news items in South Africa’s major news outlets on Sunday:
south africa— Government officials insist that President Jacob Zuma will not effect a Cabinet reshuffle this week, despite strong indications after the swearing in of former electricity utility Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as an MP on Wednesday.
This week, City Press learnt that if a reshuffle were to be effected, it could be followed by an en masse resignation from Cabinet. (City Press)
— South African online spending was set to continue growing in strong double digits this year and next year, Efi Dahan, PayPal’s regional director for Israel and Africa, said this week.
This compared with western Europe, where growth was in the single digits, he said. (Fin24)
— African National Congress (ANC) President Jacob Zuma on Saturday cautioned the party’s youth league from being pre-occupied with candidates for new leadership of the ruling party.
The league’s provincial structure has openly expressed its support for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former African Union Commission Chairperson, as the new ANC president. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem