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Independence referendum starts in Scotland

Independence referendum starts in Scotland

Edinburgh – The Scottish independence referendum officially started on Thursday morning as polling stations opened for voting on the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?”. The ballots for the choice of “Yes” or “No” would be cast at polling stations in 32 local authorities, with a predicted turnout of 88 percent. This is the …

SA to host global crime conference

SA to gain from ocean economy

Johannesburg – South Africa will next month host the 35th Annual Crime Stoppers Conference which will see the global crime fighting community converge in Cape Town. Hosted in Africa for the first time, Crime Stoppers is an international body that is active in over 26 countries around the world through programmes that are driven by …

REBURIAL CEREMONY OF NATHANIEL NAKASA

REBURIAL CEREMONY OF NATHANIEL NAKASA

Durban City Hall: 13 September 2014 -On behalf of all those who knew and loved Nat Nakasa, I wish to express my gratitude to the Minister of Arts and Culture who has, in some small way, set the past right by retrieving our friend’s mortal remains from the United States and returning them to South …

SA – National Heritage Month

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Democracy is a much yearned for and sought after system of governance. As a system where the popular will of the people is superior to the will of individuals, democracy represents the Elysium of multitudes of people around the world. Democracy and its actors are seen to bring policies and frameworks that will safeguard a …

Tell your story, urges Deputy Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams

Tell your story, urges Deputy Minister Ndabeni-Abrahams

Pretoria – Communications Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has urged South Africa to participate in the Tell Your Story campaign, saying citizens can learn much from each other’s experiences. Speaking at the launch of a book authored by Pastor Dick Koza titled “God loves culture” on Saturday evening, the Deputy Minister said the campaign, which is …

Vrouedag – Vroue in alle gevalle die slagoffer van misdaad

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

In the past, in most conflicts, it was women and children that suffered the most. A few kilometres outside Bloemfontein a traveller will find the national Women’s Monument. The monument was unveiled in 1913 to commemorate those Boer women and children who died in British concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War. For every man that …

Toespraak – Adv. Anton Alberts: Medelye – Mario Oriani-Ambrosini – 19 Aug 2014

Nuwe Swart Ekonomiese Bemagtiging (SEB)-punteskok is onwettig

Toespraak: Medelye – Mario Oriani-Ambrosini – 19 Aug 2014 Speech: Condolence – Mario Oriani-Ambrosini – 19 Aug 2014 Anton Alberts – Vryheidsfront Plus // Freedom Front Plus Speaker/ Deputy Speaker Hierdie toespraak is vir my besonder moeilik. Nie net alleen omdat agbare Mario Oriani-Ambrosini ʼn briljante parlementslid en regspraktisyn was nie, maar omdat Mario ʼn …

MOTION OF CONDOLENCE: DR MARIO GR ORIANI-AMBROSINI MP

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MOTION OF CONDOLENCE ON THE PASSING OF THE HON. DR MARIO GR ORIANI-AMBROSINI MP TRIBUTE BY THE HON. PRINCE MANGOSUTHU BUTHELEZI MP PRESIDENT OF THE INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY National Assembly: 19 August 2014 Honourable Speaker, Honourable colleagues; Thank you for the many kind words that have been spoken to me, to my Party and to …

SA Council of churches speaks about Marikana week

SA Council of churches speaks about Marikana week

This week is Marikana Week; the week that all South Africans would wish had never been; but alas, it is a week that blasted rudely into our national landscape, exposing the fault-lines of class and power differentials in our society, and marring our façade of innocence in harmony. The tears of widowed women this week …