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SAA passengers discharged from hospital

Kommer oor standaard en veiligheid van lugvaart in Suid-Afrika na byna noodlottige ongeluk by Port-Elizabeth Lughawe

Hong Kong – Eighteen of the 20 people, injured when a South African Airways (SAA) flight experienced severe turbulence, have been discharged from hospital. “SAA would like to advise that 18 of the 20 people injured whilst on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong have now been discharged from hospital,” said SAA spokesperson Tlali …

Labour Minister intervenes in Numsa strike

Labour Minister intervenes in Numsa strike

Cape Town – Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has announced that she will meet with the National Union of Metalworkers SA (Numsa) and the metal and engineering industry in a bid to ensure the strike does not drag out for longer. The minister said she wanted to find out why both sides failed to reach an …

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

Begrotingsposdebat vir die Departement van Vervoer: Suid-Afrika se gebrekkige openbare vervoerstelsel kort aandag

‘n Holistiese vervoerplan is uiteindelik nodig om aan Suid-Afrika se behoeftes te voldoen aangesien openbare vervoer steeds baie gebrekkig is en sonder behoorlike planne deurgevoer word, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor vervoer. Volgens adv. Alberts is ‘n goeie voorbeeld van die skewe beplanning die minister se geskrewe antwoord aan …

ANC-regering mors met land se minerale rykdom

Moord op vroue in Suid-Afrika bereik ongekende hoogtes

Toespraak: Begrotingsposdebat vir die Department van Mineralebronne: 15 Julie 2014 Dit is kommerwekkend dat die regering reeds sy lippe aflek vir die ontginning van skaliegas sonder dat die gevestigde minerale-industrie se probleme behoorlik behandel is, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor minerale. Adv. Alberts sê die VF Plus is bekommerd …

BRICS Development Bank to be based in Shanghai

Entire African Continent to benefit from BRICS bank

Fortaleza – The emerging-market bloc of BRICS on Tuesday announced plans that will see the envisaged Development Bank being based in Shanghai, China. Plans are also in progress for a Contingent Reserve Arrangement (CRA). The five members of the group — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) – laid out the designs of …

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Russia, SA talk economic cooperation

Fortaleza – Russian President Vladimir Putin and South African President Jacob Zuma have held talks on broader bilateral cooperation that could be given a new impulse after the South African elections. Starting the negotiations, President Putin congratulated President Zuma on his victory at the elections and said: “Now it is high time to recall our …

SA Government in talks over Karoo shale gas licenses

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria- The Department of Mineral Resources is in negotiations with the Department of Science and Technology with regards to the future of issuing licenses for shale gas exploration, Mineral Resources Minister, Ngoako Ramatlhodi, said on Tuesday. “We are in negotiations with the Department of Science and Technology on a few issues that have to be …

IFP: ON THE PASSING OF MS NADINE GORDIMER

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The peaceful passing of Ms Nadine Gordimer on Sunday has given us pause to think of the many bright lights in the creative field of South Africa who used their talents to point out the need for social change and to push for political freedom. Ms Gordimer was foremost among them, and was recognised in …