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Poverty eradication top of UN forum agenda

UN to scale-up Ebola response

South Africa is set to join other UN member countries to thrash out long-term measures to beat poverty and widespread inequality. Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will today be among the panellists sitting in the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York. The minister is expected to make a presentation on …

Electricity demand to increase

Bleeding Government owned companies to be turned around

While the system is stable, the demand for electricity is expected to increase due to cold weather predicted for Gauteng, says Eskom. “The system is stable, but still tight over the evening peak. The demand is expected to increase into the week, due to cold weather forecasted for Gauteng,” said the power utility in its …

Toespraak in die begrotingsdebat oor Sport, Kuns, Kultuur en Ontspanning in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer

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Toespraak in die begrotingsdebat oor Sport, Kuns, Kultuur en Ontspanning in die Vrystaatse Wetgewer Sport het ‘n kuns geword en kuns het ‘n kultuur geword. Sport is vandag oor die hele wêreld heen besig om ‘n allesoorheersende faktor te word. Sport is ‘n ekonomiese funksie wat oordeelkundig bestuur moet word om sodoende die potensiaal te …

IFP: MNAMBITHI MUNICIPALITY MUST BE BLAMED FOR POOR SERVICE DELIVERY

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IFP: MNAMBITHI MUNICIPALITY MUST BE BLAMED FOR POOR SERVICE DELIVERY The IFP believes that the Mnambithi Municipality in KwaZulu Natal should take the blame for poor service delivery which has resulted in water shortages at the Department of Education offices in Ladysmith. “Reports allege that it has been three months now since the offices were …

Thandi Modise swak voorbeeld vir swart opkomende boere en moet vervolg word vir dieremishandeling

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“Die voorsitter van die Nasionale Raad van Provinsies, Thandi Modise, se verwaarlosing van diere op haar plaas Modderfontein, naby Potchefstroom, is skokkend, getuig van argeloosheid, swak bestuur en is ‘n swak voorbeeld vir veral swart opkomende boere. Sy moet vervolg word vir dieremishandeling,” sê dr. Pieter Groenewald (LP), parlementêre woordvoerder van landbou vir die Vryheidsfront …

President Zuma institutes enquiry into NDPP

Deputy President spreads Mandela cheer at hospital

Pretoria- President Jacob Zuma has instituted an enquiry into the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana. “President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of Section 12(6)(a)(iv) of the National Prosecuting Authority Act 32 of 1998 and after careful consideration of all the matters before him, decided to institute an enquiry into the National Director …

Radical approach important for development, poverty eradication

Labour Minister looking at national minimum wage

Radical approach important for development, poverty eradication Pretoria- Economic Development Deputy Minister, Madala Masuku, says the radical approach to economic transformation is important for development as well as poverty eradication in South Africa. Addressing a gala dinner on Friday ahead of International Cooperatives Day, Masuku said government was making a radical move to integrate national …

SA Government condemns vandalism, violence during labour strikes

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – Government says it has noted with concern the strike by members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) and media reports of vandalism to infrastructure and intimidation to other workers allegedly committed by the union members. In a statement on Friday, Minister of Communications, Faith Muthambi, said government reiterated its …