OUT OF THE SHADOWS PART 2

In this week’s episode of Special Assignment we follow-up on our earlier programme about the political situation in Rwanda and the fallout between those who were once close allies. In what seems to be a bizarre war waged on South African soil, while the world…

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World Health Org report on suicide prevention

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Every 40 seconds someone dies due to suicide and many more attempt suicide – it can happen to anyone anywhere in the world. However, suicides are preventable and everyone can play a role. This can be a family member, friend or colleague who listens closely…

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Number of deaths declines in SA

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Pretoria - While the number of overall deaths in South Africa is on the decline, Tuberculosis continues to be the number one cause of death in the country, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Thursday. The Mortality and Causes of Death 2012 report, released…

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Opening of two hospitals an important milestone

Pretoria – The official opening of the Dr Harry Surtie Hospital in the Northern Cape and the Natalspruit Hospital in Gauteng are an important milestone in the country’s infrastructure plans. Briefing media in Cape Town on Thursday, following Cabinet’s ordinary meeting, Minister in the Presidency…

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Urgent need for Global Ebola Response

Washington, September 3, 2014 -- The United Nations' senior leadership on Ebola today said they could stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 6 to 9 months, but only if a "massive" global response is implemented. In a Washington, D.C., news conference, Dr Margaret…

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IFP: MEC FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SPENT OVER A QUARTER OF A MILLION TO PUBLICISE HERSELF

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The Inkatha Freedom Party in the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature has reacted with shock at spending by the Department of Social Development of over a quarter of a million rand on adverts to announce the MEC’s Budget Speech. In response to a question by the Hon Mrs…

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IFP: BETTER LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT NEEDED TO SOLVE PROVINCIAL LOCAL GOVERNMENT CRISIS

The IFP in KwaZulu-Natal Legislature calls on the Portfolio Committee on Local Government to improve local government oversight if we are to solve the crisis of local administration in the province. "The crisis in municipalities like Nongoma where it is alleged that corruption involving the…

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Tuisonderrig die alternatief vir openbare skole

Die toenemende probleme in openbare skole in Suid-Afrika het tot gevolg dat die tuisonderrigstelsel al hoe gewilder raak as alternatief, sê Amanda de Lange, nasionale voorsitter van die Vryheidsfront Plus se federale vrouekomitee. De lange sê die aansoek van Hans Pietersen en sy organisasie om…

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Latest Ebola update from the WHO released

The Commissioner of Health, Rivers State, Nigeria, has now reported 3 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease in Port Harcourt, the country’s oil hub. Additional suspected cases are being investigated. Background on the Port Harcourt index case Ebola virus was imported into Nigeria via an…

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Verarmde wittes kan nie weggewens word nie

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Die staat kan nie die toenemende verarming onder wit Suid-Afrikaners en ander minderhede bloot wegwens omdat hulle statisties gesproke onbenullig teenoor die swart massas blyk te wees nie, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor sosiale ontwikkeling. Luidens ʼn berig in…

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