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Friday, 03-27-15, 15:02SAIIA Submission to Inquiry On Rhino Horn Trade[SAIIA] South Africa is facing a rhino poaching crisis. One of the proposed policy mechanisms to address rhino poaching was the establishment of a Committee of Inquiry to deliberate on matters relating to a possible trade of Rhino Horn. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 11:45State Commits R1 Billion to Supporting Black Industrialists[SA Info] A R1-billion incentive scheme to support the creation of large and competitive black industrialists is to be made available, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said at the closing session of the Black Industrialists Indaba on Thursday. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 8:34R1 Billion to Support Black Industrialists[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is to avail R1 billion in support for the Black Industrialists Development Programme, said Minister Rob Davies. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 13:55Are 80 Percent of Schools 'Dysfunctional'?[Africa Check] South Africa's education system is often described as being in crisis. A recent claim suggests 80% of schools could be "dysfunctional". We looked at the evidence. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 12:04Manenberg Residents Tired of Living in Containers[GroundUp] Some of the Manenberg residents who were temporarily relocated to containers more than five months ago say they are eager to move back to their homes. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 6:24Govt Moves Ahead with Nuclear Plans[SA Info] The government is making progress on its nuclear new build programme, and is in discussions with various prospective nuclear vendor countries to expand the programme. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 9:05Has President Zuma's Govt Done 'A Good Job'?[Africa Check] South African government minister Jeff Radebe has written a detailed article defending President Jacob Zuma's achievements. We fact-checked the claims. read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 11:42Zimbabweans Remain Unhappy With Special Permit Process[GroundUp] After Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba gave the media an update on the Zimbabwe Special Permit (ZSP) in Midrand on Monday, Zimbabweans who spoke to GroundUp claim there were challenges with the ZSP which the minister did not address. These included delays and rejections. read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 8:41Power Outages - South Africa's Biggest Crisis?[GroundUp] Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa persists in referring to the mess that is Eskom as "a challenge". He did so in his Q&A session in parliament last week. But the situation at Eskom is perhaps the greatest crisis ever to face our fragile, non-racist democracy, especially given the global economic climate. read more...
Sunday, 03-22-15, 9:38Nationality of 20 Attack Victims Revealed[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The Ministry of Health, on Saturday evening, revealed the nationality and identity of the 20 terrorists who died in Wednesday's terrorist attack at Bardo Museum. read more...

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