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While Rwanda was experiencing genocide, the new South African government decided to sign the United Nations Refugee Convention and later, to establish the Refugee Act recognizing the rights of refugees to move freely, work and study in South Africa. Still, life was very difficult for these ...

The government of South Africa is ramping up efforts to get more land into black ownership. A controversial plan under consideration would seize property from owners without paying them and redistribute it. Land reform has been a key issue since the end of white minority rule 24 years ago, but blacks ...
A new report provides shocking insights into the development of South Africa's controversial captive lion breeding industry. Despite widespread international condemnation, South Africa's controversial lion breeding industry has grown year-on-year and it has links to wildlife trafficking. This is the ...
KPMG's expanded campus overlooking one of Johannesburg's main highways used to be a sign of the firms confidence in the South African economy. Now, however, it is South Africans who have little confidence in the international auditing firm after it was embroiled in an epic corruption scandal that is ... strategy Africa
A senior source in the office of South African minister Gwede Manstashe said Monday that the Department of Minerals and Resources was going to appeal the "once empowered, always empowered" court decision that the Chamber of Mines hailed as a victory. The CoM -- which represents 90% of ...

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) have expressed their "grave concerns" over the strategic air strikes launched against Syria last week. The USA, UK and France all resolved to launch an aerial offensive on the country, following accusations that Syria's President ...
by Martin van Staden. Owning the rights to radio frequency spectrum above a given territory is a valuable asset. Spectrum are those radio frequencies that data service providers, including radio stations, internet service providers, mobile operators, etc. use to 'transport' their services to consumers.
The Barnards are Coalition voters who hope Ms Bishop, their MP in Curtin since they arrived in Australia, will be more sceptical of the South African government. Ms Bishop has acknowledged the Australian government monitors violent crime in South Africa and that there has been a "dramatic increase" ...
The South African government has formally announced plans to honor Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, one of the country's most prominent anti-apartheid icons, with an official state funeral. Madikizela-Mandela will be laid to rest during a national funeral on April 14, South African President Cyril ...
The human rights and Palestine solidarity organisation BDS South Africa has called on the South African government to immediately implement the declaration and resolution adopted at the ANC's recent congress calling for the "immediate and unconditional downgrade of the SA embassy in Israel to a ...
The South African government is taking urgent steps to diffuse a row with Lesotho after the country's King Letsie III was reportedly mistreated by South African officials at the border between the two countries. By PETER FABRICIUS. International Relations and Co-operation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on ...
SAP declined to comment on the agency's inquiry or give details about the contract but said it was conducting a review of all its deals with the South African government back to 2010. "SAP is aware of this contract which forms part of the broader ongoing SAP South Africa investigation," SAP spokesman ...
Cape Town - Ever wondered what kind music the South African government gets down to? Well, let's just say they seem to love their hip-hop. In a recent post the SA government's twitter account accidently posted that it had added Nadai Nakai's Naaa Meeaan music video to their YouTube playlist.
A few weeks back the shocking news (at least in the Western world) was announced from South Africa that the governing ANC Party was going to amend their constitution and proceed with land expropriation without compensation (LEWC). Their rationale? The land redistribution process has been too slow ...
SAP declined to comment on the agency's inquiry or give details about the contract but said it was conducting a review of all its deals with the South African government back to 2010. “SAP is aware of this contract which forms part of the broader ongoing SAP South Africa investigation,” SAP spokesman ...
... is no different from the murder rate down the road”. Laming cast doubt on the South African government's willingness to tell the truth about attacks on farmers. “We need a South African government that starts counting the toll,” he said. “We need a South African government that doesn't paper over reality.” ...

China South Rail (CSR), the company that allegedly paid R5bn in bribes to the Guptas, has asked the South African government for exemptions on its local content commitments worth R5bn. News24 is reporting that CRRC, which was formed when CSR and fellow Chinese rail giant China North Rail (CNR) ...
A far-left South African politician told white farmers “if they want to go, they must go” at a rally Wednesday, adding fuel to a politically charged fire surrounding land rights in the county. Led by recently elected President Cyril Ramaphosa, the South African government is exploring changing the constitution to ...
On Friday, the South African government expressed concern at having its request to be excluded from the USA recent import tariffs on aluminium and steel rejected. Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies held a telephonic meeting with US Ambassador CJ Mahoney, the Deputy United States Trade ...
JOHANNESBURG – The South African government has made formal submissions to ask for the country to be excluded from United States (US) President Donald Trump's proposed steel and aluminium tariffs. The Minister of Trade and Industry said South Africa posed no threat to the US steel and ...
All the massive investment funds that track the index would have been forced to sell their South African government bonds. Bank of America has estimated that South African bonds would have been sold off to the tune of $14 billon (R167 billion). This would have lowered the value of our bonds, and make it ...
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says the Ministry has resolved to step in to support dysfunctional and distressed municipalities in a bid to improve service delivery. The Minister said this when he briefed the media at the Imbizo Centre following two weeks of ...
Speaking on the ABC's Insiders program yesterday, Ms Bishop conceded the South African government had been offended by Mr Dutton's remarks and rejected his suggestion white farmers were facing “horrific circumstances”. She said the Australian government had raised concerns about recent land ...
A new report has revealed shocking insights into the development of South Africa's controversial captive lion breeding industry. Despite widespread international condemnation, South Africa's controversial lion breeding industry has grown year-on-year and has links to wildlife trafficking, according to a new ...
Ms Kotze said she would consider the offer, if it was to eventuate, but the South African government reacted with fury. “The South African government is offended by the statements which have been attributed to the Australian Home Affairs Minister and a full retraction is expected,” South Africa's foreign ...
“We call on, and demand that president Ramaphosa places this matter [the Israeli occupation of Palestine] on the BRICS agenda,” said Naledi Pandor, South Africa's Minister of Higher Education on Wednesday. BRICS is the acronym for the association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, ...
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday sidestepped a direct question about whether Australia would retract the statements, saying the High Commissioner has regular discussions with the South African government "on a range of issues and concerns" and citing the country's high murder rates.
One of the primary concerns expressed by the South African government in recent times has been the residency of these data centres. Understandably, governments are very sensitive about where there data is stored. The reason for their concern is linked to the regulation of data. Until recently SA's closest ...
The South African government has demanded that Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton retract his comments suggesting white farmers were being persecuted and should receive humanitarian protection from a "civilised country" such as Australia. This week, Mr Dutton said he had asked his ...
The South African government has hit back at Peter Dutton's claim that Afrikaans farmers needed help from a “civilised country” like Australia, declaring white farmers were not facing state-sanctioned persecution in the African nation. The South African foreign ministry released a statement to news agency ...
Sizani says that many Germans have questioned the South African government's plan to expropriate land without compensation, expressing concern over the debate. “People have been asking us 'the first time you go and speak in Parliament, we hear you going to expropriate land without compensation, ...
Some of the neighboring countries like Botswana and Zambia have issued a ban on South African meat exports. AddThis Sharing. 00. SHARES. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to WhatsApp Share to Email. Published. 7 hours ago. on. March 8, 2018. By. Jeremy Whannell. South Africa is on the ...
This is the factory the South African government believes is responsible for the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world. James de Villiers , Business Insider SA. Mar 05, 2018, 02:53 PM. The Enterprise Foods facility in Polokwane. An Enterprise Foods factory in Polokwane was identified on Sunday as the main culprit behind ...
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (2:00 A.M)- South Africa, a former victim of the notorious 'Aparthied' System, that saw praise from Israeli leaders such as Yitzhak Rabin, has just announced its decision to begin taking steps to cut diplomatic ties to Israel. Minister Naledi Pandor, of the African National Congress (ANC) ...
JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Faced with criticism from opposition parties over an increase in value-added-tax (VAT), South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Sunday it will increase the list of zero-rated and tax-free items. According to ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule, ...
The South African government through Trade Invest Africa (TIA) an Initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), remains committed to the agenda of intra-African investment. This was said by the Head of TIA, Ms Lerato Mataboge. Mataboge was speaking during the networking session where ...
Zimbabwean children held for three months by South African government. Kids aged between two and 12 taken into custody, no contact with parents. Photo of a Zimbabwean passport Delays in getting Zimbabwean passports and their cost are frustrating legal immigration. Photo: Brent Meersman. By Tariro ...
CAPE TOWN – Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant said on Thursday the South African government had taken a decision to gradually regularise the activities of illegal miners on a merit basis. Illegal mining is prevalent in South Africa, and forms part of an underground economy, with ...
SOUTH Africa has slapped down Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton's potential offer to bring persecuted white farmers to Australia on humanitarian visas. The South African Foreign Ministry has responded angrily to the Turnbull Government Minister's proposal, saying there was no threat to white farmers in ...
South Africa's legislature has passed a motion allowing the seizure of land from White South Africans without any compensation. The Daily Mail reports that a 2017 audit found 72 percent of farmland is owned by minority White people, down only slightly from 83 percent during Apartheid. With an majority of ...
Quinn said the South African government has helped her to stay in contact with her brother, and to send packages, money, and medication to him in prison, but they were waiting for the court process to finish before calling on them to intervene. South Africa's government has tried to play a peacemaking role ...
I have not had any contact with the South African government today. My request would be is to do the best they can and at least clarify," says an emotional Endley. "I just heard from a mutual friend in Juba that when the sentence was given the judge even declared that all evidence against William will be ...
The South African government through Trade Invest Africa (TIA) an Initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), remains committed to the agenda of intra-African investment. This was said by the Head of TIA, Ms Lerato Mataboge. Mataboge was speaking during the networking session where ...
Zimbabwean children held for three months by South African government. Kids aged between two and 12 taken into custody, no contact with parents. Photo of a Zimbabwean passport Delays in getting Zimbabwean passports and their cost are frustrating legal immigration. Photo: Brent Meersman. By Tariro ...
The Chinese embassy in Pretoria on Thursday strongly protested to the South African government about the visit of the exiled president of the Tibetan government in exile, Lobsang Sangay, which it said had “undermined the political trust between China and South Africa” and would discourage Chinese ...
In this photo supplied by the South African Government Communications and Information Services (GCIS) South African President Jacob Zuma, left, and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, right, with minsters and deputy ministers at a scheduled routine meeting of Cabinet Committees at parliament in ...
In this photo supplied by the South African Government Communications and Information Services (GCIS) South African President Jacob Zuma, left, and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, right, with minsters and deputy ministers at a scheduled routine meeting of Cabinet Committees at parliament in ...
CAPE TOWN – Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant said on Thursday the South African government had taken a decision to gradually regularise the activities of illegal miners on a merit basis. Illegal mining is prevalent in South Africa, and forms part of an underground economy, with ...
The South African government's communications department has set a deadline of March 31 for registration to receive subsidised digital-terrestrial set-top boxes in the North West and Free State provinces. Families earning below ZAR3,200 (€189) qualify to receive the government-subsidised decoders.


 

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