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SA must be pharmaceutical leader — Pandor

By: Sapa     26th July 2010 South Africa should become a world leader in pharmaceuticals, Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said in Durban on Monday. 

Consumer Protection Act has worldwide implications

By: Sapa     26th July 2010 The Consumer Protection Act has worldwide implications as foreign companies selling goods and services in South African consumer markets will have... 

Cosatu public service unions deciding on strike

By: Sapa     26th July 2010 Representatives of public sector unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) were still finalising their decision on... 

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Government to make media law — Radebe

By: Sapa     26th July 2010 The government was finalising proposals on the section of the Criminal Procedure Act that could force journalists to reveal confidential sources,... 

Zille should buy engagement ring — De Lille

By: Sapa     25th July 2010 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Helen Zille should "buy an engagement ring", Independent Democrats (ID) leader Patricia de Lille said on Sunday, as... 

Chikane files not gospel news — ANC

By: Sapa     24th July 2010 The African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday called on the public to be cautious when reading Reverend Frank Chikane's public files on the party... 

SA's competitiveness ranking does not tell the whole story

By: Terence Creamer     23rd July 2010 South Africa's ranking of forty-fourth in the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2010 had disguised a relatively impressive performance of the country... 

Encouraging saving part of SARB’s duties — Marcus

By: Sapa     23rd July 2010 Encouraging people to save is an "extremely important" part of the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB's) duties, governor Gill Marcus said on Friday. 

Yearly green investments of $440bn needed to meet climate target 

By: Terence Creamer     23rd July 2010 Some $440-billion a year of additional global investments would be required between 2010 and 2015 to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to the... 

Pahad launches new daily newspaper

By: Sapa     23rd July 2010 Former Minister in the Presidency Essop Pahad on Thursday launched a new national daily newspaper, The New Age, in Johannesburg. 

SA confirmed as top developing country investor in Africa

By: Terence Creamer     23rd July 2010 South Africa was the largest "developing country" foreign direct investor (FDI) in Africa between 2006 and 2008, with South African companies... 

Information Bill unconstitutional — lawyer

By: Sapa     22nd July 2010 Lawmakers were warned again on Thursday that the Protection of Information Bill would not survive Constitutional Court scrutiny because it rode... 

Polity – News this Week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     22nd July 2010 A roundup of news this week.  

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