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04 May 2016
 
 
Plans to integrate waste pickers into municipalities – Molewa
WASTE MANAGEMENT
The Department of Environmental Affairs is planning to integrate South Africa's waste pickers into the country's municipal waste management programme, Minister Edna Molewa said in Parliament on...
 
 
21 Apr 2016
 
UDM: Bantu Holomisa's statement on arms deal commission report
STATEMENT
The long awaited report on the allegations of mass corruption in the 1999 arms deal has not surprised anyone. It only adds to the shelves of South Africa, another white-washed report whose...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, on the release of the Commission of Inquiry report, Tuynhuys, Cape Town (21/04/2016)
Topics
Various calls were made since early 2000 for the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to investigate allegations of wrongdoing in the Strategic Defence Procurement Packages.
 
 
31 Mar 2016
 
WRC: Water Research Commission supports research on water scarcity
STATEMENT
It is likely that South Africa is overexploiting its water resources at the national level, as water withdrawals currently exceed reliable supply. A seminar launching the latest African Futures...
 
 
22 Mar 2016
 
Future looks bleak for nuclear energy – expert
NUCLEAR
Nuclear power generation has turned into an expensive operation, even when the machines are amortised, said nuclear expert Mycle Schneider. Schneider, author of the World Nuclear Industry Status...
 
 
01 Mar 2016
 
UN Human Rights committee to review SA
POLITICS
The United Nations Human Rights Committee is to review South Africa, along with six other countries, in March. The committee, which monitors the implementation by states of the International...
 
 
18 Feb 2016
 
SAPS: Maggie Sotyu: Address by Deputy Minister of Police, at the Parliament Programme for Risk Factors for Policing Seminar, National Assembly (17/02/2016)
Topics
Chairperson, thank you very much for inviting the Ministry of Police to this Summit. As I stand in front of you this morning, I can vividly recall my lamentations made during a programme I...
 
 
29 Jan 2016
 
South Africa must shift its research focus from fossil fuels to renewables
THE CONVERSATION
Renewable energy makes up a very small part of South Africa’s energy mix. This needs to be improved as the country’s reliance on coal is still very high. An increase in renewable usage will result...
 
 
26 Jan 2016
 
DA: Dr Wilmot James on medical waste says Auditor-General needs to investigate misuse of R259 million dispensation
STATEMENT
Today, I will write yet another letter to the Auditor-General (A-G), Thembekile Makwetu, to request that, in his scrutiny of the financial affairs of the medical waste disposal industry, he probes...
 
 
22 Jan 2016
 
MINISTER MTHETHWA TO MEET SWEDISH MINISTER ALICE BAH KUHNKE FOR A BI-LATERAL MEETING
What's On
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa will meet Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy Hon Alice Bah Kuhnke on Monday, 25 January 2016 at Freedom Park in Pretoria, Gauteng. Minister Bah...
 
 
21 Jan 2016
 
S Africa and Sweden set to strengthen ties – Presidency
TRADE
South Africa and Sweden on Thursday agreed to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation on economic and social development, the Presidency said. President Jacob Zuma and Sweden’s Prime Minister...
 
 
SA: President Zuma meets Swedish Prime Minister
STATEMENT
President Jacob Zuma has met with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of the Kingdom of Sweden today, 21 January 2016, in Davos, Switzerland, on the margins of the World Economic Forum meeting. The two...
 
 
20 Jan 2016
 
UN leverages renowned personalities to promote sustainable development
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has appointed a group of renowned Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocates in an effort to help world leaders achieve the SDGs they adopted at...
 
 
07 Jan 2016
 
 
 
Crisis excellent opportunity to rescue mining – Motlanthe
MINING INVESTMENT
The current crisis in South Africa’s mining industry should be grasped as an excellent opportunity to introduce material change through an effective joint organising body that gets things done...
 
 
01 Dec 2015
 
AfriForum: AfriForum intensifies campaign for international awareness of farm murders
STATEMENT
AfriForum today presented 15 embassies with a memorandum in which the civil rights organisation requests that these countries must exert pressure on the South African government to protect the...
 
 
 
                       
 
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