Land Expropriation, Food Security and Poverty Eradication – Some Observations From the Eastern Cape

[Daily Maverick] Land is not just a means to secure a better life for you and your children but has an intrinsic value as a place where you belong – ancestral home. A discussion of land ownership issues in this country, particularly in rural areas, wil…

[Daily Maverick] Land is not just a means to secure a better life for you and your children but has an intrinsic value as a place where you belong - ancestral home. A discussion of land ownership issues in this country, particularly in rural areas, will be incomplete unless this intrinsic and emotive value is accounted for. However, if land is not put into productive use, whatever its mode of ownership, it would not be part of the solution for the present ills of the South African society, especially the eradication of pov

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Resistance to Labour Bills Also Has a Rural Temper

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday’s national general strike was not restricted to South Africa’s urban centres. Many farmworkers throughout the Western Cape also downed their tools. These included more than 3,000 members of the Commercial Stevedoring and Alli…

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday's national general strike was not restricted to South Africa's urban centres. Many farmworkers throughout the Western Cape also downed their tools. These included more than 3,000 members of the Commercial Stevedoring and Allied Workers Union in Robertson.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

National Roaming Will End Rural-Urban Digital Divide – NCC

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Wednesday said that national roaming and active Infrastructure Sharing in Nigeria would end rural-urban digital divide.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Wednesday said that national roaming and active Infrastructure Sharing in Nigeria would end rural-urban digital divide.

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Mabuza Dodges Question On Whether He Met With the EFF

[News24Wire] Deputy President David Mabuza dodged a question on whether he met with the EFF to discuss their proposed amendment to Parliament’s rules, that would give the House fewer opportunities to question the deputy president.

[News24Wire] Deputy President David Mabuza dodged a question on whether he met with the EFF to discuss their proposed amendment to Parliament's rules, that would give the House fewer opportunities to question the deputy president.

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Six Glebelands Hostel Murder Suspects Denied Bail

[News24Wire] Six of the seven men accused of 20 charges, including nine counts of murder, that occurred at the notorious Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi, have been denied bail.

[News24Wire] Six of the seven men accused of 20 charges, including nine counts of murder, that occurred at the notorious Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi, have been denied bail.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa