Can the DA’s Polite Land Reform Programme Save the Party From Itself?

[Daily Maverick] Think of it as the “They’re gonna take your house! – but to fend them off, we’ll start handing out title deeds” land reform pitch. At the very least, it’s a strategy. By RICHARD POPLAK.

[Daily Maverick] Think of it as the "They're gonna take your house! - but to fend them off, we'll start handing out title deeds" land reform pitch. At the very least, it's a strategy. By RICHARD POPLAK.

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Brand South Africa in Collaboration With Constitution Hill Host Annual Human Rights Programme, 23 to 25 Mar

[Govt of SA] Today marks the commemoration of Human Rights Day – a day in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on 21 March 1960. The massacre ensued as a result of protests against the Apartheid regime in the country.

[Govt of SA] Today marks the commemoration of Human Rights Day - a day in remembrance of the Sharpeville massacre which took place on 21 March 1960. The massacre ensued as a result of protests against the Apartheid regime in the country.

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Prime Bank to Provide Cash Services on Truck

[Nation] Prime Bank has launched a mobile banking unit that is targeted at cash-rich corporate customers.The “Bank on Wheels” is intended to offer cash-in-transit services for select customers at their convenience, through a specially designed vehicle.

[Nation] Prime Bank has launched a mobile banking unit that is targeted at cash-rich corporate customers.The "Bank on Wheels" is intended to offer cash-in-transit services for select customers at their convenience, through a specially designed vehicle.

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Hired Guns – Alarming Escalation in Political Assassinations Threatens Democracy, Study Finds

[Daily Maverick] Where there is corruption, there are likely to be contract killings: this is is one trend to emerge in a new study, just published, revealing shocking statistics with regard to political assassinations in South Africa, which have escal…

[Daily Maverick] Where there is corruption, there are likely to be contract killings: this is is one trend to emerge in a new study, just published, revealing shocking statistics with regard to political assassinations in South Africa, which have escalated dramatically in the past few years. A large proportion of contract killings have not only targeted politicians but also magistrates, lawyers and witnesses. Another significant finding is that more political hits occur in areas consistently governed by the same party - th

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Cheapest Tickets for Mapfumo Show Sold Out

[The Herald] Organisers of Thomas “Mukanya” Mapfumo’s homecoming show said the first batch of tickets that were going for at least $10 have been sold out and they have unveiled a second lot with the cheapest going for $20. The organisers said they enco…

[The Herald] Organisers of Thomas "Mukanya" Mapfumo's homecoming show said the first batch of tickets that were going for at least $10 have been sold out and they have unveiled a second lot with the cheapest going for $20. The organisers said they encourage people to make use of various available platforms to buy tickets from wherever they are.

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Hawks Dismantle Syndicate for Fraud, Money Laundering and Uttering

[SAPS] Northern Cape -Five (5) suspects aged between 56 and 37 were arrested by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation during an operation that took place in Upington on Monday, 20 March 2018 in connection with fraud, money laundering and utt…

[SAPS] Northern Cape -Five (5) suspects aged between 56 and 37 were arrested by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation during an operation that took place in Upington on Monday, 20 March 2018 in connection with fraud, money laundering and uttering.

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Tobacco Now Under Command Agriculture

[The Herald] The 2018 tobacco season started yesterday with Acting President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga indicating that tobacco will now be covered under the Command Agriculture Programme. “I am elated to report that Government has extended t…

[The Herald] The 2018 tobacco season started yesterday with Acting President Retired General Constantino Chiwenga indicating that tobacco will now be covered under the Command Agriculture Programme. "I am elated to report that Government has extended the Tobacco Contract Model to the same category, Special Maize Production programme commonly known as Command Agriculture, which recently has been extended to cover wheat, soya beans, livestock, fisheries and wildlife production," said Acting President Chiwenga while offic

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Gor Paired With Supersport United in Confederation Cup

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan champions Gor Mahia were paired with South African club SuperSport United in the CAF Confederation Cup play-off round following a draw conducted on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyan champions Gor Mahia were paired with South African club SuperSport United in the CAF Confederation Cup play-off round following a draw conducted on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt.

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Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe Launches Tourism Business Incubator in Northern Cape

[Govt of SA] #WeDoTourismSustainably – Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe today launched a Tourism Business Incubator poised to improve the viability and sustainability of SMMEs in the Northern Cape. The Tourism Business Incubator, which will be locate…

[Govt of SA] #WeDoTourismSustainably - Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe today launched a Tourism Business Incubator poised to improve the viability and sustainability of SMMEs in the Northern Cape. The Tourism Business Incubator, which will be located in Mier - Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality, will provide business support interventions to the fifty (50) tourism enterprises selected from the Northern Cape to receive one-on-one needs analysis, mentorship, coaching and capacity training to ensure their success in the

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