Praises for the Detectives Behind the Nine Life Sentences for Rhodes Memorial Serial Rapist

[SAPS] Western Cape -The Management of the police in the Western Cape wishes to congratulate the team of detectives from Provincial Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences on their tireless efforts to secure the conviction and sentencing o…

[SAPS] Western Cape -The Management of the police in the Western Cape wishes to congratulate the team of detectives from Provincial Family Violence Child Protection and Sexual Offences on their tireless efforts to secure the conviction and sentencing of Mthunzi Hlomane (45), also known as the UCT serial rapist. Collaboration between the South African Police and the Justice Department ensured that this much publicised case could be finalised in a most effective manner.

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We Doubt He Will Change Anything – Alex Residents On Zuma’s Visit

[News24Wire] While some residents of the Setswetla informal settlement in Alexandra expressed joy that President Jacob Zuma was expected to visit on Tuesday, others said his presence was not going to make a difference.

[News24Wire] While some residents of the Setswetla informal settlement in Alexandra expressed joy that President Jacob Zuma was expected to visit on Tuesday, others said his presence was not going to make a difference.

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A False Choice Between Art and Science

[Addis Fortune] Lets see if we can attempt to discuss matters that are much lighter and happier than what we talked about last, something a bit different than last week. Maybe it wont necessarily be on the exact opposite of last weeks spectrum of topic…

[Addis Fortune] Lets see if we can attempt to discuss matters that are much lighter and happier than what we talked about last, something a bit different than last week. Maybe it wont necessarily be on the exact opposite of last weeks spectrum of topics but this week I have been wondering about bi-modal patterns of thought. I must admit this discussion idea was inspired by the current US elections and the flagrant differences between the electoral votes and the popular votes. Now said like this, it is clear that both vote

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The ‘Ethnic’ Group Underrepresented in the Cabinet

[Addis Fortune] The much anticipated cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn was nothing short of a huge disappointment for particularly one “ethnic” group in Ethiopia – Women! They may not have picked up arms to express their grievan…

[Addis Fortune] The much anticipated cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn was nothing short of a huge disappointment for particularly one "ethnic" group in Ethiopia - Women! They may not have picked up arms to express their grievances for lack of adequate representation but enraged they are as opposed to what and-and yeketema newariwoch would have you believe on EBC.

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Native Ethiopians Need to Bridge a Transition to Liberalization

[Addis Fortune] Last week, the National Bank of Ethiopia issued a new directive-Manner of Relinquishing Shareholding of Foreign Nationals of Ethiopian Origin in a Bank or Insurer. This is an enforcement mechanism of its rule that no foreign nationals o…

[Addis Fortune] Last week, the National Bank of Ethiopia issued a new directive-Manner of Relinquishing Shareholding of Foreign Nationals of Ethiopian Origin in a Bank or Insurer. This is an enforcement mechanism of its rule that no foreign nationals or organisations, in full or in part, own shares or establish banks or branch offices or subsidiaries of foreign banks in Ethiopia. Such a move has come following a circular last year that demanded the banks identify their shareholders who have citizenship other than Ethiopia

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Ministry to Collect Citizen’s Views

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing held a meeting on November 8 to discuss the newly released manual on customer satisfaction measurements, as well as the results of an evaluation of the services given by city administrations…

[Addis Fortune] The Ministry of Urban Development and Housing held a meeting on November 8 to discuss the newly released manual on customer satisfaction measurements, as well as the results of an evaluation of the services given by city administrations. "Standards and citizen satisfaction have declined in recent times. We have to do everything we can to bring both back up," said Teumezgi Berhe, the head of the Office of Urban Development and Housing. The manual contains guides on the need for citizen satisfaction data and

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