Northern Cape Hosts Mayibuye Uprisings Memorial Lecture, 11 Nov

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings …

[Govt of SA] The Northern Cape Provincial Government is set to honour the 1952 struggle icons who contributed towards the freedom and liberation of the country. This will be done during the 65th anniversary commemoration of the 1952 Mayibuye Uprisings which is to be held at the Bantu Batho Hall at Galeshewe on Saturday, 11 November 2017. The Department of Sport, Arts and Culture will be holding a memorial lecture in honour of the fallen heroes and heroines. The lecture will be delivered by the MEC for Sport, Arts and C

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Govt Communications Invites Entries for SADC Media Awards Competition

[Govt of SA] The SADC Media Awards Competition has been launched officially at the SADC workshop that was hosted at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism on the 3rd of November 2017. Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) as …

[Govt of SA] The SADC Media Awards Competition has been launched officially at the SADC workshop that was hosted at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism on the 3rd of November 2017. Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) as the secretariat of the SADC Media Awards hosted the workshop to engage journalists on the new rules of the competition.

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Indian Investor to Settle U.S.$50 Million Debt

[The Herald] Good times are beckoning for Gweru based ferrochrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys after an Indian Investor, Balasore Alloys Group, injected $100 million into the limping firm as well as clearing its debt. The firm is currently under judicial …

[The Herald] Good times are beckoning for Gweru based ferrochrome producer, Zimbabwe Alloys after an Indian Investor, Balasore Alloys Group, injected $100 million into the limping firm as well as clearing its debt. The firm is currently under judicial management supervised by Grant Thornton International. Balasore Alloys Group, formerly Ispat Alloys Limited, is part of the renowned Ispat group of Companies, a major business house in India.

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Joshua Nkomo House to Get Tourism Status

[The Herald] The Government will renovate the house of the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo in Bulawayo’s Pelandaba suburb as part of its policy to preserve cultural sites and promote domestic tourism.

[The Herald] The Government will renovate the house of the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo in Bulawayo's Pelandaba suburb as part of its policy to preserve cultural sites and promote domestic tourism.

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For ‘A Man of the People,’ Dapo Olorunyomi, at 60

[Premium Times] Dapo, ‘Daps,’ ‘Dapsy’ Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appre…

[Premium Times] Dapo, 'Daps,' 'Dapsy' Olorunyomi who turns 60 on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, is your quintessential humanist. It is impossible to spend an hour with Dapo without being smitten by his humility, compassion, sense of humour and deep appreciation and concern for his environment, including its human challenges and foibles.

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MEC Debbie Schafer On 2017 National Senior Certificate Examination Progress

[Govt of SA] NSC Candidates have now entered the fourth week of the exams, with 14 644 writing Physical Sciences Paper 2 (Chemistry) yesterday (Monday, 6 November).

[Govt of SA] NSC Candidates have now entered the fourth week of the exams, with 14 644 writing Physical Sciences Paper 2 (Chemistry) yesterday (Monday, 6 November).

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President Jacob Zuma Signs SIU Proclamation On State Transport Institutions

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 2 (2) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of the affairs of the national…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has, in terms of section 2 (2) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect of the affairs of the national Department of Transport, provincial Departments of Transport, local authorities and entities that perform functions in terms of the National Road Traffic Act, 1996.

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Castel Labour Suspends Strike After Pay Raise Vow

[Addis Fortune] The labour strike that occurred at Castel Winery Plc, a sister company of BGI Ethiopia, bottler of St. George beer, was temporarily settled after the owners of the Company promised a 15pc – 70pc salary adjustment.

[Addis Fortune] The labour strike that occurred at Castel Winery Plc, a sister company of BGI Ethiopia, bottler of St. George beer, was temporarily settled after the owners of the Company promised a 15pc - 70pc salary adjustment.

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In Danny Jordaan Case, Government Should Walk the Talk On Sexual Offences

[Daily Maverick] When South Africa’s crime statistics were released late last month, one aspect of the figures that caused most scepticism was the idea that the rate of sexual offences has dropped. Not even the government believes that’s possible. On M…

[Daily Maverick] When South Africa's crime statistics were released late last month, one aspect of the figures that caused most scepticism was the idea that the rate of sexual offences has dropped. Not even the government believes that's possible. On Monday, the Justice Department reported back on some of the challenges faced by those seeking to report or prosecute sexual offences, highlighting the fact that the criminal justice system still fails many victims. Maybe a good place for authorities to start would be by making

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