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Food and Nutrition Plan ready to feed SA

The national Food and Nutrition Security Plan will be ready for implementation this month, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana announced on Wednesday...

5 Mar 2015 11:00

Base new land policy on future, not past

After so many false starts, we have surely learnt enough lessons about land reform to make the right decisions...

By Roelof Bezuidenhout 5 Mar 2015 09:55

Mugabe admits land reform blunder

HARARE - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has admitted he blundered by giving ill-equipped black farmers vast tracts of farmland seized from whites under his controversial land reforms...

3 Mar 2015 11:00

Muthambi in firing line over New Age adverts

NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is in the firing line over 'irregular' adverts placed in The New Age, reports City Press...

2 Mar 2015 08:35

Necsa in row over CEO's suspension

The Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA (Necsa) is the latest state-owned company to be hit by internal strife as the board and Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson engage in a tug of war over the suspension of CEO Phumzile Tshelane...

27 Feb 2015 11:59

Eishkom tops jobs poll

Eskom might be leaving millions of South Africans in the dark through load-shedding, but that has not deterred engineering students from wanting to work there...

27 Feb 2015 11:55

[Budget 2015] Implementation will be the proverbial proof in the pudding

The minister's repeated reference to the National Development Plan (NDP) in his budget speech provides some level of policy direction as it appears that the NDP, previously declared as the cornerstone of government policy, appears to have lost some traction in recent times...

27 Feb 2015 11:00

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

Brands, cats and the ANC all have nine lives

I was asked to comment by a few business newspapers last week about the impact on the Ocean Basket restaurant brand following a complaint that it sold some dishes using freshwater fish...

By Chris Moerdyk 19 Feb 2015 06:51

De Lille represents 'model school' for disadvantaged learners

Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille has agreed to represent Christel House South Africa (CHSA) in upholding the school's mission to redefine the role of education in South Africa...

13 Feb 2015 10:15

SABC: Muthambi, Motsoeneng accused of hostile takeover

The DA claims Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has signed a secretive SABC Memorandum of Incorporation (MoI) that strips the SABC Board of its statutory powers...

9 Feb 2015 10:36

Military aircraft departs SA to bring back more bodies from Nigeria

A C130 military aircraft has departed South Africa with a team of military health personnel and forensic pathologists to Nigeria to repatriate more bodies that have remained in that country...

5 Feb 2015 12:32

Gauteng premier condemns racism in schools

Gauteng Premier David Makhura on Wednesday expressed concern over allegations of racism in schools across the province and condemned racial discrimination...

4 Feb 2015 12:00

Have your say on SONA

South Africans have been called to have their say on what should be included in President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA), scheduled for next week...

2 Feb 2015 11:47

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