Added by Bronwyn Newman on February 25, 2013 at 14:52 — No Comments
Mr. Wadongo himself went without eating to fund the start-up costs associated with his business. “All along, I had been skipping two meals a day, so that I [could] construct the lamps,” he says, and construct…Continue
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The National Planning Commission (NPC) has extended the deadline for comments and inputs to be made on its National Development Plan until May.
"Due to the robustness of the current debate on the plan, the NPC has decided to further open for written submissions until 30th May 2012, with the intention of giving South Africans more time to make their voice heard in South Africa's first ever long term development plan," the Commission said on Monday.
So far the NPC has…
Added by sylvia hammond on May 21, 2012 at 18:52 — No Comments
Deputy President of the Republic, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe;
NCOP Chairperson, Mr Mninawa Mahlangu;
The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and all Ministers and Deputy Ministers present,
Gauteng Premier, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane;
Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg,
Councillor Parks Tau;
Representatives of Chapter 9 Institutions;
The Dean of the…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on March 21, 2012 at 13:32 — No Comments
Fellow South Africans,
Good morning to you all!
Let me thank the New Age and the SABC for creating this opportunity for interaction with the Cape Town business community and fellow South Africans in other parts of the country.
In a few days' time, on Saturday, the country will mark Children's Day, as the first Saturday in November each year is South Africa's National Children's Day.
We work harder each day to make South…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on November 1, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
An upcoming two-day G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting is expected to develop new paths for job creation, among other pertinent issues.…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on September 25, 2011 at 11:23 — No Comments
State of the Nation Address by His Excellency Jacob Zuma, President of the Republic of South Africa, at the Joint Sitting Of Parliament, Cape Town
10 February 2011
Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly,
Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces;
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the NCOP;
Deputy President of the Republic, Honourable Kgalema…
Added by sylvia hammond on February 10, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments
FLOOD RELIEF TO TOP 4 MILLION RAND
Greetings of Peace
It has been a long journey in responding to the South African Flood crisis that commenced in Orlando on 17 December 2010. As in Pakistan the South African flood is an expanding natural disaster, cutting across seven provinces resulting in billions of rands of agricultural, infrastructural and personal destruction and the…
Added by sylvia hammond on January 26, 2011 at 10:15 — No Comments
“Education remains the tried and tested route out of poverty” – Dr Mamphele Ramphele did not mince her words or pull her punches in addressing the UCT Alumni Leadership Forum. Explaining her topic: Beyond Philanthropy: towards investing in the future, Dr Ramphele is adamant – our destiny as South Africans is greatness. But our intensely unequal society is undermining our potential for…Continue
For more than a week public sector strikers have been picketing vital public services of health and education. Why?
In a Business Day article yesterday (25.8.2010) John Brand refers to the Constitutional right to strike suggesting that “A violent class war by workers against employers is not the…Continue
Added by sylvia hammond on August 27, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments