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25 Oct 2002
Broadcasting Bill presented to parliament
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Media is fundamental to any democracy and "a free media is an imperative," says communications minister Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri.
Criminal networks exploiting wealth in DRC
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The head of a United Nations expert panel on the illegal exploitation of natural resources and other forms of wealth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) yesterday told the Security Council...
Electricity regulator mulls tariff-increase plan
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The board of National Electricity Regulator (NER) meets today to consider new tariff proposals from State-owned electricity utility Eskom.
SA to host DRC peace talks
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Senior South African government officials, as well as their Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) counterparts and two main warring groups are meeting in Pretoria this weekend for talks aimed at...
24 Oct 2002
Mboweni calls academics to research inflation targets
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Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni has challenged the academic research community to engage with public policymakers such as the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), in order to make themselves more...
OECD urges US to improve aid delivery
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The increase in US aid to the poorest countries must be accompanied by a cut in bureaucracy and a decision to end the system of forcing aid recipients to buy American exports, according to an...
Security Council to meet again Friday on Iraq
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After holding closed-door consultations on the latest diplomatic moves to address the situation in Iraq, members of the United Nations Security Council today decided to continue their talks on Friday.
September PPI remains unchanged
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Statistics South Africa says the all-commodities Producer Price Index (PPI) for September remained unchanged from the previous month at 15,4%.
WTO minnows cry foul on mediation
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The dispute settlement system of the WTO is commonly held up as a shining example of how a rules-based system gives small, poor countries the chance to challenge unfair trading practices by the...
23 Oct 2002
SA foreign policy focuses on Africa's development
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The core focus of South Africa's foreign policy continues to be Africa's socio-economic development as well as its peace and stability, says foreign affairs deputy minister Aziz Pahad.
Salga warns against intimidation
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South African Local Government Association (Salga) chairperson Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa has urged leaders of political parties to stop intimidating councillors who 'crossed the floor' in the...
17 Oct 2002
SACP Editorial: In the aftermath of the Cosatu-led protest actions
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The run-up and sequel to the Cosatu-led (and SACP-supported) two day protest action against privatisation, poverty and escalating food prices, have reinforced within us one overriding conviction.
16 Oct 2002
Addressing Skills And Technology Deficits
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October 10, 2002—When the eighth Annual Bank Conference on Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (ABCD-LAC 8) opens today in Madrid, policy makers, leaders in academia, and...
20 Feb 2002
Budget 2002: National Budget Speech 2002 (February 2002)
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01 Jan 1999
Probation Services Amendment Bill (B 15-1999)
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To amend the Probation Services Act, 1991, so as to insert certain definitions and amend others; to make further provision for programmes aimed at the prevention and combating of crime; to extend...
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