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26 Jan 2017
 
 
DA: Bridget Masango says who paid for Dlamini’s ANCWL trip to Addis Ababa?
STATEMENT
The DA will be submitting parliamentary questions to the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, to ascertain who footed the bill for her trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Minister’s...
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
UCT: UCT fees decision considers needs of students from lower-income families
STATEMENT
Keeping in mind the importance of students’ commitment to fee-free education and the urgent economic position of academically qualified students who cannot afford higher education, the University...
 
 
29 Jul 2016
 
DA: Bridget Masango: Address by DA Shadow Minister of Social Development, while campaigning, Tshwane (29/07/2016)
Topics
The Democratic Alliance will continue the fight to improve the lives of the poor throughout South Africa.
 
 
19 Jun 2016
 
DA: Bridget Masango says DA challenges Bathabile “R753 is enough” Dlamini to accept our invitation to come shopping for basics
STATEMENT
The DA challenges Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, to join the DA when we go shopping to test her assertion that R753 in social grants is enough to sustain an entire family for an...
 
 
10 Jun 2016
 
 
 
The resource curse comes to Mozambique
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
Mozambique, which was poised to take off as the world’s third-biggest natural gas producer, is instead now teetering on the brink of a major sovereign debt default, which is threatening to...
 
 
09 Jun 2016
 
DA: Bridget Masango says DA challenges Dlamini to buy R753 of food and essential items for an entire month
STATEMENT
Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, stated in a reply to a DA parliamentary question that Social Grant Beneficiaries should be able to live on R753 per month to buy “adequate food as...
 
 
08 Jun 2016
 
03 Jun 2016
 
DAFF: Senzeni Zokwana: Address by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on the G20 Ministers' meeting, Xi'an, China (03/06/2016)
Topics
I believe that this meeting presents a perfect platform to formulate a shared vision, a united approach and draw from collective experiences to guide G20 actions particularly on Agricultural...
 
 
03 May 2016
 
 
 
Growth is a thirsty business, World Bank water report warns
WATER & GROWTH
A new World Bank report warns that some regions of the world, including parts of Africa, could see their growth rates decline by as much as 6% by 2050 as a result of water-related losses, with...
 
 
28 Apr 2016
 
PEOPLES BREAD MARCH AND SPEAK OUT
What's On
South Africans mainly eat bread on a daily basis. Food corporations make millions from bread which contributes to profits, bonuses and hugh salaries for management. At the same time, food industry...
 
 
14 Apr 2016
 
DA: Annette Steyn says social grants inadequate to mitigate rising food prices
STATEMENT
South Africa continues to suffer the consequences of the driest drought on record. The drought, now classified as a “socio-economic drought”, has devastating consequences for the 34 million people...
 
 
01 Apr 2016
 
Economist warns about impact of inflation spikes
ECONOMY
Inflation has shot up to its highest level since the 2008 economic downturn and South Africa should brace itself for further increases, especially in the agriculture sector, said Econometrix chief...
 
 
23 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Petrol price could shoot up by 70c/l - economist
FUEL
Motorists should prepare for a petrol price increase of between 70c/l and 80c/l in April, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) said on Wednesday. IRR chief economist Ian Cruickshanks warned that...
 
 
11 Mar 2016
 
SAFSC: Statement from the National Coordinating Committee
STATEMENT
The National Coordinating Committee of the South African Food Sovereignty Campaign (SAFSC) met in Johannesburg from 4-6 March 2016, to address the current food crisis precipitated by the...
 
 
17 Feb 2016
 
WC: Minister Winde visits farms eligible for drought support; outlines impact of drought
STATEMENT
Minister of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, yesterday visited those farms eligible to receive drought support from an emergency fund established by the Western Cape Government. He also spoke...
 
 
 
                       
 
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