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21 January 2017
                       
 
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20 Jan 2017
 
 
RTMC: Police arrests vehicle examiner and school employee for alleged fraud and corruption
STATEMENT
A vehicle examiner from a private testing station and an employee from a school for the deaf are to appear in Temba magistrate court in Tshwane this morning after being arrested in connection with...
 
 
18 Jan 2017
 
DoT: Dipuo Peters: Address by Minister of Transport, on the occasion of handing over ceremony of the torch of peace, Soshanguve East Secondary School, Soshanguve, Gauteng (17/01/2017)
Topics
Programme Director, Allow me to begin by heartily commending Minister Motshekga and her Department and the class of 2016 for achieving a 72.5% national pass rate and the province of the Free State...
 
 
16 Jan 2017
 
How The Gambia is testing West Africa's resolve to protect democracy
THE CONVERSATION
The Gambia is an opportunity to reinforce election quality norms for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The 15-member regional group was initially set up as a trading bloc. But...
 
 
14 Jan 2017
 
DoT: Dipuo Peters: Address by Minister of Transport, at the funeral service of Mokaba, Ramalatswa and Seemola six of the 16 Hammanskraal crash victims, Seshego High Ground, Polokwane (14/01/2017)
Topics
We are gathered here today to mourn our fellow countrymen and women, brothers and sisters as well as children who departed under extremely tragic circumstances.
 
 
11 Jan 2017
 
Gauteng: MEC Ismail Vadi welcomes arrest of Sandton Driver Testing Centre officials
STATEMENT
Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, has welcomed the arrests by the Hawks of seven officials employed at the Sandton Driver Testing Centre and the Martindale Bulk Licensing Department...
 
 
DoT: Dipuo Peters: Address by Minister of Transport, on the release of the preliminary 2016/17 festive season road safety statement, Protea Hotel, Midrand, Johannesburg (10/01/2017)
Topics
It is more befitting and appropriate in a situation of this nature, confronted with this unparalleled and a mixture of misfortunes, agony, misery and pain caused by irresponsible human behaviour to...
 
 
How bucking climate change accord would hinder fight against HIV/AIDS
THE CONVERSATION
The potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement has broad implications for society and the environment. While much attention has concentrated upon melting glaciers,...
 
 
09 Jan 2017
 
Anti-vaccination blog revives debunked HPV story
AFRICA CHECK
The post on an anti-vaccination website was damning. The headline “Bill Gates uses 30,000 Indian girls as guinea pigs to test cancer vaccine” appeared on the Organic & Healthy blog in October last...
 
 
20 Dec 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Ghana govt renews Goldplat licence
GOLD
The Ghanaian government has granted Goldplat a three-year licence renewal to buy and deal in gold in the country. Gold Recovery Ghana, the London Aim-listed company’s wholly owned gold recovery...
 
 
16 Dec 2016
 
Difficult, but important year
REAL ECONOMY: YEAR IN REVIEW
Few South Africans are likely to look back on 2016 with much fondness. Nevertheless, it has arguably been an important year for the country and the evolution of democracy. The greater assertiveness...
 
 
15 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Govt must 'wake up and smell the herbs'
LEGISLATION
The government should “wake up and smell the herbs” and decriminalise cannabis, an activist for the plant told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. “We beg this court to be bold. To be brave,”...
 
 
14 Dec 2016
 
SAPS: Hawks arrest George testing station officials for alleged fraud and corruption
STATEMENT
Members from the Anti-Corruption Unit of the Hawks arrested three suspects aged 34,36 and 52 on Tuesday in George, amongst the arrested was the examiner and his assistance as well as a foreign...
 
 
13 Dec 2016
 
DBE: Angie Motshekga: Address by Minister of Basic Education, at the Mathematics Indaba, Sol Plaatije House, Pretoria (12/12/2016)
Basic Education
It gives me pleasure to address the 2016 Mathematics Indaba wherein we are expected to place the teaching and learning of Mathematics within the public schooling on the radar screen.
 
 
09 Dec 2016
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of Wednesday, 7 December 2016
STATEMENT
As the year closes, Cabinet joins South Africans in commemorating the third anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing on 5 December 2013 “Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an...
 
 
08 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Fueling the Philippines’ HIV Epidemic
RECOMMENDATION
The Philippines is facing one of the fastest-growing epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the Asia-Pacific region. According to official statistics, HIV prevalence among men who have...
 
 
 
                       
 
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