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24 March 2017
                       
 
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22 Mar 2017
 
 
UCT: UCT study shows that urine test is better for diagnosing TB rapidly among hospitalised HIV-infected patients
STATEMENT
A study published this week in the journal BMC Medicine by researchers from the University of Cape Town shows that among hospitalised patients with HIV infection, a simple and inexpensive urine...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
 
 
The attitudes, perceptions of Black South Africans towards Jewish People
EXCLUSIVE
South African sociologist Professor Deborah Posel speaks to Polity's Sane Dhlamini about the report released by the University of Cape Town’s Kaplan Centre for Jewish Studies and Research on the...
 
 
 
 
Attitudes and Perceptions of Black South Africans towards Jewish People in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg
RECOMMENDATION
Mthente Research and Consulting Services (Pty) was appointed by the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Kaplan Centre in Jewish Studies and Research to undertake research, by way of a survey, to...
 
 
 
 
Why South Africa’s Constitution is under attack
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa’s Constitution, greatly lauded around the world and the product of Nelson Mandela’s democratic transition of the mid-1990s, is under attack. It’s being blamed in some quarters for the...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
Deputy Minister Dlodlo to host an Imbizo and public seminar on Anti-Segregation and Discrimination
What's On
The Deputy Minister for Public Service and Administration, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo, in collaboration with the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) SRC, will hold an Imbizo on Anti-Segregation...
 
 
13 Mar 2017
 
GCIS: Health Minister appoints an Ad-hoc Independent tribunal appeals tribunal
STATEMENT
The Minister of Health Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi has in terms of section 88A (2) and (3) (a) of the National Health Amendment Act, no 63 of 2003 today appointed an Ad-hoc Independent tribunal. The...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
MPs adopt list of names for five member interim SABC board
POLITICS
Parliament’s portfolio committee on communications on Tuesday adopted a list of five people to serve as the interim board of the embattled South African Broadcasting Corporation. The five names to...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
GCIS: Over R4 billion contributed by government towards fee increase
STATEMENT
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande declared that the government’s contribution for the zero percent fee increase for the 2016 academic year as a result of...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
South Africa can't save itself just by talking the talk. It must walk the walk
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa is fast approaching a crossroads at which it will have to choose between structural reform and a lurch to populist nationalism. So, too, is its governing African National Congress...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Supporting families is essential for inclusive economic growth in SA
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
A recent study by Save the Children South Africa found that in 2015, the loss in human capital due to experiences of violence in childhood was estimated to be approximately R238 billion (or 6% of...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
No data shows that 800 000 Nigerians live in South Africa
AFRICA CHECK
Xenophobic unrest has flared up in parts of South Africa once again, with incidents of looting and violence reported in Johannesburg and Pretoria. The Nigerian government is said to have asked the...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
Replacing South Africa's finance minister, or his deputy, would carry a heavy cost
THE CONVERSATION
Many see the decision by South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) to send the disgraced former CEO of the power utility Eskom to parliament as the precursor to another attack on the...
 
 
De Lille threatens to sue professor over Bo-Kaap spat
POLITICS
Mayor Patricia de Lille has threatened to sue architect and University of Cape Town emeritus professor Fabio Todeschini after he publicly accused her of being the source of the city council’s...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TO BE BRIEFED ON WILDLIFE CRIMES LEGISLATIVE REVIEWS
What's On
The Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs will tomorrow be briefed by the Department of Environmental Affairs on wildlife crimes legislative reviews, particularly rhino poaching and killing...
 
 
 
                       
 
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