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19 Jun 2017
 
 
SA: Minister Sisulu adjusts Social Housing Programme to accommodate low-income earners
STATEMENT
The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, together with the Provincial Members of the Executive Council (MECs) of Human Settlements have approved adjustments to Social Housing...
 
 
13 Jun 2017
 
Storms in Cape fail to stem water shortages
WATER
South Africa's tourist capital Cape Town remains gripped by critical water shortages despite being lashed by torrential rains last week in the region's worst storm in 30 years, officials said on...
 
 
07 Jun 2017
 
DHS: Lindiwe Sisulu: Address by Minister of Human Settlements, on the occasion of the budget vote of the Ministry of Human Settlements, National Council of Provinces, Parliament, Cape Town (06/06/2017)
Topics
South Africa is an undisputed world first in its delivery of housing for the poor. However, we as a people have to rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
 
 
06 Jun 2017
 
Section 14 Of The Consumer Protection Act – A Property Owner’s Greatest Downfall
SCHOEMAN LAW
Section 14 of the Consumer Protection Act No 68 of 2008, (“CPA”), which relates to the expiry and renewal of fixed term agreements, reads as follows: “14 (1)  This section does not apply to...
 
 
05 Jun 2017
 
DoF: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Finance Minister, during the Ekurhuleni Investment Conference, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg (05/06/2017)
Topics
The critical task before us as leaders – government and business alike – is to realise Vision 2030, by building a South Africa in which all of its people thrive.
 
 
South Africa urgently needs to rethink its approach to housing
THE CONVERSATION
The recent protests over housing shortages in Gauteng, South Africa’s richest province and economic hub, have put the spotlight on the problem and the role of the government in providing it....
 
 
30 May 2017
 
A job in the informal sector reduces poverty about as much as a job in the formal sector
ECON3x3
In the aggregate, earnings from jobs in the informal sector play a small role in reducing national poverty rates, especially because there are relatively few informal-sector jobs. However, if we...
 
 
29 May 2017
 
The Gupta Emails
POLITICS
A cache of damning e-mails between members of the Gupta family, some of their trusted lieutenants and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, has brought forward fresh details on the mechanics of the...
 
 
25 May 2017
 
CC: Latest decision by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1. Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1  EOH Mthombo (Pty) Ltd v Data World (Pty) Ltd, Data World Information Systems Private Ltd, Evaluations Enhanced Property Appraisals (Pty) Ltd and...
 
 
24 May 2017
 
Joburg budget: MMC promises to create more inclusive, pro-poor city
BUDGET
City of Johannesburg residents are set to fork out more for electricity, water, sewerage and sanitation, waste removal, and property rates, as the City directs its attention to the forgotten people...
 
 
23 May 2017
 
DoT: Tokozile Xasa: Address by Tourism Minister, during the Tourism budget vote 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
UN declared 2017 as the year of Sustainable Tourism for Development – An initiative to mobilise the tourism industry; its stakeholders; partners from national, provincial and local governments;...
 
 
DoF: Malusi Gigaba: Address by Minister of Finance, during the National Treasury budget vote 2017/18, National Assembly, Cape Town (23/05/2017)
Topics
In tabling the Budget Vote 7 for National Treasury, I would like to begin by expressing sincere gratitude to the leadership and staff of National Treasury for their continued commitment, pride and...
 
 
18 May 2017
 
DSBD: Lindiwe Zulu: Address by Minister of Small Business Development, on the occasion of delivering budget vote speech,National Assembly, Cape Town (18/05/2017)
Small Business Development
It is a mere three years ago that President Jacob Zuma announced the establishment of the Department of Small Business Development in May 2014.
 
 
DHS: Lindiwe Sisulu: Address by Minister of Human Settlements, on the occasion of the budget vote speech, National Assembly, Parliament, Cape Town (18/05/2017)
Topics
I would like to acknowledge representatives of our Entities gathered here. I would like to recognise our stakeholders; our SMMEs and with the advantage of technology, to acknowledge our viewers and...
 
 
15 May 2017
 
SAFTU: SAFTU supports striking education workers
STATEMENT
The South African Federation of Trade Union fully supports the members of the  Private Schools and Allied Workers Union (PRISAWU) who have been on strike at the Richfield Graduate Institute of...
 
 
 
                       
 
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