Daily Archives: May 23, 2016

Minister Nkoana-Mashabane to participate in the Women 20 (W20) meeting

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is in Xi’an, the People’s Republic of China, where she will participate in the W20, an outreach engagement of the G20, taking place on 24-26 May 2016.W20 was launched in 2015 in Tu…

Clarity on the appointment of Premiers

The Presidency has been requested by media houses for comment with regards to the appointment of Premiers.The Constitution of the Republic empowers the President of the Republic to appoint the Deputy President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers. Such powe…

SOUTH AFRICA: UNREASONABLE RATES, TAXES MUST BE CANCELLED SAYS OPPOSITION

he political party Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says that the government must immediately cancel all ‘unreasonable rates and taxes’ for the poor.”There is growing phenomenon across townships where the municipalities are charging our people, in parti…

Experts: Slow Southern Africa Drought Needs Quicker Response

Severe food shortages in southern Africa are expected to grow dramatically worse by year’s end, unless the world does something soon.African aid experts say they worry that the continent’s crippling drought may fall behind crises in conflict-ravaged na…