Cape oil and gas sector to drive economic growth – for who?

In his address for the Department of Economic Development and Tourism 2015/16 budget vote in March, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities elaborated on the growth initiatives for, amongst others, the oil and gas sector. Under the umbrella of Project Khulisa (Project “Nurture”) Winde says that the Western Cape Government aims to deliver over 200,000 […]
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Het Kommuniste Federalisme Geheel en Al Beduiwel en Vermoor?

Die Verenigde State van Amerika word deur baie federaliste voorgehou as ‘n voorbeeld van hoe mag na state afgewentel kan word. In die VSA is dit nie net state wat oor omvattende bevoegdhede beskik nie, maar ook distrikte en munisipaliteite. Die afgelope paar dekades is daar egter ‘n voortdurende agteruitgang van die federale stelsel in […]
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Gauteng Residents Are Now Buying Up Cape Town Instead of Kwazulu Natal

New data finds that as many as 40% of home buyers on the Cape Town Atlantic seaboard in the high selling season, are from Gauteng. This is according to Pam Golding Properties, who said that in a surprising turn, for a region that’s showing its own property upturn, the warm seaside of KwaZulu-Natal is losing […]
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Western Cape to get its own Afrikaans soapie called Suidooster from November on Kyknet.

M-Net’s Afrikaans Channel, kykNET, will launch a brand new soap opera on Monday, 16 November 2015. Titled Suidooster, it is the first soapie to be set in the Western Cape and screened on kykNET & Kie, Channel 145 on DStv.  Over the past few years, M-Net has steadily increased its investment in local content and now […]
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Study shows San people used milk-based paint 49,000 years ago in Kwazulu, long before Bantu arrived with domesticated cattle.

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that San inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs, in Northern Kwazulu Natal. While the use […]
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ANC Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas Found Guilty Of Racism and Hate Speech Against Khoi San

Lucas, who was the MEC of Environmental Affairs, made reference to “ons h*n*tte dink mos net aan kos en klere” (we only think of food and clothes) during a speech that was broadcast live on radio. Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas was found guilty of hate speech and unfair discrimination in the Upington Equality Court […]
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