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Outgoing President Thabo Mbekis letter to his Cabinet
Outgoing president Thabo Mbekis letter to cabinet.
Address to the Nation by President Thabo Mbeki
The address by Thabo Mbeki, president of South Africa, given after his recall by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) on 21st September 2008.
Women must occupy rightful place as leaders of SA - Mbeki
Government will do all it can to ensure women take their place as leaders of the country, says President Thabo Mbeki.
SA will gain as much as Germany did by hosting a World Cup
Facing the highest unemployment rate since World War II, having crashed out of the Euro 2004 championship, Germany had hit a low point in 2004, writes Michael Appel.
Challenges posed by high food prices
While food prices have been stable or have fallen in relation to our incomes for much of the past thirty years, the past two years have indicated clearly that the era of cheap food is over. Rising food prices place a severe burden on the poor and government must intervene to support the needy in facing higher food prices. However, higher food prices also provide an opportunity to profit from producing more food for our people.
Speech by Helen Zille at the Full Council Meeting, 25 June 2008
The speech delivered by Helen Zille, Mayor of Cape Town at the Full Council Meeting held at the Cape Town Civic Centre at 10am on 25 June 2008.
South Africans to remember victims of attacks
A national day of healing will be held on 3 July to give the nation the opportunity to pay their respects to all those who lost their lives during the recent attacks on people from other countries and to come together to heal.
Youth should enjoy the fruits of 1976
Young South Africans should focus on the opportunities presented to them by the current government and exercise the rights the youth of 1976 fought for, writes Nthambeleni Gabara
Did you know?
The Two Ladies of Athlone, the cooling towers that formed part of the Athlone Power Station was commissioned in 1962. They were last used, at a reduced capacity in 2003. On 14 Feb 2010, the reinforcing bands on one of the towers collapsed and a decision was made to demolish them. They were demolished at 11:55 on 22nd August 2010.
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