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Opposition MPs renew call for death penalty

It seems opposition MPs don’t want to let go of calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty. They say stronger deterrents are needed to help stem the tide on violence. Lawmakers engaged in a heated debate on the matter in the National Assembly on Thursday at the request of the[…]

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EFF’s Ndlozi lashes out at Springboks in Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighter’s (EFF) Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, lashed out at the Springboks in Parliament on Tuesday. Members of the National Assembly were paying tribute to the Rugby World Cup-winning team during a special Parliamentary session. READ: Ndlozi defends controversial RWC comments, won’t ‘live a lie’ Ndlozi insists the perceived racial unity experienced across the country[…]

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DA looks to evaluate controversial CSE school content

The Democratic Alliance has asked the head of the parliamentary committees, the National Assembly House Chairperson of Committees, to intervene in the process of introducing the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) content planned for school students by the Department of Basic Education. The DA hopes that their request will yield positive[…]

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Scrapping of unabridged birth certificate requirement to boost tourism, says minister

The scrapping of the unabridged birth certificate requirement for inbound travellers will boost the tourism sector, tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said at the weekend. The directive, signed by home affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday, means that international minors travelling to SA no longer require unabridged birth certificates or consent[…]

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Ramaphosa says Free Trade agreement is a game-changer

President Cyril Ramaphosa, speaking at the second Africa Investment Forum in Sandton, called on investors to invest on the African continent Ramaphosa says the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AFTCA) will be a game changer for investment and business opportunities in the next 10 years for Africa. The President[…]

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SA hatches new plan to strengthen poultry industry 

What has been described by some as a “groundbreaking” plan and a breakthrough in barriers to national economic progress is the poultry industry’s new master plan which is expected to come into effect immediately. The plan is aiming to revolutionise the agricultural industry of South Africa while strengthening the economy[…]

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