“The City of Tshwane looks forward to the delegation’s findings. As a municipality we are committed to using leading international expertise to improve the lives of our residents” says Tshwane Executive Mayor, Alderman Randall Williams.
Politicians who incite xenophobic violence – including attacks on the media and civil society – must be condemned by all
It is unthinkable that in our modern democracy with its progressive, human rights-based constitution, there can be room for xenophobic politicians looking to score quick wins off violence and hatred.
‘Operation Breaking Dawn’: Some 800 projectiles fired at Israel, as IDF targets Islamic Jihad leaders
The IDF has struck over 140 PIJ assets in Gaza since the conflict erupted on Friday • Sirens blare in the Jerusalem area and in Beersheba as Jews mark Tisha B’av • Egypt reportedly working to forge a ceasefire that could go into effect as early as Sunday night.
PIJ fires some 350 rockets from the Gaza Strip, including a barrage at Tel Aviv, as the Israeli military strikes terror targets in the Palestinian enclave; Iron Dome intercepts 95 percent of projectiles heading for populated areas; Hamas remains on the sidelines.
The spotlight must turn to the systemic reasons artisanal gold mining has become such a threat to peace and security. These include the state’s decades-long failure to nip an unregulated and illegal artisanal gold mining industry in the bud. These incidents are also the result of the failure to formalise artisanal mining as a livelihood strategy through appropriate policies and legislative provisions.
South African farmers and agribusinesses need to pay close attention to these developments because it will have an impact on the long-term growth of the domestic agricultural sector.
Our first concern is that several proposed amendments could limit constitutional rights. Second, special regulations for a specific disease can’t be applied generally to all notifiable diseases. Finally, the proposed regulations resemble a haphazard cutting and pasting of the emergency regulations. It’s as though the drafters didn’t first read what’s already in place.