[Source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-06-20-more-must-walk-the-linguistic-talk-at-universities by Robert J Balfour.]
Three years ago the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) implemented a language policy centred on the bilingual use of isiZulu and English. The policy required that isiZulu be developed as the university’s language of teaching and learning, and that students begin to use the language in selected modules and programmes. Read more
[Source: http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/opposition-to-new-law-is-growing-says-expert-1.1706143#.U7AVzLmKDIV by Paul Burkhardt.]
The new mineral resources law, which awaits the president’s signature, faces growing opposition as the mines minister seeks a review, according to law firm Webber Wentzel. Read more
[Source: IOL by Tony Carnie.]
Durban – King Goodwill Zwelithini is hoping to build another palace – his eighth – close to the burial grounds of his royal ancestors.
The plan is to build the KwaNobamba Royal Residence in the eMakhosini Valley (Valley of the Kings) near Ulundi, modelled along the lines of a traditional but modernised circular homestead. Read more
[Source: http://www.polity.org.za/article/ramatlhodi-raises-mprda-amendment-bill-concerns-2014-06-19 by Natasha Odendaal.]
The uncertainty created by the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act (MPRDA) Amendment Bill in the oil and gas sector in South Africa has come to the attention of new Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, who was starting to echo the sentiments of many companies and stakeholders. Read more
[Source: http://www.financialmail.co.za/coverstory/2014/06/19/bafokeng-community-model-uplifting-thousands by Sikonathi Mantshantsha.]
IT WAS during the reign of Kgosi Mokgatle (1834-1891) that the Bafokeng nation of North West province began investing as a collective in assets that would transform it into the wealthiest tribe in Africa. Read more
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.0% y/y in January 2019 (CPI) & +4.1 y/y in January 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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