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South Africa: Economic Development Committee Dissapointed by Community Profits in two of Madikwe Game Reserve Lodges
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Aug 17, 2018

The committee said that the Trust needs to ensure that the beneficiaries are supported through training and skills transfer as to be able to run the lodges instead of outsourcing the responsibility PRETORIA, South Africa, August 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Portfolio Committee on Economic Development today expressed its...

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South Africa: Government launches research chairs focused on waste management
Source: Department of Science and Technology, Republic of South Africa - Aug 17, 2018

An estimated 65% of municipal organic waste, and nearly 100% of commercially exploitable biomass from the agricultural and food processing sectors, is still disposed of on land, resulting in significant potential for greenhouse gas emissions PRETORIA, South Africa, August 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Government has launched South Africa’s first...

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South African Revenue Service (SARS),Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) and Fair-trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA) commit to combatting illicit trade in cigarette and tobacco products
Source: South African Revenue Service - Aug 17, 2018

The two associations also committed to ensuring that their members fully comply with the relevant legislation at all times PRETORIA, South Africa, August 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The South African Revenue Service (SARS)  met with the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA) and the Fair-trade Independent Tobacco Association (FITA)...

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South Africa: Health Committee Meets Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) Of Health
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Aug 17, 2018

The committee has been on a weeklong oversight, visiting National Health Insurance pilot sites visiting hospitals and clinics in UMgungundlovu district, tomorrow the committee will be in Durban PRETORIA, South Africa, August 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Portfolio Committee on Health will tomorrow wrap up its oversight visit in...

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South Africa: Parliament Joins The Nation in Mourning the passing and celebrating the life of Mrs Sobukwe
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Aug 16, 2018

Mrs Sobukwe will be remembered for her courage, resilience and fortitude during the fight for liberation when her husband was jailed in Robben Island by the Apartheid government PRETORIA, South Africa, August 16, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council...

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Agricultural jobs for youth in Africa in the spotlight at High-Level Continental Conference
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Aug 16, 2018

Engaging young people through use of information and communication technologies as a solution to end hunger and poverty KIGALI, Rwanda, August 16, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference will bring together more than 500 delegates, mostly young people, from across Africa to discuss ways to boost...

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South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa to Attend Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Namibia
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency - Aug 16, 2018

South Africa will remain a member of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Troika as Outgoing Chair until August 2019 PRETORIA, South Africa, August 16, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- President Cyril Ramaphosa will from 16-18 August 2018 lead South Africa’s delegation to the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of...

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South Africa: Committee Received Presentations on Plans to Build Harbours in The Or Tambo Region of The Eastern Cape
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Aug 16, 2018

The committee instructed the department to provide those details on (Friday 17 August 2018) before the committee goes back to Parliament PRETORIA, South Africa, August 16, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Portfolio Committee on Public Works, has in its week long oversight visit in the Eastern Cape, visited on Monday...

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