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10 Signs of an Approaching Dictatorship in South Africa

“Dictatorship” is a very strong word. It is usually used to indicate the absence of a constitution and the presence of a ruler or rulers who do as they please, but this is usually an oversimplification. South Africa, for instance, … Continue reading

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Listeriosis outbreak and shortage of health workers

South Africa has just one environmental health practitioner per 30‚000 people‚ three times fewer than the ratio recommended by the World Health Organisation. In the wake of the world’s worst ever listeriosis outbreak – in which at least 190 have … Continue reading

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Reconciliation is over: expropriation without compensation

SOUTH Africa’s parliament has voted in favour of a motion that will begin the process of amending the country’s Constitution to allow for the confiscation of white-owned land without compensation. The motion was brought by Julius Malema, leader of the … Continue reading

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Deadly food decease culprit identified

Johannesburg – Retailers across the country are running against the clock to remove ready-to-eat food products feared to be fertile carriers of the deadly listeria. This as panic over the killer disease grips the country following the revelation that products … Continue reading

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IRR on property expropriation without compensation

Property rights: Boere need to make a plan – IRR Frans Cronje | 12 October 2015 Frans Cronje says farmers need to play a much more decisive role in setting the terms of reference for the debate around land and … Continue reading

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Increase in listeriosis — 30 people die

Pretoria – Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is expected to provide an update on the listeriosis outbreak in which at least 36 people have died since the end of last year. Motsoaledi is expected to shed light on the progress … Continue reading

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Water shortages the result of water socialism

Water Socialism Puts South Africa at Existential Risk The Cape water crisis has been blamed on a freak drought, a lack of adequate municipal planning and resource management, and on Capetonians who “use too much water.” But these are either … Continue reading

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