Monthly Archives: July 2016

Zimbabwe: Government Issues 6 000 Import Licences, 75 Percent to South African Products

GOVERNMENT has issued over 6 000 import certificates, with three quarters of those for South African products, five months after it tightened the flow of imports to curb dumping of substandard products onto the local market.

The southern African country …

South Africa: LGE 2016 – All DA Mayors and Councillors Will Sign Performance Agreements Before Assuming Office

Heading into the 2016 Local Government Elections on Tuesday, 03 August 2016, the DA commits unequivocally that all DA Mayors and Councillors elected will be held accountable for the delivery of services to the millions of South Africans desperately in …

South Africa: Taxi Industry Shrugs Off Minimum Wage

Department of Labour has set new wage standards but taxi operators say they will continue paying their drivers with commissions and targets

“We do not work according to what the government is putting across,” says Amin Carlsen, chairperson of Wynberg …

South Africa: DA Calls for More Visible Policing When Ballot Papers Are Transported

The DA is deeply concerned by the confirmed theft of ballot papers that were being transported in Johannesburg. These ballot papers were for Ward 29 and 31 in Soweto.

The DA has urgently enquired into what steps the IEC will …

More than scenery: National parks preserve our history and culture

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate its 100th birthday. But what’s a party without people? In fact, while many Americans think of national parks as places to experience nature, they also preserve unique resources that …