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North West Human Settlements on winners of Provincial Govan Mbeki Housing Awards

Women contractors scoop Govan Mbeki Housing Awards

Two women developers yesterday scooped at least four awards each at the Bokone Bophirima Govan Mbeki Housing Awards which were held in Delareyville.

Palesa Manch of Sun Success Construction Projects won the best …

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Get your slice of the $45bn World Bank pie

The World Bank has urged South African companies to stake a claim to the $45 billion that the group has set aside for projects on the African continent.

Speaking at a seminar on doing business with the World Bank on …

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UNHCR: Countries Increasingly Using Refugees as Political Football

GENEVA � The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, warns that asylum for people fleeing war and persecution is eroding as countries increasingly use refugees as a political football to further their local and national interests.

As the UNHCR …

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Western Cape Social Development commemorates Human Trafficking Awareness Week

Human Trafficking Awareness Week: Department to continue fight against scourge

Today is the start of Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th October 2017.

The Western Cape Department of Social Development will commemorate the period, …

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PODCAST: Keith Harper was the first American Indian to Become a US Ambassador

When Keith Harper was confirmed as President Obama’s representative to the UN Human Rights Council he became the first American-Indian to achieve the rank of Ambassador. The longtime attorney for native American rights soon put his knowledge of tribal culture …

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