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Archives for 2013

Auction Hopi sacred objects announced

Hopi - Katsina

A French auction house has announced that it is putting up for sale a large number of katsinam – objects sacred to the Hopi tribe of Arizona – just months after a similar auction caused an international furore. [Read more…]

R2bn to fight hunger

Batlharos – Government has made available R2 billion to support Fetsa Tlala (End Hunger), government’s Integrated Food Production Initiative aimed at producing enough food to meet the population’s needs. The announcement was made by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday while officially launching Fetsa Tlala in Batlharos outside Kuruman in the Northern Cape. The programme is […]

R2bn to fight hunger is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA

GlobalBuzz SA» News

Electricity connections up in 10 years

The number of households in South Africa legally connected to the electricity mains has increased by almost 50% over the last 10 years, a new survey by Statistics SA released today shows. Releasing Statistics SA’s survey on household energy, Statistician General Pali Lehohla said the number of households with legal electricity connections shot up by […]

Electricity connections up in 10 years is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA

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Sports stars glitter at awards

Sun City – All roads led to the North West province last night, as sporting greats, state sporting officials and guests made their way to the Sun City Resort for the 2013 South African Sports Awards. Glitz and glamour were the order of the day at the Sun City Superbowl. Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana […]

Sports stars glitter at awards is a post from: Time-4-Sport

Qatar Workers FIFA Own Goal

Workers - Qatar

Amnesty International’s devastating report, “The Dark Side of Migration”, released today, confirms what the global union movement has been saying about the serious levels of migrant construction worker abuse in Qatar. [Read more…]

Philippines prepares as another storm looms

Philippines Typhoon

Davao City – Authorities in southern Philippines on Monday ordered the cancellation of classes and evacuation of residents as yet another storm threatens the region. [Read more…]

Employment Tax Incentive Bill welcomed

Government has welcomed the adoption of the Employment Tax Incentive Bill, which is aimed at reversing the high levels of youth unemployment. The bill proposes a youth wage subsidy aimed at encouraging employers, through tax incentives, to create job opportunities for young people aged from 18 to 29 years. Acting Government Communication and Information System […]

Employment Tax Incentive Bill welcomed is a post from: GlobalBuzz SA

GlobalBuzz SA» News

New Cardiff coffee house

Coffee  Continental, a delightful independent, family-run coffee house and bistro will open in the Castle Arcade in Cardiff’s city centre on October 17. The launch event runs from 6pm-8.30 and features tasty nibbles, champagne, live music and the finest coffee. Esther and George Apoussidis, the husband and wife team behind the new business, will draw […]

New Cardiff coffee house is a post from: UK in One

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Tax Avoidance, Guilty

The current brouhaha over highly successful tax planning by multinationals such as Apple is simply ridiculous. Those companies are simply pursuing their shareholders’ interests, as they are required to do, by acting within the law to minimize the tax they pay. The politicians who are making all the fuss created the international tax framework within […]

Tax Avoidance, Guilty is a post from: All4Data

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FBYC take Lipton title

A dramatic conclusion to the Ola Lipton Challenge Cup took place offshore of Durban today (Friday) with False Bay Yacht Club claiming the prestigious title of the 2013 event. Going into the final race, overnight leader, Richard Weddell sailing for Point Yacht Club on Choose Life Co-Ordination needed to be no more than one boat […]

FBYC take Lipton title is a post from: All4Data

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