Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Human Settlements Committee to engage Johannesburg Stakeholders on Property Practitioners Bill [B 21—2018]

The objective of the Property Practitioners Bill [B 21—2018] is to provide for the repeal of the Estate Agency Affairs Act of 1976, and make provision for the continuation of the Estate Agency Affairs Board, as the Property Practitioners Regulatory Authority

The Portfolio Committee on Human Settlements will tomorrow, Friday, 21 September 2018, conclude the first week of its stakeholder engagement meetings Johannesburg. The objective of the Property Practitioners Bill [B 21—2018] is to provide for the repeal of the Estate Agency Affairs Act of 1976, and make provision for the…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Protection of indigenous knowledge comes under spotlight at international conference

The Bill seeks to provide legal protection for indigenous knowledge (IK); that is knowledge generated and owned by communities

The Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Bill is one step away from being enacted.  The National Assembly approved it on 13 September 2018, and has now only to be signed into law by the President.  The Bill seeks to provide legal protection for indigenous knowledge (IK); that is…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Police Committee welcomes arrest of seven alleged Rhino Poaching Kingpins

The committee is, however, disappointed that two of the suspects are currently members of the South African Police Service (SAPS)

The Portfolio Committee on Police has welcomed the arrest of seven alleged rhino poaching kingpins by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) in Mpumalanga. The committee is, however, disappointed that two of the suspects are currently members of the South African Police Service (SAPS). Another suspect is a former…

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Merck Foundation to organize Merck Health Media Training to Break the Stigma around Infertility in Senegal and rest of Africa

The training program is a part of ‘Merck More than a Mother’ community awareness initiative and is being organized for the first time in Senegal for the media representatives

Merck Foundation to provide training to media representatives from Senegal Merck Foundation to Call for Application for ‘Merck More than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2018 Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany will organize the Merck Health Media Training on 31st of October 2018 at Le…

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South Africa: Deputy President Mabuza leads The Human Resource Development Council (Hrdc) to The North West Province

Deputy President Mabuza will be accompanied by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Ms Naledi Pandor and Premier of North West, Prof Job Mokgoro and other senior government officials

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) of South Africa, will on Friday, 21 September 2018, visit the North West Province to hold the 21st HRDC meeting at the ORBIT TVET College in Rustenburg. The meeting will receive a progress report…

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Deputy Minister of Communications to launch Classification Guidelines

The dialogue will coincide with the launch of the “Cultural Representation in Film and Publication Board (FPB) Guidelines” , which will be open for input from members of the public

The release of the award winning film, Inxeba: The Wound sparked an important debate about the classification guidelines used by The Film and Publication Board(FPB) to classify films. The film probed the nations position on The right of Freedom of Expression against that of ones right to preserve and or…

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Strengthening of Economic ties is important to South Africa -Ambassador Dlomo

Dlomo was speaking on the sidelines of the investment mission that is currently underway in Japan

Strengthening of economic ties, partnerships and cooperation with other countries is important to the South African government and private sector. To this end, the South African government regards the Japan-South Africa bilateral economic relations as strategic and reaching out to Japan is a priority. This was said by the South…

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Deputy President Mabuza leads The Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) to the North West Province

The meeting will receive a progress report on the implementation of both the North West and Northern Cape Provincial Human Resource Development Strategies and it will further consider the mandate of the newly launched North West Provincial Human Resource Development Council (HRDC)

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as Chairperson of the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) of South Africa, will on Friday, 21 September 2018, visit the North West Province to hold the 21st HRDC meeting at the ORBIT TVET College in Rustenburg. The meeting will receive a progress report…

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Trade and Industry Committee intends holding public hearings on The National Gambling Amendment Bill

The bill also seeks to, among other things, prohibit dog racing and bets on dog racing; strengthen the regulation of casinos, limited pay-out machines and bingo; to provide for the procedure for the forfeiture of unlawful winnings to the National Gambling Regulator; and to provide for the regulation of the horseracing industry

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has called for written submissions on the National Gambling Amendment Bill. The committee also intends on holding public hearings on the Bill. Committee Chairperson Ms Joanmariae Fubbs said the purpose of the bill is to amend and delete certain definitions in the National…

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The Need for Apparel Manufacturers in Kenya and South Africa to become super vendors

Threadsol has the opportunity to help in raising the share of this industry by providing better processes for manufacturers

After marking its presence in 15 countries, ThreadSol (www.ThreadSol.com) is all set to explore the African apparel industry to transform manufacturers to super vendors. This move comes at a time where the   president of Kenya has decided to dedicate his energy in achieving the big four agenda as a way…