We’ll sack whites

Tony Ehrenreich is a South African trade-unionist and regional secretary of the Western Cape region of COSATU

Tony Ehrenreich “Their employment would have to be terminated – and within a year,”

Michael Bagraim is the President of the Cape Chamber of Commerce. He is also a Practising Managing Partner of Bagraims Attorneys.

Labour lawyer Michael Bagraim “The call was “social engineering at its worst” and a form of “ethnic cleansing”.”

Johannesburg – If the ANC wins the Western Cape in the 7 May general election, Cosatu will ask it to fire more than half the white senior civil servants, the Cape Argus reported on Thursday.

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The Perfect Storm

Jay Naidoo is Chair of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Partnership Council of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

“You are facing the perfect storm – the intersection between the financial crisis, food insecurity, fuel shortages and climate change. The tide of human greed threatens the foundations of our survival… “

Cape Town – Twenty years after the first democratic elections, South Africa is sliding into a system of crony capitalism former Cabinet minister and Cosatu leader Jay Naidoo said at Stellenbosch University.

Naidoo was delivering the third annual Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert (FVZS) honorary lecture, hosted by the University’s FVZS Institute for Student Leadership Development, Continue reading

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Ukraine on the verge of civil war, Putin warns

Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war, the Kremlin said Wednesday, after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country. ”The Russian president remarked that the sharp escalation of the conflict has placed the country, in effect, on the verge of civil war,” the Kremlin said in a statement on telephone talks between Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Continue reading

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Uitpassering van 6 000 NARYSEC-opgeleides

In die verlede was daar gerugte dat die National Rural Youth Service Corps (NARYSEC) van die regering, soos geadministreer deur die Dept. van Landelike ontwikkeling en Grondhervorming, ’n dekmantel is vir militêre opleiding van werklose swart jeugdiges. Continue reading

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‘Racist’ swans

Apparent ‘racist’ swans are reportedly terrorising foreign students at Warwick University in the UK. The birds have been spotted standing guard at a campus footbridge to stop humans from crossing, said The Mirror. Continue reading

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Die wiele val af

Dawie Roodt is hoofekonoom van Efficient Group.

“in onlangse jare het die wiele begin afval”

 

Baie Suid-Afrikaners het met ’n skok besef dat die land nie meer die grootste ekonomie in Afrika is nie; Nigerië het ons verbygesteek. Om sout in die wonde te vryf, het die Internasionale Monetêre Fonds (IMF) in die afgelope week sy vooruitsigte vir groei in Suid-Afrika tot 2,3% afgeskaal. Met die huidige bevolkingsgroei van 1,34% verbeter ons per capita-inkomste dus beswaarlik. Continue reading

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ANC raak radikaal

Die ANC was in sy eerste 20 jaar as regering glad nie radikaal genoeg nie – en dit moet verander, sê Malusi Gigaba, minister van openbare ondernemings en hoof van die ANC se verkiesingsveldtog.

Hy sê veral op ekonomiese gebied is daar dinge wat ná die verkiesing “anders gedoen moet word”.

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