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Expropriation Bill key to land reform

......article dated 5 July 2021..... Parliament awaits outcome of ANC/EFF debate... Whatever happens as a result of the extended ad-hoc parliamentary meetings between the governing party and the EFF on the proposed Amendment of Section 25 of the...

Minister holds ground on Employment Equity Bill

....article dated 4 June 2021..... Minister to fix black empowerment targets            Minister Thulas Nxesi, in leading the presentation of Department of  Employment and Labour (DEL) responses to submissions on the proposed Employment Equity (EE)...

PetroSA’s desperate ploy to stay alive

.....article dated 10 March..... Mossel Bay's LNG refinery out of feedstock... PetroSA, the liquid gas participant in the Central Energy Fund (CEF) portfolio of state-run entities, has for some time reported to be running out of gas feedstock for...

FFC: budget cuts may worsen service delivery

....article dated 20 July 2020....  Balance between needs and cuts required....  The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC), the independent body which reports to Parliament on intergovernmental financial relations (IGFR) in terms of the...

PetroSA’s desperate ploy to stay alive

.....article dated 10 March..... Mossel Bay's LNG refinery out of feedstock... PetroSA, the liquid gas participant in the Central Energy Fund (CEF) portfolio of state-run entities, has for some time reported to be running out of gas feedstock for...

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FFC: budget cuts may worsen service delivery

....article dated 20 July 2020....  Balance between needs and cuts required....  The Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC), the independent body which reports to Parliament on intergovernmental financial relations (IGFR) in terms of the...

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Sixth Parliament will debate Expropriation Bill…

Expropriation Bill top subject for new parliament.... sent to clients early Jan 2019.... In December 2018, a new draft of the Expropriation Bill was published by government gazette with a 60-day period for comment.   This means the final document...

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Communal Property Bill assists land reform

Reform assisted on communal property  ...sent to clients 21 Oct....The tabling of the Communal Property Associations Amendment Bill could represent a major advance in bringing order to many aspects of government’s land reform policy. In essence,...

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Informal settlements: lack of progress queried

  Minister has catch-up job on settlements... With a budget of nearly R31bn to be spent this year on human settlements issues  to improve the lives of South Africans in the area of housing and more recently sanitation, the department of human...

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