Monthly Archives: February 2018

Parliament on 2018 Budget Speech

Parliament and the Budget

In his State of the Nation Address last Friday, President Cyril Ramaphosa made an assessment of the state of the country’s socio-economic situation and announced an intensive government programme to deliver …

MEC Magome Masike urges parents to sign HPV vaccination consent forms

Parents urged to sign consent forms for HPV vaccination

Health MEC Dr. Magome Masike is appealing to parents to sign consent forms to allow health officials to vaccinate their children.

The Department of Health together …

MEC Gwen Ramokgopa shocked by allegations of rape at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

MEC Ramokgopa outraged by the allegations of rape at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa has reacted with shock to an alleged sexual assault against a patient by a sessional …

MEC Dan Palto welcomes conviction of Provincial Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer

Lamoer corruption conviction welcomed

I welcome the conviction of former Provincial Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, and two senior SAPS officials in the Western Cape High Court yesterday on corruption charges.

The corruption conviction yesterday is …

Ursula K. Le Guin Wins Posthumous Prize for Essay Writing

The late Ursula K. Le Guin was among the recipients of literary honors presented Tuesday night by PEN America.

The science fiction/fantasy author’s No Time to Spare won a $10,000 prize for best essay writing. …