[cape_town] - Politics of food on the menu at Iziko Museum conference

The Agroecology for the 21st Century Conference will bring together 200 regional activists, academics, small-scale farmers and policymakers to explore ways of rapidly moving southern Africa towards an agroecological future.

The current global food system is responsible for most greenhouse gas emissions, uses the lion’s share of dwindling freshwater …

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[cape_town] - AfriForum targets draft bill in fight against land expropriation

AfriForum is eyeing the draft expropriation bill as its next target to fight the expropriation of land without compensation.

On Wednesday, the civil right organisation announced that it has launched a campaign to involve the public in taking a stand against the bill.

The campaign involves a specially-designed website where …

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[cape_town] - Most successful women surround themselves with other women: study

INTERNATIONAL – Women who communicate regularly with a female-dominated inner circle are more likely to attain high-ranking leadership positions, according to a study of Northwestern University and the University of Notre Dame published on Tuesday.

For the study, the researchers reviewed social and communication networks of more than 700 former graduate …

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[cape_town] - NPA to withdraw charges against Duduzane Zuma

Johannesburg - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is expected to provisionally withdraw corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday, reports say.

According to a Business Day report the NPA sent a letter to Duduzane Zuma’s lawyers on Tuesday, notifying them of the provisional withdrawal …

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[cape_town] - Bo-Kaap to wait up to two years for heritage status

Cape Town - Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has indicated that it could take up to two years for the iconic Bo-Kaap area to be declared a national heritage site.

“The process of the SA Heritage Resources Agency is one that, unlike that of Unesco (UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural …

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[cape_town] - SA ranks 71 in global talent competitiveness index

CAPE TOWN – South Africa clearly has its work cut out if the country is to realise the progressive accretion of its talent base.

This is shown in the 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report that reveals that South Africa ranks 71, while Switzerland, Singapore and the US continue to …

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[cape_town] - Agrizzi reveals computer virus was installed to erase damning Bosasa data

Johannesburg - The Zondo commission heard how Bosasa officials went to extensive lengths to erase thousands of documents that detailed the corrupt relationship between Bosasa and the correctional services department.

Advocate Paul Pretorius, for the commission, read through the report compiled by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) into the corruption between …

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