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by Neva Makgetla, TIPS in 2016
The National Treasury proposed 20% tax on sugary soft drinks derives from the National Department of Health strategy to reduce obesity. It is rooted in the scientific consensus that these kinds of drinks are a key factor behind rising obesity and the attendant ailments of diabetes, heart disease...
by International Water Management Institute, South Africa in 2016
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Southern Africa is looking for two part-time consultants for the period between October 2016 and April 2019 (2.5 years). Combination with a Ph.D. thesis can be explored. The researchers will conduct field studies in selected villages in Sekhukhune...
by Ronald Wesso, Business Day in 2016
At a recent public discussion hosted by Oxfam, the question 'does the Constitution obstruct or support land reform?' was debated but not resolved. Various speakers disagreed sharply about the role of section 25 of the bill of rights, which is known as the property clause. However, it was remarkable...
by LandPortal.Info in 2016
The aim of this discussion is to bring together individuals, communities, NGOs, governments and the private sector to address the implications of open data for land governance, including understanding the links between transparency and global challenges, such as overcoming poverty, strengthening...
by Paul Herman, News24 in 2016
More than 7000 land claims lodged before 1999 must still be settled before new claims lodged since 2014 can be processed, the Land Claims Commission said on Wednesday. This followed the Constitutional Court’s ruling in July, that the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act was invalid, Parliament’...

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