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by Kate Wilkinson. Africa Check in 2015
In his response to the State of the Nation Address, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane made a number of claims about electricity, employment, land reform and crime. This article looks at the claims made that readers asked Africa Check to investigate and whether they are true or...
by Masifundise Development Trust in 2015
A training workshop in Kwazulu Natal, held on 16 and 17 February, was organised to assist fishers to prepare for the implementation of the SSF policy. It aimed to unpack and explain the roll-out plan for the implementation process. The workshop was hosted by Ezemvelo, the KZN wildlife conservation...
by Africa Check in 2015
Last year President Zuma delivered two State of the Nation Addresses - one before and one after the country's national elections in May. This report looks back at the claims he made about the economy and questions the accuracy of the official government figures, eg the number of land reform...
by Sebastien Rioux, Open Democracy in 2015
In most countries, market concentration among two or three major retailers is the norm. Food retailers’ unprecedented power as buyers within national and global markets gives them the ability to set the terms under which the food supply chain operates. Their ability to impose contracts and prices...
by Masifundise Development Trust in 2015
The United Nations Food and Agriculture organisation says that the small-scale fisheries sector, including fishing and fish farming, is estimated to employ some 37 million people and that an additional 100 million people are estimated to find employment in associated SSF activities. The economic...

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