Edition 13 of 2004, Friday 09 April 2004
It is full steam ahead for the national elections with only 4 days to
go! IEC chair Brigalia Bam, said she had never been this anxious about
an election despite the run-up preparations running smoothly. She said
she had been amazed at the growth in political maturity since independence
and this was highlighted by how seriously the parties had adopted the
code of conduct.
Land is a highly sensitive issue in South Africa and might just play a major role when casting votes. Land reform has progressed slowly with 80 percent of the land still held by the white minority, rising impatience among landless blacks. Read more in "The issue of land"
Focus on - Pretoria, Should the name Pretoria be changed to Tshwane?
This week I also give you feedback on those wines that was under the hammer.
Dont forget to cast those votes!
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10 YEARS ON: LAND
A bold agrarian reform pledged 10 years ago by the new dispensation in South Africa to rectify the injustices of colonialism and apartheid has progressed slowly with 80 percent of the land still held by the white minority, fueling rising impatience among landless blacks.
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|>> News from Nationlink|
Trying to buy a home near the peak of a sellers' market can be a frustrating
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Choose your bond carefully
Until fairly recently, prospective homeowners, especially first-time buyers, often chose a home loan product on interest rates alone: the financial institution that offered them the lowest mortgage rate got their business.
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|>> Focus on Pretoria, South Africa|
Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa and is situated in the Province of Gauteng.
It is a very pleasant and cosmopolitan city, situated in the transitional area between the Highveld and the Bushveld. As a result of its location, Pretoria has a particularly abundant variety of birdlife.
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|>> Have fun!!|
Decorating your house for cheap
Dressing up your digs on a budget doesn't have to mean using a milk crate for a coffee table. If you can't afford to give your home a posh decorating makeover, there are ways to cut corners and still give your place a fresh look.
|>> Feedback on - SA wine under hammer|
Local wine-makers were pleased as punch at this year's Nederburg Auction, South Africa's premier wine showcase. Early analysis of auction figures suggests good prices and an increase in foreign interest.
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