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What South Africans spend their money on?

Over the survey period (Sept 2010 – Aug 2011), 32,0% of overall household consumption expenditure went to housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels. An average household would have spent approximately R 30, 505 on this item during the survey year.

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How much did damage due to student protests cost SA universities?

How much did damage due to student protests cost SA universities? Protesting for free higher education, South Africa students brought universities to a standstill over the last few months. In many cases, #FeesMustFall protesters caused damage by burning university property, looting and vandalism.

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Intolerance & Controversy over Imminent Precipice of Land Distribution Reached

Land redistribution has been a subject well-known to cause a stir in the melting pot of racial tension in South Africa. Equal rights are being rightfully demanded from all racial groups and opinions involved; however the balance of land division has not yet been established to a degree that is found to satisfy all parties.

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Black South Africans did not need social grants, but their land back

“I don’t buy votes. We are here to feed your soul. Don’t vote for me for material gain, don’t choose me for what you can get.” He said they had been voting for “Yellow T-shirts” since 1994, and had nothing to show for it. “Stop voting for T-shirts and food parcels, but when they do come, take them. It is your money after all.” But they should not use them as an excuse to vote for certain parties, he said.

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Happy Nurses Day for doing your Job!

How many family members have lost loved ones because of the process and protocols for medical staff? Just doing their job and their job required a pace not comparable to that life waiting in an emergency room… So yes, Happy Nurses Day for doing your job!

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Black men see rape as a right, says South African judge

I still have to meet a black girl who was not raped at about 12, Ms Jansen said in another repost from Ms Schutte. She told commenters on a Facebook thread that “99%” of her cases were “black fathers/uncles/brothers raping children as young as five years old”, then asked one poster: “Is this part of your culture?”

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South Africa fails to protect 363 rhinos but claims it is an improvement?

A total of 363 rhinos were poached in South Africa in the first four months of this year. That is down from 404 rhinos lost to poaching in South Africa in the same period last year. What if someone’s job depended on the safeguard of these endangered animals? Do you think the results would be the same?

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I go around Africa and people ask me very embarrassing questions

“I go around Africa and people ask me very embarrassing questions about this Parliament.

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Falling into a state of learned helplessness-passive acceptance

Thankfully, you can teach an old dog new tricks. Human brains are not fixed; neuroscience research shows that they remain plastic well into adulthood.

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Vandalising Educational Institutions are becoming the Norm

Vuwani residents are protesting against the creation of a new municipality which will include Malamulele residents so resulting to the burning of schools to gain attention.

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