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Recalling District Six

When the apartheid government swooped on District Six, Cape Town in 1965, forcibly removing its occupants and declaring the area a "whites-only" zone, the rich fabric of an impoverished but vibrant community was torn to shreds. The District Six Museum pays homage to that community.
Grants for apartheid victims

Grants for apartheid victims

The government is to pay one-off grants to individuals identified by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission as deserving reparation for suffering under apartheid - payments that have been described as "in a very real sense cheap" when viewed against the "incalculable" contribution such people made to a free and stable South Africa.

Provincial spending on track: report

Nine months into financial year 2002/03 and government’s provincial spending is said to be on track, with provinces having already spent R104.5-billion, or 71.1%, of their total budgets, according to the Third Quarterly Expenditure and Revenue Report.

Penalties for UIF defaulters

The Unemployment Insurance Fund has gone fully electronic - but less than 10% of South Africa's employers have supported its move to a database system, and complied with the law, by forwarding their employees' particulars to the Fund.
Department of Human Settlements

Houses for everyone

Housing is at the forefront of the national agenda for delivery and the government is taking overall responsibility for providing houses to all.
Blue IQ invests in mega-projects

Blue IQ invests in mega-projects

Blue IQ, a multi-billion rand initiative by the Gauteng provincial government to invest in economic infrastructure development in targeted mega-projects, could create over 100 000 jobs and generate in the region of R100-billion worth of investment over the next 10 years.

Consumer help: building and housing

Don't get ripped off by your home builder or renovator, or by an electrical or other contractor.

Visit Parliament

Attend a parliamentary sitting, public hearing or committee meeting, have a discussion with a Member of Parliament, or take part in a guided tour of Parliament.

South African local and municipal governments

Now we're getting close to home. Find out how local government works, how municipal councils are elected - and where you fit into the municipal scheme of things.

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