As part of the Department of Home Affairs' turnaround strategy, from 8 April 2009 South Africans applying for a passport will
receive a document with improved security features, making
it more difficult to forge.
Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro and astute businessman and former
politician Cyril Ramaphosa are amongst the 28 recipients of the
prestigious National Orders from the South African government on 27
Many of the unemployed in South Africa not only lack the skills needed to do certain jobs, they also lack the skills to get the jobs in the first place. That’s where Cape Town-based employment agency DreamWorker steps in.
Nestled among shacks set on the sea-sand soil of the Cape Flats, an impoverished region of informal settlements and townships near Cape Town in the Western Cape, there is a life-saving 5 000-square-metre patch of green.