The Development Indicators 2012 Report shows that unemployment, poverty and inequality is falling; three-million homes have been built; there had been a significant improvement in water and sanitation services; and government programmes are showing positive results. A panel of experts debated the findings.
Dr Mo Ibrahim, businessman, academic and philanthropist, delivered the 11th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the University of South Africa in Pretoria on 17 August 2013. The theme for this year’s lecture was Building Social Cohesion and was a call to all Africans to work towards unity and democracy.
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The Gauteng Provincial Legislature is the driving force behind the new Citizen Responsibility Campaign, which aims to get people more involved in the processes of democracy, and more aware that good citizenry is as much a matter of duties as of rights.
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