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Barry Streek

Barry Streek

    A spiritual renewal
    A spiritual renewal
    The use of pure mud as a treatment or therapy — officially 'fangotherapy” — is one of the 44 treatments or healing mediums now on...
    SA's children hard hit by poverty
    SA's children hard hit by poverty
    Child poverty in South Africa is increasing, particularly among African children living in rural areas, a study by the Institute for Democracy in...
    Govt proposes tax breaks for NGOs
    Govt proposes tax breaks for NGOs
    The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has published far-reaching draft proposals to solicit public comment on granting income tax exemptions to...
    Senior officials to register their financial interests
    Senior officials to register their financial interests
    Senior civil servants, including heads of departments, are going to have to register their financial interests, including all their shares,...
    Intern programme collapses
    Intern programme collapses
    Starfish 2000, an innovative scheme to place unemployed youths in three-month internship programmes in private companies, government departments...
    Why did the auditor general change his mind about Heath?
    Why did the auditor general change his mind about Heath?
    Auditor General Shauket Fakie stated this week that the inquiry into the controversial R43-billion arms deal could go ahead without the involvement...
    Crazy system traps mental patients
    Crazy system traps mental patients
    A third of the patients in government psychiatric hospitals could be released and have somewhere to live if community support services were...
    Harsh conditions at health centres
    Harsh conditions at health centres
    Forms on which clinics report monthly to the central government on the treatment they have given to patients contain, amazingly, no questions about...
    Hermanus council in hot water over project
    Hermanus council in hot water over project
    Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry Ronnie Kasrils has been forced to intervene to save the pioneering, award-winning water conservation...
    One million jobs in 'soft sector'
    One million jobs in 'soft sector'
    Even without government support or recognition, the craft industry has emerged as a key element in the South African economy.