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'A potential opening on the horizon' for Alexandra Heritage Precinct

The Alex Heritage Centre was completed in 2009 but is still not opened for public viewing.

CEO of the Origins Centre Association, Steven Sack explains that the delays have been caused by poor application processes on the part of government officials.

Architects have told Sack that the centre is in its final stages of preparation before opening its doors.

The centre was pegged to become a mixed-use space, with a retail and business section that never materialised.

He says that the centre will need subsidised funding to become as relevant and sustainable as the Mandela House on Vilakazi Street, Soweto.

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Radebe reassures and congratulates SA over dodging junk status

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Minister Jeff Radebe says that Cabinet has noted all the concerns raised by international rating agencies.

Govt needs to rethink '16 Days' campaign, says professor

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All the money spent on the two-week-long campaign could be put to better use, into on-going programmes and social interventions.

New child passports in lieu of unabridged birth certificate next year

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Families traveling overseas may have an easier time navigating the borders once the child passport is introduced in February 2017.

Minimum wage will apply to foreign nationals, says Ramaphosa

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Once an agreement has been reached on the minimum wage figure, it will have an effect on every worker in SA, says Deputy Pres.

7 ways MultiChoice plans to kill off DStv repeats

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