Communications Dept Welcomes Digital Migration Policy Approval

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The Department of Communications has welcomed Cabinet’s decision regarding the approval of the Broadcasting Digital Migration Amendment Policy, with the inclusion of the control system in the set top box (STB). With the international June deadline looming to migrate broadcasting services from…

Political Pardons Would Damage the Legacy of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission [analysis]

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President Jacob Zuma risks irreparably damaging the credibility of core elements of South Africa’s deal with the victims of apartheid with his current plan to pardon 149 serious offenders and to potentially consider another 926 applications which are before him. Such a…

President Jacob Zuma congratulates Prime Minister elect of Lesotho, Mr Pakalitha Mosisili

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On behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, H.E President Jacob Zuma has congratulated Mr Pakalitha Mosisili on his election as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Lesotho, following the National Assembly Elections held on 28 February 2015. President Zuma…

Statement By Mr. David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, At the Conclusion of His Visit to South Africa [press release]

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On March 5, 2015, David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement in Cape Town: “It has been a great pleasure to make my second visit to South Africa as First Deputy Managing Director…

100 Ways to Say ‘It’s Sunny Today’

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AccuWeather, one of the world’s leading weather forecasting services, has used localisation to tell people the weather in more than 100 different languages. However, localising mobile applications and web services for different markets isn’t easy, as linguistic and technical limitations can impact…