The point has been acknowledged throughout the debate that it is redundant to be exclusionary (or “snobbish”) by refusing to submit crime fiction to the same critical analysis usually reserved for literary fiction. Whatever its aesthetic shortcomings, proponents such as De Kock argue, it may have something very useful to offer South Africa’s understanding of itself. “We’ve had these debates before,” he writes. “Too often (...) Do we really want to go back there? Can’t we take those debates as mainly read, now, and move on?” (De Kock 2012).
This is a report outlining the outcomes of the Children's Bill Costing Project. The project was commissioned by the Department of Social Development in late 2004. Such a process is mandated by the Public Finance Management Act. It is a comprehensive report on the process of costing and the amount of expenditure incurred by government in this particular law-making process.
Xenophobic violence against foreign nationals in South Africa has worsened. South Africa witnessed widespread xenophobic attacks since 1994 in provinces ...
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