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The Times & The Sunday Times
Beitbridge border post shut down by protest actionto a halt. Sars spokesman Sandile Memela said the matter was resolved when Sar
Beitbridge border post shut down by protest action
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
to a halt. Sars spokesman Sandile Memela said the matter was resolved when Sars‚ the South African Police Service and Department of Home Affairs officials held negotiations with the leaders of the group. "The meeting agreed that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Gigaba - Immigrants Entitled to Humane Treatmentin Parliament and the Select Committee on Home Affairs in the National Council
Minister Gigaba - Immigrants Entitled to Humane Treatment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
in Parliament and the Select Committee on Home Affairs in the National Council of Provinces," he said. According to the Department of Home Affairs, the new Green Paper must provide South Africa with the vision and policy tools to better manage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Launch of Green Paper On International Migrationof the world's population, more than ever before. Home Affairs: South Africa's
Minister Malusi Gigaba - Launch of Green Paper On International Migration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
of the world's population, more than ever before. Home Affairs: South Africa's custodian of international migration The Department of Home Affairs is mandated to manage immigration to ensure security, promote development and fulfil our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Applications for Lesotho Special Permit ExtendedThe Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has extended the deadline to apply for the
Applications for Lesotho Special Permit Extended
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has extended the deadline to apply for the Lesotho Special Permit from 30 June to 30 September 2016. According to the department, as at 27 June close to 40,000 applications had been received for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries On Update of Chinese Vesselswas done on all three vessels by all law enforcement agencies in East London; S
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries On Update of Chinese Vessels
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
was done on all three vessels by all law enforcement agencies in East London; South African Police Services, SARS Customs, Department of Home Affairs (Immigration), South African Maritime Safety Authority. The foreign fishing vessels were found to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Govt releases detained Chinese shipsdone on all three vessels by all law enforcement agencies in East London - the
Govt releases detained Chinese ships
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
done on all three vessels by all law enforcement agencies in East London - the South African Police Services, SARS Customs, Department of Home Affairs (Immigration), South African Maritime Safety Authority. The foreign fishing vessels were found to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Nationals Given SA Citizenshipfrom Mozambique but now residing in the Western Cape, told SAnews that he is ha
Foreign Nationals Given SA Citizenship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
from Mozambique but now residing in the Western Cape, told SAnews that he is happy to be a South African. According to the Department of Home Affairs, the South African citizenship is acquired when a person is born in South Africa of South African... Read more
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iol.co.za
'Identity theft is ruining my life'or if he has done something wrong, because (of) the fingerprints and ID number,
'Identity theft is ruining my life'
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
or if he has done something wrong, because (of) the fingerprints and ID number, I’m not protected.” Spokesman for the Department of Home Affairs Mayihlome Tshwete explained what to do if you suspect your identity has been stolen. In instances... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 150 000 Registered On Central Supplier Databasesystems such as the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the Companies and Int
Over 150 000 Registered On Central Supplier Database
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
systems such as the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), the Department of Home Affairs, National Treasury Tender defaulters to verify supplier information and check compliance. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees Have an Equal Right to SchoolingEducation Law Centre (EELC), and the submission of proof that she was now in po
Refugees Have an Equal Right to Schooling
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Education Law Centre (EELC), and the submission of proof that she was now in possession of valid documentation from the Department of Home Affairs, the school refused to admit Grace. An appeal to the Provincial Department of Education eventually... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cape Town court judgment confirms closure of Refugee Reception OfficeAfrica and asylum seekers in asking the court to review and set aside the decis
Cape Town court judgment confirms closure of Refugee Reception Office
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Africa and asylum seekers in asking the court to review and set aside the decision taken by the Director General of the Department of Home Affairs on the 31 January 2014 to close the CTRRO‚ arguing that it is unlawful and unconstitutional. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hope Farm eviction attempt delayed againconfirmed that he was a foreign national from Burundi and was in possession of
Hope Farm eviction attempt delayed again
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
confirmed that he was a foreign national from Burundi and was in possession of a valid asylum seeker’s permit issued by the Department of Home Affairs. He said he was the “spokesperson” for the group of refugees still on Wartnaby’s farm. He... Read more
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Daily Maverick
When the state disobeys the law, people will soon followorders including the ruling that textbooks be delivered to Limpopo schools as w
When the state disobeys the law, people will soon follow
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
orders including the ruling that textbooks be delivered to Limpopo schools as well as several legal actions against the Department of Home Affairs, a regular culprit when it comes to ignoring or defying the courts. In July 2015 Judge Segopotje... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Refugee protection: The good news and the serious questionsremaining, a new optimism was injected into the discourse. This past Monday, 2
Refugee protection: The good news and the serious questions
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
remaining, a new optimism was injected into the discourse. This past Monday, 20 June 2016, at an event hosted by the Department of Home Affairs, Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba put forward his vision for refugee protection for South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Innocent Boy, 11, Locked Up for 10 YearsPrison Fellowship Swaziland, Lawyers for Human Rights-Swaziland, Save the Child
Innocent Boy, 11, Locked Up for 10 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Prison Fellowship Swaziland, Lawyers for Human Rights-Swaziland, Save the Children Swaziland working together with the department of home affairs are exploring means to curb this situation and probably provide solutions for both the parents and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Border Management Authority Bill Central to Home Affairs Committee Third Term Programme5244km border. The Bill and related authority aim to centralise the border-rela
Border Management Authority Bill Central to Home Affairs Committee Third Term Programme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
5244km border. The Bill and related authority aim to centralise the border-related responsibilities of, amongst others, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), the South African National Defence Force and Police Service, Customs of the Revenue Service... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Committee Commemorates World Refugee Dayto deal with the many refugees and asylum seekers within the system. The Commit
Committee Commemorates World Refugee Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to deal with the many refugees and asylum seekers within the system. The Committee will continue working with the Department of Home Affairs to find lasting solutions to these challenges. The Committee urged all South Africans to extend a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - World Refugee DayAddress by the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba MP, at the Department of
Minister Malusi Gigaba - World Refugee Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Address by the Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba MP, at the Department of Home Affairs World Refugee Day event at the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg The UN High Commission for Refugees Regional Representative, We gather today to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lawmakers commit to finalising Border Management Billauthority to control South Africa’s borders. The Bill aims to centralise the r
Lawmakers commit to finalising Border Management Bill
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
authority to control South Africa’s borders. The Bill aims to centralise the responsibilities of, amongst others, the Department of Home Affairs, the army, police and revenue service. The draft law will be central to the home affairs... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Border Management Authority Bill to be dealt with after electionsability to secure the country's ports of entry. The bill aims to centralise th
Border Management Authority Bill to be dealt with after elections
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
ability to secure the country's ports of entry. The bill aims to centralise the responsibilities of, amongst others, the Department of Home Affairs the army, police and South African Revenue Service. The authority will be headed by a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Home Affairs’ seeks alternatives to network services provided by State Information Technology Agencyborder”. “The bill and related authority aim to centralise the border-related
Home Affairs’ seeks alternatives to network services provided by State Information Technology Agency
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
border”. “The bill and related authority aim to centralise the border-related responsibilities of‚ amongst others‚ the Department of Home Affairs (DHA)‚ the South African National Defence Force and Police Service‚ Customs of the Revenue Service... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Foster Unity On Refugee Dayoffering support to those who have been forced to flee political, ethnic and ot
Govt to Foster Unity On Refugee Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
offering support to those who have been forced to flee political, ethnic and other forms of persecution. "To this end, the Department of Home Affairs plays a pivotal role in the achievement of social cohesion in view of fostering unity in society... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba Observes World Refugee Day, 20 Junoffering support to those who have been forced to flee political, ethnic and ot
Minister Malusi Gigaba Observes World Refugee Day, 20 Jun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
offering support to those who have been forced to flee political, ethnic and other forms of persecution. To this end, the Department of Home Affairs plays a pivotal role in the achievement of social cohesion in view of fostering unity in society... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Lawyers for Human Rights launches petition to end statelessness in SAfor Human Rights (LHR) has‚ as a result‚ started a petition to end statelessnes
Lawyers for Human Rights launches petition to end statelessness in SA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
for Human Rights (LHR) has‚ as a result‚ started a petition to end statelessness in South Africa. They want the department of home affairs to write a regulation which will provide guidance and a form to make it possible for stateless... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EFF: ConCourt’s judgment shows ‘IEC being run by ANC-deployed cadres’Constitution and invalid”. “It is inconceivable that 13 years after the Electo
EFF: ConCourt’s judgment shows ‘IEC being run by ANC-deployed cadres’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
Constitution and invalid”. “It is inconceivable that 13 years after the Electoral Act was promulgated‚ parliament and the Department of Home Affairs failed to hold the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) accountable on this obligation‚” said... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
EFF: ConCourt’s judgment shows ‘IEC being run by ANC-deployed cadres’Constitution and invalid”. “It is inconceivable that 13 years after the Electo
EFF: ConCourt’s judgment shows ‘IEC being run by ANC-deployed cadres’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
Constitution and invalid”. “It is inconceivable that 13 years after the Electoral Act was promulgated‚ parliament and the Department of Home Affairs failed to hold the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) accountable on this obligation‚” said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Battle Over Cape Town Asylum SeekersScalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new application
Court Battle Over Cape Town Asylum Seekers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Scalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new applications by asylum seekers On Thursday, the Department of Home Affairs was back in the Western Cape High Court over the closure of the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
From war-torn Somalia to crime-ridden SAfor a man of my age." He says he will be forced into the fighting. He wants to
From war-torn Somalia to crime-ridden SA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
for a man of my age." He says he will be forced into the fighting. He wants to be resettled in any country that is safe. A Department of Home Affairs spokesperson said he should approach the office of the United Nations Commissioner for Ref... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders Home Affairs to Renew Asylum Seekers' Documentsto thousands of asylum seekers we serve. We also thank Legal Resource Centre fo
Court Orders Home Affairs to Renew Asylum Seekers' Documents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
to thousands of asylum seekers we serve. We also thank Legal Resource Centre for their persistence. We believe that the Department of Home Affairs will comply with the court order." The court ordered Home Affairs to extend or renew at the Cape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Plans for New Border Post With South Africaon that, as a matter of fact not long from now there will be a delegation from
No Plans for New Border Post With South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
on that, as a matter of fact not long from now there will be a delegation from senior officials from the (South African) Department of Home Affairs led by the director-general who will come here to meet their counterparts. Among other things, is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Task Team to Look Into LGBTI Concernsthe Minister said. The meeting also discussed problems encountered by the LGBT
Task Team to Look Into LGBTI Concerns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
the Minister said. The meeting also discussed problems encountered by the LGBTI community when seeking assistance at the Department of Home Affairs. To address this, Minister Gigaba said all the department's officials will undergo sensitivity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shot and Twice Robbed, Refugee Wants to Leave SAto war-torn Somalia. "It is still not safe, especially for a man of my age." He
Shot and Twice Robbed, Refugee Wants to Leave SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
to war-torn Somalia. "It is still not safe, especially for a man of my age." He says he will be forced into the fighting. A Department of Home Affairs spokesperson said he should approach the office of the United Nations Commissioner for Ref... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
30000 ‘ghost pupils’ found – flushing out process ‘saved R60m this year’had not decided on the action to be taken against implicated principals. The d
30000 ‘ghost pupils’ found – flushing out process ‘saved R60m this year’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
had not decided on the action to be taken against implicated principals. The department was working closely with the Department of Home Affairs, South African Social Services and the police. The department started to pick up fictitious IDs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Malusi Gigaba - LGBTI Representatives MeetingThe meeting was held at a very critical time in the life of our beloved Republi
Minister Malusi Gigaba - LGBTI Representatives Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The meeting was held at a very critical time in the life of our beloved Republic when plans are apace to repackage the Department of Home Affairs (DHA), into a new, transformed and transformative, modern, digital, secure, custodian of national... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gigaba meets LGBTI community to assess implementation of Civil Union Actthe LGBTI community, on 7 June 2016. Picture: Dineo Bendile/EWN Minister of Ho
Gigaba meets LGBTI community to assess implementation of Civil Union Act
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
the LGBTI community, on 7 June 2016. Picture: Dineo Bendile/EWN Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba,LGBTI,South African Department of Home Affairs JOHANNESBURG – The Home Affairs department has set up a task team to assess how best it can... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Terror alerts: Malls in Cape Town, Joburg step up securitycontinue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in South Af
Terror alerts: Malls in Cape Town, Joburg step up security
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
continue to advise Australians to exercise a high degree of caution in South Africa." SA government downplays alert The Department of Home Affairs said on Monday that South Africans should not panic following the travel warning by the British... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No need to panic over terror alerts Home AffairsJeanette Chabalala, News24 Johannesburg – The Department of Home Affairs said
No need to panic over terror alerts Home Affairs
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
Jeanette Chabalala, News24 Johannesburg – The Department of Home Affairs said on Monday that South Africans should not panic following a travel warning by the British High Commission. "Travel warnings are precautions taken by countries to protect... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#TerrorAlert: No need to panic, says dept of Home Affairsby foreigners could be targeted. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Britain,terror at
#TerrorAlert: No need to panic, says dept of Home Affairs
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
by foreigners could be targeted. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Britain,terror attacks,Terror alert JOHANNESBURG – The Department of Home Affairs says there’s no need to panic about the terror alert issued by the US, despite an amended travel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Home Affairs On Graduation of ImamsAll the Imams that enrolled for the marriage officer training course and who wr
Home Affairs On Graduation of Imams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
All the Imams that enrolled for the marriage officer training course and who wrote the official examination of the Department of Home Affairs, passed. These Imams from Gauteng graduate under a special project designed by the Department of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Broken Home Affairs System Leaves Refugees Strandedoffice in Korsten was overwhelmed by people seeking clarity on the shutdown. He
Broken Home Affairs System Leaves Refugees Stranded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
office in Korsten was overwhelmed by people seeking clarity on the shutdown. He said that their members were scared. "The Department of Home Affairs is not telling us what happened. They are only extending the permits manually, a process that we... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Swiss say 'no' to a guaranteed income from the governmentwith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to a guaranteed income from the government
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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First Coast News
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
First Coast News / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
KTVB Boise / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an incomewith the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionize
Swiss say 'no' to referendum that would guarantee an income
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 25 days ago
with the way our economy functions and don't think it needs to be revolutionized," said Alain Berset, head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs. Member of Parliament Marcel Dobler echoed the government's statement: “The majority of people... Read more
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