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Lawmakers Approve Legislation With Sweeping Social Security Overhauls

The Lower House of Parliament has given its nod of approval to the passage of the Social Security Amendment Bill 2016. The bill among other things seeks to streamline operations at the statutory body as well as give consideration to raising the pensionable age to 65 on a phased basis. Elisa Graham has this story.

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ABS Investigation Finds ICT Cadet Programme Has Changed Young Lives

This evening, we begin a new feature on our newscast, ABS Investigates…it will go indepth on an issue you want to hear about as we speak with the people you want to hear from… In our inaugural programme, we examine how an Information and computer technology cadet programme has been changing young lives and providing a catalyst for career advancement. ...

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Work On The Multi-million Dollar Community Centre For Knuckle Block To Begin Next Week

The first step towards the construction of a multi-million dollar Community Center in the Gray’s Farm will take place on Wednesday 26th October, which is National Heroes Day. Cabinet, during its meeting on Saturday, has indicated that this is when a groundbreaking ceremony for the state-of-the-art Chinese project at Knuckle Block, will occur. In his cabinet debriefing a few weeks ...

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Inaugural Agriculture Extravaganza Launched

Have you ever considered a career in the agriculture industry? Well, the Ministry of Agriculture has launched an Agro Tech and Science Extravaganza with one clear aim… To attract qualified technicians into the various agriculture-related fields. “Securing our Nation through Innovation” is the theme of the inaugural event, to be held on the 16th and 17th of November commencing 9 ...

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