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SAPA'S FORTNIGHTLY NEWS DIARY (JAN 24 TO FEB 6) (NOT FOR BROADCAST/PUBLICATION. FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY) SATURDAY, JAN 24 JOHANNESBURG: The SACP leads a march over evictions by various banks in Gauteng (10am)(Beyers Naude Square)(Contact Mhlekwa Nxumalo on 082-837-0530) JOHANNESBURG: DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane leads a march against drugs and crime (9.30am)(102A Jukskei Drive, Riverlea)(Contact Tanya Heydenrych on 073-701-6729) MUSINA: Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe speaks at the funeral service of former army general Mutheiwana Ramushwana (6am)(Musina Showground)(Contact Mbulelo Musi on 082-338-3890) SEKHUKHUNE: Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa speaks at the annual Kgoshi Mampuru II Commemoration Day (10am)(Try Again Sports Grounds, Jane Furse)(Contact Peter Mbelengwa on 082-611-8197) PHALABORWA: ANC in Limpopo hosts its 103rd anniversary celebrations (9am)(Lulekani stadium)(Contact Khumbudzo Ntshavheni on 071-480-5648) FOREIGN ITEMS OF LOCAL INTEREST DAVOS, Switzerland: President Jacob Zuma leads South Africa's delegation at the WEF (Final day)(Contact Mac Maharaj on 079-8793-203) SUNDAY, JAN 25 JOHANNESBURG: The National Land Claims Forum hosts a public meeting on land claims for Soweto residents (9am)(Kopanong Hall, Dobsonville)(Contact Motsomi Mokhine on 073-830-9079) JOHANNESBURG: The CSIR's principal investigator Patience Mthunzi hosts an international delegation of 40 women scientists (4pm)(8781A Mda Street, Orlando West, Soweto)(Contact Patience Mthunzi on 079-939-4040) PORT SHEPSTONE: Food and Allied Workers Union holds its first shopstewards meeting for the year (Noon)(Office Nr 4, Nelson Mandela Drive)(Contact August Mbhele on 082-406-6828) MONDAY, JAN 26 JOHANNESBURG: CCMA director Nerine Kahn briefs media on the implementation of the latest labour law amendments (2pm)(28 Harrison Street)(Contact Lusanda Myoli on 072-410-9076) TUESDAY, JAN 27 Nil entries WEDNESDAY, JAN 28 JOHANNESBURG: SA Institute of Race Relations CEO Frans Cronje briefs media on a research report on police officers involved in planning and executing serious and violent crimes (10am)(Afriforum, cnr DF Malan and Eendracht Street, Kloofsig, Centurion)(Contact Mienke Steytler on 078-091-1374) THURSDAY, JAN 29 JOHANNESBURG: Human Rights Watch releases its reports on the state of human rights in Africa and the world (11am)(54 on Bath, Rosebank)(Contact Birgit Schwarz on 082-600-7132) JOHANNESBURG: Stats SA releases Producer Price Index for December 2014 (11.30am) FRIDAY, JAN 30 PRETORIA: SA Revenue Service releases December trade data (2pm)(Contact Adrian Lackay on 012-422-4206) SATURDAY, JAN 31 Nil entries SUNDAY, FEB 1 Nil entries MONDAY, FEB 2 Nil entries TUESDAY, FEB 3 Nil entries WEDNESDAY, FEB 4 Nil entries THURSDAY, FEB 5 Nil entries FRIDAY, FEB 6 Nil entries more /mjs/ks/th