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SABC broke, can't pay legal bills it owes for defending Hlaudi - Democratic Alliance

By: African News Agency      Updated 4 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it had been informed by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that it could not afford to... 

 SABC broke, can't pay legal bills it owes for defending Hlaudi - Democratic Alliance
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Protest in Mpumalanga disturbs schooling

Protest in Mpumalanga disturbs schooling

By: African News Agency      Updated 54 minutes ago Community protests in Kanyamazane in the Mbombela Local Municipality have disrupted schooling for the past two days, the Mpumalanga Department of... 

Energy committee blasts department for ‘boycott’ of meeting on fuel prices

Energy committee blasts department for ‘boycott’ of meeting on fuel prices

By: Kim Cloete     Updated 57 minutes ago Energy Minister Jeff Radebe and his department’s failure, on Tuesday, to show up at a hotly awaited meeting in Parliament on the fuel price has... 

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It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

It's an insult to call Mandela a sell-out: Motshekga

7th August 2018 Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday that it was an “insult” to call late anti-apartheid struggle icon and former president... 

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture

Mandela and patriarchy blamed for overshadowing Albertina Sisulu Memorial Lecture 

2nd August 2018 Late president Nelson Mandela and patriarchy have been blamed for overshadowing the struggle icon Albertina Sisulu's memorial lecture.  The lecture... 

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

Palestinian teen activist will be invited to SA

30th July 2018 Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Mandla Mandela, says Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi - who was released on Sunday from an Israeli prison – will be... 

Parliament commemorates centenary birthdays of struggle icons

Parliament commemorates centenary birthdays of struggle icons

26th July 2018 Parliament, in partnership with Freedom Park on Thursday, held a Students’ Parliament as part of the commemoration of the centenary birthdays of... 

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Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

Updated 5 hours ago Cautious optimism surrounds efforts to end the brutal five-year civil war in South Sudan. Recent progress in the peace process has led to a... 

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

13th August 2018 Joining the presidential race, former Nigerian vice-president Atiku Abubakar took aim at the ruling party for what he said was its poor management... 

 Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

13th August 2018 Is China, aided and abetted by the other BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa – making a bid to dislodge the dollar from... 

 High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

13th August 2018 The creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome development on a continent where one third of the population is young (between 15... 

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Harsh Punishment

Harsh Punishment

Updated 3 hours ago In February 2016, a 23-year-old musician and DJ, Kote Japaridze and two of his friends acquired two grams of MDMA, a recreational synthetic drug... 

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

The Risks of Dangerous Dashboards in Basic Education

Updated 3 hours ago On June 1, 2009 Air France flight 447 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashed into the Atlantic Ocean killing all 228 people on board. While the... 

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

Aspirations matter: what young people in Ghana think about work

13th August 2018 Aspirations play a vital role in shaping young people’s life choices, particularly when it comes to making decisions about education and jobs.... 

How does resilience change over time? Tracking post-disaster recovery using mobile phone surveys

How does resilience change over time? Tracking post-disaster recovery using mobile phone surveys

10th August 2018 Knowing how climate hazards affect people’s resilience over time is crucial in designing more effective development and humanitarian interventions.... 

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GCIS: President Ramaphosa launches SAFE sanitation for schools

Updated 4 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched a public-private partnership that will provide innovative, safe ablution facilities at nearly 4 000 mostly... 

DA: DA calls on Pravin Gordhan to provide an update into Alexkor mine investigation

DA: DA calls on Pravin Gordhan to provide an update into Alexkor mine investigation

Updated 1 hour 32 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Northern Cape is calling on Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, to provide an update on the Alexkor... 

Sakeliga: Sakeliga’s battle against Eskom has commenced

Sakeliga: Sakeliga’s battle against Eskom has commenced

Updated 1 hour 34 minutes ago The business organisation Sakeliga (formerly known as AfriBusiness) has kept its promise to engage in legal action to prevent Eskom from... 

SA: Disclosed expropriation list: AfriForum, TAU SA and Sakeliga to develop joint litigation strategy to protect property rights

SA: Disclosed expropriation list: AfriForum, TAU SA and Sakeliga to develop joint litigation strategy to protect property rights

Updated 3 hours ago AfriForum, the agricultural union TAU SA and the business organisation Sakeliga decided to combine their efforts and develop a joint litigation... 

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Press Offices

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

Selling and moving overseas – How will this affect the conveyancing process

Updated 2 hours 5 minutes ago Whether you are selling or buying property in South Africa while living or working abroad, it is noteworthy to know that your property transactions... 

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses an alternative plan designed to avoid mass retrenchment?

Updated 5 hours ago ISSUE Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with the recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment? 

Gender pay legislation around the world

Gender pay legislation around the world

10th August 2018 The World Economic Forum’s most recent Global Gender Gap Report concludes that the gender gap in pay, participation and leadership is widening for... 

 Can you dismiss an employee for making racist comments in the workplace, which the employee believes to be friendly and inoffensive according to the employee's culture?

Can you dismiss an employee for making racist comments in the workplace, which the employee believes to be friendly and inoffensive according to the employee's culture?

8th August 2018 ISSUE Is the dismissal of an employee, who compares a fellow employee to a monkey, fair, if the employee doing so alleges the statement was made in... 

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