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Agri SA slams AfriForum for publishing inflammatory list of farms to be expropriated

By: African News Agency      Updated 1 hour 31 minutes ago Agri SA, a federation of agricultural organisations, on Monday questioned the status and content of the list of farms leaked by Afriforum said to... 

 Agri SA slams AfriForum for publishing inflammatory list of farms to be expropriated
 National Health Insurance rollout definite and will reduce healthcare costs – Motsoaledi

National Health Insurance rollout definite and will reduce healthcare costs – Motsoaledi

By: African News Agency      13th August 2018 The rollout of government’s ambitious National Health Insurance (NHI) plan will guarantee the provision of quality healthcare for more than 60... 

Workers union threaten to take Gautrain to ConCourt over non-disclosure of financial statements

Workers union threaten to take Gautrain to ConCourt over non-disclosure of financial statements

By: African News Agency      13th August 2018 The Federation of Unions of South Africa (Fedusa) on Monday threatened to take the Gautrain operator to the Constitutional Court for  allegedly... 

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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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Opinions

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... 

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

13th August 2018 Who is the custodian of our democratic and transformational project, who do we look to in order to see it through and safeguard its integrity and... 

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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.... 

Crossing boundaries in protecting civilians: mapping actors, insights and conceptual spaces

Crossing boundaries in protecting civilians: mapping actors, insights and conceptual spaces

10th August 2018 Protecting civilians in the midst of violent conflict and war is a core element of humanitarian action. Beyond displacement and threats to life,... 

Knowledge or its Adoption?

Knowledge or its Adoption?

8th August 2018 When I criticize the fad of RCTs in development (which I do occasionally), I often get the sarcastic response, “What should we do, go back to doing... 

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Statements

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low risk of rotational loadshedding during the day but the probability increases for this evening

Eskom: Power Alert 1 - There is a low risk of rotational loadshedding during the day but the probability increases for this evening

Updated 4 minutes ago There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding during the day but it increases for the evening peak period from 5pm to 9pm due to the normal... 

SA: Government spending on measures to ignite economic growth

SA: Government spending on measures to ignite economic growth

13th August 2018 In his statement to the nation on July 31, President Cyril Ramaphosa made it clear that the funding for measures being considered to ignite... 

ANC: ANC welcomes Constitutional Court judgement on the National Director of Public Prosecutions

ANC: ANC welcomes Constitutional Court judgement on the National Director of Public Prosecutions

13th August 2018 The African National Congress welcomes and respects the Constitutional Court judgement which found that the appointment of Mr Shaun Abrahams was... 

ANC: ANC rejects reports of

ANC: ANC rejects reports of "shady plan to save VBS"

13th August 2018 The Officials of the African National Congress (ANC) have noted with concern media reports purpoting a meeting where they are supposed to have... 

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Press Offices

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 minutes 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... 

 Non-standard forms of work and the gig economy

Non-standard forms of work and the gig economy

8th August 2018 South African labour law creates extensive rights and protections for employees, but it is sometimes difficult to determine when a person is an... 

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