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LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
 
 
 
 
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POLITICS
 
The Democratic Alliance (DA) could ask for a parliamentary inquiry into the suspension of the executive director of the Independent Police Investigative...
Comair CEO Erik Venter
Comair CEO Erik Venter
 
Private airline Comair’s legal action against government bailouts for South African Airways (SAA) is set down for three days in the Pretoria High Court...
 
The seasonally adjusted Kagiso Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to 45.4 index points in April from 47.9 points in March, dragged down by a four-point...
 
In a recent campaign by the City of Cape Town, a vending machine spewing small change onto the pavement was used to demonstrate to passersby how mahala coins...
 
Youths, defying a government ban on demonstrations, clashed with security forces in Guinea's capital Conakry, and opposition leaders called for nationwide...
US Secretary of State John Kerry
US Secretary of State John Kerry
 
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed on Monday ways to counter the threat from the al Shabaab militant group that...
 
 
 
 
Hugh Macmillan
Hugh Macmillan
Standard Bank Group CE Sim Tshabalala
Standard Bank Group CE Sim Tshabalala
Minister Lynne Brown (in foreground) with Brian Molefe (far left) and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe at the Eskom announcement
Minister Lynne Brown (in foreground) with Brian Molefe (far left) and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe at the Eskom announcement
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
 
 
 
Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe
 
Faure Gnassingbe
Faure Gnassingbe
Monwabisi Kalawe
Monwabisi Kalawe
 
Brian Molefe
Brian Molefe
 
 
 
 
 
 

This International Monetary Fund Working Paper studies the impact of the US quantitative easing (QE) on both the...

 

This International Monetary Fund Working Paper examines the rapid growth of Islamic banking which has attracted much...

 

The Civil Society Reflection Group on Global Development Perspectivestoday launches its latest Discussion Paper. “Goals for the Rich –...

 

A quarter of countries that responded to a World Health Organisation survey have national plans to preserve...

 

It is not surprising that the political battles have already become fierce in the concurrent negotiations for the Third International Conference on...

 

This International Monetary Fund report indicates that fiscal risks remain significant in both advanced and emerging...

 
 
 
 
 
 
REAL ECONOMY: ELECTRICITY IN SA
 
A number of interesting developments have taken place in the electricity sector over the past few weeks that could have major long-term implications....
 
Institute for Security Studies
 
Today, 29 April, marks the fourth day of protests against the National Council for the Defence of Democracy – Forces for the Defence of Democracy’s decision...
 
Two years ago, in his 2013 State of the Nation Address, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma emphasised the need to improve the status of women in the...
 
When South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane spoke to diplomats in Pretoria on 17 April, her address...
 
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
 
The bill to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the United States’ cornerstone African development initiative, has finally arrived in...
 
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana are eagerly awaiting the a verdict from the Hamburg-based International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, set to be delivered...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
BALANCING DISCIPLINEIt would be unfair to saddle an employer with wrong decisions that have an ongoing adverse impact on the business
BALANCING DISCIPLINEIt would be unfair to saddle an employer with wrong decisions that have an ongoing adverse impact on the business
PAMELA STEINA major challenge is holding trade unions accountable for the unlawful actions of their members
PAMELA STEINA major challenge is holding trade unions accountable for the unlawful actions of their members
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hugh Macmillan
Hugh Macmillan
Author Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor
Author Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor
Author Didi Moyle
Author Didi Moyle
Raymond Suttner
Raymond Suttner
Cartoonist and author Dov Fedler
Cartoonist and author Dov Fedler
 
 
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