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'We were massacred for radical economic emancipation by the state' - Marikana miners

By: News24Wire      Updated 7 hours ago A sea of green Amcu supporters have gathered to honour their fallen colleagues ahead of the fifth anniversary of the tragic Marikana shootings in... 

'We were massacred for radical economic emancipation by the state' - Marikana miners
 Zim govt officials remain mum on Grace Mugabe's whereabouts

Zim govt officials remain mum on Grace Mugabe's whereabouts

By: News24Wire      Updated 5 hours ago Zimbabwean government officials on Wednesday refused to shed light on First Lady Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts after she did not turn up at the... 

Limpopo transport officials dismissed over R7.4m fraud

Limpopo transport officials dismissed over R7.4m fraud

By: News24Wire      Updated 6 hours ago The Limpopo transport department says it dismissed at least three officials after R7.4 million was stolen from its traffic summons account. The... 

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 Marikana demands truth, justice and accountability

Marikana demands truth, justice and accountability

16th August 2017 Five years ago today members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) shot dead 34 mineworkers and injured 78. Some of the injured are... 

 South Africa must move beyond its organised crime clichés

South Africa must move beyond its organised crime clichés

16th August 2017 Organised crime is a serious and growing menace in South Africa. And with its debilitating social and economic effects on the country, it requires... 

Africa’s space race is a serious pursuit

Africa’s space race is a serious pursuit

15th August 2017 Africa’s most advanced economies have invested in space programmes, from satellite launches to full-fledged agencies dedicated to putting Africans... 

The digital divide in South Africa’s higher education sector: why public internet access is important in the context of tertiary education

The digital divide in South Africa’s higher education sector: why public internet access is important in the context of tertiary education

15th August 2017 Information and communication technology integration into South African higher education teaching makes internet access crucial for students.... 

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 'You aren't human any more': Migrants expose the harrowing situation in Libya and the impact of European policies

'You aren't human any more': Migrants expose the harrowing situation in Libya and the impact of European policies

15th August 2017 Thousands of refugees and migrants face kidnap, slavery, torture and sexual violence in Libya before crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Italy... 

 Missed Opportunity: how could funds lost to tax incentives in Africa be used to fill the education finance gap?

Missed Opportunity: how could funds lost to tax incentives in Africa be used to fill the education finance gap?

14th August 2017 How much revenue do African governments lose from providing tax incentives, such as giving companies tax holidays and exemptions on paying taxes on... 

 Out of Pocket: how much are parents paying for public education that should be free?

Out of Pocket: how much are parents paying for public education that should be free?

14th August 2017 According to international human rights law, primary education should be free of charge, and secondary education should be made progressively free.... 

Trade facilitation, transport costs and the price of trucking services in East Africa

Trade facilitation, transport costs and the price of trucking services in East Africa

14th August 2017 Since the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), the region has seen a steady strengthening of economic and political ties. Despite... 

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CDE: Youth unemployment: An agenda for action

CDE: Youth unemployment: An agenda for action

Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago “SA is no country for young people”, said Ann Bernstein, executive director of the CDE, speaking in Johannesburg to leaders in business,... 

GCIS: Government joins the nation in remembering the Marikana tragedy

GCIS: Government joins the nation in remembering the Marikana tragedy

Updated 2 hours 22 minutes ago The 16th of August marks the fifth year following the tragic incidents which occurred at the Lonmin Mine in Marikana between 11 and 16 August 2012.... 

SA: Parliament on North Gauteng High Court setting aside the report of the PP

SA: Parliament on North Gauteng High Court setting aside the report of the PP

Updated 2 hours 36 minutes ago Parliament welcomes the decision of the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the report of the Public Protector’s report which, among others,... 

DA: Jane Sithole says Health MEC must answer to portfolio committee on increased maternal mortality targets

DA: Jane Sithole says Health MEC must answer to portfolio committee on increased maternal mortality targets

Updated 2 hours 38 minutes ago The DA has written to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Health and Social Development, Patricia Ngobeni, to request that she summon... 

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Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

Employees' fate for failure to pass regulatory examinations determined by the Labour Court

16th August 2017 The implementation of the Financial Advisory Intermediary Services Act 37 of 2002 (“the FAIS Act) during 2004, albeit a welcomed addition to the... 

Implications of the distinction between primary and secondary processing Environmental authorisations for processing activities in mining

Implications of the distinction between primary and secondary processing Environmental authorisations for processing activities in mining

15th August 2017 Historically, mining activities have been excluded from the scope of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA). Environmental... 

Expansion of banks’ power to hold funds on suspicion of a tax offence

Expansion of banks’ power to hold funds on suspicion of a tax offence

15th August 2017 The 2017 draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill were released for comment on 19 July 2017. Section... 

Rule from Beyond the Grave No More - For Now

Rule from Beyond the Grave No More - For Now

14th August 2017 A curious statutory effect of collective agreements is that a collective bargaining agreement amends the contracts of employment of individual... 

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