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Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     21st February 2018 Citizens of towns in the Western Cape, particularly Cape Town, on Wednesday could give a sigh of relief as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba outlined... 

Treasury allocates R6bn for drought relief measures
No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

No lavish birthday celebrations for Mugabe as he turns 94 today – report

By: News24Wire      21st February 2018 Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe is reportedly not going to have his regular extravagant birthday celebrations this year despite the 21st of... 

Volumes, dollar prices keep rand at bay for divi-hoisting Assore

Volumes, dollar prices keep rand at bay for divi-hoisting Assore

By: Martin Creamer     21st February 2018 Improved volumes and better dollar prices proved sufficient for mining holding company Assore to keep rand strength at bay in posting strong... 

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Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

Verifying key claims in SA’s 2018 State of the Nation address debate

20th February 2018 South Africa’s parliament squeezed in the debate on the State of the Nation address as well as the president’s reply before the budget speech is... 

Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC

Sona 2018, Ramaphosa Rapture and the Re-vitalisation of the ANC

19th February 2018 This opinion piece was written by Mike Roussos Our new president did an excellent job of raising the spirits of the country with his rendition of... 

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

Fact-checked: Pres Cyril Ramaphosa’s first-ever State of the Nation Address

19th February 2018 New South African president Cyril Ramaphosa was afforded calm and plenty of cheers as he delivered his first state of the nation address. Did he... 

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

Unfinished business and legacies of the #Zuma period

19th February 2018 Many will evaluate Jacob Zuma’s legacies by considering its impact on the economy, the rule of law, public institutions and similar factors. This... 

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Renewable energy prospects for the European Union

Renewable energy prospects for the European Union

20th February 2018 For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term... 

“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

19th February 2018 Over the past decade, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have made significant legal and political gains in the United States,... 

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

16th February 2018 The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7... 

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

16th February 2018 Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and... 

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Statements

DA: Alf Lees on #Budget2018: The poor are made to pay for ANC’s theft

DA: Alf Lees on #Budget2018: The poor are made to pay for ANC’s theft

21st February 2018 The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba’s, 2018 Budget hammers the poor and is a legacy of Jacob Zuma's disastrous management of the economy of... 

Afriforum: Budget speech: AfriForum hits out at Gigaba over free higher education

Afriforum: Budget speech: AfriForum hits out at Gigaba over free higher education

21st February 2018 AfriForum is of the opinion that the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, and the ANC’s drive for free higher education is nothing more than... 

DWS: Drought effects still upon us, water users urged to continue to save water

DWS: Drought effects still upon us, water users urged to continue to save water

21st February 2018 The national average of the dam levels across the country received a slight increase of 2.1% this week from 60% last week to 62,1%. This is... 

DA: Khume Ramulifho says SADTU must stop gambling with the futures of our learners

DA: Khume Ramulifho says SADTU must stop gambling with the futures of our learners

21st February 2018 The DA is calling on both the Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, and the Gauteng Department of Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, to intervene with... 

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Drought and the employment relationship

Drought and the employment relationship

16th February 2018 The potential impact of the drought on the employment relationship should not be underestimated. It may affect the employee’s right to remuneration... 

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

14th February 2018 What is an environmental right?  An environmental right relates to the right we have to the environment. The environment has been an important... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

14th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

14th February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

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