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Corruption Watch application against Sassa back in court

By: African News Agency      22nd February 2018 An application by civil organisation Corruption Watch (CW) asking the court to set aside South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) decision to... 

 Corruption Watch application against Sassa back in court
Mugabe sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report

Mugabe sends condolence message to Tsvangirai's family – report

By: News24Wire      22nd February 2018 Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe has reportedly "finally broken his silence" and sent a last minute condolence message to his late rival,... 

Froneman calls for collective action towards zero harm in fatality-plagued mining business

Froneman calls for collective action towards zero harm in fatality-plagued mining business

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 6 hours ago A strong call to action was made by Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman on Thursday for a common purpose towards zero harm in South Africa's... 

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Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

21st February 2018 At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

20th February 2018 The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there’s a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint... 

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... 

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A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

A People’s State of the Nation Assessment 2018

20th February 2018 All too often the emphasis in portrayals of South African politics and society is placed on public representatives and party officials, but what do... 

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... 

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Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes NHI boost in budget speech

Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes NHI boost in budget speech

Updated 7 hours ago Hospersa has welcomed the allocation of additional funds towards the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI).  However, the Union has... 

DSD: Minister Bathabile Dlamini receives confirmation from Zimbabwe to repatriate children

DSD: Minister Bathabile Dlamini receives confirmation from Zimbabwe to repatriate children

Updated 7 hours ago The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, has received confirmation from the Zimbabwean Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of... 

DA: James Masango on 2018 SOPA: Mafia administration will be hidden under veil of ‘unity’

DA: James Masango on 2018 SOPA: Mafia administration will be hidden under veil of ‘unity’

Updated 7 hours ago With the likelihood of Mpumalanga Premier, David Mabuza, delivering his final State of the Province Address (SOPA) tomorrow, we can expect him to... 

SA: Minister Davies to launch 20th anniversary campaign of workplace challenge programme

SA: Minister Davies to launch 20th anniversary campaign of workplace challenge programme

Updated 7 hours ago The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, will launch a campaign to commemorate twenty years of successful productivity improvement by the... 

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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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