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Cosatu to protest against planned job cuts at Impala Platinum 

By: African News Agency      7th August 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions in North West province says it will protest against planned job cuts at Impala Platinum in Rustenburg.... 

 Cosatu to protest against planned job cuts at Impala Platinum
DA to inspect Beitbridge border post

DA to inspect Beitbridge border post

By: African News Agency      7th August 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it would conduct an oversight visit to the Beitbridge border post with Zimbabwe to investigate... 

DA supports march against Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa

DA supports march against Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa

By: African News Agency      7th August 2018 The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Tuesday said it would support a march by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) calling for Qedani... 

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Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

17th July 2018 Former US President Barack Obama’s Nelson Mandela Annual lecture in honour of the centennial commemoration of Mandela’s birth is slated to be his... 

Blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business

Blame politicians, not Mandela, for South Africa's unfinished business

17th July 2018 July 2018 marks Nelson Mandela’s centenary year. Why is he still so revered across the world? The answer simply is that he is widely regarded as... 

 Cost of counter-terrorism for civilians in Lake Chad countries

Cost of counter-terrorism for civilians in Lake Chad countries

17th July 2018 The ongoing terror threat in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon has led the governments of the Lake Chad region to enact numerous security... 

Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

Finding ways to keep communities alive after mine closures

16th July 2018 South Africa’s economy was built on the mining industry. But the sector has been in decline for decades. Mining contributed R312-billion, or 6.8%,... 

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The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

20th June 2018 On the morning that Jose Azurdia died, an officer at the Adelanto Detention Facility in California told a nurse Mr. Azurdia was ill and vomiting.... 

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

19th June 2018 Snakebites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are most... 

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

Why is there so little economic development in South Africa’s townships?

18th June 2018 There’s no shortage of economic activity happening in township streets, backyards and houses: there are spaza shops on every corner, metal... 

Women and Finance

Women and Finance

18th June 2018 Approximately eighty women gathered at the "Women and Finance" Seminar which was hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), in... 

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Statements

SA: Scopa begins oversight at SAA with visit to SA Technical

SA: Scopa begins oversight at SAA with visit to SA Technical

14th August 2018 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) spent today at SA Technical, visiting the supply-chain-management, finance and human resources... 

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - Eskom has not implemented rotational loadshedding today and the prognosis remains low for tomorrow morning

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - Eskom has not implemented rotational loadshedding today and the prognosis remains low for tomorrow morning

14th August 2018 Eskom has not implemented rotational loadshedding today. There is a low probability of rotational loadshedding tomorrow during the day but the risk... 

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

14th August 2018 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... 

DA: Ramaphosa choice of Acting NDPP does not bode well for restoring the independence of the NPA

DA: Ramaphosa choice of Acting NDPP does not bode well for restoring the independence of the NPA

14th August 2018 The DA has taken note of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s appointment of Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Dr. Silas Ramaite, to the position of... 

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Press Offices

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

PAIPO – Concerns from a brand holder’s perspective

29th June 2018 Since the start of cross-border trade, various treaties have been entered into to provide protection of a brand holder which is similar to that of... 

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

Business Takeovers – Are They Coming Or Going?

28th June 2018 Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) forces the new employer who takes over the business (or part thereof) of another employer as a going... 

Webber Wentzel considered one of Universum's Most Attractive Employers 2018

Webber Wentzel considered one of Universum's Most Attractive Employers 2018

28th June 2018 Global research and advisory firm, Universum, published its Most Attractive Employers rankings for 2018, listing the companies that South African... 

GDPR applicability to South African businesses – not just for the EU after all!

GDPR applicability to South African businesses – not just for the EU after all!

28th June 2018 Businesses operating in South Africa are currently facing the imminent implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013... 

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Land question

On whom do we rely for our democratic future?

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