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'Unfair treatment, corruption' top list of complaints by State employees – Public Service Commission

By: African News Agency      10th July 2018 The Public Service Commission (PSC) on Tuesday revealed that the majority of grievances it received from civil servants in the first quarter of... 

 'Unfair treatment, corruption' top list of complaints by State employees – Public Service Commission
 Eskom wage negotiations continue

Eskom wage negotiations continue

By: African News Agency      10th July 2018 Wage negotiations between power utility Eskom and unions resumed on Tuesday in Johannesburg. National Union of Mineworkers (Num) spokesperson... 

 Appeal court overturns Jiba, Mrwebi's striking off the roll

Appeal court overturns Jiba, Mrwebi's striking off the roll

By: African News Agency      10th July 2018 The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Tuesday overturned the striking off the roll of advocates of the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA's)... 

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 Amnesty just one step towards silencing the guns

Amnesty just one step towards silencing the guns

2nd October 2017 Last month the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) kicked off its amnesty period for the surrender of illegally owned arms. The... 

How land reform and rural development can help reduce poverty in South Africa

How land reform and rural development can help reduce poverty in South Africa

29th September 2017 South Africa will need to review its land reform policy, with an eye to boosting productive land use among the rural poor, if it is to push back... 

 Connecting Africa’s ships, ports and people

Connecting Africa’s ships, ports and people

29th September 2017 Today South Africa celebrates World Maritime Day, with the theme of ‘connecting ships, ports and people’. Maritime trade is Africa’s lifeblood, and... 

Stay woke

Stay woke

29th September 2017 For all the wrong reasons, Eskom’s profile has remained high despite the stabilisation in electricity supply over the past year and a bit. Most of... 

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Zombie energy: climate benefits of ending subsidies to fossil fuel production

Zombie energy: climate benefits of ending subsidies to fossil fuel production

15th February 2017 Ending subsidies to fossil fuel production is often a missing piece of comprehensive climate action plans. To implement the 2015 Paris Agreement... 

How does social protection build resilience?

How does social protection build resilience?

15th February 2017 The below three briefings assess evidence from Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia on how large-scale national social protection programmes contribute to... 

Basic Education Rights Handbook – Section27

Basic Education Rights Handbook – Section27

14th February 2017 Legal literacy is an essential tool of rights-based struggles. Legal literacy seeks to empower people and communities without any formal legal... 

Barriers to Secondary Education in Tanzania

Barriers to Secondary Education in Tanzania

14th February 2017 Like millions of adolescents in Tanzania, Imani, 20, from Mwanza, a region in northwestern Tanzania bordering Lake Victoria, wanted to study as... 

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Statements

DIRCO: South Africa sends condolences to Italy following deadly bridge collapse

DIRCO: South Africa sends condolences to Italy following deadly bridge collapse

15th August 2018 The Government of the Republc of South Africa has sent a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Italian Republic following... 

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes swift appointment of acting NPA head

SA: Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes swift appointment of acting NPA head

15th August 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services Chairperson, Dr Mathole Motshekga, is pleased with the announcement... 

SA: Scopa believes solving problems at SAA Technical will sort out many of SAA's ills

SA: Scopa believes solving problems at SAA Technical will sort out many of SAA's ills

15th August 2018 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) today met the management of South African Airways (SAA) Technical and SAA Chefs. At SAA... 

SA: Committee expresses satisfaction with Sassa's progress

SA: Committee expresses satisfaction with Sassa's progress

15th August 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Social Development today received a briefing from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on progress made on... 

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Press Offices

What You Should Know Before Monitoring Employees’ Emails

What You Should Know Before Monitoring Employees’ Emails

18th January 2017 In today’s world, it is virtually impossible to conduct business without using some form of electronic communication. Many employers provide... 

Does an employee in the public sector have the right to request reasons following an unsuccessful application for employment?

Does an employee in the public sector have the right to request reasons following an unsuccessful application for employment?

18th January 2017 Following two rounds of interviews which took place in September 2014 and February 2015, the Applicant in Gezani Isaac Masingi v Greater Giyani... 

Norton Rose Fulbright advises W&W Group on the acquisition of treefin AG

Norton Rose Fulbright advises W&W Group on the acquisition of treefin AG

17th January 2017 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised German financial services group Wüstenrot & Württembergische AG (W&W) on the acquisition of 75... 

The Prescription of Arbitration Awards

The Prescription of Arbitration Awards

16th January 2017 The issue of whether arbitration awards prescribe after the three-year lapse, has been considered in numerous conflicting judgments of the Labour... 

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