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Ajay Gupta: Mcebisi Jonas is painting 'a false picture' of me

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 Ajay Gupta, patriarch of the Gupta family who is at the centre of State capture allegations, has taken issue with former deputy minister of finance... 

Ajay Gupta: Mcebisi Jonas is painting 'a false picture' of me
Now is the time to rise – Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi to affiliates

Now is the time to rise – Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi to affiliates

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 The Congress of South African Trade Unions' (Cosatu's) newly elected president Zingiswa Losi has praised the trade union federation for electing... 

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

'We are going to fight back' - DA vows after losing bid to overturn Trollip ousting

By: News24Wire      21st September 2018 The Democratic Alliance's (DA's) Eastern Cape leader Nqaba Bhanga vows that the party will fight back after losing its bid to overturn the ousting... 

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Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

Number of qualified primary school teachers and grade 6 literacy in Nigeria higher than claimed

18th September 2018 Nigeria’s ailing education system is shown in the bad shape of its public schools, the head of an educational charity said recently. The Nation... 

Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

Building mutual solidarity in a time of callousness

17th September 2018 There is no doubt that the current ANC leadership faces great challenges. Having relieved the country of the burden of the Jacob Zuma presidency,... 

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

Does South Africa have a microplastics problem? Our research says yes

17th September 2018 The dangers of plastics, and more specifically microplastics, is increasingly grabbing the world’s attention. A growing body of research shows that... 

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix

Why nuclear energy should be part of Africa's energy mix 

17th September 2018 Africa has the least nuclear power of any continent in the world, with the exception of Australia where nuclear power is banned. All the largest... 

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 The Future of Jobs Report 2018

The Future of Jobs Report 2018

17th September 2018 The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model... 

 Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet

17th September 2018 There has been a lot of hype about blockchain technology – in particular, its potential to transform how humans transact, which could fundamentally... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

Global Value Chain Policy Series: Gender

17th September 2018 Global value chains (GVCs) are closely associated with the global sourcing of labour-intensive consumer goods from suppliers in developing... 

Financing the end of extreme poverty

Financing the end of extreme poverty

14th September 2018 In 2015, leaders of all countries committed to ‘eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere’ by 2030. In the past 25 years, the world has... 

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Statements

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs highlights progress on the implementation of Rhinoceros

DEA: Department of Environmental Affairs highlights progress on the implementation of Rhinoceros

21st September 2018 The Department of Environmental Affairs has reported back on the Integrated Strategic Management of Rhinoceros. The report back covers the period 1... 

SA: Parliamentary delegation commits to intervene on challenges facing SA medical students in Cuba

SA: Parliamentary delegation commits to intervene on challenges facing SA medical students in Cuba

21st September 2018 The multiparty parliamentary delegation, currently visiting Cuba, has unanimously agreed that an intervention Is required to address the concerns... 

DMR: Mining Charter to be gazetted next week

DMR: Mining Charter to be gazetted next week

21st September 2018 The Minister of Mineral Resources Mr Gwede Mantashe will gazette the final Mining Charter, 2018 during the course of next week.   This follows the... 

GCIS: Government commits to 30% ad spend to community media outlets

GCIS: Government commits to 30% ad spend to community media outlets

21st September 2018 The Minister of Communications, Ms. Nomvula Mokonyane, yesterday met with the Association of Community Television Stations of South Africa in... 

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Press Offices

Disciplinary action after resignation with immediate effect

Disciplinary action after resignation with immediate effect

13th September 2018 There has been uncertainty about an employer’s right to proceed with disciplinary action after an employee’s resignation ‘with immediate effect’. A... 

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

National Treasury Seeks To Empower Low-income Employees

12th September 2018 National Treasury's proposal in the draft 2018 Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (2018 draft TLAB) to remove the taxable benefit concerning low or... 

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings Ninth Edition

12th September 2018 Amler’s Precedents of Pleadings has been assisting busy litigators with the drafting and preparation of pleadings for nearly 60 years. Widely... 

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

Dismissing An Employee For Refusing To Obey Instructions

11th September 2018 Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to obey instructions? SUMMARY 

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