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Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim – lawyer 

By: News24Wire      23rd April 2018 Disappointment and disbelief were etched into the faces of Rosina and Maloti Komape, the parents of Michael Komape, after the Limpopo High Court in... 

Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim – lawyer
 Section 27 has mixed feelings about court ruling on Michael Komape

Section 27 has mixed feelings about court ruling on Michael Komape

By: African News Agency      23rd April 2018 Advocacy group Section 27, on Monday slammed the court judgment dismissing the claim of about R2-million by Michael Komape's family for emotional... 

Bursary ‘deal breaker’ removed as precondition for gaining YES empowerment credit

Bursary ‘deal breaker’ removed as precondition for gaining YES empowerment credit

By: Terence Creamer     23rd April 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has agreed to remove an onerous bursary target previously set as a precondition for any firm seeking to... 

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 Fighting Somali piracy: don’t get the next steps wrong

Fighting Somali piracy: don’t get the next steps wrong

27th March 2017 On 13 March, the Aris 13 was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, leading analysts to ask whether the incident heralded a fresh wave of Somali... 

Suttner's View: Are human rights honoured in South Africa today?

Suttner's View: Are human rights honoured in South Africa today?

24th March 2017 In this episode of Suttner's View Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sashnee Moodley about whether human rights are honoured in South... 

The State of SA democracy

The State of SA democracy

24th March 2017 Professor Raymond Suttner speaks to Polity's Sashnee Moodley about the state of South Africa's democracy. Click here to read the column. 

The ANC isn't ready to radically transform the South African economy

The ANC isn't ready to radically transform the South African economy

24th March 2017 There’s nothing radical about trying to fix what doesn’t work by making it work better, which is why the economic transformation discussion... 

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Closed Doors (April 2016)

Closed Doors (April 2016)

1st April 2016 Gang violence has plagued Central America’s “Northern Triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras for more than a decade. Children... 

Paying the Price (April 2016)

Paying the Price (April 2016)

1st April 2016 In 2011, the United States, in concert with countries around the world, announced the “beginning of the end of AIDS.” Defeating AIDS would be a... 

Africa from the Inside: Spotlight on Africa’s Growth Model (March 2016)

Africa from the Inside: Spotlight on Africa’s Growth Model (March 2016)

31st March 2016 This report discusses the global economy in 2016 and the consequences for Africa. What a start it was to 2016. Stock market volatility in China,... 

The four biggest challenges facing mining in 2016/2017

The four biggest challenges facing mining in 2016/2017

30th March 2016 The four biggest challenges facing mining in 2016/2017 Market oversupply as big companies continue to produce to drive out competitors Efficiency... 

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Statements

Saftu: SAFTU statement on the ongoing strike at WSU

Saftu: SAFTU statement on the ongoing strike at WSU

25th June 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions calls for the resolution of the dispute of Walter Sisulu University staff, who have been on strike... 

LIMUSA: LIMUSA rejects the ridiculous wage offer and condemns the anti-workers behaviour by Denel Land Systems Management

LIMUSA: LIMUSA rejects the ridiculous wage offer and condemns the anti-workers behaviour by Denel Land Systems Management

25th June 2018 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (LIMUSA) is angered by the anti-working-class behaviour of Denel Land Systems Management and their... 

DA: DA looking forward to hearing South Africans’ voices as public hearings of the Constitutional Review Committee kick off

DA: DA looking forward to hearing South Africans’ voices as public hearings of the Constitutional Review Committee kick off

25th June 2018 Tomorrow, 26 June 2018, the important work of the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC), tasked with the review of Section 25 of the Constitution –... 

SA: Statement by Minister of Communication on Broadcasting Policy Review and Digital Migration

SA: Statement by Minister of Communication on Broadcasting Policy Review and Digital Migration

25th June 2018 During the Budget Vote of the Department of Communication in May 2018, we committed to return to the public regarding plans on the various... 

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Press Offices

Redundancy pools hold hot water for employers

Redundancy pools hold hot water for employers

9th March 2016 Too many employers are still unskilled in dealing both effectively and legally with poor performance and misconduct. Such employers look for other... 

Are volunteers protected?

Are volunteers protected?

8th March 2016 The assumption is often made that people who do volunteer work are not employees. They are appointed informally and their services are terminated... 

Failure to join a new employer timeously may leave employees sitting with worthless favourable orders

Failure to join a new employer timeously may leave employees sitting with worthless favourable orders

8th March 2016 Section 197 of the Labour Relations Act, No 66 of 1995 (LRA) provides that if a transfer of business takes place, all the rights and obligations... 

SARS looks to clear up misconceptions relating to tax exemption for foreign employment income

SARS looks to clear up misconceptions relating to tax exemption for foreign employment income

7th March 2016 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Draft Interpretation Note 16 (Issue 2) (Draft IN) for public comment recently. When compared to the... 

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