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First female Cosatu president promises to put workers first

By: African News Agency      19th September 2018 Despite her role in the ruling party, the newly nominated president of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) said her mandate lay... 

First female Cosatu president promises to put workers first
Incoming Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi
Togo announces referendum, legislative election dates

Togo announces referendum, legislative election dates

By: News24Wire      19th September 2018 Togo will hold legislative and local elections in December as well as a referendum on constitutional reform. "We will hold the local elections and... 

Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents

Kenyan president proposes tax hike on money transfer services – documents

By: Reuters     19th September 2018 Kenya's president has proposed hiking taxes on mobile money transfer services and other money transfer services, documents sent to parliament this... 

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‘We can’t do expensive’

‘We can’t do expensive’

14th September 2018 During a recent panel discussion on the ‘electricity utility of the future’ the Energy Intensive Users Group of Southern Africa’s Piet van Staden... 

Protecting schools as tools of social cohesion

Protecting schools as tools of social cohesion

14th September 2018 The sad reality is that the legacies of the Apartheid Regime remain deeply entrenched in the everyday lives of South Africans. From the era of our... 

The Value of Views…

The Value of Views…

13th September 2018 At the top of the mountain, on the one side of the N2 passing through Knysna, you have the townships of Knysna overlooking the town with a perfect... 

 Is MTN being shaken down by Buhari’s government?

Is MTN being shaken down by Buhari’s government?

13th September 2018 There’s something suspicious about the two large and unexpected charges Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has just imposed on the... 

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The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018

12th September 2018 Jointly produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, UNICEF, the World Food Programme... 

Learning to make a difference: Christian Aid Ireland’s adaptive programme management in governance, gender, peace building and human rights

Learning to make a difference: Christian Aid Ireland’s adaptive programme management in governance, gender, peace building and human rights

12th September 2018 Tackling the problems of poverty, vulnerability and exclusion that persist in parts of the world that continue to be affected by violence or... 

Darfuri migration from Sudan to Europe: from displacement to despair

Darfuri migration from Sudan to Europe: from displacement to despair

12th September 2018 Significant numbers of Sudanese, many from Darfur, have made the journey from Sudan to Europe in search of safety and a better life. While there... 

 One year on: time to put women and girls at heart of the Rohingya response

One year on: time to put women and girls at heart of the Rohingya response

11th September 2018 Beginning on 25 August 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh seeking safety and lifesaving assistance. While safe... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU’s response to appeal for its unions to go back to COSATU

SAFTU: SAFTU’s response to appeal for its unions to go back to COSATU

20th September 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions has noted COSATU’s suggestion that SAFTU unions must rejoin or join COSATU.   Firstly SAFTU, in line... 

DWS: IVRS declines as the temperatures hit up

DWS: IVRS declines as the temperatures hit up

20th September 2018 The increasing temperatures have had adverse impact on Gauteng dam levels as most of them continue to decrease week-on-week, affecting the... 

SOLIDARITY: No agreement reached at the CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol 

SOLIDARITY: No agreement reached at the CCMA between Solidarity and Sasol 

19th September 2018 No agreement could be reached between Solidarity and Sasol at the CCMA today. According to Solidarity Chief Executive Dr Dirk Hermann, the... 

AfriForum: Cooperation between AfriForum and SAPS leads to successful arrest

AfriForum: Cooperation between AfriForum and SAPS leads to successful arrest

19th September 2018 AfriForum’s Bellville neighbourhood watch on 17 September assisted the SAPS to bring a suspected burglar to book.   The suspected burglar was seen... 

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Press Offices

Understanding employment obligations and the law – immigrants in South Africa

Understanding employment obligations and the law – immigrants in South Africa

7th September 2018 Many people throughout Africa, look at South Africa is a place which offers socio-economic opportunities; and as a result, it has become home to... 

Paid Paternity Leave: Finally A Reality In South Africa?

Paid Paternity Leave: Finally A Reality In South Africa?

6th September 2018 Fathers living in South Africa have been looking with envy at their Scandinavian counterparts who have for many years been granted paid paternity... 

Governance In State-owned Enterprises – How They Are Held Accountable

Governance In State-owned Enterprises – How They Are Held Accountable

6th September 2018 South African State-Owned Enterprises (referred to as “SOEs” hereinafter) have been plagued with financial mismanagement and ineffective corporate... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – August 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation And Parliamentary Update – August 2018

6th September 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) NATIONAL WATER ACT 36 OF 1998 

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Facilitators of State capture in SA

Beaten But Not Broken – Vanessa Govender

Attacks on “foreign nationals” and callous indifference

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