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EFF lays complaint against Gordhan with Public Protector

By: African News Agency      9th November 2018 The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have asked the Public Protector to investigate Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan for misleading... 

EFF lays complaint against Gordhan with Public Protector
Gordhan says the fight-back by Zuma camp is real

Gordhan says the fight-back by Zuma camp is real

By: African News Agency      9th November 2018 Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has told the Zondo inquiry into State capture he believes that the push-back by the perpetrators of... 

Zondo to investigate source of witness statement leaks

Zondo to investigate source of witness statement leaks

By: African News Agency      9th November 2018 Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who is chairing the commission of inquiry into State capture, said on Thursday night that an investigation... 

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South Africa – A Violent Reality (Police Brutality, a Fees Must Fall Account with Omhle Ntshingila)

South Africa – A Violent Reality (Police Brutality, a Fees Must Fall Account with Omhle Ntshingila)

1st November 2018 Written by Nompendulo Mkatshwa & Omhle Ntshingila Of late I have been reflecting on the intensely violent state of affairs in our country and its... 

 A law isn't enough to stop domestic violence

A law isn't enough to stop domestic violence

1st November 2018 Twenty years after the Domestic Violence Act was passed, intimate partner violence remains a serious problem in South Africa. Victims of domestic... 

Buhari campaign gets its numbers wrong about ‘record’ Nigeria agricultural exports

Buhari campaign gets its numbers wrong about ‘record’ Nigeria agricultural exports

1st November 2018 One of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s key promises in his bid for re-election in 2019 is to create more jobs in agriculture. A top official... 

Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid

Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid

31st October 2018 Across many parts of Africa homosexuality is often referred to as “unAfrican” - a western imposition that will undermine a traditional African. It... 

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The Declaration of Alma-Ata at 40: Realizing the Promise of Primary Health Care and Avoiding the Pitfalls in Making Vision Reality

The Declaration of Alma-Ata at 40: Realizing the Promise of Primary Health Care and Avoiding the Pitfalls in Making Vision Reality

29th October 2018 At the Global Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) in Astana on October 25–26, 2018, world leaders will redouble their commitment to PHC as a... 

Fit for the Future: Envisioning New Approaches to Humanitarian Response

Fit for the Future: Envisioning New Approaches to Humanitarian Response

29th October 2018 The traditional humanitarian system faces a paradox. As the world contends with the highest levels of forced displacement and acute need in a... 

Broken Blue Line 3

Broken Blue Line 3

29th October 2018 This is the third report of the Broken Blue Line project – the previous two having been published by the IRR in 2011 and 2015. As with the two... 

The Imperative of Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to South  Africa

The Imperative of Attracting Foreign Direct Investment to South Africa

25th October 2018 The release of South Africa’s negative GDP growth data earlier this year and news of a technical recession was a shock. This requires an urgent... 

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Statements

SA: Presidency on media allegations of internal conflict within State Security Agency

SA: Presidency on media allegations of internal conflict within State Security Agency

12th November 2018 The Presidency has noted weekend media reports alleging internal conflict within the State Security Agency (SSA).   The SSA is tasked with... 

SADTU EC: SADTU Eastern Cape On Grade R Matters

SADTU EC: SADTU Eastern Cape On Grade R Matters

9th November 2018 SADTU Eastern Cape will wage an intensive struggle on behalf of Grade R teachers against the Department of Education in the province. The fight is... 

SOLIDARITY YOUTH: Yes4Youth a finalist in Google Impact Challenge despite racial exclusion

SOLIDARITY YOUTH: Yes4Youth a finalist in Google Impact Challenge despite racial exclusion

9th November 2018 Solidarity Youth today sent a letter to the organisers of the Google Impact Challenge, pointing out to them that the widely-discussed Yes4Youth... 

NEHAWU: Nehawu Currently On Strike At Services Seta

NEHAWU: Nehawu Currently On Strike At Services Seta

9th November 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is currently on strike at the Services SETA on matters of mutual interest. Our... 

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Press Offices

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

30th October 2018 South African hip-hop musician Refiloe Phoolo, aka Cassper Nyovest, caused a stir on social media last month about alleged trade mark infringement... 

Employees Have The Right To Prepare For Disciplinary Hearings

Employees Have The Right To Prepare For Disciplinary Hearings

30th October 2018 Employees facing disciplinary hearings are entitled to many rights including that of the proper opportunity to prepare for the hearing in advance.... 

Testing Differential Treatment, With Positive Results (For Employers)

Testing Differential Treatment, With Positive Results (For Employers)

29th October 2018 In the recent case of Impala Platinum Ltd v Jonase and Others (J698/15) [2018] ZALCJHB 276, the Labour Court (LC) dealt with an appeal against an... 

No R&D tax incentive for cryptocurrency developers in SA

No R&D tax incentive for cryptocurrency developers in SA

25th October 2018 South African innovators hoping to position the country as a hub for fintech innovation are bound to be disappointed by a seemingly small tax law... 

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