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Deadly Zim fuel protests: Dirco 'confident' Zim govt will 'resolve situation'

By: News24Wire      16th January 2019 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) is "confident that the measures being taken by the Zimbabwean government will... 

Deadly Zim fuel protests: Dirco 'confident' Zim govt will 'resolve situation'
All teachers should be required to have a police clearance certificate to register - DA

All teachers should be required to have a police clearance certificate to register - DA

By: News24Wire      16th January 2019 While the Democratic Alliance (DA) says it welcomes the decision by the South African Council for Educators (SACE) to make it a requirement for... 

Maimane: ANC maintains gap between economic insiders and outsiders

Maimane: ANC maintains gap between economic insiders and outsiders 

By: News24Wire      16th January 2019 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane believes there are two South Africas: One for the economic insiders and one for economic outsiders.... 

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The ANC: the story of a liberation movement that's lost its lustre

The ANC: the story of a liberation movement that's lost its lustre 

7th January 2019 South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) celebrates its 107th birthday this year against a backdrop of an election campaign it’s... 

Arbitrariness in mine safety law undermines the industry, and constitutionalism

Arbitrariness in mine safety law undermines the industry, and constitutionalism 

7th January 2019 In 2016, the Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate (MHSI) forced an AngloGold Ashanti mine to cease all operations after finding fault with one shaft... 

For Bantu Stephen Biko

For Bantu Stephen Biko

7th January 2019 Born: 18 December 1946 Murdered: 12 September 1977. You fanned the fires of black pride, 

May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

7th January 2019 In four months, there will be general elections for national and provincial legislatures. While the other main parties are in disarray, the ANC... 

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 Empowering Public-Private Collaboration in Infrastructure: National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) approach

Empowering Public-Private Collaboration in Infrastructure: National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) approach

3rd December 2018 The Forum’s National Infrastructure Acceleration (NIA) project, using a model developed and tested across its various national workstreams,... 

 Protecting the labour rights of young workers: Support an international standard on workplace violence and harassment

Protecting the labour rights of young workers: Support an international standard on workplace violence and harassment

3rd December 2018 Strengthening legal protections against gender based violence at work is particularly important for young workers, 77% of whom are in informal... 

Humanitarian action and foreign policy: balancing interests and values

Humanitarian action and foreign policy: balancing interests and values

28th November 2018 Humanitarian action by its nature often operates in politically charged situations, and there are often tensions between delivering assistance... 

As local as possible, as international as necessary: understanding capacity and complementarity in humanitarian action

As local as possible, as international as necessary: understanding capacity and complementarity in humanitarian action

28th November 2018 The Secretary-General’s call at the World Humanitarian Summit, that humanitarian action should be ‘as local as possible, as international as... 

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Statements

SADTU: SADTU Statement On The Robbery At Menzi Primary School

SADTU: SADTU Statement On The Robbery At Menzi Primary School

17th January 2019 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), the largest union of education workers in South Africa, strongly condemns the robbery at the... 

SACP: Janusz Waluś does not deserve parole for the murder of Chris Hani

SACP: Janusz Waluś does not deserve parole for the murder of Chris Hani

17th January 2019 The SACP has noted the decision announced on Wednesday, 16 January 2019, by Advocate Michael Masutha, Minister of Justice and Correctional... 

SAFTU: SAFTU supports call for Gwede Mantashe to stay away from Xolobeni

SAFTU: SAFTU supports call for Gwede Mantashe to stay away from Xolobeni

17th January 2019 The South African Federation of Trade Unions fully supports the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) which is fighting a long battle to prevent the... 

DA: #Bosasagata: President Ramaphosa must cancel all existing contracts with Bosasa, institute inquiry

DA: #Bosasagata: President Ramaphosa must cancel all existing contracts with Bosasa, institute inquiry

17th January 2019 Yesterday, at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi revealed under oath that Bosasa (now African... 

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Press Offices

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

Understanding the local cannabis industry – “weeding” out confusion

10th December 2018 Following the recent landmark decision of the South African Constitutional Court, in which the private and personal use of cannabis was... 

Don’t be faked this festive season

Don’t be faked this festive season

10th December 2018 The hunt for generous discounts and alluring deals is a lifelong pursuit only accentuated further over holidays like Christmas traditionally... 

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

Increased minimum wage for domestic workers

6th December 2018 The minimum wage for domestic workers was increased from 3 December 2018. This is as a result of an amendment to the sectoral determination which... 

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

Second-hand purchases: Are consumers protected by the CPA or not?

5th December 2018 Prior to the establishment of the Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008 (the Act) there was an unfavourable balance of power in respect of sale... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

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