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DTI developing IP policy

By: Anine Kilian     27th October 2017 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is, in partnership with other Ministries that participate in the inter-Ministerial committee on... 

DTI developing IP policy
Exxaro spending R20bn on coal projects

Exxaro spending R20bn on coal projects

By: Martin Creamer     27th October 2017 One of South Africa’s largest and foremost black-empowered mining companies, Exxaro Resources, is implementing a five-year, R20-billion capital... 

OR Tambo would be deeply hurt today – Saftu

OR Tambo would be deeply hurt today – Saftu

By: Sane Dhlamini     27th October 2017 Struggle icon Oliver Reginald Tambo would surely have been deeply hurt and angry today if he could see the succession of corruption scandals and... 

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Universal health care is a tall order given southern Africa’s poor finances

Universal health care is a tall order given southern Africa’s poor finances

22nd October 2015 Creating universal health care – one of the targets under the newly ratified Sustainable Development Goals – will have different challenges for... 

Free education is a worthy goal, but South Africa isn't ready for it yet

Free education is a worthy goal, but South Africa isn't ready for it yet

22nd October 2015 Free education in South Africa is a goal worth pursuing, especially for students who are poor and want access to tertiary institutions and those... 

In South Africa, university is open to rich and poor – but what about the missing middle?

In South Africa, university is open to rich and poor – but what about the missing middle?

22nd October 2015 The beginning of the academic year in South Africa is the most stressful time for parents of children who come from poor, rural and working class... 

Only pressure on South Africa's elites can ease university fee stress

Only pressure on South Africa's elites can ease university fee stress 

22nd October 2015 There is a new student movement sweeping South Africa’s universities. Its enemies? Excessive fee increases and underpaid workers. The next step in... 

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'That Land Is My Family’s Wealth' – Addressing land dispossession after Côte d’Ivoire’s post-election conflict (October 2013)

16th October 2013 The 111-page Human Rights Watch report details the grave economic consequences of land dispossession and the resulting risk for inter-communal... 

South African Child Gauge 2013 (October 2013)

16th October 2013 Essential services for young children are foregrounded in this year’s issue of the South African Child Gauge. This annual review of South Africa’s... 

Russia and Angola: The rebirth of a strategic partnership? (October 2013)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      16th October 2013 Africa and Russia in general, and Angola and Russia in particular, have a long-standing friendship dating back to the days when the Union of Soviet... 

A Critical Assessment of the G-20 Food Security Agenda (October 2013)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      15th October 2013 As part of the Global Economic Governance project undertaken by the South African Institute of International Affairs in collaboration with the... 

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Statements

DIRCO: President Ramaphosa congratulates Abiy Ahmed on his election as head of the ruling coalition of Ethiopia

DIRCO: President Ramaphosa congratulates Abiy Ahmed on his election as head of the ruling coalition of Ethiopia

3rd April 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his warm congratulations to Mr Abiy Ahmed on being chosen to lead Ethiopia's Ethiopian People's... 

SA: Chamber of Mines shocked and saddened by violent deaths of six Modikwa mine employees

SA: Chamber of Mines shocked and saddened by violent deaths of six Modikwa mine employees

3rd April 2018 The Chamber of Mines is deeply shocked and saddened by the violent deaths of six Modikwa mine employees who were burnt to death when the bus they... 

SA: Premier Makhura pays Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela

SA: Premier Makhura pays Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela

3rd April 2018 Premier David Makhura joins millions of South Africans and the international community in mourning the passing on of Mama Nomzamo Winnie... 

ANC: South Africa mourns the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela

ANC: South Africa mourns the passing of Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela

2nd April 2018 Comrades and Friends, The Madikizela and Mandela families, 

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Press Offices

Whether reinstatement awards prescribe

22nd November 2013 Once an employee has proved that he or she was dismissed unfairly during arbitration proceedings then the arbitrator may make an order for... 

Case Law Update: Circuit Breakers Industries Ltd v Numsa OBO Hadebe & Others

21st November 2013 The Labour Court previously found, on more than one occasion, that an arbitration award that orders the payment of money prescribes after a period... 

Important legislative development: the Mine Health and Safety Bill

21st November 2013 The draft Mine Health and Safety Amendment Bill, 2013 (Bill) was published in Government Gazette no 37027 on 15 November 2013. Click here for a... 

Employment equity: the importance of regional demographics

21st November 2013 In terms of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 as amended (“EEA”) designated employers must implement an Employment Equity Plan (“EEP”) in order... 

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