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ANC wants budget speech to go ahead as planned next Wednesday

By: Reuters     14th February 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) said on Wednesday it wanted the reading of the budget to go ahead as scheduled next Wednesday despite the... 

ANC wants budget speech to go ahead as planned next Wednesday
Ajay Gupta, Free State government official arrested – Saftu

Ajay Gupta, Free State government official arrested – Saftu

By: African News Agency      14th February 2018 Ajay Gupta is one of the three people arrested by the Directorate on Priority Crimes Investigation (Hawks) during multiple raids on Wednesday,... 

ANC can't wait for Zuma to resign, will remove him through Parliament

ANC can't wait for Zuma to resign, will remove him through Parliament

By: African News Agency      14th February 2018 South Africa's ruling party has announced deadlines and timelines in its bid to oust of Jacob Zuma, the country's head of state. A letter of recall... 

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 A wind of change blows through Southern Africa

A wind of change blows through Southern Africa

2nd February 2018 It was an eventful 2017 for the Southern African region. The end of an era, it seemed, as political dinosaurs shuffled off the stage. In September,... 

It’s déjà vu all over again

It’s déjà vu all over again

2nd February 2018 For those of us in the media, Eskom is the gift that keeps on giving. For ten years, hardly a week has gone by without the embattled power utility... 

Five facts that prove South Africa's nuclear power plan should die

Five facts that prove South Africa's nuclear power plan should die

1st February 2018 Under the presidency of Jacob Zuma, South Africa has been trying to implement a massive new nuclear programme. The initiative stood against a... 

 A new dawn for African migrants

A new dawn for African migrants  

1st February 2018 It has taken over 25 years, but the African Union (AU) has at last endorsed the idea of free movement of people in Africa. On 29 January, the AU... 

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Locked Up Without Evidence – Abuses under Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act

Locked Up Without Evidence – Abuses under Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act

29th January 2018 In October 2015, following elections in August, the Sri Lankan government under President Maithripala Sirisena agreed to a consensus resolution at... 

South Africa's Electricity Choice

South Africa's Electricity Choice

26th January 2018 The South African government’s obsession over the past decade with nuclear power may finally come to an end with a new president and administration... 

 Meat: the Future Time for a Protein Portfolio to Meet Tomorrow’s Demand

Meat: the Future Time for a Protein Portfolio to Meet Tomorrow’s Demand

26th January 2018 The provision of universally accessible, affordable, safe and sustainable protein in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (“21st-century... 

Gender and youth livelihoods programming in Africa: building knowledge to improve practice

Gender and youth livelihoods programming in Africa: building knowledge to improve practice

26th January 2018 Gender plays an important role in shaping young people’s transitions into work. In order to be effective, interventions aimed at supporting young... 

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Statements

SASFU: The South African Security Forces Union letter of congratulations to President Cyril Ramaphosa

SASFU: The South African Security Forces Union letter of congratulations to President Cyril Ramaphosa

15th February 2018 The South African Security Forces Union (SASFU) congratulates Cde Cyril Ramaphosa on his newly elected position as the President of the Republic of... 

FEDUSA: FEDUSA asks Mkhize to intervene in University impasse

FEDUSA: FEDUSA asks Mkhize to intervene in University impasse

15th February 2018 The Federations of Unions of South Africa (FEDUSA) has written an urgent letter to Higher Education and Training Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize asking... 

Nafcoc: Nafcoc on President Zuma resignation

Nafcoc: Nafcoc on President Zuma resignation

15th February 2018 The resignation of President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma yesterday night was momentous occasion for the country. His decision to step down has come... 

Brand SA: Brand South Africa confident of the country’s transition

Brand SA: Brand South Africa confident of the country’s transition

15th February 2018 Brand South Africa welcomes the political certainty following the resignation of President Jacob Zuma yesterday, 14th February 2018. This once... 

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Press Offices

Gazettal of Metals and Engineering Industries Main Agreement Mettles Along

Gazettal of Metals and Engineering Industries Main Agreement Mettles Along

23rd January 2018 which comprised over 20 formal, informal and bilateral meetings, commencing on 7 June 2017 and ending when all the trade unions signed the... 

Get to grips with the law on Strikes

Get to grips with the law on Strikes

22nd January 2018 Strike action is an area of labour law where the stakes are high. The Labour Relations Amendment Bill, 2017 published on 17 November 2017,... 

South Africa's new International Arbitration Act commenced in December 2017

South Africa's new International Arbitration Act commenced in December 2017

22nd January 2018 The South African International Arbitration Act No. 15 of 2017 sailed through the National Council of Provinces in November last year and was... 

Businesses should prepare now for the requirements of the pending Carbon Tax Bill

Businesses should prepare now for the requirements of the pending Carbon Tax Bill

22nd January 2018 The South African National Treasury published the Second Draft Carbon Tax Bill for public comment on 14 December 2017. Since South Africa endorsed... 

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