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Pledge signed during #100MenMarch

By: African News Agency      10th July 2018 A strong number of men positively responded to government’s call for an end to gender-based violence and participated in the #100MenMarch which was... 

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Eskom and IPP deal to create more than 60 000 jobs

Eskom and IPP deal to create more than 60 000 jobs

By: African News Agency      10th July 2018 More than 60 000 jobs are expected to be created during the 27 new renewable energy plant projects being rolled out under the independent power... 

97% UN member States use Twitter – study

97% UN member States use Twitter – study

By: Thabi Madiba     10th July 2018 A new study has revealed that 97% of the 193 United Nations (UN) member States have a presence on Twitter, with the South African government’s... 

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Nelson Mandela 100

Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

Graca Machel urges S Africans to live the ‘Madiba way’

25th May 2018 Graca Machel has called on all South Africans to “live the Madiba way” and she thanked all those who served former Statesman Nelson Mandela.... 

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

A Poem – Nelson Mandela Centenary (1918 - 2018)

15th May 2018 Nelson Rolihlahla 'Madiba' Mandela walked amongst us not long ago. A man of action forged in the crucible of resistance. 

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To fix South Africa's dysfunctional state, ditch its colonial heritage

To fix South Africa's dysfunctional state, ditch its colonial heritage

3rd July 2018 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa recently made an astonishing statement: that the country’s governance is collapsing. It takes extraordinary... 

 Doing business in a way that benefits everyone

Doing business in a way that benefits everyone

3rd July 2018 The blind spot of capitalist business practice is the belief that business is all about profit, regardless of its effect on the environment or... 

What affects job retention and job creation: reservation wages or reservation what?

What affects job retention and job creation: reservation wages or reservation what?

2nd July 2018 Unemployment research typically inquires how to generate more jobs and how to keep workers working. Researchers often probe the reservation wage... 

The long and short of South African school commutes: a case study

The long and short of South African school commutes: a case study

2nd July 2018 Education enables social mobility. This is particularly true in a context of high inequality and high unemployment, such as South Africa. This is... 

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Life under the Taliban shadow government

Life under the Taliban shadow government

22nd June 2018 Based on first-hand interviews with more than 160 Taliban fighters and officials, as well as civilians, this paper examines how the Taliban govern... 

Ending human suffering in supermarket supply chains

Ending human suffering in supermarket supply chains

22nd June 2018 Inequality is rampant across the global economy, and the agro-food sector is no exception. At the top, big supermarkets and other corporate food... 

The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

The Fatal Consequences of Dangerously Substandard Medical Care in Immigration Detention

20th June 2018 On the morning that Jose Azurdia died, an officer at the Adelanto Detention Facility in California told a nurse Mr. Azurdia was ill and vomiting.... 

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

Guidelines for the management of snakebites, second edition

19th June 2018 Snakebites are well-known medical emergencies in many parts of the world, especially in rural areas. Agricultural workers and children are most... 

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Statements

DA: Minister must appoint independent inquiry to investigate claims about Competition Commission

DA: Minister must appoint independent inquiry to investigate claims about Competition Commission

12th July 2018 The DA has today written to the Minister of Economic Development, Ebrahim Patel, asking him to appoint an independent inquiry into the Competition... 

Outa: Outa uncovers corruption at services SETA

Outa: Outa uncovers corruption at services SETA

12th July 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has received information indicating gross wasteful and irregular expenditure at the Services Sector... 

SADTU: SADTU pledges solidarity with striking sister unions CWU and SACTWU

SADTU: SADTU pledges solidarity with striking sister unions CWU and SACTWU

12th July 2018 The South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU), as an affiliate of COSATU, pledges solidary with fellow sister Unions – the Communication... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU supports POPCRU national march

NEHAWU: NEHAWU supports POPCRU national march

12th July 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] supports the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) national march... 

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Press Offices

SA is not alone in grappling with labour broking and working hours

SA is not alone in grappling with labour broking and working hours

27th June 2018 Labour broking, working hours and minimum wages are hot potatoes in South Africa but the country is not alone in grappling with them. From Angola,... 

The rights of illegal workers and workers engaged in illegal activities in South Africa

The rights of illegal workers and workers engaged in illegal activities in South Africa

25th June 2018 In light of xenophobic violence which continues to be a problem in various regions in South Africa, the case of Discovery Health Limited and... 

Considering the ownership element of the Draft Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018

Considering the ownership element of the Draft Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry 2018

22nd June 2018 The long-awaited draft Broad-based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, 2018 was published on Friday, 15 June... 

Africa – a breeding ground for innovation

Africa – a breeding ground for innovation

22nd June 2018 African innovation is on the rise and the continent could play host to several new technology disruptions in the next few years. According to... 

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