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Research group helps align minimum wage Bill with existing legislation

By: Thabi Madiba     19th February 2018 The University of Cape Town’s Labour and Enterprise Policy Research Group (LEP) has engaged in a study that could help align the proposed National... 

Research group helps align minimum wage Bill with existing legislation
 Eskom inquiry evidence leader hailed in Sona debate

Eskom inquiry evidence leader hailed in Sona debate

By: African News Agency      19th February 2018 Democratic Alliance member of Parliament (MP) Natasha Mazzone on Monday used her opportunity to speak in the debate on the State of the Nation... 

 Mining communities celebrate as High Court orders their involvement

Mining communities celebrate as High Court orders their involvement

By: African News Agency      19th February 2018 There were celebrations at the High Court in Pretoria on Monday after a ruling compelled the South African government and the Chamber of Mines --... 

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Axing ANN7 in South Africa may send wrong signal for media freedom

Axing ANN7 in South Africa may send wrong signal for media freedom

7th February 2018 At first glance the announcement by video entertainment and pay-television company Multichoice that it will be dropping controversial news channel... 

 Two wrongs don't right Kenya's political crisis

Two wrongs don't right Kenya's political crisis

7th February 2018 When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially anointed as president for the second time last November, he swore an oath – the same one he... 

Does Nigeria have 23% of world’s malaria cases, as a major insecticide maker claimed?

Does Nigeria have 23% of world’s malaria cases, as a major insecticide maker claimed?

7th February 2018 In recent years, major insecticide brand Mortein is highly visible in anti-malaria campaigns in Nigeria. It often partners with state governments... 

Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

Zuma’s broken promise: Mpumalanga high court in SA not yet completed

6th February 2018 The State of the Nation addresses involves reflection on government’s achievements: how many households have been connected to electricity or how... 

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Capitec: A wolf in sheep’s clothing – Viceroy Report

Capitec: A wolf in sheep’s clothing – Viceroy Report

30th January 2018 Based on our research and due diligence, we believe that Capitec is a loan shark with massively understated defaults masquerading as a community... 

 Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.

Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.

30th January 2018 We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership... 

Informal is the new normal: improving the lives of workers at risk of being left behind

Informal is the new normal: improving the lives of workers at risk of being left behind

30th January 2018 The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has given a new urgency to efforts to confront deficits in employment. We take up the call... 

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... 

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ANC: ANC welcomes

ANC: ANC welcomes "tough but hopeful" budget focused on inclusive, job-creating growth

21st February 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the redistributive and people-centered budget tabled by the Minister of Finance, Comrade Malusi... 

SACP: SACP’s initial response to the 2018 national budget speech

SACP: SACP’s initial response to the 2018 national budget speech

21st February 2018 The SACP acknowledges that the budget announced today occurs within a very challenging situation, not least a nearly R50bn fiscal deficit, and a... 

BUSA: BUSA welcomes the incremental and cautious approach to the Budget leveraging off the capability and commitment of social partners

BUSA: BUSA welcomes the incremental and cautious approach to the Budget leveraging off the capability and commitment of social partners

21st February 2018 Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) welcomed the 2018 National Budget indicating that it is generally well balanced, notwithstanding the difficult... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU response to the budget speech

NEHAWU: NEHAWU response to the budget speech

21st February 2018 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] note the tabling of the 2018 Budget Speech today by Minister of Finance Mr.... 

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Press Offices

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... 

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

A new brand, a new website, a new name - One Fasken

19th January 2018 As complexity grows, no one can afford to do business as usual. Today, Fasken launches a new brand and website. We have shortened our brand name we... 

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