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Government faces strike action over protracted wage talks

By: News24Wire      15th May 2018 The Public Servants Association (PSA) will start balloting its members in favour of a strike as the union grows increasingly frustrated with... 

Government faces strike action over protracted wage talks
Motorists in for another massive petrol price spike

Motorists in for another massive petrol price spike

By: News24Wire      15th May 2018 Motorists can expect another massive fuel price hike at the beginning of June, the Automobile Association warned on Tuesday. Commenting on... 

Makhura should be in jail, says EFF

Makhura should be in jail, says EFF

By: African News Agency      15th May 2018 Gauteng Premier David Makhura should have been sentenced to prison over the Life Esidimeni tragedy, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) provincial... 

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For 15 years South Africans in North West have been getting angrier. Here's why

For 15 years South Africans in North West have been getting angrier. Here's why

7th May 2018 Recent violent protests in Mahikeng in South Africa’s North West province have prompted widespread commentary about what’s behind them, as well as... 

A three-pronged new deal could help South Africa's economic woes

A three-pronged new deal could help South Africa's economic woes

7th May 2018 South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has impressed many since taking over the country’s reigns earlier this year. But unless the citizens... 

Democratic project in trouble. How does it get remedied?

Democratic project in trouble. How does it get remedied?

7th May 2018 It is well known that Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as ANC president in December was by a small number of votes and that he was elected alongside... 

South Africa must look to history to level the playing field for school kids

South Africa must look to history to level the playing field for school kids

4th May 2018 South Africa’s history of segregation has left its footprints in many places. Take the case of semi-rural Franschoek in the country’s Western Cape... 

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The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

23rd April 2018 The report was released to coincide with the #Right2SayNo court case by Amadiba Crisis Committee against the Department of Mineral Resources, which... 

 Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

23rd April 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important technologies of this era. Once considered a remote possibility reserved for science... 

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

23rd April 2018 Ghana has been widely acknowledged as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘rising stars’ during the era of the Millennium Development Goals, and has made... 

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

20th April 2018 Rima and Ahmed are not alone. Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the... 

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DA: DA calls on government to maintain and service our museums

DA: DA calls on government to maintain and service our museums

17th May 2018 Ahead of International Museum Day tomorrow, The DA calls on the Departments of Sport, Arts and Culture and Public Works to prioritise the servicing... 

DA: SAA saved from the brink of liquidation by a ‘commitment letter’

DA: SAA saved from the brink of liquidation by a ‘commitment letter’

17th May 2018 The National Treasury Director General (DG), Dondo Mogajane, stated emphatically in parliament that the funding for SAA would not come from... 

SACP: Uninformed attack on the SACP by Mr Onkgopotse JJ Tabane – Our comments

SACP: Uninformed attack on the SACP by Mr Onkgopotse JJ Tabane – Our comments

17th May 2018 Mr Okgopotse JJ Tabane’s alleged “SACP has lost its former spark” carried by The Star (14 May 2018) refers. If Tabane was a ratings agency, we... 

SA: National Treasury must strengthen intervention mechanism

SA: National Treasury must strengthen intervention mechanism

17th May 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation has urged the National Treasury to strengthen its intervention measures in departments facing... 

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Press Offices

The jewel of the Orient – copyright registration in China

The jewel of the Orient – copyright registration in China

25th April 2018 Let’s face it, when one thinks about China, respect and protection of intellectual property rights is not the first thing that springs to mind.... 

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate"

24th April 2018 Recent statements by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority or SAHPRA, the successor to the Medicines Control Council, that it... 

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

24th April 2018 Section 8E of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the Act) applies to inter alia deem a share to be a hybrid equity instrument if certain requirements are... 

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

23rd April 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) will be urging all its members and supporting workers to be part of the National Stay-away and... 

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