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SA employment down 0.2 pct in Q3 – statistics agency

By: African News Agency      11th December 2018 Employment in South Africa's formal non-agricultural sector fell by 0.2 percent or 16 000 jobs to 9.733-million in the third quarter compared with... 

 SA employment down 0.2 pct in Q3 – statistics agency
ANCYL branches join calls for Mabe to go

ANCYL branches join calls for Mabe to go

By: News24Wire      11th December 2018 African National Congress (ANC) Youth League branches from Alexandra, Midrand, Klipfontein and Modderfontein have joined calls for ANC national... 

Vibrant democracies need strong local governments – Zweli Mkhize

Vibrant democracies need strong local governments – Zweli Mkhize

By: African News Agency      11th December 2018 Vibrant democracies need strong and stable local government systems, South Africa's cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister (Cogta)... 

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 Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

Can East Africa sustain its promising anti-corruption efforts?

3rd December 2018 The arrest and prosecution of Kenya’s second highest judge is the latest in a crackdown on high profile cases in the country’s tough... 

Is South Africa’s Mpumalanga province the ‘world’s largest air pollution hotspot’?

Is South Africa’s Mpumalanga province the ‘world’s largest air pollution hotspot’?

3rd December 2018 South Africa’s coal-rich Mpumalanga province is the “world’s largest air pollution hotspot”, an international environmental group recently... 

South African taxpayers can't keep bailing out broken airline

South African taxpayers can't keep bailing out broken airline

30th November 2018 R21-billion: that’s how much South Africa’s beleaguered national carrier, South African Airways (SAA), says it needs to keep running. SAA has... 

 The perplexities of human trafficking in South Africa

The perplexities of human trafficking in South Africa

30th November 2018 The extent of South Africa’s human trafficking problem – also known as trafficking in persons – remains an ‘elusive statistical nightmare’.... 

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Brown to green: the G20 transition towards a low-carbon economy

Brown to green: the G20 transition towards a low-carbon economy

15th November 2018 To stay within the Paris Agreement temperature limit, G20 emissions need to be drastically reduced. A peak needs to be reached by around 2020 and... 

International Debt Statistics

International Debt Statistics

15th November 2018 Focuses on financial flows, trends in external debt, and other major financial indicators for low- and middle-income countries. Includes over 200... 

Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

Barriers to Girls’ Education in Pakistan

15th November 2018 Pakistan was described as “among the world’s worst performing countries in education,” at the 2015 Oslo Summit on Education and Development. The... 

 Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

Examining the crude details – Government audits of oil and gas project costs to maximize revenue collection

14th November 2018 The petroleum sector offers governments huge potential revenues that could be invested in poverty alleviation and inequality reduction, but those... 

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Statements

SAHRC: The South African Human Rights Commission confirms that it has received complaints against Mr Andile Mngxitama

SAHRC: The South African Human Rights Commission confirms that it has received complaints against Mr Andile Mngxitama

12th December 2018 The South African Human Rights Commission has received a number of complaints relating to the utterances that were allegedly made by Mr Andile... 

Eskom: Load shedding is a means to protect the national electricity system

Eskom: Load shedding is a means to protect the national electricity system

11th December 2018 The story in the media and on social platforms regarding allegations that load shedding is a diversion, is itself a diversion and far from the... 

ANC National Spokesperson Taking Leave – Pule Mabe

ANC National Spokesperson Taking Leave – Pule Mabe

11th December 2018 Today I wrote to the Secretary General of the ANC, cde Ace Magashule, requesting that I be allowed to take leave until such time that the internal... 

AfriForum welcomes Constitutional Court judgment that Zuma acted unlawfully by taking part in suspending SADC tribunal

AfriForum welcomes Constitutional Court judgment that Zuma acted unlawfully by taking part in suspending SADC tribunal

11th December 2018 The Constitutional Court today found in favour of a group of Zimbabwean farmers assisted by AfriForum, that former President Jacob Zuma was acting... 

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Press Offices

Employer’s Threat Of Criminal And Civil Proceedings Against An Employee

Employer’s Threat Of Criminal And Civil Proceedings Against An Employee

15th November 2018 Can an employer’s threat of criminal and civil proceedings against an employee arising out of the employee’s misconduct constitute conduct which... 

South African medical breakthroughs need to be celebrated

South African medical breakthroughs need to be celebrated

14th November 2018 At yesterday evening’s Café Scientifique, hosted by the Research Contracts and Innovation Department at the University of Cape Town and supported... 

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

Taking the Pressure Out of Depression

13th November 2018 The Labour Court (LC), in Ockert Jansen v Legal Aid South Africa (2018) 39 ILJ 2024 (LC), recently considered whether the dismissal of an employee... 

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

Werksmans Launches 'Dawn Raid In A Box'

13th November 2018 A dawn raid by the competition authorities can be carried out on any business, big or small, and companies must be mindful of the possibility of a... 

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