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'Land expropriation without compensation' is S Africa's 'word' of the year

By: African News Agency      16th October 2018 The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) on Tuesday announced ''land expropriation without compensation'' as South Africa's Word of the Year.... 

'Land expropriation without compensation' is S Africa's 'word' of the year
WHO to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak as toll soars

WHO to meet on Congo's Ebola outbreak as toll soars

By: Reuters     16th October 2018 The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it would convene an emergency committee to decide whether Congo's Ebola outbreak is a public... 

CSIR seeks municipal partners for energy master plan pilot project

CSIR seeks municipal partners for energy master plan pilot project 

By: Terence Creamer     16th October 2018 The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) aims to partner with a metropolitan council and a district municipality to compile pilot... 

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South African law needs a zero tolerance approach to racist utterances

South African law needs a zero tolerance approach to racist utterances

4th October 2018 A “selfie” video rant has landed a South African man, Kessie Nair, in hot water. Nair faces six counts of crimen injuria and two of incitement to... 

Zimbabwe: troubled nation now faces tough foreign policy choices

Zimbabwe: troubled nation now faces tough foreign policy choices

4th October 2018 The toxic presidency of Mugabe may be over, but the new Zimbabwean government of Emmerson Mnangagwa must quickly make some hard foreign policy... 

Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria

Digging up the numbers on informal mining in Nigeria

4th October 2018 Millions of people in Nigeria survive on artisanal and small-scale mining, the country’s minister of mines and steel, Abubakar Bwari, reportedly... 

Why has manufacturing employment declined so rapidly?

Why has manufacturing employment declined so rapidly?

3rd October 2018 The manufacturing sector has performed poorly and employment has fallen sharply. Policy has tended to push manufacturing onto a more... 

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The gig economy: A challenge for the trade union movement

The gig economy: A challenge for the trade union movement

2nd October 2018 In this week’s article, Sofia Scasserra focuses on the challenges posed by the ecommerce sector or the gig economy on the labour movement.... 

 Global Value Chain Policy Series Regulatory Coherence

Global Value Chain Policy Series Regulatory Coherence

2nd October 2018 The global economy is characterized by international production networks, where firms operate through trade, foreign direct investment (FDI) and... 

The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in Africa – Trends, opportunities, and strategies

The potential of manufacturing and industrialization in Africa – Trends, opportunities, and strategies

1st October 2018 Among policymakers and scholars alike, a robust manufacturing sector is broadly understood as a fundamental path to economic growth and... 

IRR Full Submission NHI and MSA Bills

IRR Full Submission NHI and MSA Bills

1st October 2018 Pressing ahead with National Health Insurance (NHI) will steadily undermine South Africa’s excellent private healthcare system, and overburden the... 

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Statements

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

Eskom: Resignation of Eskom’s head of Generation, Mr Thava Govender

16th October 2018 Eskom’s Group Executive of Generation, Mr Thava Govender, has tendered his resignation, and would leave Eskom at the end of the month.   Mr... 

The dti To Lead Agro-processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

The dti To Lead Agro-processing Companies On Mission To Explore New Markets At Paris Trade Fair

16th October 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of 38 agro-processing companies on a mission to explore new markets at the... 

dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

dti: Natural Ingredients Sector Can Accelerate Inclusive Economic Growth

15th October 2018 The natural ingredients sector has a strong potential to accelerate inclusive economic growth in South Africa. This was said by the Chief Director... 

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

GCIS: Government Wishes All Learners Well For 2018 NSC Final Examinations

15th October 2018 Government joins President Cyril Ramaphosa in wishing all Grade 12 leaners well as they commence with their 2018 final examinations today. The 2018... 

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Press Offices

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

Instantly compare legislation at a specific ‘Point in Time’ 

25th September 2018 Viewing specific changes to legislation and keeping up to date with all the latest amendments can be a time-consuming and tedious process for legal... 

Rights of minority trade unions in the workplace

Rights of minority trade unions in the workplace

20th September 2018 On 23 August 2018 the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) delivered another seminal judgment regarding rights of minority trade unions in the... 

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

National Treasury Hopes To Clarify Anomalies Relating To Taxing REITs Soon

20th September 2018 The taxation of real estate investment trusts (REITs) was discussed at the recent National Treasury Workshop on the 2018 draft Taxation Laws... 

"Tell them that my Mother is Rejoicing when we Hit the Boer" - Struggling with Struggle Songs…

19th September 2018 Is it misconduct to make statements that are offensive to members of a particular race or ethnic background? If so, should an employer retain... 

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