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The 'mega trends' that will impact the world by 2020

By: Jean McKenzie     25th August 2011 Market research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has analysed 40 ‘mega trends’ that it believes will affect how the world functions in 2020,... 

HIV rate outpacing prevention – Motlanthe 

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 The rate of new HIV infections continues to outpace prevention efforts, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Thursday. 

Transnet rail split would be ‘disastrous’ and is ‘not on the cards’ 

By: Terence Creamer     25th August 2011 The CEO of State-owned freight logistics group Transnet Brian Molefe said on Thursday that it would be “disastrous” to split the group’s rail unit... 

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DA launches youth wage subsidy campaign

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 If the National Treasury had implemented the youth wage policy subsidy on April 1, 2010 it would have already benefited almost 200 000 young people... 

Solar geyser programme roll-out to be accelerated 

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 Cabinet on Wednesday approved the implementation of "key tasks" to speed up the solar water geyser (SWG) roll-out programme, government... 

No labour law easing on the cards – Cabinet 

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 Cabinet has moved to quash speculation that South Africa's rigid labour legislation might be eased in the interests of job creation following... 

Call for a new global currency to replace dollar

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 Steps should be taken to create an international currency to replace the dollar as the world's sole reserve currency, developmental economist,... 

Jobs being created, but not fast enough – Patel 

By: Sapa     25th August 2011 Jobs were not being created fast enough to absorb the rising labour force, Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has said. 

Municipal workers, Salga still discussing pay rise demand

By: Sapa     24th August 2011 Representatives of striking municipal workers had a second round of salary increase negotiations planned with employers on Wednesday, Samwu... 

Give power back to the branch – Mantashe

By: Sapa     24th August 2011 African National Congress (ANC) branches must be allowed to think for themselves and leadership choices must not be dictated by a "well-resourced,... 

Renewables bid represents ‘substantive progress’, but raises compliance burden 

By: Terence Creamer     23rd August 2011 The South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea), which initially voiced strong objections to the abandonment of renewable energy feed-in tariffs... 

Samwu set to meet employer

By: SA News     23rd August 2011 The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) and South African Local Government Association (Salga) are expected to meet this afternoon for... 

ANC to meet Youth League – Mantashe 

By: Sapa     23rd August 2011 The African National Congress (ANC) will meet its youth league over charges against African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius... 

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