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Covid-19 corruption: ANC NEC embarrassed by allegations, says public outrage is justified  

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago The African National Congress's national executive committee, after spending the weekend discussing corruption, among other issues, once again... 

 Covid-19 corruption: ANC NEC embarrassed by allegations, says public outrage is justified
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule
Lockdown: It could take 3 years to catch up on work cut from 2020 curriculum - Angie Motshekga

Lockdown: It could take 3 years to catch up on work cut from 2020 curriculum - Angie Motshekga  

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago The basic education department anticipates that it will take about three years to catch up on parts of the curriculum that won't be covered this... 

Court tells govt to respond to Fita's bid for appeal on tobacco ban by Friday

Court tells govt to respond to Fita's bid for appeal on tobacco ban by Friday 

By: African News Agency      Updated 3 hours ago The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday directed the government to file its response to the application by the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco... 

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South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from Covid-19 fallout

South Africa needs better food price controls to shield poor people from Covid-19 fallout

Updated 3 hours ago Covid-19 has wrought havoc on poor households in countries across the world. In South Africa, more and more people are facing hunger resulting from... 

 Movement should be safe for migrants; not profitable for smugglers

Movement should be safe for migrants; not profitable for smugglers

Updated 3 hours ago As legal avenues for migration have shrunk due to Covid-19 related restrictions, movement has increasingly been facilitated by smugglers.... 

A bridge too far for business if state does not know how to build or order it

A bridge too far for business if state does not know how to build or order it

4th August 2020 B4SA’s mammoth post-Covid plan can unify the sector, but some of the country’s most critical challenges are underplayed or simply lost. Almost as... 

Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies

Why the African free trade area could be the game-changer for the continent's economies

3rd August 2020 Most economists see structural transformation as one of the main routes to Africa’s sustainable development. What it means is changing the share of... 

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A small matter of synchronised elections?

A small matter of synchronised elections?

3rd August 2020 The ANC issued a statement after the June 2020 meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) which said, among others: “The NEC supports the... 

Early Childhood Education During the Lockdown

Early Childhood Education During the Lockdown

31st July 2020 Early Childhood Development (ECD) is defined in Section 91 of the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 as “the process of emotional, cognitive, sensory,... 

South Africa’s IMF Loan

South Africa’s IMF Loan

31st July 2020 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a R70 billion loan to South Africa under its Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI). This is to... 

 New Paradigm for Business of Data

New Paradigm for Business of Data

30th July 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic represents a watershed moment for the role of digital technologies in our lives. We have learnt how much we rely on them and... 

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Statements

YCLSA message on the SWAYOCO 29th Anniversary

YCLSA message on the SWAYOCO 29th Anniversary

Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago The Young Communist League of South Africa [uFasimba] joins progressive forces across the world in congratulating our sister organization, the... 

SANParks Accommodation Opens 14 August to Intra-provincial Residents

SANParks Accommodation Opens 14 August to Intra-provincial Residents

Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that accommodation in the majority of parks will be open as from 14 August 2020 and Guided... 

Committee Chairperson Welcomes Summons Issued To Recover Funds

Committee Chairperson Welcomes Summons Issued To Recover Funds

Updated 2 hours 19 minutes ago The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, Mr Khaya Magaxa, has welcomed the summons issued by Eskom and the Special... 

LabourCourt rules in favour of UASA; orders Denel to honour obligations towardsworkers

LabourCourt rules in favour of UASA; orders Denel to honour obligations towardsworkers

Updated 2 hours 21 minutes ago Statement by Stanford Mazhindu, spokesperson of the trade union UASA: Today, state-owned company Denel was ordered in a virtual Labour Court... 

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Press Offices

Unprotected Strike Action: An 'essential service' in terms of the National Disaster Management is not automatically regarded an essential service terms of the Labour Relations Act

Unprotected Strike Action: An 'essential service' in terms of the National Disaster Management is not automatically regarded an essential service terms of the Labour Relations Act

Updated 3 hours ago Issue: Whether an essential service in terms of the National Disaster Management Act (NDMA) is deemed an essential service for the purposes of the... 

South Africa’s Border Management Authority Act comes into force

South Africa’s Border Management Authority Act comes into force

Updated 4 hours ago Up until now, South Africa’s border management, which includes the tasks of securing the country’s borders and protecting its national interests,... 

B-BBEE Commission releases 2019 national status and trends report

B-BBEE Commission releases 2019 national status and trends report

4th August 2020 The B-BBEE Commission’s latest report on empowerment trends in 2019 shows an increase in black ownership, but this is not necessarily reflected in... 

 New obstacles raised against effective healthcare in SA

New obstacles raised against effective healthcare in SA

3rd August 2020 Recent legal actions against practising medical professionals may deter new entrants and cause experienced practitioners to retire, which has dire... 

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