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'Transnet execs must go now.' Cosatu adds pressure as deadline looms

By: News24Wire      29th September 2023 As a sword hangs over the heads of top Transnet executives, group CEO Portia Derby and head of Transnet Freight Rail Sizakele Mzimela, the Congress... 

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Eswatini holds parliamentary elections under monarch's control

By: Reuters     29th September 2023 Voters in Eswatini will cast their ballots on Friday in parliamentary elections whose outcome will make little difference to the politics of a... 

 	Too early to expect start of new commodities upcycle.

Commodities: Hope for best, prepare for worst – Macquarie 

By: Martin Creamer     29th September 2023 It is too early to expect the start of a new sustaining upcycle for commodities, Macquarie states in its latest quarterly outlook for global... 


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What does evidence-based policing offer South Africa?

28th September 2023 Four months into the rollout of the Crime Prevention Wardens in South Africa’s Gauteng province, media reports suggest they may be doing more harm... 

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Anti-gay laws: Africa’s human rights regression

28th September 2023 In most of Africa – 33 out of 55 countries – homosexuality is a crime punishable by imprisonment. This year alone, six states (Kenya, Ghana,... 

Centre for Development and Enterprise

Local is lekker, but government’s overreliance on localisation is a potential disaster waiting to happen

28th September 2023 Research by the Reserve Bank shows that government spending on localisation has for some time now contributed nothing to economic growth.... 

Stephen Marais

Stephen Marais’ memoir raises questions and choices beyond the Struggle 

27th September 2023 The true confessions of an unrehabilitated terrorist.  Anecdotes and Antidotes by Stephen Johannes Marais The genre of prison literature is now... 

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Overseas Development Institute

What aid actors need to know about social cohesion in displacement: a Tanzania case study

26th September 2023 Policy interest in social cohesion amongst displaced populations is on the rise, but it remains a vague and contested concept. There is little... 

Reality Check: Lessons from 25 Policies Advancing a Low-Carbon Future

Reality Check: Lessons from 25 Policies Advancing a Low-Carbon Future

22nd September 2023 To address the myriad challenges posed by global climate change, countries at all income levels have put in place a diverse set of policies over... 

 Towards Resilient Economies: A Business Framework for Operationalizing Equality of Opportunity

Towards Resilient Economies: A Business Framework for Operationalizing Equality of Opportunity

22nd September 2023 This framework gives businesses practical guidance to promote equality of opportunity in systemic ways. It is designed with and for business... 

 Unlocking Interoperability: Overcoming Regulatory Frictions in Cross-Border Payments

Unlocking Interoperability: Overcoming Regulatory Frictions in Cross-Border Payments

22nd September 2023 Cross-border payments enable international trade and globalization but are often costly, slow and opaque. As demand rises for faster, more... 

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Woodhead Dam

Celebrating our water heritage with Woodhead Dam’s 126th anniversary

29th September 2023 For 126 years, this dam has supplied residents with water in their homes – at one period, it was even the main source of water to the city. The... 


COSATU demands swift action at Transnet to save thousands of mining jobs

29th September 2023 The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) is extremely worried about the looming proposed retrenchments of up to 35 000 mine workers.... 

President's approval of Postbank is yet another strategy to siphon taxpayer funds

29th September 2023 Yesterday President Ramaphosa signed the South African Postbank Limited Amendment Bill into law. This Act will allow for the establishment of a new... 

Avian flu: DA calls on Minister Didiza to urgently assist farmers

29th September 2023 Avian flu: DA calls on Minister Didiza to urgently assist farmers by Noko Masipa MP - DA Shadow Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural... 

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Press Offices


The Legal Landscape of Influencer Marketing in South Africa

28th September 2023 In recent years, South Africa has witnessed a surge in the influencer marketing industry. With the rise of social media platforms like Instagram,... 

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Think twice before lodging falsified grievances!

28th September 2023 It is not uncommon for Employees who are unhappy due to the treatment they may receive, from their Employer and colleagues, to lodge a workplace... 


Recent Trends in Employment Litigation in South Africa

28th September 2023 South Africa has a complex set of laws and regulations governing employment, and recent years have seen significant developments in employment... 


Is an overtime clause enforceable?

28th September 2023 Most contracts of employment contain an overtime clause which states that the employee agrees to work overtime “as and when needed”. But is the... 

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Magazine round up | 29 September 2023

At Fire Hour – Barry Gilder

DA insists the buck stops with Lindiwe Zulu on Sassa grant delays

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Daily Podcast – September 29, 2023

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