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KwaZulu-Natal establishes Vaccine Coordinating Committee for roll-out

By: Yvonne Silaule     2nd February 2021 KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala announced on Tuesday the establishment of a Vaccine Coordinating Committee, as part of the province’s... 

KwaZulu-Natal establishes Vaccine Coordinating Committee for roll-out
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Level 3: A step too far or not far enough? Politicians react to easing of lockdown regulations

Level 3: A step too far or not far enough? Politicians react to easing of lockdown regulations

By: News24Wire      2nd February 2021 Politicians have welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that adjusted Level 3 lockdown regulations will be eased. Ramaphosa... 

SA to nominate Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize

SA to nominate Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize  

By: News24Wire      2nd February 2021 Cabinet has approved a proposal to nominate the contingent of Cuban doctors brought to the country to help fight Covid-19 for the Nobel Peace... 

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Letter to Mahlamba Ndlopfu – Bhekisisa Mncube

Letter to Mahlamba Ndlopfu – Bhekisisa Mncube

20th November 2020 MR President, let's separate the wheat from the chaff on the SABC's ongoing on-and-off retrenchment saga. I haven't interacted with the SABC... 

What lies behind the war in Tigray?

What lies behind the war in Tigray?

20th November 2020 At the core of the current war between the Ethiopian central government and the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front is the realignment of politics... 

15-million ‘undocumented foreigners’ in South Africa? Herman Mashaba wrong again

15-million ‘undocumented foreigners’ in South Africa? Herman Mashaba wrong again

20th November 2020 Herman Mashaba, former mayor of South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, caused a social media stir in November 2020 when he tweeted that there... 

48 000 potholes on Johannesburg’s roads? That’s not nearly the whole story

48 000 potholes on Johannesburg’s roads? That’s not nearly the whole story

20th November 2020 Complaining about potholes is a local pastime for Johannesburg residents. Hop onto Twitter, for example, and you’ll find photos of pockmarked roads... 

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The Signs of the Times: Gender-based Violence, Corruption, Poverty and Inequality

The Signs of the Times: Gender-based Violence, Corruption, Poverty and Inequality

21st October 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown imposed to contain its spread have compounded the vulnerability and inequality of women. Women make up more... 

Homelessness during COVID-19

Homelessness during COVID-19

21st October 2020 The homeless, those who have no secure place to live and with no fixed address, predominately live and work on the street, living in rudimentary... 

 Joint Policy Proposal to Accelerate the Deployment of Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Europe A Clean Skies for Tomorrow Publication

Joint Policy Proposal to Accelerate the Deployment of Sustainable Aviation Fuels in Europe A Clean Skies for Tomorrow Publication

21st October 2020 What is the World Economic Forum doing to help aviation meet net zero goals? Through the Forum’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow coalition, stakeholders... 

 The Future of Jobs Report 2020

The Future of Jobs Report 2020

21st October 2020 After years of growing income inequality, concerns about technology-driven displacement of jobs, and rising societal discord globally, the combined... 

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Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme Update

22nd February 2021 As of 30 January 2021, R17,9 billion in loans had been approved by banks and taken up by small businesses under the Covid-19 Loan Guarantee Scheme.... 

Happening in Parliament this week

Happening in Parliament this week

22nd February 2021 The Budget Speech, which Finance Minister Mr Tito Mboweni will deliver to the National Assembly (NA) plenary sitting on Wednesday – and its key... 

SANRAL toll tariffs adjustment effective March 1, 2021

22nd February 2021 Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula approved the 2021 toll tariffs as recommended by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL).... 

Sugar crisis: SA Canegrowers Association calls for decrease to sugar tax to save local industry recovery

Sugar crisis: SA Canegrowers Association calls for decrease to sugar tax to save local industry recovery

22nd February 2021 As Minister Mboweni prepares to deliver his Budget Speech on Wednesday, 24 February 2021 in an economy with record unemployment, the South African... 

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Press Offices

AA Needs A Massive Training Boost

AA Needs A Massive Training Boost

29th October 2020 Many years after promulgation of the Employment Equity Act (EEA) it is time that its efficacy is reviewed. As a labour relations consultant I... 

Five steps to take when an employee tests positive for COVID-19 in the workplace

Five steps to take when an employee tests positive for COVID-19 in the workplace

29th October 2020 With more employers embracing the return to work, employers must be up to speed on what is currently required when an employee becomes infected... 

 Employers win in long-awaited judgment on retrenchments and automatically unfair dismissals

Employers win in long-awaited judgment on retrenchments and automatically unfair dismissals

29th October 2020 In a long-awaited judgment handed down yesterday, the Constitutional Court (CC) confirmed that the retrenchment of employees following their... 

Limited Duration Employment Contracts - unlimited hassles when not properly managed

Limited Duration Employment Contracts - unlimited hassles when not properly managed

28th October 2020 Employers use limited duration contracts (LDCs) to create certainty and limit legal risk in respect of staffing solutions. Appointing an employee... 

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