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Restoration of fire-damaged Parliament on track: MPs prepare to occupy new 'corporate look' offices  

By: News24Wire      22nd September 2023 Lawmakers may soon return to their parliamentary offices after the devastating fire last year, and this time they’ll walk into brand new offices... 

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Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd September 2023 With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on... 


Prominent activists convene to discuss worsening food crisis for children 

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      22nd September 2023 A group of activists fighting for food access and affordability gathered on Thursday to discuss the effects of the worsening food crisis on... 


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The Conversation

South Africa’s court system has been abused by powerful people: five ways to stop it

18th September 2023 After a battle of about four years to secure the removal of South Africa’s public protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, the country’s parliament... 

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South Africa can’t crack the inequality curse. Why, and what can be done

18th September 2023 South Africa is ranked one of the most unequal societies in the world. The Conversation Africa spoke to Imraan Valodia, the Director of the... 

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Côte d’Ivoire must cut ties between terrorists and illicit markets

18th September 2023 Following a surge in terror attacks in 2020 and 2021, north-eastern Côte d’Ivoire has since seen a period of relative calm. Violent extremists... 

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Biden’s BRI moment

18th September 2023 United States (US) President Joe Biden sounded positively Xi Jinping-ish this week when he said the New Delhi G20 summit provided a ‘new path’ that... 

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Overseas Development Institute

Building one-stop border posts: a toolkit

6th September 2023 Cross-border trade plays an important role in Africa’s development, particularly in Regional Economic Communities (RECs). In the current context of... 

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Building a Single Customs Territory: a toolkit

6th September 2023 The East African integration process has achieved considerable success in the past decades, and the East African Community is considered one of the... 

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The prospects for development in a climate-changed world: anticipating cross-border effects of climate change and climate action

6th September 2023 Climate change is not confined by national boundaries—it has far-reaching impacts that transcend borders and reshape the global economy. The... 

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African Growth and Opportunity Act Research Report

5th September 2023 The Automotive Business Council has released the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Research Report conducted by the Automotive Industry... 

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Shambolic BRICS Parliamentary Forum a national embarrassment

28th September 2023 The 9th BRICS Parliamentary Forum held in Johannesburg this week has been marred by rank ANC incompetence, calling into question South Africa's... 

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Government must scrap chicken import tariffs to keep hunger at bay

28th September 2023 The poultry sector is currently battling one of the most severe outbreaks of avian influenza in South African history. This compounds to pressures... 

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Zondo remarks raise serious concerns about Office of State Attorney

28th September 2023 The DA has taken note of Chief Justice Raymond Zondo's recent remarks during his closing address at the Aspirant Women Judges program. Chief... 

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SAHRC KZN Water Inquiry: This ANC-run government has closed the taps to our province – blocking hope and opportunity

28th September 2023 “Everyone has the right to have access to sufficient food and water.” Powerful words that can be found in Chapter Two of our much-celebrated... 

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Press Offices


Automatic transfers of employment – the strength of Section 197

13th September 2023 Through the introduction of section 197 of the Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (LRA) the idea was introduced into South African law for the first... 


Previous renewal does not automatically constitute an expectation of re-renewal

13th September 2023 Issue: Whether the non-renewal of an employee’s fixed term contract (FTC) constituted an unfair dismissal as contemplated in section 186(1)(b)(i)... 


Foreign employers, foreign employees and remote workers and South African labour laws – do they always apply?

13th September 2023 The Labour Relations Act (“LRA“) amongst other important functions, regulates the rights of employees whose contract of employment has been... 

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Tightening the screws: can an employer really still withhold pension benefits?

12th September 2023 Section 37A(1) of the Pension Funds Act, 1965 (the Act) generally prohibits employers from depriving employees of their retirement fund benefits.... 

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

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