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No school should reopen without necessary precautions in place – Ramaphosa  

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 6 hours ago As the world commemorates International Day for Protection of Children and Global Day of Parents on Monday, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa... 

No school should reopen without necessary precautions in place – Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
Blanket reopening of schools was risky – Motshekga on why she backtracked

Blanket reopening of schools was risky – Motshekga on why she backtracked 

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says it was decided not to go ahead with the reopening of schools on Monday because not all of them were... 

NPA gets two new deputy national directors

NPA gets two new deputy national directors  

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 4 hours ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Advocates Ouma Rasethaba and Rodney de Kock as Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions with effect... 

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 Reparations for victims matter as much as Kabuga’s trial

Reparations for victims matter as much as Kabuga’s trial

Updated 2 hours 11 minutes ago The arrest on 16 May of Félicien Kabuga, alleged financier of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, has dominated international justice... 

 Sudan does an about-turn in US relations

Sudan does an about-turn in US relations

Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago Sudan’s transitional government and the United States (US) are poised to reach an agreement for Khartoum to pay hundreds of-millions of dollars in... 

Why COVID-19 offers a chance to transform UN peacekeeping

Why COVID-19 offers a chance to transform UN peacekeeping

29th May 2020 Peacekeeping may be entering a period of major change. Over the past four years, there has been a steady decline in the number of peacekeepers... 

South Africa's military is not suited for the fight against COVID-19. Here's why

South Africa's military is not suited for the fight against COVID-19. Here's why

29th May 2020 The South African National Defence Force is not suited for internal deployment, particularly where it must fight “an invisible enemy” such as the... 

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Student Organisations on the COVID-19 Lockdown

Student Organisations on the COVID-19 Lockdown

Updated 5 hours ago While many South Africans welcomed the government’s swift response aimed at trying to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, many others,... 

Protecting workers and their jobs

Protecting workers and their jobs

Updated 6 hours ago From next week most business will be opening their doors and thus taking on the responsibility to provide the necessary precautions to protect... 

Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Employment And Income In South Africa

Impact Of The Covid-19 Pandemic On Employment And Income In South Africa

28th May 2020 Survey Status: To Provide Information On The Impact The Covid 19 Pandemic Has Had On Employment, Income And Hunger Selection Criteria: Non... 

A Global Framework for Youth Mental Health

A Global Framework for Youth Mental Health

27th May 2020 For centuries, the high rate of childhood mortality was the single biggest challenge facing society. Today, youth mental health issues have... 

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COSATU statement on the planned PIC ‘s appearance before the Finance Committee tomorrow

COSATU statement on the planned PIC ‘s appearance before the Finance Committee tomorrow

Updated 1 hour 6 minutes ago COSATU notes the National Parliament’s call for the PIC to appear before its Finance Committees on Tuesday, 02 June 2020 to speak on the PIC... 

Additional Services In Level 3 Lockdown

Additional Services In Level 3 Lockdown

Updated 1 hour 11 minutes ago As the country enters alert Level 3 today, the Department of Home Affairs continues to balance the need to offer access to enabling documents while... 

Let's get on with opening our schools following Motshekga's indecisiveness

Let's get on with opening our schools following Motshekga's indecisiveness

Updated 1 hour 14 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) is dismayed by the confusion sown by the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga’s last-minute U-turn on the... 

DA to lodge Ethics complaint against Minister Dlamini-Zuma over misleading cigarette-ban claims

DA to lodge Ethics complaint against Minister Dlamini-Zuma over misleading cigarette-ban claims

Updated 1 hour 18 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) will lodge a complaint with the Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests against Cooperative Governance and... 

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Press Offices

Bowmans expands into Malawi and Zambia

Bowmans expands into Malawi and Zambia

Updated 5 hours ago The current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe is not stopping leading African law firm, Bowmans, from moving forward. Less than a year after it... 

Competition Commission Issues Buyer Power Enforcement Guidelines

Competition Commission Issues Buyer Power Enforcement Guidelines

Updated 5 hours ago On 18 May 2020, the Competition Commission of South Africa (Commission) announced the release of its Buyer Power Enforcement Guidelines... 

Can You Fire Employees Who Say “No”?

Can You Fire Employees Who Say “No”?

Updated 5 hours ago As employees become more confident of the protection they get from the CCMA they have tended to be less subservient. This can result in employees... 

Covid-19 TERS Claims For May

Covid-19 TERS Claims For May

29th May 2020 Employers are now able to submit Covid-19 TERS relief claims for May.  Important aspects to bear in mind: 1. Employers have to submit proof of... 

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