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South Africa records 521 318 Covid-19 cases, 345 new deaths

By: News24Wire      Updated 38 minutes ago Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Tuesday has announced 521 318 confirmed Covid-19 cases have been recorded  in South Africa, with 345 new deaths... 

 South Africa records 521 318 Covid-19 cases, 345 new deaths
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Deputy public protector finds Eastern Cape facilities in shocking state

Deputy public protector finds Eastern Cape facilities in shocking state

By: News24Wire      Updated 45 minutes ago Deputy public protector, advocate Kholeka Gcaleka has found that Livingstone hospital patients were fed "inadequate" food, and there was only one... 

Police brutality spiked during lockdown – ISS seminar

Police brutality spiked during lockdown – ISS seminar

By: Sane Dhlamini     4th August 2020 Police brutality cases in South Africa spiked when the national lockdown was instituted to delay the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19, according to... 

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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

4th August 2020 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

4th August 2020 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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Minister Didiza must urgently intervene in the Cape Town deeds office

Updated 8 minutes ago The repeated and, at times unnecessary, closure of the Cape Town deeds office is having a considerable negative impact on the property and real... 

High Court Rules In Favour Of Government On Localisation Challenge

High Court Rules In Favour Of Government On Localisation Challenge

Updated 28 minutes ago In an important judgement that will boost efforts to localise production of key industrial components in South Africa, the Gauteng High Court... 

Ruling in favour of Solidarity: Denel must pay

Ruling in favour of Solidarity: Denel must pay

Updated 33 minutes ago The Labour Court today ruled in favour of Solidarity and gave judgment against Denel. The ruling orders Denel to honour all outstanding contractual... 

YCLSA message on the SWAYOCO 29th Anniversary

YCLSA message on the SWAYOCO 29th Anniversary

4th August 2020 The Young Communist League of South Africa [uFasimba] joins progressive forces across the world in congratulating our sister organization, the... 

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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

4th August 2020 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

4th August 2020 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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