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Government unlocks billions more for free higher education

By: News24Wire      Updated 47 minutes ago The government has made billions available for tertiary education, but students have to fulfil strict criteria to get the money. Satisfactory... 

Government unlocks billions more for free higher education
Higher Education & Training Minister Naledi Pandor
 EFF supports Saftu general strike

EFF supports Saftu general strike

By: African News Agency      Updated 33 minutes ago The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday urged South Africans to down tools and support the national strike against the R20 minimum wage... 

May Day Rally expected to go smoothly this year – Cosatu

May Day Rally expected to go smoothly this year – Cosatu

By: African News Agency      Updated 35 minutes ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) will next week Tuesday celebrate its main Workers' Day rally in Nelson Mandela Bay, and is... 

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Why the film 'Winnie' met all the criteria of a good documentary

Why the film 'Winnie' met all the criteria of a good documentary

Updated 6 hours ago In life as well as in death, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has sharply divided South Africans. This was evident in responses to a documentary about... 

 Organised crime threatens Uganda’s thriving gold trade

Organised crime threatens Uganda’s thriving gold trade

Updated 6 hours ago Gold has become one of Uganda’s top exports, but multiple questions surround this glittering trade. On 20 February, Uganda celebrated a year since... 

No way to tell that 70% of Nigerian inmates ‘have never been convicted’

No way to tell that 70% of Nigerian inmates ‘have never been convicted’

Updated 6 hours ago Nigerian prisoners serving time in the UK may be deported home to finish their sentences in a new 112-bed wing of the Kirikiri prison complex in... 

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

Coverage of Sierra Leone's election reflected stereotypes, not reality

23rd April 2018 Sierra Leone recently held peaceful presidential elections. But you would not know it from the media, which suggested that the country was... 

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The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

The Case of the Social and Labour Plan Outcomes of Mineral Sands Resources Limited, Tormin Mine & the Community of Lutzville

23rd April 2018 The report was released to coincide with the #Right2SayNo court case by Amadiba Crisis Committee against the Department of Mineral Resources, which... 

 Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

Artificial Intelligence Collides with Patent Law

23rd April 2018 Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most important technologies of this era. Once considered a remote possibility reserved for science... 

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

Leaving no one behind in the health and education sectors: an SDG stocktake in Ghana

23rd April 2018 Ghana has been widely acknowledged as one of sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘rising stars’ during the era of the Millennium Development Goals, and has made... 

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Audacity in Adversity – LGBT Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

20th April 2018 Rima and Ahmed are not alone. Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the... 

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Statements

DA: Patricia Kopane says Minister must prevent a repeat of the Esidimeni tragedy in North West

DA: Patricia Kopane says Minister must prevent a repeat of the Esidimeni tragedy in North West

Updated 5 minutes ago The DA will write to the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, to urgently request that he ensure proper staffing and resources at the... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the North West health department strike and Sassa crisis

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the North West health department strike and Sassa crisis

Updated 29 minutes ago The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] convened this press conference to brief both the media and the public on the... 

SA: Joint statement: Bryde’s whales mortalities in Mossel Bay

SA: Joint statement: Bryde’s whales mortalities in Mossel Bay

Updated 1 hour 5 minutes ago The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF) are aware of recent mortalities of three... 

Cosatu: Cosatu is not part of the planned strike on Wednesday

Cosatu: Cosatu is not part of the planned strike on Wednesday

Updated 1 hour 29 minutes ago Cosatu has noted with deep concern the misleading statements by some leaders of Saftu, who have been claiming that Cosatu will join their planned... 

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Press Offices

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority intention to to levy a backlog fee is 'legally inappropriate"

Updated 5 hours ago Recent statements by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority or SAHPRA, the successor to the Medicines Control Council, that it... 

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

Hybrid Equity Instruments: Redemption versus repurchase

Updated 6 hours ago Section 8E of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the Act) applies to inter alia deem a share to be a hybrid equity instrument if certain requirements are... 

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

Pressure Mounts For Labour Reforms In The Form Of Protest Action

23rd April 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) will be urging all its members and supporting workers to be part of the National Stay-away and... 

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's

SARS snuffs out Lion Match's "novel" application

19th April 2018 The Taxpayer, Lion Match Company Proprietary Limited, disposed of its shareholding in Kimberly Clark Group during 2008 and ascribed the market... 

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