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LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
 
 
 
 
Riah Phiyega
Riah Phiyega
Updated 42 minutes ago
 
SUSPENSION
 
Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has been suspended as Western Cape police commissioner, top cop Riah Phiyega confirmed on Tuesday. The national police...
Updated 1 hour 24 minutes ago
 
ELECTRICITY
 
Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding (1 000 MW cut) for the tenth day in a row, but only from 17:00 to 22:00 on Tuesday as it tries to minimise the...
Zwelinzima Vavi
Zwelinzima Vavi
Updated 3 hours ago
 
VIOLENCE
 
Xenophobia was symptomatic of several crises South Africa was suffering from, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi said on Monday. Speaking to...
Updated 2 hours 23 minutes ago
 
ECONOMY
 
With Africa holding 60% of the world’s arable land, agriculture held one of the keys to unlocking economic opportunities for the continent, but could only be...
 
Islamic State's executions of Christians show the group is exploiting Libya's lawlessness but tribal and political loyalties and the absence of a sectarian...
 
Genetic sequence data on two of the deadliest yet most poorly understood viruses are to be made available to researchers worldwide in real time as scientists...
 
 
 
 
Standard Bank Group CE Sim Tshabalala
Standard Bank Group CE Sim Tshabalala
Minister Lynne Brown (in foreground) with Brian Molefe (far left) and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe at the Eskom announcement
Minister Lynne Brown (in foreground) with Brian Molefe (far left) and Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe at the Eskom announcement
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
Professor Raymond Suttner
 
 
 
 
Tina Joemat-Pettersson
Tina Joemat-Pettersson
 
Jacob Zuma
Jacob Zuma
 
Muhammadu Buhari
Muhammadu Buhari
Helen Zille
Helen Zille
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) has decided to scale up its efforts to find a solution to the dispute over the Western Sahara. Zimbabwe’s...

 

This year the world will agree new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to shape global development policy until 2030. Achieving these goals would have...

 

There is an increasing focus on the role that public and private resources can play in supporting activities that reduce forest loss as part of wider...

 

Adolescents are a neglected group in terms of nutrition. In some countries up to a half of adolescents are malnourished. Yet optimal nutrition during...

 

Although the world’s water supplies are expected to remain sufficient for a global population of nine-billion in 2050, continuing overconsumption...

 

This briefing provides an overview of the South African government’s position on the protection of civilians within the context of the...

 
 
 
 
 
 
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
Sudan’s presidential and parliamentary elections were held from 13 April, and lasted four days due to the low voter turnout. They are estimated to have cost...
 
The South African Civil Society Information Service
 
In recent days and weeks the liberal consensus on which the post-apartheid order was founded has been burnt away like morning mist giving way to the heat of...
 
On 28 March, Nigeria conducted a historic presidential election. Despite a chaotic voter registration process and a fear of violence, the polls went smoothly...
 
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
 
On Sunday 12 April, Helen Zille – the leader of South Africa’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) – announced that she would be stepping...
 
The South African Civil Society Information Service
 
Analysts argue that the expulsions of Zwelinzima Vavi and Numsa from Cosatu, by a faction sympathetic to President Jacob Zuma, have clear consequences for a...
 
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
 
Kenya opened up an enormous geothermal power plant in February 2015 – by some measures it is the largest in the world.(2) Experts estimate that the new 280...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
LUDWIG FRAHM-ARP Amendments to the Labour Relations Act aim to provide increased protection for vulnerable employees
BALANCING DISCIPLINEIt would be unfair to saddle an employer with wrong decisions that have an ongoing adverse impact on the business
BALANCING DISCIPLINEIt would be unfair to saddle an employer with wrong decisions that have an ongoing adverse impact on the business
PAMELA STEINA major challenge is holding trade unions accountable for the unlawful actions of their members
PAMELA STEINA major challenge is holding trade unions accountable for the unlawful actions of their members
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Author Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor
Author Nia Magoulianiti-McGregor
Author Didi Moyle
Author Didi Moyle
Raymond Suttner
Raymond Suttner
Cartoonist and author Dov Fedler
Cartoonist and author Dov Fedler
 
 
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