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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
 
 
 
 
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
 
South Africa sent soldiers on Tuesday to help stop anti-immigrant violence in areas of Durban and Johannesburg where at least seven people have been killed...
Lieutenant General Anwa Dramat
Lieutenant General Anwa Dramat
 
Lieutenant General Anwa Dramat has officially resigned as head of the Hawks, police commissioner Riah Phiyega said on Tuesday. Phiyega told Parliament that...
Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Minister Nhlanhla Nene
 
As one of the most under-developed regions, the African continent must find new ways to reduce its dependence on aid and ensure the sustainable development...
Riah Phiyega
Riah Phiyega
 
Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has been suspended as Western Cape police commissioner, top cop Riah Phiyega confirmed on Tuesday. The national police...
 
The production of food by small subsistence farmers would never be the solution to food insecurity and poverty eradication in Africa, independent...
Mohammed Ali Malek
Mohammed Ali Malek
 
Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized in the...
 
 
 
 
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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
South Africans will commemorate 21 years of democracy in a few days.  Our struggle for freedom and liberation became a collective struggle as the people of...
 
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
 
Combating gender-based violence was a key theme raised by African countries at the March 2015 session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in...
 
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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