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Parliament secures court interdict against striking staff

12th November 2015 Parliament on Wednesday obtained a new labour court interdict against striking staff, prohibiting them from continuing their three-day-old work... 

Africa is the next growth frontier, Zuma tells Germans

11th November 2015 South Africa’s foreign direct investment (FDI) accounted for about 42% of the country’s GDP, South African President Jacob Zuma said. Addressing... 

Police fire stun grenades at striking Parliamentary workers

11th November 2015 Police in riot gear fired stun grenades at striking Parliamentary workers as a protest around working conditions descended into chaos on Wednesday.... 


IFP calls for probe into government’s response to drought

11th November 2015 The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Tuesday called for Parliament to establish an ad hoc committee to investigate what it termed government’s... 

Reported R4bn price tag for presidential jet ‘impractical’, says Armscor

10th November 2015 The reported R4-billion price tag for a new presidential jet was impractical, the government defence and security acquisition agency, Armscor, said... 

Parliament staff protest for a second day

10th November 2015 Parliamentary staff affiliated to the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) on Tuesday protested over employment conditions... 

S Africa set to learn from the masters of water management, the Dutch

10th November 2015 Water seemed to flow high above the heads of the people standing on the square of Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum. “Spooky,” said one spectator. “It... 

Water restrictions hit Johannesburg

10th November 2015 The City of Johannesburg has implemented level 2 water restrictions as persistent drought continues to hit South Africa. “The City of Johannesburg... 

Zuma appoints Judge Nonkosi Mhlantla to Constitutional Court

9th November 2015 President Jacob Zuma has appointed Supreme Court of Appeal Judge Nonkosi Zoliswa Mhlantla to the Constitutional Court, the presidency announced on... 

Withdraw draft Higher Education Amendment Bill immediately – DA

9th November 2015 The draft Higher Education Amendment Bill presents a series of extremely worrying proposals and should be withdrawn by Higher Education and... 

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