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13 Apr 2017
 
 
30 000 attend National Day of Action - police
PROTESTS
Thirty thousand people took part in the National Day of Action march in Tshwane on Wednesday, Gauteng police said. "We estimate that 30 000 people attended. We can obviously not count every...
 
 
31 Oct 2016
 
Pretoria University to continue with limited programme, despite protests
STUDENT PROTESTS
The University of Pretoria said it would continue with its "limited" academic programme on Monday, despite protests on its Hatfield campus which resulted in some destruction of property. University...
 
 
22 Jul 2016
 
SA: Academics and media scholars speak out against SABC crisis
STATEMENT
“We, the undersigned educators in journalism, media studies and related subjects, condemn in the strongest terms the arbitrary suspension and firing of some of the leading journalists at the SABC....
 
 
21 Mar 2016
 
FMF: Afrikaner anti-apartheid activist Dr Zach de Beer along with many white South Africans honoured for their role in ending apartheid
STATEMENT
The contribution by many white Afrikaners to ending apartheid was highlighted at the inaugural memorial lecture in Johannesburg on 10 March to commemorate an extraordinary man and unsung hero, Dr...
 
 
09 Mar 2016
 
Zach de Beer Memorial Lecture
What's On
To all who knew or wish to know of the life of Dr Zach de Beer, life-long anti-apartheid activist, liberal Afrikaner politician and businessman, last leader of the Progressive Federal Party and...
 
 
19 Feb 2016
 
 
 
Rising distribution-linked power disruptions masked by generation constraint
ELECTRICITY
The frequency and duration of distribution-related electricity supply interruptions is rising across South Africa and will continue to increase unless far-reaching reforms are undertaken, an...
 
 
07 Jan 2016
 
Solidarity: Solidarity deplores alleged murder of member at UP
STATEMENT
Trade union Solidarity today deplored the alleged murder of one of its members at the University of Pretoria. This follows after Johan de Beer (64) was found dead in a bathroom on the university’s...
 
 
21 Oct 2015
 
SA: Nhlanhla Nene: Address by Minister of Finance, during the 2015 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, National Assembly (21/10/2015)
Topic
It is my privilege to present the 2015 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, together with the Adjustments Appropriation Bill and the Division of Revenue Amendment Bill for 2015/16.
 
 
25 Aug 2015
 
Economic growth fears emerge as S Africa's GDP contracts 1.3% in Q2
ECONOMY
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 1.3% quarter-on-quarter in the quarter ended June 30. “The real economy has not performed that well, including construction, which has...
 
 
08 Jul 2015
 
 
 
Rachel Weeping
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
“This job was money. It was the roof over her head. It was what kept her parents alive and what allowed her to remain in South Africa legally. She knew how hard it was to find stable work,...
 
 
17 Mar 2015
 
Employer rights in the event of pregnancy and during maternity leave
LABOURWISE
Does a job applicant need to disclose her pregnancy status to an employer? May an employer take disciplinary action against an employee who, at the time of appointment, failed to disclose her...
 
 
08 Jul 2013
 
SA: Statement by Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on meeting with National Wool Growers Association (08/07/2013)
STATEMENT
On Thursday last week the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson, met the National Wool Growers Association (NWGA) in Pretoria. The meeting was attended...
 
 
07 Nov 2012
 
Cynthia Carroll's resignation and Anglo American
INSIGHT AFRICA
Whatever the reasons, Cynthia Carroll’s resignation would inevitably be the subject of much speculation and also controversy.  And that there would be intense speculation about who her successor is...
 
 
 
                       
 
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