Under Siege – the Need to Protect Social Grants in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] The drafters of the Constitution were aware that there would be competing claims for delivery of equally pressing socio-economic rights after apartheid. They were anxious that the competing nature of these claims be debated in a transp…

[Daily Maverick] The drafters of the Constitution were aware that there would be competing claims for delivery of equally pressing socio-economic rights after apartheid. They were anxious that the competing nature of these claims be debated in a transparent manner. These are very necessary debates in a country in which wealth is accumulating as rapidly as poverty is deepening. By HOPOLANG SELEBALO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eastern Cape Education On Tragic Death of Learners

[Govt of SA] On 28 November 2017, 58 learners from Mabece Junior Secondary School, went on a grade 9 fare well. The learners were accompanied by 12 adults, which included the principal.

[Govt of SA] On 28 November 2017, 58 learners from Mabece Junior Secondary School, went on a grade 9 fare well. The learners were accompanied by 12 adults, which included the principal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Strike Has Come to an End At Kangra Coal Mine

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is pleased to announce it has signed a 3-year wage agreement with Kangra Coal Mine yesterday afternoon after the NUM members embarked on a strike since last week Friday.

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is pleased to announce it has signed a 3-year wage agreement with Kangra Coal Mine yesterday afternoon after the NUM members embarked on a strike since last week Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Media Race to the ANC Presidency – Campaigns Intensify Amid a Mixed Narrative

[Daily Maverick] As ANC presidency campaigns began to intensify in June 2017, they illustrated a lack of cohesion and focus to the party’s public narrative. Social media, and digital news research on the party, reveals a heady mix of messages that on o…

[Daily Maverick] As ANC presidency campaigns began to intensify in June 2017, they illustrated a lack of cohesion and focus to the party's public narrative. Social media, and digital news research on the party, reveals a heady mix of messages that on one hand speak to "business as usual" and party unity, with no specific contestation of the top seat, while the other reveals open competition and divisiveness among the candidates and the provinces. By MONGEZI MTATI.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nehawu Notes the Wage Increase Given to Public Office Bearers

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] notes with keen interest the wage increase given to public service office bearers by President Jacob Zuma this morning.

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] notes with keen interest the wage increase given to public service office bearers by President Jacob Zuma this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Faith Muthambi – Western Cape Community Development Workers Consultative Engagement

[Govt of SA] Remarks by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi, MP, at the Community Development Workers Consultative Engagement and the African Peer Review Mechanism Second Generation Review Process at Cumberland Hote…

[Govt of SA] Remarks by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi, MP, at the Community Development Workers Consultative Engagement and the African Peer Review Mechanism Second Generation Review Process at Cumberland Hotel, Worcester

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Etzebeth – We Don’t Need Special Motivation

[News24Wire] The Springboks play their last match of the season on Saturday against Wales in Cardiff, but captain Eben Etzebeth said his side will not need any extra motivation for the clash in the Principality Stadium.

[News24Wire] The Springboks play their last match of the season on Saturday against Wales in Cardiff, but captain Eben Etzebeth said his side will not need any extra motivation for the clash in the Principality Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Dan Plato Takes 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign to Manenberg, 2 Dec

[Govt of SA] Tomorrow, Saturday 2 December 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign to Manenberg.

[Govt of SA] Tomorrow, Saturday 2 December 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will take the Department of Community Safety's 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign to Manenberg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nehawu 2017 World Aids Day Message

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] joins millions across the world in commemorating the 2017 World Aids Day under the theme “The Right to Health”.

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] joins millions across the world in commemorating the 2017 World Aids Day under the theme "The Right to Health".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa