I Gave My Heart to Hillbrow

[Daily Maverick] Hillbrow is not the safest place. But I learnt that there is a lot more to the inner city suburb than negative stereotypes. I stumbled upon Hillbrow as a visiting US graduate exchange student. It became my home for two months.

[Daily Maverick] Hillbrow is not the safest place. But I learnt that there is a lot more to the inner city suburb than negative stereotypes. I stumbled upon Hillbrow as a visiting US graduate exchange student. It became my home for two months.

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New Pick for IEC Top Spot Seen As Having the Integrity to Address SA Elections

[Daily Maverick] The Independent Electoral Commission has to collect addresses for all 26-million registered voters before the 2019 elections. It has made strides, suggesting a lack of addresses on the roll won’t curtail the vote, but it still has to u…

[Daily Maverick] The Independent Electoral Commission has to collect addresses for all 26-million registered voters before the 2019 elections. It has made strides, suggesting a lack of addresses on the roll won't curtail the vote, but it still has to update seven million voters' details. The appointment of Sy Mamabolo as chief electoral officer is likely to help the IEC maintain its perception of integrity. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Defence Hosts Funeral Service for Fallen Military Police Members

[Govt of SA] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) announces funeral details of the SANDF member who died in a car accident between Bethlem and Tweeling in the Free State Province

[Govt of SA] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) announces funeral details of the SANDF member who died in a car accident between Bethlem and Tweeling in the Free State Province

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PSC Proposal to Improve Compliance With Labour Court Orders

[SAnews.gov.za] The Public Service Commission (PSC) has proposed that the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) develop a policy framework to guide departments in implementing arbitration awards and Labour Court orders.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Public Service Commission (PSC) has proposed that the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) develop a policy framework to guide departments in implementing arbitration awards and Labour Court orders.

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Parliament – Zelda Holtzman to Fight ‘Trumped Up’ Charges That Led to Her Dismissal

[Daily Maverick] Zelda Holtzman is contesting her dismissal as head of Parliament’s protection services (PPS), it was announced this week after an over two-year disciplinary process. “It’s a natural response because of the injustices I have suffered,” …

[Daily Maverick] Zelda Holtzman is contesting her dismissal as head of Parliament's protection services (PPS), it was announced this week after an over two-year disciplinary process. "It's a natural response because of the injustices I have suffered," she told Daily Maverick on Thursday, saying the charges were "trumped up". And the issues she regards central to her removal, the Secretary to Parliament's use of blue lights and recruitment of SAPS members into the PPS, remain unresolved. Her comments come as the Labour Cour

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