Nehawu Welcomes Bloemfontein High Court Decision

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] welcomes the decision of the Bloemfontein High Court in declaring the African National Congress [ANC] Free State 8th Provincial Congress unlawful and void. The court ruled that …

[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] welcomes the decision of the Bloemfontein High Court in declaring the African National Congress [ANC] Free State 8th Provincial Congress unlawful and void. The court ruled that Ace Magashule is not the ANC Chairperson anymore, his election is null and void.

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Cosatu Condemns Eskom Tariff Increases

[COSATU] COSATU notes that credit rating agencies have downgraded Eskom’s status to what they call ‘junk’, but this cannot be used as an excuse to ask consumers to shoulder the whole cost of getting Eskom back on its feet. Government, as the shareholde…

[COSATU] COSATU notes that credit rating agencies have downgraded Eskom's status to what they call 'junk', but this cannot be used as an excuse to ask consumers to shoulder the whole cost of getting Eskom back on its feet. Government, as the shareholder, must also intervene in a decisive way to help Eskom get out of its financial problems and to raise the funds needed. The issue of State Capture and Corruption cannot be divorced from the Eskom tariff hikes.

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MEC Dan Plato Conducts Oversight Visits to Youth Holiday Programmes in Bishop Lavis and Gugulethu, 18 Dec

[Govt of SA] On Monday, 18 December 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct oversight visits to some of the youth holiday programmes in in Bishop Lavis and Gugulethu, funded by the Department of Community Safety through…

[Govt of SA] On Monday, 18 December 2017, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct oversight visits to some of the youth holiday programmes in in Bishop Lavis and Gugulethu, funded by the Department of Community Safety through the Youth Safety and Religion Partnership.

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National Youth Development Agency Welcomes President Jacob Zuma Response On Heher Commission of Inquiry Into Higher Education and Training

[Govt of SA] The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) welcomes His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma’s response to the Heher Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training. This ground breaking decision comes at a time wherein almost a mil…

[Govt of SA] The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) welcomes His Excellency, President Jacob Zuma's response to the Heher Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training. This ground breaking decision comes at a time wherein almost a million candidates sat for the matric final examinations with no clear way forward about their future.

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Cosatu Statement On the Announcement of Free Education

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the announcement of free education for poor and working class students by President Jacob Zuma. This is a drastic and a welcome decision that is long overdue and provides the first step towa…

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions has noted the announcement of free education for poor and working class students by President Jacob Zuma. This is a drastic and a welcome decision that is long overdue and provides the first step towards the envisaged free education for the poor as articulated by the Freedom Charter. COSATU has long argued that education is not only about socio-economic matter but a human rights issue that cannot be postponed indefinitely.

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Communists Oppose Western Influence On Zimbabwe Affairs

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -A ZIMBABWEAN opposition party has lamented influential Western countries for the alleged meddling in the country’s domestic affairs and fellow opposition parties’ complicity.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -A ZIMBABWEAN opposition party has lamented influential Western countries for the alleged meddling in the country's domestic affairs and fellow opposition parties' complicity.

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Vulnerable Children, Women Evacuated From Hostile Libya

[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has evacuated 74 vulnerable refugees from Libya to Niger. A vast majority of these are children and women, numbering 51 and 22 respectively.

[CAJ News] Tripoli -THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has evacuated 74 vulnerable refugees from Libya to Niger. A vast majority of these are children and women, numbering 51 and 22 respectively.

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Rand Reaction Anticipated As ANC Awaits New Leader

[CAJ News] ANALYSTS have forecasted the Rand to react “strongly” to the election of a new leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), most likely late on Monday.

[CAJ News] ANALYSTS have forecasted the Rand to react "strongly" to the election of a new leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), most likely late on Monday.

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Treasury Calls for Comments On Regulations of Financial Sector Regulation Act

[Govt of SA] The National Treasury today publishes for public comment draft Regulations in terms of the Financial Sector Regulation Act (FSRA) (Act 9 of 2017).

[Govt of SA] The National Treasury today publishes for public comment draft Regulations in terms of the Financial Sector Regulation Act (FSRA) (Act 9 of 2017).

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