UCT Warns Against Unlawful Work Stoppages

[GroundUp] The University of Cape Town (UCT) won’t tolerate unlawful work stoppages in future, said acting deputy vice-chancellor for human resources Professor Hugh Corder. Corder was responding in a statement to a group of protesting catering workers …

[GroundUp] The University of Cape Town (UCT) won't tolerate unlawful work stoppages in future, said acting deputy vice-chancellor for human resources Professor Hugh Corder. Corder was responding in a statement to a group of protesting catering workers who are unhappy over their conditions of employment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sassa Says It’s On Track to Take Over Payment of Social Grants in 2018

[GroundUp] “There’s no doubt about it. CPS (Cash Paymaster Services) will be phased out by 1 April 2018.” This was the assurance South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) CEO Thokozani Magwaza gave MPs on Wednesday.

[GroundUp] "There's no doubt about it. CPS (Cash Paymaster Services) will be phased out by 1 April 2018." This was the assurance South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) CEO Thokozani Magwaza gave MPs on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finance Minister, Deputy President to Face Unscripted Questions in the House

[Daily Maverick] Fresh from the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa and an international investor road show, Malusi Gigaba is set for his maiden appearance as newly minted finance minister in the House. It’s mostly sweetheart questions at Wednesday’s …

[Daily Maverick] Fresh from the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa and an international investor road show, Malusi Gigaba is set for his maiden appearance as newly minted finance minister in the House. It's mostly sweetheart questions at Wednesday's economic cluster question time - what is government is doing to save the poultry industry and on radical economic transformation - but as always the real test will be in answering the unscripted follow-up questions, not only for Gigaba, but also Deputy President Cyril Ramapho

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa