Nehawu to March to Department of Education

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] is currently mobilising for a National Day of Action against the Department of Higher Education and Training on the 21st November 2017. The National Day of Action will be in a fo…

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] is currently mobilising for a National Day of Action against the Department of Higher Education and Training on the 21st November 2017. The National Day of Action will be in a form of march to the Head Office of the Department in Tshwane, while other provinces will hold pickets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe’s Sacked Deputy Heads to South Africa – Report

[New Zimbabwe] CHRIS Mutsvangwa, the war veterans national chair and top ally to axed Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that the axed Vice President is on his way to South Africa with signs he could be seeking exile.

[New Zimbabwe] CHRIS Mutsvangwa, the war veterans national chair and top ally to axed Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed that the axed Vice President is on his way to South Africa with signs he could be seeking exile.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why the EFF Is Winning the Argument At South African Universities

[Daily Maverick] It is now a matter of public record that the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) is emerging victorious in this season’s Student Representative Council (SRC) elections. They have scored victories at Wits, Limpopo, Sefako …

[Daily Maverick] It is now a matter of public record that the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) is emerging victorious in this season's Student Representative Council (SRC) elections. They have scored victories at Wits, Limpopo, Sefako Makgatho and other universities. Until recently they momentarily led at UCT too. Even in the TVET colleges they are emerging strong. There is ongoing debate about why the EFFSC is winning the argument and therefore SRC elections in our tertiary institutions. Here are eight po

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Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook – Call to Nationalise Banks Amid State Capture and Procurement ‘Deviations’

[Daily Maverick] In the National Assembly on Tuesday, EFF leader Julius Malema argued for the nationalisation of banks without compensation, just hours after governance turmoil and financial haemorrhaging emerged at the parliamentary Eskom State Captur…

[Daily Maverick] In the National Assembly on Tuesday, EFF leader Julius Malema argued for the nationalisation of banks without compensation, just hours after governance turmoil and financial haemorrhaging emerged at the parliamentary Eskom State Capture inquiry. The public enterprises committee is not alone - other committees from finance and Scopa to environmental affairs also have heard of, and looked into, departments and state entities sidestepping rules and prescripts. Whether this represents a crisis or a hiccough se

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Nehawu Statement On the Meeting Between the Union Delegation and Office of the Auditor General

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] confirms that a delegation led by its General Secretary, Cde Zola Saphetha met the representatives of the office of the Auditor General on Monday in Johannesburg. The intention o…

[COSATU] The National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] confirms that a delegation led by its General Secretary, Cde Zola Saphetha met the representatives of the office of the Auditor General on Monday in Johannesburg. The intention of the meeting was for the office of the Auditor General to engage NEHAWU on the issues raised to the Auditor General and also in the public domain regarding matters related to the Northern Cape Legislature.

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South Africa Is Reaching a Crossroads – Which Direction Will We Choose?

[Daily Maverick] The trajectory of how South Africa will do in the next century is most likely going to be decided by the events of the next two years. It is imperative that a sense of collective responsibility emerges.

[Daily Maverick] The trajectory of how South Africa will do in the next century is most likely going to be decided by the events of the next two years. It is imperative that a sense of collective responsibility emerges.

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ANC Statement On Meeting With Israeli Minister for Regional Cooperation Tzachi Hanegbi and His Delegation

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) Sub-committee on International Relations (IR) Sub-committee has met with Minister of Regional Cooperation of the State of Israel, Mr. Tzachi Hanegbi.

[ANC] The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) Sub-committee on International Relations (IR) Sub-committee has met with Minister of Regional Cooperation of the State of Israel, Mr. Tzachi Hanegbi.

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Newsflash – Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana to Face Disciplinary Proceedings

[Daily Maverick] Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana will face disciplinary proceedings over claims of maladministration and abuse of power, Parliament officially confirmed on Wednesday. The decision by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and N…

[Daily Maverick] Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana will face disciplinary proceedings over claims of maladministration and abuse of power, Parliament officially confirmed on Wednesday. The decision by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) Chairperson Thandi Modise followed an investigation by the institution's audit committee, which the presiding officers instituted some five months ago. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

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Letter to the Editor – the Risks of Building a Temporary Desalination Plant to Ease Cape Water Crisis

[Daily Maverick] While desalination is considered as a solution to our taps running dry, we also need to be realistic as to how safe the desalinated “fresh water” will be. By BYRON HERBERT for Camps Bay & Clifton Ratepayers’ Association.

[Daily Maverick] While desalination is considered as a solution to our taps running dry, we also need to be realistic as to how safe the desalinated "fresh water" will be. By BYRON HERBERT for Camps Bay & Clifton Ratepayers' Association.

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Succession Race Is Far From Over

[ISS] On Monday, President Robert Mugabe fired his vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, sending shockwaves through Zimbabwe’s political establishment. ‘I think that this is one of the most significant political events since independence,’ said David Colt…

[ISS] On Monday, President Robert Mugabe fired his vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa, sending shockwaves through Zimbabwe's political establishment. 'I think that this is one of the most significant political events since independence,' said David Coltart, a prominent opposition leader and former education minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe