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27 June 2017
                       
 
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27 Jun 2017
 
 
DPSA: Faith Muthambi: Address by Minister of Public Service and Administration, at NEHAWU's 11th National Congress, Boksburg, Gauteng (26/06/2017)
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We believe that this Congress under the theme, Build Strong Workplace Organization, Class Consciousness and Internationalism, marks yet another milestone in the history of the Union.
Updated 28 minutes ago
 
 
ANC: Cyril Ramaphosa: Address by ANC Deputy President, at NEHAWU's 11th National Congress, Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg (26/06/2017)
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It is fitting that we meet here today on the 62nd anniversary of the adoption of the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People.
Updated 33 minutes ago
 
 
26 Jun 2017
 
Are 30 of Nigeria’s 36 states behind on pension payouts?
AFRICA CHECK
For ensuring the welfare of pensioners in their states, the Nigerian Union of Pensioners presented 6 governors with excellence awards at the end of April 2017. Before the ceremony, union spokesman...
 
 
21 Jun 2017
 
 
 
Mining Charter exposing South African economy to GATT angst
MINING CHARTER
The procurement rules of the new Mining Charter may violate South Africa’s obligations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), exposing the country to challenges by other member...
 
 
DA: Manny de Freitas says ACSA Board reappointments linked to state-capture project
STATEMENT
Documents leaked to the DA reveal that Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has written to ACSA (Airports Company South Africa) Board members who had been axed earlier this year by the previous...
 
 
The threat to South Africa's democracy runs deeper than state capture
THE CONVERSATION
A recently released report written by a group of South African social scientists, “Betrayal of the Promise”, considers the widespread capture of state institutions by a network linked to President...
 
 
20 Jun 2017
 
Mining Charter set to worsen stakeholder relations – Bench Marks
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The new Mining Charter is the flawed outcome of inadequate consultation with communities, the board of the Bench Marks Foundation said on Tuesday, when it warned that the document is poised to...
 
 
19 Jun 2017
 
SA: Minister Sisulu adjusts Social Housing Programme to accommodate low-income earners
STATEMENT
The Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, together with the Provincial Members of the Executive Council (MECs) of Human Settlements have approved adjustments to Social Housing...
 
 
SACP: No slightest glimmer of reciprocal self-reflection from Ratshitanga’s side
STATEMENT
While the crisis around state capture is deepening and those implicated in e-mails are scurrying in several different self-preserving directions, millions of South Africans are unemployed and...
 
 
14 Jun 2017
 
 
 
A call for action to ensure strong regulation of the financial sector to avoid environmental, social and governance risks
RECOMMENDATION
Across Africa, Latin America and Asia families are being forced off their land and rainforests razed to the ground – for projects backed by European money. Companies looking for land to grow crops...
 
 
13 Jun 2017
 
DHS: Property Practitioners Bill, 2016 and the Home Loan and Mortgage Disclosure Amendment Bill go for public participation
STATEMENT
The Property Practitioners Bill, 2016 and the Home Loan and Mortgage Disclosure Amendment Bill, go for public participation starting from next week. The Two Bills were published on 31 March 2017...
 
 
MKMVA wants Mabuza as ANC's Deputy President
POLITICS
The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ association (MKMVA) wants Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza to be second in command to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma when the party elects new leadership in...
 
 
08 Jun 2017
 
GCIS: Dondo Mogajane appointed National Treasury Director-General
STATEMENT
National Treasury congratulates Mr Dondo Mogajane on his appointment as the department’s new Director-General. Mr Mogajane joined National Treasury in 1999 as a Deputy Director and has worked in...
 
 
07 Jun 2017
 
DHS: Lindiwe Sisulu: Address by Minister of Human Settlements, on the occasion of the budget vote of the Ministry of Human Settlements, National Council of Provinces, Parliament, Cape Town (06/06/2017)
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South Africa is an undisputed world first in its delivery of housing for the poor. However, we as a people have to rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
 
 
GCIS: Statement on the Cabinet meeting of 7 June 2017
STATEMENT
Cabinet met on Wednesday, 7 June 2017, at Tuynhuys, Cape Town. 1.  ISSUES IN THE ENVIRONMENT 1.1. Cabinet reiterates President Jacob Zuma’s call for South Africans to unite against violence and...
 
 
 
                       
 
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