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iol.co.za
Political posturing can’t fix SA, say expertsJohannesburg - It will take a more than politics of spectacle, theatrics and ho
Political posturing can’t fix SA, say experts
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Johannesburg - It will take a more than politics of spectacle, theatrics and howling by opposition parties in Parliament to turn around the political and economic state of affairs in South Africa. That was the shared view expressed by panellists and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WATCH LIVE: #PostSona analysis EWN has partnered with Wits Business School to bring you a robust #PostSona d
WATCH LIVE: #PostSona analysis
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
EWN has partnered with Wits Business School to bring you a robust #PostSona discussion. #PostSona: EWN & Wits Business School brings you a robust analysis of #Sona2016. Picture: Sheldon Morais/EWN. JOHANNESBURG -... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘SA needs bold plan to deal with economy’#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - A commitment to implement a social security plan whi
‘SA needs bold plan to deal with economy’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
#SONA2016 / Johannesburg - A commitment to implement a social security plan which will deal with structural impediments to the economy is what is needed to restore organised labour’s trust in the government. This as cracks in the country’s social... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ConCourt Democracy: Nkandla’s day in courtThose who ever doubted the power of the Constitution should have watched the Nk
ConCourt Democracy: Nkandla’s day in court
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Those who ever doubted the power of the Constitution should have watched the Nkandla case live. The case rests on two legs. Firstly whether there was an argument to be made for direct access by the parties to the ConCourt and secondly – and this is... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SONA2016: No good story - Vavi#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma doesn't ha
#SONA2016: No good story - Vavi
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
#SONA2016 | Johannesburg - Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma doesn't have a good story to tell as the country is facing its darkest times yet under his leadership. The former Cosatu General Secretary has published his version of what the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Has Zuma’s unraveling finally begun?OPINION: President Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Constitutional Court,SONA,State of the
Has Zuma’s unraveling finally begun?
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
OPINION: President Jacob Zuma,Nkandla,Constitutional Court,SONA,State of the Nation Address Judith February says the president goes to Parliament on Thursday to deliver his Sona in a weakened position. One... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Racist rants expose MngxitamaAndile Mngxitama recently argued that the ANC does not grasp the race question
Racist rants expose Mngxitama
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Andile Mngxitama recently argued that the ANC does not grasp the race question in this country or the ways racism is expressed, and that it is not equipped to combat it. But Mngxitama is himself a prisoner of his own myopic and dangerous views on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Vavi starts drive for new workers’ federationA recruitment drive for a new workers’ federation began in earnest yesterday wh
Vavi starts drive for new workers’ federation
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
A recruitment drive for a new workers’ federation began in earnest yesterday when expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi shared details in East London. The new federation would take cue from strategies of mass campaigns formulated by... Read more
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Daily Maverick
It is all about political capitalThis time it is, because of the issue of political capital. Political capital
It is all about political capital
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
This time it is, because of the issue of political capital. Political capital is a funny thing. It's amorphous, yet people immediately know if you have it or not. It can be difficult to understand; some unlikely people have managed to have a big... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Progressive 9 unions won't negotiate with govt over pension reforms The progressive nine unions say they will continue to demonstrate in coming w
Progressive 9 unions won't negotiate with govt over pension reforms
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
The progressive nine unions say they will continue to demonstrate in coming weeks to make their mark. Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Masa Kekana/EWN. Cosatu,NUMSA,Zwelinzima Vavi,Numsa... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Vavi slams govt over new tax laws, warns of demonstrations Zwelinzima Vavi says the nine progressive unions will demonstrate every week
Vavi slams govt over new tax laws, warns of demonstrations
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
Zwelinzima Vavi says the nine progressive unions will demonstrate every week till the new laws are scrapped. Former Cosatu President Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Masa Kekana/EWN. JOHANNESBURG... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Hits and Misses From Zuma's Many, Many Days in CourtPresident Jacob Zuma spends a lot of his time in court or avoiding it altogethe
The Hits and Misses From Zuma's Many, Many Days in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Jacob Zuma spends a lot of his time in court or avoiding it altogether, whether he's suing someone or being acquitted of rape. DANA DA SILVA looks at all the times Zuma has been tangled up in the justice system. 1. EFF and the DA go to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cutsCape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labo
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cuts
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labour movement is floundering as infighting and job losses deplete its ranks and the governing African National Congress rides roughshod over union demands for policy... Read more
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iafrica.com
Vavi lashes Zuma over tax lawsFormer Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: EWN Zwelinzima Vavi
Vavi lashes Zuma over tax laws
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Former Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: EWN Zwelinzima Vavi has accused President Jacob Zuma of lying about consulting trade unions over the new tax laws. Vavi, the former general secretary of trade federation Cosatu, claims that... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Vavi lashes Zuma over tax lawsFormer Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: EWN Zwelinzima Vavi
Vavi lashes Zuma over tax laws
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 11 days ago
Former Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi. Credit: EWN Zwelinzima Vavi has accused President Jacob Zuma of lying about consulting trade unions over the new tax laws. Vavi, the former general secretary of trade federation Cosatu, claims that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cope welcomes new labour federationCope released a statement on Monday saying that seven trade unions were to form
Cope welcomes new labour federation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
Cope released a statement on Monday saying that seven trade unions were to form an independent labour federation. Reports indicate that metalworkers union Numsa was behind the move to launch the new federation. A workers summit was to be held late... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Speeding case against Zwelinzima Vavi postponedLizeka Tandwa, News24 Zwelinzima Vavi. (Lisa Hnatowicz, Foto24) ((Lisa Hnatowi
Speeding case against Zwelinzima Vavi postponed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 Zwelinzima Vavi. (Lisa Hnatowicz, Foto24) ((Lisa Hnatowicz, Foto24)) Johannesburg – The case against former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi was on Tuesday postponed until March 9 for him to plead and his trial to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Echoes of 1998 in the Student Protests"The doors of learning and culture shall be opened." So states the eighth claus
Echoes of 1998 in the Student Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
"The doors of learning and culture shall be opened." So states the eighth clause of the ANC's Freedom Charter, adopted in 1955 and still claimed to be the guiding programme of the governing party. It has again come to the forefront as university... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The South Africa's Blurring Rainbow Under ZumaCalled the Rainbow nations for good reasons bordering on its colourful multicul
The South Africa's Blurring Rainbow Under Zuma
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Called the Rainbow nations for good reasons bordering on its colourful multicultural population, diverse and rich economy, as well as, interesting mix of friendly climate. But the sun may be setting on South Africa, even as President Jacob Zuma and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sadtu task team readyThe administrators are members of a task team installed after Sadtu’s national
Sadtu task team ready
Daily Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
The administrators are members of a task team installed after Sadtu’s national executive committee (NEC) disbanded the provincial executive committee (PEC) last year for supporting expelled Sadtu president Thobile Ntola and Cosatu general secretary... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Taxing the relationship between ANC & CosatuIn the lead up to the 2014 general elections, Cosatu released a booklet encoura
Taxing the relationship between ANC & Cosatu
Daily Maverick / Posted 29 days ago
In the lead up to the 2014 general elections, Cosatu released a booklet encouraging workers to vote for the ANC. It listed the party's achievements since 1994 – the Constitution, labour legislation and socio-economic advancements. Noting commitments... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu, ANC row over new tax lawsJohannesburg - The new pension laws are causing a major rift between the Congre
Cosatu, ANC row over new tax laws
iol.co.za / Posted 30 days ago
Johannesburg - The new pension laws are causing a major rift between the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and the ANC. Cosatu said it would decide next month at its central executive committee meeting on what protest action to take in... Read more
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