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Action must be taken against SOEs that owe SIU money: Breytenbach

LOCAL Democratic Alliance  MP, Advocate Glynnis Breytenbach, says action must be taken against government departments and state-owned entities which owe the Special Investigating Unit large sums of money. Briefing the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday, the head of the SIU revealed that over half-a-billion rand in[…]

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Lockdown level 3 is enough, up to citizens to prevent spread of COVID-19: Prof Mlisana

COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee Co-chairperson Professor Kholeka Mlisana has welcomed. Prof Mlisana on Morning Live: Mlisana says they also wish to see enough vaccines being administered, particularly among educators. She says the rising number of new infections can be reduced by adhering to non-pharmaceutical interventions including the wearing of masks,[…]

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Amnesty International calls on state to reaffirm trust in media

Amnesty International South Africa has called on government and politicians to publically reaffirm trust in the media as the world marks Press Freedom Day. Amnesty International reiterated the call that independent journalists must be allowed to do their work free of harassment, intimidation, threats and reprisals. When the entire country[…]

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Salary increase talks between gov, PSA at deadlock

The Public Servants Association says government has not made any improvements on its previous offers for public sector salaries. This after wage negotiations broke down on Friday night, paving the way for unions to declare a dispute. Government and public sector unions have deadlocked over the employer’s proposal to increase[…]

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Cosatu members stage a sit-in at Union Buildings

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) members led by General Secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali and First Deputy President Mike Shingange are staging a sit-in at the Union Buildings in Pretoria. The picket seeks to defend the system of collective bargaining and demand a response to the memorandum submitted by[…]

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