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More to NQF Amendment Act
More to NQF Amendment ActArticle

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) says there is more to the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) Amendment Act than just criminalising qualifications fraud and lying about qualifications on CVs...

13 Sep 2019

President appoints Tshiqi and Majiedt as ConCourt judges
President appoints Tshiqi and Majiedt as ConCourt judgesArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Judge Zukisa Laura Lumka Tshiqi and Judge Stevan Arnold Majiedt as judges of the Constitutional Court with effect from 1 October 2019...

11 Sep 2019

Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg Expo
Explore a range of educational features at the Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Joburg ExpoArticle

The Sign Africa and FESPA Africa Expo is coming up soon - taking place from 11-13 September at Gallagher Convention Centre...

Issued by Practical Publishing 9 Sep 2019

Dr Sakhile Ngcobo, director, Sibambene Coal
Coal industry needs genuine empowermentArticle

In order to change the landscape of the South African coal mining sector, empowerment cannot just be words but a meaningful action that brings about black excellence throughout organisations.

9 Sep 2019

Trending images relating to the #AmINext hashtag and the much-shared pic of the protest march outside Parliament on 5 September 2019: .
#FairnessFirst: Stepping up to keep SA's females safeArticle

Local media covered the general sense of unrest and discomfort in the country last week, following the spate of femicide cases that spurred the nation to say #Enoughisenough and ask #AmInext? In addition to marches, a number of platforms have been voicing their support...

Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2019

Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital future
Cisco invests R140 million into SA digital futureArticle

Minister of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams and Clayton Naidoo, general manager for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cisco, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) outlining key areas of cooperation for South Africa's digital future...

5 Sep 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa. Image credit: SA Government News.
#DearMrPresident: SA calls for Cyril Ramaphosa's response against gender-based violenceArticle

South Africa's outrage following the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana continued into Tuesday morning with several more hashtags calling for action against gender-based violence in the country...

Shereesa Moodley 3 Sep 2019

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30 Aug 2019

SA Tourism, TBCSA embark on global roadshow to increase international arrivals
SA Tourism, TBCSA embark on global roadshow to increase international arrivalsArticle

Over the next 10 days, the South African delegation will engage with over 100 key decision-makers of the travel trade industry responsible for promoting South Africa as a tourist destination...

27 Aug 2019

New AARTO bill and its impact on motorist insurance premiums
New AARTO bill and its impact on motorist insurance premiumsArticle

The bill, which will result in the setting up of a demerit system for drivers, is expected to fundamentally change driving in the country by having licensed drivers lose points for traffic offences, which may result in the loss of a driving license...

26 Aug 2019

Special paper on the future of Eskom expected soon
Special paper on the future of Eskom expected soonArticle

A special paper that maps a long-term sustainable way forward for Eskom will be published by the South African government in the next few weeks..

26 Aug 2019

No reason to establish new commission of inquiry - President
No reason to establish new commission of inquiry - PresidentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa says there is no reason to establish a new inquiry to investigate allegations of corruption levelled against Bosasa...

23 Aug 2019

Moody’s, the only rating agency that keeps South Africa above junk, is scheduled to review its credit rating in November 2019. Shutterstock
South Africa close to 'junk status' from all three rating agencies. What would follow?Article

The rating agency Fitch recently revised the outlook on South Africa's long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating down from "stable" to "negative"...

Misheck Mutize & Sean Gossel 23 Aug 2019

Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane
Fifth executive suspended in Sars clean upArticle

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has announced that it has placed another executive on precautionary suspension pending the finalisation of a disciplinary process in respect of serious allegations of misconduct...

22 Aug 2019

Gwede Mantashe, minister of energy and mineral resources, Image credit: GovernmentZA
Nuclear still a possibility in SA energy planArticle

The government is considering further implementing nuclear power in the country's long-term energy strategy, said Gwede Mantashe, minister of mineral resources and energy, at a round table engagement in Johannesburg...

22 Aug 2019

There’s nothing inherent in Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies that will result in economic growth. Shutterstock
South Africa is caught in the global hype of the fourth industrial revolutionArticle

South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). This is distracting it from the unfinished business of redressing inequality and creating the preconditions for an inclusive digital economy and society...

Alison Gillwald 21 Aug 2019

MSC SA christens new vessel, commits to creating jobs for SA's youth
MSC SA christens new vessel, commits to creating jobs for SA's youthArticle

MSC South Africa has announced the formation of its new training facility, the Shosholoza Ocean Academy, which will begin to operate from November 2019. The announcement was made during the naming ceremony for the new MSC Aino (TEUS* 12108) Container Vessel in Durban...

20 Aug 2019

#WomensMonth: Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele shares powerful advice for women in marketing
#WomensMonth: Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele shares powerful advice for women in marketingArticle

Red Cherry's Pheladi Mphahlele lists a few challenges she has witnessed and experienced as a female in the marketing and advertising industry and gives practical advice on how women can overcome these barriers and break the proverbial glass ceiling...

Juanita Pienaar 16 Aug 2019

New minister to address NAAMSA Conference
New minister to address NAAMSA ConferenceArticle

The Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel is expected to head a list of very well qualified speakers at the NAAMSA Automotive Conference which takes place on Thursday, 22 August...

Issued by Festival of Motoring 14 Aug 2019

What is Women's Day without equality?
What is Women's Day without equality?Article

Women's Day should be a time to reflect on how we can reach real equality - and to honour the women who are fighting to get there...

Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 8 Aug 2019

Under President Jacob Zuma the economy didn’t recover as much as it should have from the global financial crisis. Shutterstock
South Africa's finances are in bad shape. It's running out of time to fix themArticle

South Africa's public finances are in a perilous state. There are four main reasons for this...

Seán Mfundza Muller 6 Aug 2019

Decode kicks off social media training for government communicators
Decode kicks off social media training for government communicatorsArticle

Gauteng Department of Health (GDoH) communicators at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto were the first to receive social media training with Decode Communications...

5 Aug 2019

Why we shouldn't simply replace textbooks with electronic books
Why we shouldn't simply replace textbooks with electronic booksArticle

Trial and error has shown that before we simply swap textbooks for e-textbooks, we first need to get the basics right, then introduce electronic learning to complement book-based learning...

1 Aug 2019

President to receive Job Summit report
President to receive Job Summit reportArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to receive a report by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC) on progress made in the implementation of the Framework Agreement adopted by the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit...

1 Aug 2019

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FSA responds to advisory panel report on property rightsArticle

According to Francois Wilken, President of Free State Agriculture, FSA remains opposed to expropriation without compensation and issues surrounding it will also be discussed at the annual FSA congress, which takes place between 7 and 8 August 2019 in Bloemfontein...

1 Aug 2019

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Agricultural sector creates jobs despite unemployment rate risingArticle

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey results released by Statistics South Africa shows that the official unemployment rate in South Africa jumped to 29% in the second quarter of the year, an increase of 1.4 percentage points from the rate of 27.6% in the first quarter of 2019...

Tebogo Mashabela 31 Jul 2019

Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubator
Youth Entrepreneurship Expo: Hatchery to incubatorArticle

False Bay TVET College is intentional about instilling a culture of entrepreneurship amongst the student population, getting them to think differently about entrepreneurship as a career of choice...

Abraham Oliver, Issued by False Bay College 30 Jul 2019

Media analysis shows need for quality opportunities for youth
Media analysis shows need for quality opportunities for youthArticle

Brand Intelligence company, Ornico, released findings on how Youth Month and Youth Day are talked about across various media platforms including social media, print, broadcast and online platforms...

Issued by Ornico 30 Jul 2019

International migrants often struggle to access healthcare. Shutterstock
Migrants must be part of South Africa's universal health plan. Here's whyArticle

Seven years ago the United Nations (UN) endorsed universal health coverage as key to sustainable development and global security...

Sasha Frade & Jo Vearey 30 Jul 2019

Jabu Mabuza, Eskom's acting CEO and executive chairman
Mabuza takes up the Eskom reinsArticle

Jabu Mabuza will serve as interim executive chair for Eskom and acting CEO of Eskom Holdings until a new CEO is appointed, according to a statement from Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan....

30 Jul 2019

Storm around South Africa's public protector shows robustness, not a crisis
Storm around South Africa's public protector shows robustness, not a crisisArticle

Seemingly effective constitutional institutions can be quickly undermined by the actions of the people who serve in them. If we didn't know that already, the South African Constitutional Court's recent decision in the Reserve Bank case makes the point crystal clear...

Theunis Roux 29 Jul 2019

Advisory panel releases final land reform report
Advisory panel releases final land reform reportArticle

The Presidential Expert Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has proposed for the amendment of the Constitution that clarifies that expropriation without compensation may be necessary in limited circumstances...

29 Jul 2019

Community members in Zandspruit west of Johannesburg block roads after their illegal electricity connections were removed. EPA/Kevin Sutherland
Ramaphosa should focus on inequality rather than squeezing poor peopleArticle

South Africans are still to see what the new dawn promised by its President Cyril Ramaphosa will bring, or if it will even break...

David Dickinson 26 Jul 2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa signs Presidential Health CompactArticle

The stated goal of one country, one health system "means quality of care must be the same regardless of whether you have money or not, and regardless of where you live"...

26 Jul 2019

Minister of Trade & Industry, Ebrahim Patel. Credit: World Economic Forum via Wikimedia
Fasa welcomes private sector support from governmentArticle

The Franchise Association of South Africa says it's encouraged by the positive and committed attitude and concrete steps taken by the government to partner with the private sector...

24 Jul 2019

Treasury proposes additional R59bn for Eskom
Treasury proposes additional R59bn for EskomArticle

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has proposed additional funding support of R59bn over the next two financial years to help the embattled power utility meet its financial obligations.

23 Jul 2019

Concerted effort by government, private sector needed for construction turnaround
Concerted effort by government, private sector needed for construction turnaroundArticle

While the ailing South African construction industry contributed to the worst decline in economic activity in a decade in the first quarter of 2019, also contributing to unemployment by shedding some 142,000 jobs...

23 Jul 2019

President takes Public Protector's report on review
President takes Public Protector's report on reviewArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to seek an urgent judicial review of the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report released on Friday, its findings and remedial action...

22 Jul 2019

South Africa’s agriculture and food production industries are exempt from the carbon tax - for now. Shutterstock
South Africa's carbon tax matters - for the economy and tackling climate changeArticle

Carbon tax is likely to be an effective way of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions, which lead to climate change and have negative consequences for human life...

Mmatlou Kalaba & Heinrich Bohlmann 18 Jul 2019

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Ramaphosa files supporting evidence in Gordhan matterArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has filed a supporting affidavit in the North Gauteng High Court in relation to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's court application for the suspension of the enforcement of remedial action recommended by the public protector...

18 Jul 2019

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Vast subsidies keeping the fossil fuel industry afloat should be put to better useArticle

Capitalism has often been identified as the underlying cause of the climate crisis...

Alex Lenferna 16 Jul 2019

Andre Pillay
Another Eskom exec resignsArticle

Eskom Group Treasurer, Andre Pillay, will leave the power utility at the end of August...

16 Jul 2019

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Competition Amendment Act gets rollingArticle

On 12 July 2019, President Cyril Ramaphosa published a notice in the Government Gazette to immediately bring into force certain of the provisions of the Competition Amendment Act...

Chris Charter & Craig Thomas 15 Jul 2019

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Post-school education for allArticle

If everything goes according to plan, students from all district municipalities will have access to post-school training institutions...

15 Jul 2019

Easing the mobile data burden
Easing the mobile data burdenArticle

After years of waiting, South Africans have been promised relief from high mobile data charges...

Greg Chen 15 Jul 2019

Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan
Bill to fix Eskom is being draftedArticle

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says a special bill on Eskom -- aimed at finding a roadmap of the power utility's recovery -- is currently being drafted.

12 Jul 2019

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