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Tuesday, 07-29-14, 7:34Metalworkers' Strike Over[SAPA]Johannesburg -The strike in the metals and engineering sector ended on Monday, after both the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) and Solidarity accepted a wage offer. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 6:59Conventional Education Fails to Deliver the Goods[SACSIS]We have thrown bags of money at education over the past two decades. Education consumes nearly a quarter of our total budget, close to a quarter of a trillion Rand a year. We spend more money on education than anything else. Yet despite tardy progress, meaningfully reforming the broken apartheid era education system appears to be an impossible task. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 14:06Ministry Defends Appointment of President's Daughter[SAPA]Johannesburg -President Jacob Zuma's daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her "capacity" for the position, the department said on Friday. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 12:01EFF Condemns SABC's Withdrawal of Live Coverage of the First Year Anniversary[EFF]The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns the SABC's withdrawal of live coverage at the 11th hour. The SABC had confirmed that it will cover the EFF Anniversary rally live on the 24 hour news channel, Channel 404, as well as on an SABC free channel. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 8:57Mashaba Named as New Bafana Coach[SAnews.gov.za]Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba been appointed as the new Bafana Bafana coach. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 8:29Gaza Is Everyone's Concern[SACSIS]Every time a man has contributed to the victory of the dignity of the spirit, every time a man has said no to an attempt to subjugate his fellows, I have felt solidarity with his act. read more...
Saturday, 07-26-14, 14:21Mashaba New Bafana Bafana Coach[SAFA]The South African Football Association (SAFA) has appointed Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba as the new Bafana Bafana coach. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 14:26A Worm in the Heart - a Whistleblower's Account of a Small Town Municipality Riddled With Corruption[Daily Maverick]On 1 July this year, a young-ish man with extensive experience in local government finance arrived in a small town to take up a new job in the municipality. Three weeks later, he is desperate to leave. He is miserable and depressed, so sickened by the corruption and theft that he has witnessed around him that he will take any job to get out of there. He approached Daily Maverick to tell his story. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 14:23Ramaphosa Must Fight for LRA's Return to Parliament[DA]Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, must agitate for the Labour Relations Amendment Bill to be returned to Parliament if he is serious about his support for strike balloting. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 7:21What Did You Really Do On Mandela Day?[The Daily Vox]So the dust has finally settled on this year's Mandela Day. For the first time since the old man left our midst, South Africa and the world had a chance to use what Madiba taught us. read more...

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