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Loane Sharp

Loane Sharp

    Class war behind Cosatu-Numsa divide
    Class war behind Cosatu-Numsa divide
    Looking at the reasons for the split of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) from Cosatu, it is important to distinguish...
    Hidden agenda?
    Hidden agenda?
    Work, ideally, should be decent. Respectable work in a safe environment with adequate remuneration is a goal to which most people aspire. The...
    Trickery in employment figures
    Trickery in employment figures
    Statistics South Africa's employment data leave much to be desired. It does not provide a coherent long-term series on employment and, after...
    The failed skills experiment
    The failed skills experiment
    For nearly two decades, skills development has been the cornerstone of the South African government's job creation and poverty relief strategy....