Latest articles on Cadre Deployment

Real relief requires the reform of state recruitment

Covid-19 has exposed, among a host of other things, the glaring gaps that appear when the wrong people have been put in the job

Magashule: Cadre deployment is here to stay

"We [the ANC] are not ashamed of cadre deployment. We will continue to implement it without fail," says the Free State premier.

Breytenbach: Decay of SA’s justice system must end

DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach plans to reintroduce a Constitutional Amendment Bill in Parliament this year to save SA's "prosecutorial independence".

Value of education is measured in the labour market

The success of our education is less about passes, but more about how many can participate in the economy, writes Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

The beginning of the decade of the ANC cadre

The ruling party wants reliable cadres to take South Africa into the future, says ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe.

NDP scraps increases linked to pupils’ performance

A revised version of the NDP has been handed to President Jacob Zuma, with changes to key issues like salaries, the economy and cadre deployment.

ANC cadre deployment ‘drags down public services’

The Human Sciences Research Council says the ANC's policy of cadre deployment is adversely affecting public services.

Mantashe defends ANC cadre deployment

There is nothing wrong with cadre deployment, as it gives black people operational exposure, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

Letters to the Editor: November 26 2010

<i>M&G</i> readers share their thoughts on cadre deployment, our critical thinking forum, racism and much more.

An independent cadre is a contradiction in terms amid party loyalty

Even competent cadres risk redeployment if they act impartially, undermining their integrity.

Jobs for pals are sometimes okay

The <i>M&G</i> is starting a debate about party deployments. This week <b>Doron Isaacs</b> argues that it is a global phenomenon

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

Position of the African Blood Regulators Forum on the use of Convalescent Plasma in Africa as a potential therapy for Covid-19

A potential treatment for Covid-19 is the transfusion of convalescent plasma collected from those who have recovered from into those who are still affected

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