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Dirco DG wades into embassy spat
Dirco DG wades into embassy spat
The ambassador who has been accused of spreading fear at South Africa’s embassy at the United Nations in Geneva has been told to reappoint a...
Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax
Industry and campaigners spar over carbon tax
South Africa's new carbon tax has provoked a storm of criticism from environmental campaigners who say it is too weak — and from industry...
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
CCMA cases pile up with new law
CCMA cases pile up with new law
The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA), has received 1 073 minimum wage referrals for the first half of this year...
Impatient left could align with Ace
Impatient left could align with Ace
Labour union federation Cosatu in March last year threatened to go on strike against the value-added tax increase, the first hike in VAT in more...
Samwu extends an olive branch
Samwu extends an olive branch
The embattled South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) wants its defectors to return home. But the union’s call seems to have fallen on deaf...
Ministry to labour for job creation
Ministry to labour for job creation
South Africa’s sixth democratically elected administration has zeroed in on unemployment, a commitment that was put into sharp focus by President...
It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections
It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections
Dinga Sikwebu is an insightful and important voice on the South African left and I welcome his commentary, 2019 Elections: The Great Democratic...
Cyril's Cabinet: What happened behind the scenes
Cyril's Cabinet: What happened behind the scenes
The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment. After the president briefed alliance partners and the...
Cyril plays a careful game
Cyril plays a careful game
"I’m an enigma, you know,” Cyril Ramaphosa said to Anthony Butler at one point when Butler was talking to him about writing his biography. As...
Numsa and labour registrar at odds over union finances
Numsa and labour registrar at odds over union finances
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), the country’s largest union, is again in trouble with the labour registrar, according...
Why South Africa needs Democratic Socialism
Why South Africa needs Democratic Socialism
After 25 years in power, one would expect that the African National Congress—the party that brought South Africans the Marikana massacre, 40%...

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