Harness ‘waste’ food for SA’s hungry, says nonprofit FoodForward SA
/ 22 March 2023

Harness ‘waste’ food for SA’s hungry, says nonprofit FoodForward SA

Food considered ‘waste’ after reaching its ‘best before’ date can help stem hunger and malnutrition

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Nxesi: The changing definition of work demands a review of labour protection
/ 18 August 2022

Nxesi: The changing definition of work demands a review of labour protection

The labour minister noted many informal workers had been excluded from the country’s Covid-19 relief scheme

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Despite all the documents, there is no social compact in South Africa
/ 5 August 2022

Despite all the documents, there is no social compact in South Africa

The government has had many plans to boost the economy since 1994 but none have achieved their targets

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Will business come to the table for Cyril to meet his 100-day promise?
/ 13 May 2022

Will business come to the table for Cyril to meet his 100-day promise?

Disagreements over a basic income grant, labour law reform and how to save the economy mean consensus is still far off. But trade-offs – and political shifts – will eventually have to be made for there to be any hope of real change

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Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac
/ 6 March 2020

Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac

Lisa Seftel started out in the labour movement before she took up positions in government. Now, as the head of Nedlac, she has to create a space where both sides can meet to discuss and debate important policy issues

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/ 15 May 2008

Power emergency office to be established

A national electricity emergency programme management office (PMO) will be established immediately, government spokesperson Themba Maseko said on Thursday. The office would be responsible for coordinating all efforts to deal with an emergency, Maseko said at a media briefing following Cabinet’s regular meeting on Wednesday.

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/ 22 April 2008

Call for regulator to delay Eskom tariff hearings

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) has asked the National Energy Regulator of South Africa to delay its public hearings on Eskom’s proposed 53% tariff hike. Briefing the media in Johannesburg on Tuesday, Busa chief executive Jerry Vilakazi said a tariff increase would be ”short-sighted” and was not a sustainable solution to the current electricity crisis.