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Truant union leader ‘too sick’ to teach

A Port Elizabeth school is livid with its absent principal, who is well enough to punt a new union but is yet to show up at school.

Plans to form rival to Cosatu gain impetus

Disgruntled union leaders are working to form a new federation after the expulsion of Numsa, Cosatu's largest affiliate.

Ousted Sadtu members look to form new trade union

Expelled and suspended members of the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union have resolved to form a trade union open to all public sector workers.

Sadtu members: ‘Vavi allies are being purged’

Suspended teacher union members insist their removal ahead of key conferences is a ploy by a Cosatu faction.

A watershed moment for Sadtu

Sadtu's call to members to examine their role in delivering education is a sea change in attitude.

Sadtu boss in hot water over info Bill

Thobile Ntola, the president of Sadtu, criticised the info Bill publicly without debating it within the teachers' union, leaders say.

Ntola still head of class

The president of Sadtu has faced weeks of conflict, violence and condemnation, but remains committed to furthering working-class interests.

DA: Make teaching an essential service

The DA on Monday renewed its call for teaching to be declared an essential service and urged teachers belonging to Sadtu to resign from the union.

‘We’ll accept’, says Sadtu firebrand

One of Sadtu's most militant leaders, Ronald Nyathi, has indicated that the teacher's strike could be soon be over because his region has accepted the state's revised wage offer.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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