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South Africa: Labour On National Minimum Wage

National Minimum Wage applies to all employees, Department of Labour tells unions and other stakeholdersThe National Minimum Wage (NMW) applies to all workers and no employer can pay workers below that level,

Speaker notes by the Minister of Police, Mr Fikile Mbalula: ...

Thank you for your time this afternoon. Welcome.

My estimation and roadmap for the departments under the Ministry I lead and in particular the South African Police Services, is that besides having a

SOUTH AFRICAN PRES ZUMA TO ATTEND SADC TROIKA MEETING ON ZIMBABWE

PRETORIA, President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), is expected to attend the Summit of the SADC Organ Troika plus Chairperson of SADC.The summit,

Strategic Investment in Cross-Border Infrastructure Will Advance ...

Following is UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' message on Africa Industrialization Day, to be observed on 20 November:Industrialization is a primary driver of economic growth and job creation, and will be pivotal

News in Brief 16 November 2017 (AM)

UN agency chiefs call for end to Yemen blockadeThe closure of air, sea and land ports in Yemen is hampering the delivery of humanitarian aid and threatening the lives of millions of

A Coup in Zimbabwe? Robert Mugabe is Seemingly Deposed

The Zimbabwean military has apparently taken control in the capital city of Harare and detained longtime president Robert Mugabe. Army spokesperson spokesman Maj Gen SB Moyo (below) addressed the nation after taking

Minister Lynne Brown on Parliamentary inquiry of State-Owned Companies

The Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown has requested that Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises be even-handed and allow those who have been accused by selected witnesses, an opportunity to state

Joint efforts needed to grow economy

While government remains committed to initiatives geared towards growing the economy, it has called on South Africans to join in the efforts.In a constrained fiscal space, government's commitment to meet challenges in

Public Works addresses backlog of government facilities

The Department of Public Works says it is addressing the maintenance backlog of 93 000 government facilities despite budget constraints.Public Works Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko reassured the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in

SOUTH AFRICAN CENTRAL SHOULD FOCUS ON MORE THAN JUST INFLATION ...

CAPE TOWN, Opposition party the United Democratic Movement (UDM) says inflation targeting should not be the main and only focus of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).The UDM's Chief Whip i parliament,

PRETORIA TO PUBLISH TWIN PEAKS FINANCIAL REGULATIONS FOR PUBLIC ...

CAPE TOWN, Oct 26 (NNN-SA NEWS) -- South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will soon release regulations aimed at implementing the Twin Peaks System for public comment.I will shortly be

AFRICAN COUNTRIES EXPECTED TO LOBBY AGAINST REDUCTION OF UN MISSION ...

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 25 (NNN-SABC) -- Two sub-regional groupings in Africa -- the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) -- are expected to

SOUTH AFRICA’S RETAIL SECTOR URGED TO PROMOTE LOCALLY ...

PRETORIA, South African Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel has urged the country's retail sector to help develop the local manufacturing sector to create jobs by promoting locally-made products.In a statement here Monday,

Sierra Leone to Auction Multi-Million Dollar Diamond to Benefit Poor

RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL � Sierra Leone hopes to raise millions of dollars for development projects by auctioning a huge uncut diamond, believed to be one of the world's largest, in New York