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What's Trending : Suspension of SABC retrenchment process extended to end December

The SABC announced that it will be retrenching 400 employees . In a statement, the state broadcaster said it will be implementing Section 189 of the Labour Relations Act. Following this the employees took to the streets to picket during their lunch hour in SABC offices across the country. After intensified pressure from labour unions a...

By Phumzile Mavimbela about 1 hour ago

Motshega Launches Proper Sanitation facilities for Leaners

A critical issue in the education sector is learners having to go through school without dignified ablution facilities. Mud schools and unsafe pit latrines are the norm in thousands of schools South Africa. These conditions were spotlighted after the tragic deaths of Michael Komape and Viwe Jali in 2014, and more recently five-year-ol...

By Phumzile Mavimbela 1 day ago

SABC Board Suspends Retrenchment Process For 7 Days

On Friday morning the South African Broadcasting Cooperation (SABC) released a statement communication that they are putting the retrenchment process on a pause for seven days and are opening up to stakeholders to explore further options to ensure the financial sustainability of the public broadcaster. The statement said that the ...

By Phumzile Mavimbela 4 days ago

Whats On Everyones Lips: #Taxistrike

Thousands of Gauteng taxi commuters were left stranded on Wednesday morning as taxi owners went on a protest demanding that government deliver on its COVID-19 relief promises. As part of the march taxi associations handed over a memorandum of grievances to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and President Cyril Ramaphosa, Eye Witnes...

By Phumzile Mavimbela 7 days ago

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