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Trade unions remain a force to be reckoned with in South Africa.
Trade unions remain a force to be reckoned with in South Africa.

How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic SA

Sunday 1 May 2016 11:26

Labour unions have played an integral role as a voice for social transformation in South Africa.

How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic SA

Sunday 1 May 2016 11:26

Labour unions have played an integral role as a voice for social transformation in South Africa.

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Papa Wemba: Musical King of the Society of Ambianceurs

Saturday 30 April 2016 09:33

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How US aid to Africa has changed in wake of China’s growing influence

Friday 29 April 2016 09:28

The economic and political reach of the US, arguably the most visible and vocal Western country on the African continent, is gradually being diminished.

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Angry student protests have put rape back on South Africa's agenda

Tuesday 26 April 2016 08:21

Rape is never far from the headlines in South Africa. But while protests about corruption and service delivery are common, sexual violence is not an issue that often brings people to the streets.

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Under the Panama Hat: The Role of Whistleblowers in SA

Monday 25 April 2016 16:50

Whistleblowers need to be understood as vital agents of information as the more attention given to their role, the more attention can be given to make them safe.

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Mbeki’s dream of Africa’s renaissance belied SA’s schizophrenia

Monday 25 April 2016 07:39

A central goal of Thabo Mbeki’s African Renaissance was the right of African people to determine their own future. But the country he governed struggled to embrace his pan-African vision.

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The battle for the country will be won or lost in cities: expert

Friday 22 April 2016 16:08

Cities are not just human settlements anymore, but spaces where the dividend of power and politics matter most, says Sithole Mbanga, CEO of the South African Cities Network.

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Earth loses over 15 billion trees each year

Friday 22 April 2016 10:27

Statistics show the earth loses over 15 billion trees each year, that is roughly 48 football fields every minute, due to deforestation, land development and poor forest management.

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Delving deeper into SA’s democratic processes

Thursday 21 April 2016 13:56

Democracy is about how communities select leaders who will best serve them.

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SA still committed to national unity despite growing dissatisfaction

Thursday 21 April 2016 08:40

The governing ANC manifesto for South Africa’s first democratic election that ended apartheid in 1994 pledged to deliver a democratic society.

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