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NUM members expected to march to the Union Buildings protesting Eskom retrenchments

PRETORIA, November 17 – National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members are expected to march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday in protest against Eskom’s plans to retrench workers. The union says the state-owned power utility plans to retrench 7000 workers through voluntary packages in the next five years. On Wednesday, Eskom announced it […]

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Pledge signed during #100MenMarch

PRETORIA, July 10 – A strong number of men positively responded to government’s call for an end to gender-based violence and participated in the #100MenMarch which was held in Pretoria on Tuesday. Men and women marched through the streets of Pretoria to the Union Buildings where a pledge was signed by Ministers and dignitaries committing […]

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Zuma directs Masutha to act on black lawyers’ complaints

PRETORIA, July 14 -The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) urged President Jacob Zuma to urgently set up a commission of inquiry to establish why they get sidelined on the lucrative South African government’s numerous court cases, which they say are specifically given to white attorneys and law firms. “We demand the following … that the president [Zuma] […]