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16
NOV

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE | Stacey Jacobs Equal Education Education Researcher

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

SCHOOL NUTRITION

Equal Education (EE), Equal Education Law Centre (EELC) and SECTION27 say they are still urging the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to develop ways to get National School Nutrition Pro-gramme (NSNP) meals to learners who cannot access scholar transport to fetch meals on the days when they are not in classrooms. They have also recommended that the department arrange food parcels or vouchers for learners. They also want learners to be reminded that meals can also be collected at schools closest to where they live.

To speak to us
Stacey Jacobs
Equal Education Education Researcher
16
NOV

SHOP STEWARDS CORNER | Sizwe Pamla National spokesperson - Cosatu

SHOP STEWARDS CORNER

Labour federation Cosatu has given the ANC an ultimatum to implement a wage increase agree-ment for public servants or lose votes in next year’s municipal elections. Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi said workers are tired of broken promises, corruption, retrenchments and the gov-ernment’s attacks on collective bargaining. Cosatu has also called for Cosatu also called on the government to extend the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) until the end of December.

To speak to us

Sizwe Pamla
National spokesperson - Cosatu
10
NOV

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE | EFF

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE

The EFF has vowed to descend on Brackenfell “in its entirety and ensure nothing operates” after today’s violent clash with residents. The party has condemned the attacks against its members after a protest outside Brackenfell High School against alleged racism turned violent.

To speak to us
09
NOV

SHOP STEWARDS CORNER | Makhosonke Buthelezi Spokesperson - UIF

SHOP STEWARDS CORNER

TERS

It is said the government and social partners are exploring possible alternative arrangements to provide relief to workers affected by Covid-19 and, at the same time, the long-term sustainability of the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF). Partners at National Economic Development and La-bour Council (Nedlac) have voiced their displeasure at the possible termination of the scheme. Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi said meetings on Friday morning were held be-tween partners as well as actuaries of the UIF, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and the Treasury.

To speak to us
Makhosonke Buthelezi
Spokesperson - UIF
09
NOV

BUSINESS WRAP II - Adrian Maizey Chief executive of Rand Capital Coffee

BUSINESS WRAP II

Starbucks in South Africa says it plans to open eight new stores in the four weeks from mid-November to mid-December, despite Covid-19 economic turmoil, as it expands its footprint. The stores will be opened in Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Johannesburg and Pretoria. The move will see the company employ 69 full-time employees and promote 21, bringing the total complement of permanent employees to 300.

To speak to us
Adrian Maizey
Chief executive of Rand Capital Coffee
29
OCT

HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING | Athenkosi Mabona National organizer - SASCO

HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING.

The Treasury is proposing a review of the financial support provided to students in tertiary education, as it seeks to rein in expenditure and stabilise debt. Higher education is also among the departments forced to help fund the implementation of the government’s rescue plan for state airline SAA, losing R1.13bn from its budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal year to help prop up the ailing state-owned enterprise.

Athenkosi Mabona
National organizer - SASCO
29
OCT

KULTURE TALK | Lerato Motaung Artist

KULTURE TALK

Lerato Motaung is a visual artist based in Johannesburg. Following his training in drawing at the Johannesburg Art Gallery (2008) and in sculpture in Katlehong Art Center (2009), he received his Diploma in Fine Arts in 2015 from the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria. For his primary means of expression, mixed media paintings, Motaung draws inspiration from his memories informed by his life experiences in three different environments; the metropolitan area of Johannesburg where he lives and works, the suburban ambiance of Katlehong township and the rural North West Province (where he grew up).

He is the recent winner of the 2020 Emergence Art Prize. The prize, which aims to propel the careers of new, emerging talent from South Africa, includes a residency in Germany  and a cash prize of R80 000.

He joins us

Lerato Motaung
Artist
28
OCT

TECH CONVERSATIONS | Jacob Mamabolo MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure in Gauteng

TECH CONVERSATIONS

SMART MOBILITY

The Gauteng Department of Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure yesterday launched the provincial Smart Mobility 2030 plan that seeks to eradicate transport challenges and use transport as a catalyst to boost the economy of the province.
The Smart Mobility 2030 Plan focuses on the current transport scene and consolidates various plans into an integrated plan that will be used to improve transport systems in the province.

To speak to us

Jacob Mamabolo
MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure in Gauteng

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