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National minimum wage exemption period

The National Minimum Wage (NMW) exemptions will be limited to a maximum period of one year. Labour Department Assistant Director: Employment Standards Keku Padi told employers and employer organisations during briefing session on Tuesday at the Department of Labour’s Labour Centre in Port Elizabeth that the system provides results of …

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Mama Winnie a true freedom fighter

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela always believed that freedom had to be fought for and achieved.  “She was from the onset part of a determined force of resistance,” he said. Speaking at a memorial service organised by the Eastern Cape Provincial government, President Ramaphosa said Mama Winnie …

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Municipalities get guidelines for Mam’ Winnie funeral

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has written to provinces and municipalities to provide them with guidelines for funeral arrangements for struggle heroine, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Madikizela-Mandela, who passed away on Easter Monday at the age of 81, has been accorded a Special Official Funeral by President …

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Zuma should actually pay State Capture legal fees

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the withdrawal by the Presidency their appeal against the court judgment requesting former President Jacob Zuma to personally pay the legal expenses, assessed at R10 million in a bid  to hinder the release of  the State of Capture report. The DA filed papers in …

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Parliament Pays tribute to Mother Of  The Nation

Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Lechesa Tsenoli, on behalf of Parliament, joined hundreds of people who stuffed St George’s Cathedral in Cape Town on Thursday night to pay tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Tsenoli depicted Madikizela-Mandela as a pioneer parliamentarian of democratic South Africa and a freedom champion who had …

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Book of sympathies opened for Mama Winnie

Scores of people pays tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandeala

A book of condolences has been opened so people can offer their last respect to Winnie Madikizele-Mandela who died on Monday afternoon. She was 81. The book was launched by African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President David Mabuza flanked by  Party’s National Executive Council outside the fundamental entryway at Madikizela-Mandela’s …

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The Mother OF The Nation has died

The African National Congress (ANC) struggle icon, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died. She was 81. Madikizela-Mandela passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital‚ Johannesburg in the early hours of Monday afternoon. She passed on after a long illness‚ for which she had been in and out of hospital since the beginning …

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