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Why this pardon for UCT’s student activist is so inadequate


 

As a former UCT Council member, I was pleased to learn on June 28 that students implicated and involved in various protests at UCT in 2015, 2016 and 2017 have been vindicated by the withdrawing of disciplinary cases against them. This after the university’s council adopted the Institutional Reconciliation and Transformation Commission (IRTC) report which began […]

How does the LRA’s ‘deeming provision’ actually work in practice?


 

In 2018 the Constitutional Court made a ruling regarding the deeming provision referred to in section 198A of the Labour Relations Act (LRA). This ruling stated that the client of a Temporary Employment Services (TES) provider is deemed to be the sole employer of assigned temporary employees earning R 17 119 or less per month, following […]

You can still make this academic year a success with the help of home education


 

With mid-year exams at schools having ended and results being released, some learners across the country may feel that they need extra help in improving their academic performance for the rest of the year. Examination results can be a particularly big wake-up call — especially for those learners who fear that they’re at risk of […]

INNOVATION

South Africa gears up to enter a brave new world of...

President Cyril Ramaphosa is right when he says that to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment South Africa will need to...

EDUCATION

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...

ECONOMICS

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations. This is because their decisions can affect access...