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Legislation to be extended to cover domestic workers

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria – South Africa’s domestic workers will soon be covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases (Coida) Act, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant said on Saturday. The minister, who held a Domestic Worker Imbizo at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto on Saturday, said the Act was currently undergoing a Parliamentary review and would …

Government considers sugar tax

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – The Gauteng MEC for Health, Qedani Mahlangu, says making sweetened soft drinks costly could sway people to drink fresh water – an important step in the fight against obesity. “If we could impose a tax regime that is similar to the ‘sin tax’ applicable to alcoholic beverages, we could make it costly to …

South African Government announces new Zimbabwean permits

SA condemns deadly terrorist attacks in Kenya

Pretoria – Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced the details of the new Zimbabwean Special Dispensation Permit (ZSP). Outlining the particulars of the ZSP at a media briefing in Pretoria, the Minister said this marked the beginning of a new phase, as the Dispensation for Zimbabwe Project (DZP) will officially be closed on 31 …