With almost 7.2 million domestic workers, Brazil has ratified the International Labour Organization (ILO) Convention 189, covering decent work for those carrying out domestic tasks in the home.
Low wages and suppression of the trade union remains is the biggest challenge in the textile sector in Indonesia even though it is one of the biggest in the world with exports to US, Japan and Turkey.
Students at Walter Sisulu University in Butterworth have shut the Ibika campus following the withdrawal of accreditation for the civil engineering degree and student leaders are busy negotiating with management on this and other issues.
With the public domain dominated by debates on land expropriation without compensation, two guys from Port Elizabeth share their story of how they started farming in an urban backyard to getting a hectare of land to farm.
Provincial SAPS leadership testified at the Moerane Commission last week. Evidence leader, Adv Manyathi presented them with 31pages of witnesses’ allegations against them ranging from negligence to actual criminal involvement in a number of killings in KZN. One of the former Umlazi Cluster Commanders, Maj Gen Chiliza lied under oath. He wasn’t alone; the other 5 senior commanders also backed him, but Chiliza’s testimony was particularly shocking. He claimed to be unaware that Sipho Ndovela and many of the other Glebelands leaders killed had been receiving threats and were in danger. I have evidence in the form of emails, screenshots of Whatsapp conversations etc that prove he lied.