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US restricts tobacco imports from Malawi over labour abuses

“Malawi is being forced to confront child and forced labour practices after the US restricted tobacco imports from the impoverished…

AU-ILO-IOM-ECA HOLD STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING ON LABOUR MIGRATION

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 30 January 2019,-/African Media Agency/-In order to help solve the issues of migration when it comes to…

SOUTH AFRICA: LABOUR COMMITTEE DISCUSSES WORKERS’ RIGHTS IN HORSE-RACING INDUSTRY

The committee also notes reports of planned strikes tomorrow by three labour unions which threaten to close Eskom and the…

SOUTH AFRICA: INVESTING IN PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT FOR ENTERPRISE COMPETITIVENESS IS CRITICAL

Polokwane Chemical Suppliers, a 100% black-owned manufacturer of cleaning detergents is proof that the Workplace Challenge Programme (WPC) is working…

SOUTH AFRICA: NATIONAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES TWO BILLS AND ONE LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL

The National Assembly is scheduled to consider the Basic Conditions of Employment Amendment Bill, the National Minimum Wage Bill, the…

SOUTH AFRICA: LABOUR LAWS, COMMUNAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATIONS AMENDMENT BILL AND PIC ACT LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL GET APPROVAL FROM THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Parliament continues to improve the legislative landscape to consolidate workers’ victories and rights  CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 30, 2018,-/African…

Cashless Africa?

According to this article ‘Africa must fully digitize before it can go cashless’. This article, or rather the interviewer and…

The Private Sector and Economic Reforms in North Africa

by David Felsen Of concern to policy-makers in North Africa is the need to bring about economic reform to enhance…

Trade relations with China degrade labour rights

According to the new study, labour rights and regulatory standards are declining substantially in African countries where China is the…

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