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Ratcheting up the EWC risk yet again

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The ANC’s failure to secure a two-thirds majority for the EWC (Expropriation without Compensation) Constitutional Amendment Bill (formally the Constitution Eighteenth Amendment Bill) in December

The truth about the April 1994 election

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The Daily Friend is rerunning some of our most-read articles over the festive season. This week marks the 27th anniversary of 27th April 1994. This date commemorates

Employment or EWC – what do ordinary South Africans want?

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This article was first published on 8 April 2021. Certain events have passed but the article is still pertinent to us going into 2022 [Ed.]

Why Ramaphosa should veto employment ‘equity’ bill

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Last week the National Assembly adopted the Employment Equity (EE) Amendment Bill of 2020 (the Bill). The National Council of Provinces is now expected to

The wild dogs should NOT lie down with the buffalo

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Many South Africans have been waiting, says incoming IRR CEO John Endres, for ‘a single mighty lion to bring down the old buffalo that is

Shifting from a minimum wage to a ‘living’ one

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Last Sunday was the deadline for public comment on the Companies Amendment Bill of 2021. This Bill was gazetted early in October by Ebrahim Patel,

Time to stop the state of disaster and amend the DMA

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Earlier this week, Dr Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma, minister of cooperative government and traditional affairs and the designated minister under the Disaster Management Act (DMA) of 2002,

EWC and the tilting of the courts in favour of the state

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In September 2021 a new opinion poll commissioned by the IRR showed that only 5% of South Africans think land reform should be one of

More absurd claims about the EWC constitutional amendment bill

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Now that the Constitutional Court has ruled that the local government election must be held between 27th October and 1st November 2021, parliamentary proceedings are

One day left to help kill the bill

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Tomorrow is the deadline for public comment on proposed amendments to Section 25 (the property clause) of the Bill of Rights, as set out in