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More woes for dismissed workers

Dismissed MJL Electrical workers, who were hoping to secure their Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) last week, face more disappointed as the Department of Labour refused to approve their applications. 309 more words

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15 Important Black Writers to Influence Johannesburg

South Africa has often been a place of conundrums; apartheid acts as a beginning and also an end. And literature which is often an art that connects the unsaid with the truth, acts like a mirror which reveals a society to itself. 2,015 more words

Portfolio C

On the subject of sarcasm and how to use it effectively!

What is sarcasm really?
Googles quietly describes it as this:




  1. the use of irony to mock or convey contempt.

    “she didn’t like the note of sarcasm in his voice”

  2. 242 more words

Botes draws Wits and Ajax level

Henrico Botes scored a second-half equaliser to ensure the first leg of the MTN8 semi-final between Ajax Cape Town and Bidvest Wits ended 1-1 at Coetzenberg Stadium. 470 more words


Wits town hall sees shouting match

Former Wits SRC member Jamie Mighti walked out of a Wits town hall earlier today after he found himself in a shouting match with VC Adam Habib.  353 more words

Portfolio C

Talent skipping a generation at Banking Inquiry

“A showboating Senator who when he refused to put up, he should have shut up”

Thanks very much, Chairman, and welcome Tánaiste and Deputy. Tánaiste, I’ve no questions for you until the end. 4,428 more words


A wage that can keep on giving

Everyone can benefit from a ‘living wage’ standard

Life in post-bailout recovering Ireland has well and truly begun. After seven long years, there’s some hope that we now have an opportunity to shape our future, rebuild our republic, and begin a national conversation about how we want to develop as a sovereign state and fund our public services. 670 more words