News and Current Events

Cape Town – There’s a 50% chance of President Jacob Zuma reshuffling his cabinet. This is according to multinational bank BNP Paribas’ latest Global Outlook report. Political analysts and economists have warned that Zuma could remove his detractors from their cabinet positions as calls for him to step down are increasing. “Politics prevails in South…

Proposed new Minimum Wage

Cape Town – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that the proposed new minimum wage will be R3 500 per month. That amounts to about R20 per hour. Professor Imraan Valodia, leader of the panel who investigated the matter, said 27% of currently employed people earn below this new proposed rate. Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says…