Following the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma on 7 July 2021, protests and violence broke out in Nkandla and some parts of the KwaZulu-Natal province. The protests started as a “free Zuma” campaign.
At the December edition of the country's 'family meeting' President Cyril Ramaphosa has reminded the country that we cannot let our guard down in the fight against Covid-19. He announced new restrictions for those living where the outbreak is the worst, but for all South Africans, it is too soon to relax in the fight against this virus. The full video is available on our website.
For some time, the alcohol industry has been calling for lockdown restrictions to be eased and the time has finally arrived. Not only are alcohol restrictions being eased, but so are the restrictions placed on international travel.
The CCMA has frequently upheld the dismissal of employees fired for misconduct. We have been directly involved in a great many cases where employees have been fired and, after appealing to the CCMA, have remained fired.
Many learners returned to school at the end of July following the end of their holiday break. With the return of learners, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has made some changes for the new school term.