City of Tshwane: Workers who protested outside the Gauteng High Court are misinformed

THE workers who protested outside the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, over what they perceived to be a delayed justice in their case with the City, were misinformed, municipal spokesperson Lindela Mashigo said. The out-of-work staff and subcontractors were bused in to the court to demand a speedy verdict. The court case concerns the validity of a tender between their employer, Moipone Group of Companies, and the City. The high court heard the case on September 21, but a verdict is still pending. The workers said they supported their employer, who took the City to the high court for refusing to pay for services rendered under a “valid and binding” contract. To showcase their frustrations, they marched from Marabastad to the high court, where they delivered a memorandum to acting court manager Lucky Makumule. The protesters said the City lacked the will to honour its contractual obligations and that had put them out of work since June. They were hoping for a favou…
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[Video] Volledige registrasie amptelik aan Akademia toegeken

Van die studente wat in April van Akadmia se eerste grade ontvang het. Foto: Jhua-nine Wyrley-Brich/Forumnuus.co.za.

Akademia het pas bekendgemaak dat dié Afrikaanse gemeenskapsuniversiteit nou volledig as hoëronderwysinstansie deur die departement van hoër onderwys en opleiding (DHET) geregistreer is.

Die instansie het op 30 Mei die goeie nuus van die DHET ontvang dat dit nou volledig geregistreer is ná ʼn omvattende gehaltebeheerproses wat ses jaar lank geduur het. Akademia het in dié tydperk alle voorwaardes van die departement nagekom en aan alle vereistes voldoen.

By Akademia se oprigting het die DHET voorwaardelike registrasie as hoëronderwys­instansie aan Akademia toegeken. Dr. Paul Steyn, Akademia se provoos, verduidelik dat voorwaardelike registrasie bloot beteken het dat Akademia eers aan die DHET moes bewys lewer dat die instansie volhoubare programme van hoë akademiese gehalte kan aanbied. Ten minste een kohort van stud…

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