Muslim SANDF major faces dismissal over headscarf

eNCA reports that the SANDF is being accused of practising double standards in connection with a Muslim army major who is facing dismissal for refusing to remove her headscarf. Fatima Isaacs will appear before a closed military court for the third time in Cape Town on Wednesday. She’s been charged with “failing to obey a lawful instruction” by […]

Job scam alert at Department of Correctional Services

The Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has warned that a number of “faceless-fraudsters” have been robbing unsuspecting job seekers by promising non-existent jobs and learnership opportunities‚ using various social media platforms. National Commissioner Zach Modise said it was disturbing to note that the fraudsters request administrative fees of R150 or more for securing jobs in […]

eNCA consults with employees over ‘doek’ dress policy

eNCA says it has started consultations with its employees over its policy around the wearing of “doeks” following claims that the broadcaster canned a story because the reporter was wearing a headscarf. News director Mapi Mhlangu said they were reviewing the policy with its staff and added:  “The issue of a doek is merely a symptom […]

Mogalakwena municipal workers back at work after month-long strike

Municipal workers at Mokopane and 179 surrounding villages in the Mogalakwena municipality were back at work after a month-long strike for better wages. The 760 municipal workers downed tools because they were not being paid the same as at other municipalities on the same grade as Mogalakwena.  Although the workers were persuaded to return, their demands […]