PMG MONITOR – Sep/Oct 2017: State of Labour

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State of Labour

Numbers from the National Credit Regulator show that out of the 23 million credit-active consumers in the country, over 42% are considered impaired. More…





Did you know?
The HIV Treatment programme has grown from 923 000 patients on treatment in 2009 to 3.9 million patients on treatment as of the end of August this year. More…




Socio Economic Rights for All



Education matters
DBE Deputy Minister said the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative (ASIDI), which aims to replace mud schools and any unsafe schools built with inappropriate materials, has made significant inroads. More..





Domestic Violence Act
A fifth (21%) of women over 18 years old in intimate relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner; 6% experienced sexual violence from a partner. More…



Despite significant expenditure, poor-quality primary healthcare services and the growing incidence of non-communicable diseases crippled the system. More…


Legislative Developments

ICC Africa



The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry has made progress in developing a Debt Relief Committee Bill. More…






Sugar Tax. More…




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