Friday, October 22, 2021
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At last, great motorbikes at an affordable price

At the short ribbon-cutting ceremony were, from left, office manager Angelique Botha, owner Brian Fitzhenry, workshop manager Peter Jouster and Clinton Millard of Multi...

Neasa’s submission to the National Minimum Wage Commission

On 10 September 2021, the National Minimum Wage Commission (‘the Commission’) published an invitation for written representations by the public, regarding the review of...

Crime briefs – September 9 to September 18

On Thursday September 9 at 2.32pm the Multi Security Control Room received a call that a man was intoxicated in the parking lot opposite...

Contradictory rules to COIDA amendment bill, call for immediate withdrawal

On 15 February 2021, NEASA submitted its written submission on the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act Amendment Bill to the Parliamentary Portfolio...

Crime briefs – Tuesday September 7 to Friday September 10

At 7.09am on Tuesday September 7 a break-in at a premises on Albany road was reported to the Multi Security control room, and the...

Bathurst gives wellness a spring boost

Revel in the 5 R's – Rest, Repair, Rejuvenate, Recreate and Rejoice Life is for living, so get ready to gain new skills and insights...

Local Government clinches a wage and pension reform deal

Press Release from SALGA Parties at the SA Bargaining Council on Wednesday, 15 September 2021, clinched a multi-year salary and wage deal for local government,...

Leafline restores dignity to Qhayiya schoolgirls

Each of the girls at Qhayiya Primary School in Nolukhanyo township, Bathurst, received two special sanitary pads from Leafline last Thursday. Funeka Xhanti, of...

Amended regulations announced adjusted alert level two – NEASA summary

From: National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) The President, last night, reduced the Covid-19 Alert Level to an adjusted Alert Level 2. The President indicated...
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Re-usable sanitary ware donated to girls at Qhayiya Primary

Leafline, represented by Funeka Xhanti, donated 72 re-usable sanitary pads, made from pineapple leaves to the girls at Qhayiya Primary School on Thursday morning. Read...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 9 to September 16

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OPINION: Mandatory vaccinations in the workplace

Freedom of choice Opinion piece of Gerhard Papenfus and Jaco Swart, the Chief Executive and National Manager of the National Employers' Association of South Africa...

Crime Briefs

From August 24 to August 30 The Multi Security control room received a call from a client in Francolin Road, at 9.55am on Tuesday August...

Healing Horses is ready to gallop forward

Healing Horses is a member of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Having begun operations in 2018, Healing Horses builds confidence and stamina in...

Council Notes – Ndlambe – Tuesday August 31

Ndlambe held an open council meeting via MS Teams on Tuesday to discuss the financial statements that were sent to the office of the...

Running for a cause

If you have ever run a half-marathon of 21km you understand that a lot of preparation is required to run such a distance and...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 2 to September 9

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Neasa’s submission to parliament – Lockdown regulations were the true disaster

Amendment bill is a must, says Neasa CEO GERHARD PAPENFUS – CEO, National Employers Association of South Africa NEASA has submitted comments in support of the...

Medolino Caravan Park Farmers Market – A great place to shop

Saturday morning saw a full and vibrant Farmers Market at Medolino Caravan Park on Saturday morning. Sue Coetzee and Johnny Young, part owners of the...

Spring is in the air and it’s time for another Van der Riet Street...

With a variety of stalls and lots of entertainment, the Van der Riet Street Spring Festival will be a day of fun and great...

Teen raises R13,800 for PA Soup Kitchen

At just 17-years-of-age, Armand van der Merwe had set his mind to raising money for a charity. As a home-schooled pupil, Van der Merwe will...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 26 to September 2

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Municipal workers unhappy with proposed salary and wage increases

Following the three-year collective bargaining agreement that at the end of June this year, unions representing municipal workers across the country have rejected the...

Council notes – Open council meeting via MS Teams on Wednesday August 18

Water availability charge debate At the MS Teams virtual open council meeting last Wednesday (August 18), the Democratic Alliance, the official opposition at the council,...

Bronze President’s Award candidates don’t beat about the bush

A group of South African President’s Award candidates took to the Assegai trails recently to experience wildlife and the Eastern Cape under the expert...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 19 to August 26

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Tides- Port Alfred – August 12 to August 19

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Tides – Port Alfred – August 5 to August 12

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Advice is the product at Adviceworx

Everyone needs to consider how they will survive financially in the future. It’s not just about retirement but in taking the right steps to...

OPINION: SA labour law inflexibility offers no support for unforeseen eventualities

JACO SWART, National Manager and Collective Bargaining Co-ordinator of the National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) Over the years, a lot has been written...