AFRICA

[South Africa] Call for labour law compliance in agriculture sector [South Africa] Call for labour law compliance in agriculture sector

The department hosted an agriculture sector seminar in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, on the subject, 'Paying the National Minimum Wage is the...
28 Jun 2022

[Nigeria] Salaries suspended for civil servants found falsifying age [Nigeria] Salaries suspended for civil servants found falsifying age

So far the Federal Government-backed IPPIS has exposed and eliminated about 70,000 ghost workers in the civil service system.
27 Jun 2022

[Egypt] Payroll system for administrative authorities to be digitalised by end of year [Egypt] Payroll system for administrative authorities to be digitalised by end of year

In addition, the minister said that the new system would offer new guarantees for employees in Egypt and would unify...
13 May 2022

[South Sudan] Struggle to pay salaries as oil sales repay loans [South Sudan] Struggle to pay salaries as oil sales repay loans

Among the government employees demanding salary arrears are members of the security forces, doctors and nurses.
11 May 2022

[Kenya] President increases minimum wage for first time in 3 years [Kenya] President increases minimum wage for first time in 3 years

In common with other countries across the region, Kenyans are trying to cope with a surge in prices of commodities,...
03 May 2022

[South Africa] Critical skills shortage as workers go overseas [South Africa] Critical skills shortage as workers go overseas

Engineering skills are among the most sought-after skills in South Africa. Employers are looking for highly qualified engineers with many...
29 Apr 2022

[South Africa] 3 common HR challenges facing small businesses [South Africa] 3 common HR challenges facing small businesses

According to legal and regulatory firm LexisNexis, a large number of freelancers who work for SMEs do not know that...
27 Apr 2022