Paternity leave ASAP

Negotiations at the Public Service Bargaining Council have revealed that male civil servants are not entitled to paternity leave, and stakeholders, particularly workers have called for the introduction of such.

In negotiating their working conditions, civil servants also suggested that the leave should be at least two weeks long, and cover three births for both married and unmarried men.

We have taken too long to introduce paternity leave and things should move faster in the right direction to boost the huge strides our country has made in the area of gender equality.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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