UN Committee finds austerity measures implemented in SA “may further worsen inequalities”

UN Committee finds austerity measures implemented in SA “may further worsen inequalities”

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has called for more inclusive economic policies and a review of fiscal policy to enable government to meet its Constitutional and international human rights obligations. But is Tito Mboweni willing to take a tip based on international law? Sadly, it seems unlikely by Mark Heywood.

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The SADMON Files 4: Autopsy of the Phila communications campaign

The SADMON Files 4: Autopsy of the Phila communications campaign

In 2015 Sadmon Projects and Consulting was awarded a three-year, R352 million communications contract by the Department of Health. Spotlight analysis of reports Sadmon submitted to the department (obtained through a Promotion of Access to Information Act request) paint a worrying picture of multiple delays and constant miscommunication – all while the bills for the public purse keep mounting up.

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The SADMON Files 3: Red Ribbon or red flag?

The SADMON Files 3: Red Ribbon or red flag?

In 2015 Sadmon Projects and Consulting was awarded a three-year, R352 million communications contract by the Department of Health. An essential part of the contract was the oversight, management and stock control at the Department’s Red Ribbon Resource Centre (RRRC) where the National Department of Health’s condoms, branding and communication materials are warehoused. 

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