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Eskom to implement stage 4 load-shedding from 2pm 

By: News24Wire      6th December 2019 Eskom has confirmed that it will implement stage 4 load-shedding from 14:00 on Friday, despite already using diesel-powered open cycle gas turbines... 

Eskom to implement stage 4 load-shedding from 2pm
Gauteng govt to intervene in Tshwane, seeks legislation to better manage coalitions

Gauteng govt to intervene in Tshwane, seeks legislation to better manage coalitions 

By: News24Wire      6th December 2019 The Gauteng government has announced that it will intervene in the City of Tshwane and seek legislation through the National Council of Provinces... 

African economies can ramp up performance with right reforms – think tank

African economies can ramp up performance with right reforms – think tank 

By: Thabi Madiba     6th December 2019 For Africa to attract serious, long-term investors who are going to build new businesses, governments need to ensure competitively priced reliable... 

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 How has Mauritania managed to stave off terror attacks?

How has Mauritania managed to stave off terror attacks?

6th December 2019 No terrorist attacks have been recorded on Mauritanian soil since 20 December 2011. On that day, a gendarme, Ely Ould Mokhtar, was kidnapped in the... 

South African Airways is in business rescue: what it means, and what next

South African Airways is in business rescue: what it means, and what next

6th December 2019 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the decision to put South African Airways, the cash-strapped national flag carrier, into... 

More than 15 female vice-chancellors have led Nigerian universities, but higher education still a man’s world

More than 15 female vice-chancellors have led Nigerian universities, but higher education still a man’s world

6th December 2019 The recent appointment of Prof Lilian Salami as the vice-chancellor of the University of Benin in Edo state was widely praised.  Salami becomes the... 

Huge risk, no urgency

Huge risk, no urgency

6th December 2019 The risk posed by Eskom to the fiscus is surpassed only by the risk posed by ongoing electricity shortages to the economy and South Africa’s growth... 

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 How people in need of protection are being denied crucial access to legal information and assistance in the Greek islands’ EU ‘hotspot’ camps

How people in need of protection are being denied crucial access to legal information and assistance in the Greek islands’ EU ‘hotspot’ camps

6th December 2019 People who have fled war, violence and persecution need support to find safety and rebuild their lives. However, in the EU 'hotspots' in Greece,... 

 Humanitarian action for children 2020 overview

Humanitarian action for children 2020 overview

6th December 2019 This edition of UNICEF’s annual humanitarian funding appeal presents information about ongoing conflicts and disasters affecting millions of... 

Corporate Tax, Digitalization and Globalization

Corporate Tax, Digitalization and Globalization

4th December 2019 Digitalization enables companies to interact with users and the economy of a country without establishing a physical presence there. Unique,... 

In Hot Water: The Climate Crisis And The Urgent Need For Ocean Protection

In Hot Water: The Climate Crisis And The Urgent Need For Ocean Protection

4th December 2019 We are standing at a pivotal moment in history. A global movement unlike anything we’ve seen before is demanding governments take action to address... 

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ANC abuses power in putting Tshwane under administration

ANC abuses power in putting Tshwane under administration

6th December 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng notes the announcement by the Gauteng COGTA MEC, Lebogang Maile that he has placed the City of Tshwane... 

DA demands immediate action to resolve electricity crisis

DA demands immediate action to resolve electricity crisis

6th December 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has today written to the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Gwede Mantashe, demanding that he take immediate... 

Police stations in dire need of frequent oversight

Police stations in dire need of frequent oversight

6th December 2019 The Democratic Alliance in the Northern Cape is calling on the MEC of Transport, Safety and Liaison, Nontobeko Vilakazi, to revise the key... 

Friendly Mayoral “roadblock” to welcome tourists

Friendly Mayoral “roadblock” to welcome tourists

6th December 2019 The Executive Mayor of George, Ald Melvin Naik welcomed local and out of town tourists in George this morning during his annual friendly Mayoral... 

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Essential reference to property law updated

Essential reference to property law updated

5th December 2019 Significant changes to South African property legislation make it necessary for legal practitioners specialising in this aspect of law to have... 

Enhanced skills for legal professionals lead to better outcomes

Enhanced skills for legal professionals lead to better outcomes

5th December 2019 A newly released title is set to change the way legal professionals tackle the drafting of pleadings. Authored by former Judge of the High Court... 

Competition Commission Releases the Final Report of Data Services Market Inquiry

Competition Commission Releases the Final Report of Data Services Market Inquiry

5th December 2019 On Monday, 2 December 2019, the Competition Commission published the final report in relation to its Data Services Market Inquiry. The inquiry was... 

Dismissed For Not Accepting An Employer’s Demand – When Is This Automatically Unfair?

Dismissed For Not Accepting An Employer’s Demand – When Is This Automatically Unfair?

4th December 2019 The Labour Relations Act, 66 of 1995 (“LRA“), which generally protects employees in South Africa against (amongst other things) unfair dismissal,... 

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