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AfriForum to continue international campaign against land expropriation

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 32 minutes ago Civil rights organisation AfriForum on Tuesday announced that it plans to make verbal presentations to Parliament against the expropriation of land... 

AfriForum to continue international campaign against land expropriation
 Ramaphosa appoints new presiding officer for Tom Moyane disciplinary inquiry

Ramaphosa appoints new presiding officer for Tom Moyane disciplinary inquiry

By: News24Wire      Updated 56 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed advocate Azhar Bham, SC, as the presiding officer into the disciplinary charges against suspended South... 

Land reform unlikely to mean constitutional change – analysts

Land reform unlikely to mean constitutional change – analysts

By: Reuters     Updated 1 hour ago South Africa looks likely to implement land redistribution under existing laws rather than by changing the constitution following a ruling party... 

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Small, local solutions can crack water crises: a South African case study

Small, local solutions can crack water crises: a South African case study

Updated 3 hours ago World attention has recently been focused on the water crisis facing the South African city of Cape Town, a metropolis of four million people.... 

South Africa's municipal electricity tariffs are hurting the economy

South Africa's municipal electricity tariffs are hurting the economy

Updated 3 hours ago South Africa’s machinery and equipment industries have recently come under huge pressure. Falling demand after the 2008 financial crisis and rising... 

 The future is African

The future is African

Updated 3 hours ago The African continent is unique for many reasons: our diverse landscapes, melting pot of cultures, rich biodiversity, fertile soils and vast... 

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

21st May 2018 Cyril Ramaphosa’s rise to power has been greeted enthusiastically by most South Africans. Their hope is that the new president represents a... 

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 IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

IFI energy investments in Bangladesh: a way forward to SDG 7

Updated 4 hours ago Bangladesh is one of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries, yet at the same time it has demonstrated climate leadership, particularly in... 

Economic development in fragile contexts: learning from success and failure

Economic development in fragile contexts: learning from success and failure

Updated 4 hours ago Fragile and conflict-affected developing countries face major challenges in transforming their economies. As with low-income countries generally,... 

Abuses by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso

Abuses by Armed Islamists and Security Forces in Burkina Faso

21st May 2018 Since 2016, armed Islamist groups have dramatically increased their presence in Burkina Faso, creating an environment of fear throughout the... 

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Offshore Wind

Renewable Energy Benefits: Leveraging Local Capacity for Offshore Wind

21st May 2018 Offshore wind projects create ample opportunities for local value creation. Income and jobs can be maximised by leveraging existing economic... 

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Agri SA: Sober debate on land welcomes, but uncertainty regarding compensation persists

Agri SA: Sober debate on land welcomes, but uncertainty regarding compensation persists

Updated 33 minutes ago “Agri SA welcomes the in-depth and sober debate on the land issue that took place within ANC ranks during the weekend,” said Ernest Pringle, chair... 

AfriForum: AfriForum intensifies its campaign against expropriation without compensation after ANC announcement

AfriForum: AfriForum intensifies its campaign against expropriation without compensation after ANC announcement

Updated 1 hour 9 minutes ago The civil rights organisation AfriForum today announced that it will intensify its campaign, both within South Africa and abroad, against... 

DA: Eddie Barlow says DA calls for urgent intervention in Madibeng, South Africa's worst municipality

DA: Eddie Barlow says DA calls for urgent intervention in Madibeng, South Africa's worst municipality

Updated 1 hour 34 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance in North West and the leadership in our province urgently call on the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional... 

SA: Telecommunication and Postal Services calls for written comments on iNeSI Bill

SA: Telecommunication and Postal Services calls for written comments on iNeSI Bill

Updated 3 hours ago The Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services has called on interested organisations and members of the public to submit... 

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Medical Malpractice in South Africa

Medical Malpractice in South Africa

Updated 1 hour 4 minutes ago Following the trend in other countries, there has been a veritable explosion of medical negligence litigation in the past 10 years in South Africa.... 

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

Latest ruling shows courts may be more willing to require unprotected strikers be brought to account

18th May 2018 In the recent Judgment of County Fair Foods, a division of Astral Operations Limited v FAWU & Others [CA02/2017] the Labour Appeal Court was... 

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

Labour Court Hits Employers Where it Hurts

17th May 2018 27 March 2018, the Labour Court delivered its judgment in the matter of SATAWU and Others v Sihlangene Security & Cleaning CC and Another (Case No:... 

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

Norton Rose Fulbright assists Scatec Solar ASA on REIPPP solar photovoltaic projects

17th May 2018 Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has assisted Scatec Solar ASA to reach financial close on three solar photovoltaic projects. The projects... 

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