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Ugandan opposition leader accuses Museveni of exposing himself

By: African News Agency      19th October 2017 Opposition Forum for Democratic change (FDC) leader Gen Mugisha Muntu has accused Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni of exposing his “leadership... 

Ugandan opposition leader accuses Museveni of exposing himself
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Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign

Kenya president snubs vote crisis meeting, presses ahead with campaign

By: Reuters     19th October 2017 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairperson of the election board for Thursday, saying he would instead... 

Remove exploration red tape or mining will die, geologist warns

Remove exploration red tape or mining will die, geologist warns

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 5 hours ago The excessive red tape around minerals exploration must be removed to prevent the demise of South Africa’s vital mining industry, consulting... 

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Ahmed Timol inquest: why uncovering apartheid crimes remains so important

Ahmed Timol inquest: why uncovering apartheid crimes remains so important

18th October 2017 The recent, reopened inquest into the death of teacher and anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, was different in many ways from a traditional... 

 Terrorism puts education on hold in Mali

Terrorism puts education on hold in Mali

18th October 2017 As has been the case annually since the crisis in Mali erupted in 2012, the start of the school year on 9 October was ineffective countrywide.... 

Leadership in question

Leadership in question

18th October 2017 Very many South Africans are worried about the character and quality of leadership of the country and continue to hear allegations of corruption... 

Using the South African army to fight crime is a bad idea: here's why

Using the South African army to fight crime is a bad idea: here's why

17th October 2017 South Africa’s police minister, Fikile Mbalula, has stirred controversy by calling for the involvement of the country’s military in fighting crime.... 

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Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

Girls’ Access to Education in Afghanistan

17th October 2017 Sixteen years after the US-led military intervention that ousted the Taliban government, an estimated two-thirds of Afghan girls do not go to... 

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

Security Forces Violations in Kenya’s August 2017 Elections

17th October 2017 On August 8, 2017, Kenya held presidential elections in which the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected amid allegations of electoral fraud. The... 

 Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

Women as “underutilized assets”: A critical review of IMF advice on female labour force participation and fiscal consolidation

16th October 2017 Deeply-embedded patriarchal norms mean that women have a dual role in the economy: productive and reproductive. This reality – and the failure of... 

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

The next frontier for disaster risk reduction: tackling disasters in fragile and conflict-affected contexts

16th October 2017 This report looks at the political and institutional barriers – both real and perceived – to adapting disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy,... 

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Statements

EFF: EFF on the SAA board

EFF: EFF on the SAA board

19th October 2017 The EFF notes the changes made to the South African Airways Board, notably the replacement of SAA Board Chairperson Dudu Myeni. We welcome the... 

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says this is what Higher Education needs, Minister Mkhize

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says this is what Higher Education needs, Minister Mkhize

19th October 2017 Tuesday’s Cabinet reshuffle, which saw former Minister Blade Nzimande replaced by Hlengiwe Mkhize, only served as proof of government’s reluctance... 

OUTA: OUTA says Dudu won't be missed

OUTA: OUTA says Dudu won't be missed

19th October 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) welcomes the Cabinet announcement that a new board has been approved for SAA and Dudu Myeni is finally... 

SA: Announcement of the new board of SAA

SA: Announcement of the new board of SAA

19th October 2017 The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, is pleased to officially announce the appointment of six new members to the Board of South African Airways... 

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Press Offices

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

Old claims – new remedies; Corporate opportunities in light of the provisions of the Companies Act, 2008

16th October 2017 In terms of section 22 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Act No. 108 of 1996, and in the interests of justice, every citizen has... 

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

Seven Baker McKenzie partners ranked as leading lawyers in South Africa

13th October 2017 Seven Baker McKenzie partners in Johannesburg have been ranked as Leading Lawyers in South Africa in the latest IFLR1000 Guide, released today.... 

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

Webber Wentzel again certified as one of South Africa's Top Employers

13th October 2017 Webber Wentzel has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers South Africa 2018 certification in recognition of its outstanding employee offerings.... 

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

Independent contractor or employee – the Uber case

12th October 2017 Are Uber drivers independent contractors or employees? When persons have been contracted to provide a business with a service on an independent... 

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