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Stop exploiting Africa, share resources, Pope tells Europe

By: Reuters     20th June 2018 Europe should stop exploiting Africa and invest in ways that benefit the continent more, including by sharing mineral wealth more equitably, Pope... 

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 Legal firm which advised on Life Esidimeni contract was paid R174 000

Legal firm which advised on Life Esidimeni contract was paid R174 000

By: African News Agency      20th June 2018 The Gauteng Health Department paid R174 000 to the law firm that gave legal advice to terminate the Life Esidimeni contract for mental health... 

Model Shashi Naidoo to visit Palestine after Gaza remark

Model Shashi Naidoo to visit Palestine after Gaza remark

20th June 2018 Model and TV personality Shashi Naidoo will be undertaking a fact-finding visit to Palestine after her remarks on her social media in which she... 

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The World Bank is finding new ways to understand South Africa's issues

The World Bank is finding new ways to understand South Africa's issues

18th June 2018 The latest World Bank report on South Africa is not only remarkable for the collaborative method it employed, but also for some of the conclusions... 

Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

Capturing the Soweto Uprising: South Africa's most iconic photograph lives on

18th June 2018 Sam Nzima, the photographer who captured the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising passed awayon May 12, 2018. The photograph was one of six... 

 Food security under threat in Kenya

Food security under threat in Kenya

18th June 2018 In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new Institute for Security Studies report, annual agricultural production... 

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

Imagery and identities in Mandela’s leadership (Part 3)

18th June 2018 From early in his life Nelson Mandela was very conscious of who he was, in relation to others, his identity or identities and the imagery that he... 

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PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

PLAAS submission to the Constitutional Review Committee

18th June 2018 The Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) is a constituent unit of the School of Government at the University of the Western... 

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

The challenge of informality: counter-terrorism, bank de-risking and financial access for humanitarian organisations in Somalia

18th June 2018 Somalia’s financial sector is not a centralised system with clear checks and balances. Instead, it operates through various formal, less formal and... 

The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

The failure of France and Italy to help refugees and other migrants stranded at the border in Ventimiglia

15th June 2018 In Ventimiglia, near the border between Italy and France, refugees and other migrants are living rough, without access to the most basic services.... 

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in rural Kenya

14th June 2018 Official poverty figures for Kenya put poverty incidence at 36% in 2015/16 – a reduction in poverty of 11 percentage points since 2005/06 – however... 

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Statements

SA: Police Committee extends deadline for comments on Ipid Bill

SA: Police Committee extends deadline for comments on Ipid Bill

20th June 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Police has extended by one week the deadline for comments on the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid)... 

SA: Speakers' forum meeting in Johannesburg

SA: Speakers' forum meeting in Johannesburg

20th June 2018 The Speakers’ Forum, comprising the Presiding Officers of Parliament and the Provincial Legislatures, and chaired by National Assembly Speaker Ms... 

DA: Isak Fritz says coal shortage brings Kimberley Hospital’s laundry service to a standstill

DA: Isak Fritz says coal shortage brings Kimberley Hospital’s laundry service to a standstill

20th June 2018 The DA is calling on Health MEC Fufe Makatong to urgently intervene in the energy crisis currently being experienced at Kimberley Hospital. The... 

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - The probability of Stage 1 rotational loadshedding remains high

Eskom: Power Alert 2 - The probability of Stage 1 rotational loadshedding remains high

20th June 2018 While Eskom has not implemented rotational loadshedding this morning, an alert for Stage 1 rotational loadshedding from 5pm to 9pm has been issued.... 

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Press Offices

What happens to a Sale Agreement in the event of death?

What happens to a Sale Agreement in the event of death?

19th June 2018 Buying or selling real estate isn’t as easy as it is portrayed sometimes, especially if there is a death of a party during the transaction which... 

Is calling a colleague “swart man” racist and if so, is a dismissal an appropriate sanction?

Is calling a colleague “swart man” racist and if so, is a dismissal an appropriate sanction?

19th June 2018 Whether referring to a fellow employee as a “swart man” (black man), within a specific context, is racist and derogatory. If it is found to be... 

Overview of South Africa’s current labour law developments

Overview of South Africa’s current labour law developments

18th June 2018 In November 2017,  the National Assembly in South Africa passed several pieces of labour legislation that have important implications for employers... 

Expanded Legal Content Now Available to Navigate Africa’s Business Terrain

Expanded Legal Content Now Available to Navigate Africa’s Business Terrain

18th June 2018 Africa’s heightened economic momentum is widely recognised, with the continent now well entrenched as one of the favoured global destinations for... 

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