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'Do honourable thing' and step aside, Khama asks Mugabe in open letter

By: African News Agency      21st November 2017 Botswana's President Ian Khama has reiterated his call for his Zimbabwean counterpart Robert Mugabe to step down in an open letter released on... 

 'Do honourable thing' and step aside, Khama asks Mugabe in open letter
Botswana's President Ian Khama
Zimbabwe parliament has received motion to remove Mugabe – Speaker

Zimbabwe parliament has received motion to remove Mugabe – Speaker

By: Reuters     21st November 2017 Zimbabwe's parliament began an impeachment process against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday that looks set to bring his domination of a country... 

Zimbabwe's parliament starts impeachment process against Mugabe

Zimbabwe's parliament starts impeachment process against Mugabe

By: Reuters     21st November 2017 Zimbabwe's parliament began an impeachment process against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday that looks set to bring his domination of a country... 

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South Africa and Zimbabwe – two countries with tangled destinies

South Africa and Zimbabwe – two countries with tangled destinies

20th November 2017 “South Africa the land of milk and NO HANI” - a statement in yellow graffiti that remains a vivid memory from my early nineties youth. It appeared... 

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

20th November 2017 A report into the feasibility of offering free higher education at South Africa’s universities has finally been released. It has been nearly two... 

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

20th November 2017 South Africa’s unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography... 

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

17th November 2017 The military has taken control of the national broadcaster, troops are in the streets and the president is being held in a secure environment. All... 

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 Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

17th November 2017 Homosexuality is neither a crime nor officially regarded as an illness in China. For decades, the legal status of consensual same-sex activity... 

World Energy Trilemma 2017

World Energy Trilemma 2017

16th November 2017 The global energy sector is being transformed by three trends that are impacting demand and supply at an unprecedented pace: decarbonisation,... 

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

World Energy Trilemma Index 2017

16th November 2017 The World Energy Council’s definition of energy sustainability is based on three core dimensions: energy security, energy equity, and environmental... 

What About The Boy Child?

What About The Boy Child?

15th November 2017 It is easy to overlook the experiences of boy children. Literature from East Africa suggests that there is disproportionate emphasis on the rights... 

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Statements

SA: Scopa and Social Development Committee happy with outcome of IMC intervention

SA: Scopa and Social Development Committee happy with outcome of IMC intervention

21st November 2017 A joint meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) and the Portfolio Committee on Social Development today expressed its pleasure... 

RBIDZ: Development in Richards Bay is encouraging

RBIDZ: Development in Richards Bay is encouraging

21st November 2017 The cutting of a ribbon on the 28th November 2017, at 9h00am by the KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs... 

Afriforum: Organisations stand together against farm murders

Afriforum: Organisations stand together against farm murders

21st November 2017 Various civilian organisations and opposition parties today during a joint media conference in Centurion took a stance against farm murders and... 

SA: President Jacob Zuma arrives in Angola for SADC Troika Summit

SA: President Jacob Zuma arrives in Angola for SADC Troika Summit

21st November 2017 President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as Chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has arrived in Angola to attend the Summit of... 

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Press Offices

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

Constitutional Court decides in State Information Technology Agency SOC Limited/Gijima Holdings case

20th November 2017 The Constitutional Court this week handed down judgment in a matter that will be of interest to parties who contract with state owned companies. On... 

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

Various amendments on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017

16th November 2017 In this article covering the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 (TLAB), we discuss amendments to the Income Tax Act, 1962 (ITA) on the contributed... 

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

The 2017 AGF Africa Service Providers Awards recognises Webber Wentzel

15th November 2017 The winners of the annual AGF Africa Service Providers Awards have been announced and Webber was awarded Best legal service: investment funds and... 

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