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May to visit Kenya end of August in first visit to Africa as UK PM

By: African News Agency      16th August 2018 Kenya’s foreign affairs cabinet secretary Monica Juma has said British Prime Minister Theresa May will visit the country at the end of the month,... 

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 Zambian opposition leader may face contempt charges

Zambian opposition leader may face contempt charges

By: African News Agency      16th August 2018 Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema may face contempt charges after he accused several constitutional court judges of being corrupt, in... 

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago There is a "looming national protest" by students due to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme's (NSFAS) non-payment of allowances, says South... 

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Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Cape Town

Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Cape Town

24th July 2018 A bronze statue of South Africa's first democratic president, Nelson Mandela, was unveiled at City Hall in Cape Town on Tuesday. The statue is... 

Mandela: His Essential Life – Peter Hain

Mandela: His Essential Life – Peter Hain

24th July 2018 Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his... 

Exhibition of photographic works on ‘Nelson Mandela’s roots revisited’, by Bonile Bam

Exhibition of photographic works on ‘Nelson Mandela’s roots revisited’, by Bonile Bam

23rd July 2018 The University of Johannesburg Faculty of Humanities, in collaboration with the University Library and the National Institute for the Humanities... 

Ramaphoria index falling

Ramaphoria index falling

20th July 2018 This month we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. I suspect that the country will celebrate more the older Mandela than... 

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Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

Sanctions prove key to ending South Sudan’s civil war

14th August 2018 Cautious optimism surrounds efforts to end the brutal five-year civil war in South Sudan. Recent progress in the peace process has led to a... 

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

Nigerian joblessness at all-time high? Checking a politician’s claims

13th August 2018 Joining the presidential race, former Nigerian vice-president Atiku Abubakar took aim at the ruling party for what he said was its poor management... 

 Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

Can China free Africa from dependency on the mighty dollar?

13th August 2018 Is China, aided and abetted by the other BRICS member countries – Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa – making a bid to dislodge the dollar from... 

 High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

High expectations for Africa’s new youth envoy

13th August 2018 The creation of an African Union (AU) youth envoy is a welcome development on a continent where one third of the population is young (between 15... 

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How does resilience change over time? Tracking post-disaster recovery using mobile phone surveys

How does resilience change over time? Tracking post-disaster recovery using mobile phone surveys

10th August 2018 Knowing how climate hazards affect people’s resilience over time is crucial in designing more effective development and humanitarian interventions.... 

Crossing boundaries in protecting civilians: mapping actors, insights and conceptual spaces

Crossing boundaries in protecting civilians: mapping actors, insights and conceptual spaces

10th August 2018 Protecting civilians in the midst of violent conflict and war is a core element of humanitarian action. Beyond displacement and threats to life,... 

Knowledge or its Adoption?

Knowledge or its Adoption?

8th August 2018 When I criticize the fad of RCTs in development (which I do occasionally), I often get the sarcastic response, “What should we do, go back to doing... 

What Are We Getting from Voluntary Sustainability Standards for Coffee?

What Are We Getting from Voluntary Sustainability Standards for Coffee?

8th August 2018 Demand for and supply of “sustainable” coffee (and other commodities) have grown markedly for two decades, as has the literature analyzing the... 

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DA: ANC government still fails to provide promised funding to 75 000 NSFAS students in 2018

DA: ANC government still fails to provide promised funding to 75 000 NSFAS students in 2018

Updated 6 hours ago Officials from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) admitted in Parliament today that there are still nearly 75 000 students who have... 

NUM: Latest update on Eskom wage negotiations

NUM: Latest update on Eskom wage negotiations

16th August 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has resolved to sign the Eskom’s three year agreement on wages and condition of employment for all... 

GCIS: Public Service Commission on the Office of the State Attorney

GCIS: Public Service Commission on the Office of the State Attorney

16th August 2018 The Public Service Commission (PSC) has noted the confirmation by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha, MP, that... 

Outa: Transnet executives must tell us what happened

Outa: Transnet executives must tell us what happened

16th August 2018 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) welcomes the suspension of three Transnet executives and the promise of an investigation against them.... 

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Press Offices

 Non-standard forms of work and the gig economy

Non-standard forms of work and the gig economy

8th August 2018 South African labour law creates extensive rights and protections for employees, but it is sometimes difficult to determine when a person is an... 

Women’s Day - Baker McKenzie lawyers share insights on the role of women in law in Africa

Women’s Day - Baker McKenzie lawyers share insights on the role of women in law in Africa

8th August 2018 Bridgett Majola and Itumeleng Mukhovha, lawyers at global law firm Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg, have both been included on the list of the Mail... 

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to adhere to the alternative plan implemented to avoid mass retrentchment?

Can you dismiss an employee who refuses to adhere to the alternative plan implemented to avoid mass retrentchment?

7th August 2018 ISSUE Is it fair to dismiss an employee for refusing to comply with the recovery plan that was implemented to avoid mass retrenchment? 

Insist on employee declarations to expose conflicts of interest

Insist on employee declarations to expose conflicts of interest

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th August 2018 The speed at which business operates today often means that suppliers and contractors are on-boarded quickly without proper vetting procedures.... 

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