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SABC says COO being finalised

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 The appointment of the chief operating officer at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is soon to be finalised as per the high court... 

SABC says COO being finalised
Gauteng education dept says it has placed only a fraction of learners for 2018

Gauteng education dept says it has placed only a fraction of learners for 2018

By: African News Agency      16th January 2018 The Gauteng province’s education department has placed only 2,565 new learners in schools for the 2018 academic year out of 32,935 applicants,... 

R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU

R50bn expected to be seized in 17 State capture cases – AFU

By: News24Wire      16th January 2018 The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is hoping to seize at least R50-billion in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to State capture, acting... 

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Levels of child sexual abuse in South Africa even higher than activist claimed

Levels of child sexual abuse in South Africa even higher than activist claimed

1st June 2017 Violence against women and children has dominated South African newspaper headlines and radio chat shows. Recently, an activist told a talk show... 

 France and Africa: Macron’s rhetoric shouldn’t be confused with reality

France and Africa: Macron’s rhetoric shouldn’t be confused with reality

31st May 2017 The 2017 French election was watched with great nervousness by millions across Francophone Africa. That’s because the French president remains a... 

 South Africa’s parliamentary oversight finally comes into view

South Africa’s parliamentary oversight finally comes into view

31st May 2017 When Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board appeared before South Africa’s Parliament last week, the country saw what proper... 

A job in the informal sector reduces poverty about as much as a job in the formal sector

A job in the informal sector reduces poverty about as much as a job in the formal sector

30th May 2017 In the aggregate, earnings from jobs in the informal sector play a small role in reducing national poverty rates, especially because there are... 

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Sustainable cities: internal migration, jobs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Sustainable cities: internal migration, jobs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

17th October 2016 This briefing presents an overview of how rural to urban migration (internal migration) impacts on the achievement of the Sustainable Development... 

Deepening the Culture of Fear – The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Malaysia

Deepening the Culture of Fear – The Criminalization of Peaceful Expression in Malaysia

14th October 2016 Malaysia’s use of criminal laws to arrest, question, and prosecute individuals for peaceful speech and assembly has deepened in the year since... 

Contracts for adaptive programming

Contracts for adaptive programming

14th October 2016 The idea that development actors should experiment, learn and adapt is hard to disagree with. But how can this approach, referred to here as... 

Mining Wars: The People vs The Leaders

Mining Wars: The People vs The Leaders

13th October 2016 The 19th century history of South African colonial mining marked the beginning of the 20th century’s oppressive laws and structures that culminated... 

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Statements

SA: Gauteng government working tirelessly to avert the spread of listeriosis bacterium in the province

SA: Gauteng government working tirelessly to avert the spread of listeriosis bacterium in the province

20th February 2018 Gauteng’s MEC of Economic Development Environment Agriculture and Rural Development Lebogang Maile (MPL) notes the findings released by the... 

DA: John Moodey says Hamanskraal woman becomes first time homeowner

DA: John Moodey says Hamanskraal woman becomes first time homeowner

20th February 2018 Mary Khanyisa Malope from Extension two in Hamanskraal has finally become a homeowner after waiting for her title deed since 2002. The Malope... 

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa shocked by allegations of rape at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

SA: MEC Gwen Ramokgopa shocked by allegations of rape at Dr Yusuf Dadoo Hospital

20th February 2018 Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa has reacted with shock to an alleged sexual assault against a patient by a sessional doctor based at Dr... 

SA: Minister Maswanganyi on delay of flight operations due to unattended bag at OR Tambo Airport

SA: Minister Maswanganyi on delay of flight operations due to unattended bag at OR Tambo Airport

20th February 2018 The Minister of Transport, Mr Joe Maswanganyi, commends the swift response of both the Airport Company South Africa (ACSA) and the South Africa... 

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Press Offices

KISCH IP successfully represents Jöst Germany

KISCH IP successfully represents Jöst Germany

8th September 2016 In an appeal matter before the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) relating to a trade mark matter between local company, Joest (Pty) Ltd (“Joest South... 

CV Red Flags to Look Out For

CV Red Flags to Look Out For

7th September 2016 There are numerous ways in which a candidate can create a standout Curriculum Vitae (CV) that grabs the attention of a potential employer. From... 

Tech boost for Kimberley High Court

Tech boost for Kimberley High Court

6th September 2016 LexisNexis South Africa, a leading provider of content and technology solutions for the legal and professional markets, has continued its drive to... 

Can a chairperson in a disciplinary appeal impose a more severe sanction?

Can a chairperson in a disciplinary appeal impose a more severe sanction?

6th September 2016 Employers sometimes underestimate the importance of their disciplinary code and procedure as it is often regarded as a mere guideline. However,... 

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