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Looming DRC elections compromised with divided opposition

By: African News Agency      13th November 2018 The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) much-vaunted elections are due to be held in December after years of prevarication by incumbent President... 

Looming DRC elections compromised with divided opposition
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Blue-light protection for Malema following 'nefarious and evil' death threats

Blue-light protection for Malema following 'nefarious and evil' death threats

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is receiving blue-light protection, police have confirmed. National police spokesperson Vish... 

 Court orders VBS Bank to be liquidated

Court orders VBS Bank to be liquidated 

By: News24Wire      13th November 2018 The North Gauteng High Court has granted an order to liquidate VBS Mutual Bank. This after the South African Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority... 

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Powering a jobs compact

Powering a jobs compact

9th November 2018 The recent comment period on the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2018 (IRP 2018) proved useful in bringing to the fore a number of important issues... 

Can the centre hold, or will South Africa get its own Bolsonaro?

Can the centre hold, or will South Africa get its own Bolsonaro?

7th November 2018 Present indications are that South African voters are not gearing up to “do a Brazil” in the face of a mounting economic crisis and high levels of... 

How the First World War rewarded white South Africans, but not black compatriots

How the First World War rewarded white South Africans, but not black compatriots

7th November 2018 The outbreak of the First World War, coming little more than a decade after the Anglo-Boer war ended, presented white South Africans with a... 

 Ten years on, is Somali piracy still a threat?

Ten years on, is Somali piracy still a threat?

7th November 2018 On 6 November the United Nations (UN) Security Council renewed the authorisation for international naval forces to carry out anti-piracy measures... 

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The norms factor: recent research on gender, social norms, and women's economic empowerment

The norms factor: recent research on gender, social norms, and women's economic empowerment

9th November 2018 Gender discriminatory social norms are a widely recognized barrier to women’s economic empowerment, affecting both their access to decent work and... 

Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report 2018

Levels and Trends in Child Mortality Report 2018

By: Creamer Media Reporter      7th November 2018 The United Nations Interagency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME) produces estimates of child and young adolescent mortality annually.... 

Policies and regulations for renewable energy mini-grids

Policies and regulations for renewable energy mini-grids

7th November 2018 Countries have adopted a range of approaches to the development of mini-grids, aiming to extend energy access to underserved areas or communities.... 

WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations

WHO Expert Committee on Specifications for Pharmaceutical Preparations

7th November 2018 The WHO Technical Report Series makes available the findings of various international groups of experts that provide WHO with the latest scientific... 

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Statements

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

Dirco: South Africa prepares for a two-year term at the Security Council

13th November 2018 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has reached an advanced stage of its preparation for South Africa's third term as... 

Outa: Accountability looms for SABC's Aguma

Outa: Accountability looms for SABC's Aguma

13th November 2018 Outa welcomes the announcement made by the SIU to hold the former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and former acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of... 

Afriforum: Malema and EFF paid R126 703,59 to AfriForum this morning for legal costs

Afriforum: Malema and EFF paid R126 703,59 to AfriForum this morning for legal costs

13th November 2018 The civil rights organisation AfriForum announced that Julius Malema and the EFF had paid an amount of R126 703,59 to AfriForum this morning.... 

SACP: SACP welcomes resignation of Malusi Gigaba as Minister of Home Affairs

SACP: SACP welcomes resignation of Malusi Gigaba as Minister of Home Affairs

13th November 2018 The South African Communist Party has noted the statement by the Presidency, released on Tuesday, 13 November, indicating that the Minister of Home... 

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Enforceability Of Restraint Of Trade Agreements

Enforceability Of Restraint Of Trade Agreements

7th November 2018 Restraint of Trade Agreements (hereinafter referred to as “Agreements”) are included in Employment Contracts to protect the interests, business... 

Flawed jurisprudence upholds the State capture of the mining industry

Flawed jurisprudence upholds the State capture of the mining industry

7th November 2018 The diktat of government officials is now more important in mining than any other economic or business considerations – a clear sign that something... 

David vs Goliath - You Don’t Have to be the Biggest Trade Union on the Block

David vs Goliath - You Don’t Have to be the Biggest Trade Union on the Block

6th November 2018 Large trade unions, often representing the majority of an employer's workforce, tend to believe that they are the Goliaths of the workplace, just... 

Discrimination On The Basis Of Disability In The Insurance Industry In South Africa: A Human Rights Violation Ignored By The Legislature?

Discrimination On The Basis Of Disability In The Insurance Industry In South Africa: A Human Rights Violation Ignored By The Legislature?

6th November 2018 Equality, it has been said, cannot be achieved by blindly equating everyone. At times, equality is better achieved by distinguishing between people... 

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