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Trade unions to debate Eskom's 4.7% wage offer increase

By: News24Wire      20th June 2018 All recognised trade unions at Eskom met with South Africa's power utility on Tuesday to restart wage talks and would debate the new offer, the... 

 Trade unions to debate Eskom's 4.7% wage offer increase
Farmers grateful for heavy rains, but Western Cape govt warns that drought persists

Farmers grateful for heavy rains, but Western Cape govt warns that drought persists

By: News24Wire      20th June 2018 Cape Town's supply dams swelled to 39.1% on Tuesday as run-off from recent rains continued to feed into reservoirs – but the council has warned... 

Increase in by-elections diverts resources from 2019 elections – IEC

Increase in by-elections diverts resources from 2019 elections – IEC

By: News24Wire      20th June 2018 The fragile coalition governments formed after the 2016 municipal elections have led to an increase in by-elections, forcing the Electoral... 

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Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

Forgotten Youths (Youth Living In Small Towns)

15th June 2018 From my observations, I note that as young people we often complain about how youth programs are limited to youth month only. Of course it is... 

Eskom strike and public sector strike

Eskom strike and public sector strike

15th June 2018 A few minutes before the first whistle marking the beginning of the 2018 World Cup, both social media and soccer enthusiasts complained about the... 

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

What to look for when assessing South Africa's president, Ramaphosa

15th June 2018 Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his... 

 Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

Is another Boko Haram or al-Shabaab erupting in Mozambique?

15th June 2018 A sudden upsurge in brutal violence in northern Mozambique, including the beheadings of women and children, has sounded alarms that a violent... 

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Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

Leave No Girl Behind in Africa – Discrimination in Education against Pregnant Girls and Adolescent Mothers

14th June 2018 The African continent has the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, according to the United Nations. Every year, thousands of girls... 

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

Resilience and sustainable poverty escapes in Nepal

13th June 2018 Nepal experienced considerable poverty reduction over the last two decades. However, over the same period, several factors including low economic... 

Submission To Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee In Re: Expropriation Without Compensation

Submission To Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee In Re: Expropriation Without Compensation

8th June 2018 The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has called for written public submissions on the review of section 25 of the Constitution in order to... 

Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

Just Energy Transition: Community Ownership and the Future of Renewable Energy Systems

8th June 2018 South Africa’s energy sector is a major contributor to the country’s Green House Gas (GHG) emissions, given its dependence on fossil fuels for... 

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Statements

SA: Minister Blade Nzimande on violent protests targeting public and private property

SA: Minister Blade Nzimande on violent protests targeting public and private property

20th June 2018 The Minister of Transport, Dr Blade Nzimande, strongly condemns the blocking of roads, and torching of public and private property by protesters in... 

DA: Annette Steyn says DA to request SIU Investigation into corruption allegations at Department of Agriculture

DA: Annette Steyn says DA to request SIU Investigation into corruption allegations at Department of Agriculture

20th June 2018 The DA will write to President Cyril Ramaphosa to request that he authorise the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to investigate the allegations of... 

SA: Select Committee on International Relations and Trade receive briefing from South African Tourism

SA: Select Committee on International Relations and Trade receive briefing from South African Tourism

20th June 2018 The Select Committee on International Relations and Trade today received a presentation on the Annual Performance Plan for 2018-2019 from South... 

DA: Solly Malatsi says the ANC government has failed to successfully convert hostels into liveable family units for nearly 20 years

DA: Solly Malatsi says the ANC government has failed to successfully convert hostels into liveable family units for nearly 20 years

20th June 2018 Today, on our oversight visit to KwaMazibuko Hostel in Katlehong in the Ekurhuleni Metro, the DA was shocked by the conditions that the ANC... 

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Press Offices

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

Best years ahead for capital raising in Africa

15th June 2018 Domestic and cross-border Initial Public Offering (IPO) capital raising by African issuers in the first half of 2018 (H1)  increased by 33%... 

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa strengthens Durban team with senior appointment

14th June 2018 Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Ian Petherbridge, as director in the Durban office.   Ian will be focussing... 

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

A constitutional endorsement for direct democracy in customary law

14th June 2018 In the Royal Bafokeng Nation "a king is a king by virtue of the people" (kgosi ke kgosi ka morafe). This was endorsed by the South African High... 

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

The robot lawyer is coming - redesigning the business of law in Africa

14th June 2018 Being a good lawyer is no longer enough. In uncertain times, and an increasingly complex world, the market has begun demanding a new pace and scale... 

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