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Portfolio Committee asks DMR to intervene at Optimum mine

By: Anine Kilian     23rd February 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has called on the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) to intervene at the Gupta-owned Optimum coal... 

Portfolio Committee asks DMR to intervene at Optimum mine
Ramaphosa must fire Brown 'immediately' – DA

Ramaphosa must fire Brown 'immediately' – DA

By: News24Wire      23rd February 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said it was vindicated by the Public Protector's finding that Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was... 

Home Affairs conduct 'routine inspection' at ANN7 offices

Home Affairs conduct 'routine inspection' at ANN7 offices

By: News24Wire      23rd February 2018 Home Affairs and immigration officials visited the offices of the embattled ANN7 channel on Thursday afternoon for a "routine inspection" Staff... 

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 Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

Liberia and Sierra Leone can achieve real women's empowerment

21st February 2018 Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new... 

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

Africa waves some leaders goodbye: but is the democratic deficit any narrower?

21st February 2018 At a time where Africa has seen a few long-standing leaders exit, the issue of change in power is occupying minds of citizens as well as those in... 

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

Premier quitting and state of emergency signal urgent need for reform in Ethiopia

20th February 2018 Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia has become the first Ethiopian leader to relinquish power willingly. He submitted his... 

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

People in African cities are taking charge of their water supplies - and it's working

20th February 2018 The world has made tremendous progress in bridging the gap between water supply and demand. But there’s a long way still to go. In a 2017 joint... 

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“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

“All We Want is Equality” – Religious Exemptions and Discrimination against LGBT People in the United States

19th February 2018 Over the past decade, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have made significant legal and political gains in the United States,... 

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

WHO guidelines on protecting workers from potential risks of manufactured nanomaterials

16th February 2018 The term nanomaterials refers to materials that have at least one dimension (height, width or length) that is smaller than 100 nanometres (10−7... 

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

Ethnicity, Discrimination, and Other Red Lines – Repression of Human Rights Defenders in Mauritania

16th February 2018 Mauritania’s population is quite heterogenous; questions of caste and ethnicity lie at the source of many of the country’s most deep-rooted and... 

 Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

Designing a Seamless Integrated Mobility System

16th February 2018 How do we integrate disparate transportation modes (such as bikeshare, autonomous pods, ocean shipping and air travel) to enable faster, safer,... 

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DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Engcobo attack shows that crime is out of control

DA: Zakhele Mbhele says Engcobo attack shows that crime is out of control

22nd February 2018 Today’s visit to the Engcobo SAPS with the DA Leader in the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature, Bobby Stevenson, highlighted the fact our... 

SAPU: SAPU welcomes Engcobo police killing Parliamentary debate

SAPU: SAPU welcomes Engcobo police killing Parliamentary debate

22nd February 2018 The South African Policing Union would like to welcome the National Assembly decision to set aside Wednesday 28 February 2018 for a full... 

Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes NHI boost in budget speech

Hospersa: Hospersa welcomes NHI boost in budget speech

22nd February 2018 Hospersa has welcomed the allocation of additional funds towards the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI).  However, the Union has... 

DSD: Minister Bathabile Dlamini receives confirmation from Zimbabwe to repatriate children

DSD: Minister Bathabile Dlamini receives confirmation from Zimbabwe to repatriate children

22nd February 2018 The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, has received confirmation from the Zimbabwean Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of... 

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A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

14th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

14th February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

Can you restrain without a restraint?

Can you restrain without a restraint?

13th February 2018 The Labour Court in South Africa recently considered whether an employer could restrain its former employees from commencing employment with its... 

Spoor & Fisher wins Gold Award at the Innovation & IP Forum Awards and is ranked as one of the world’s leading IP law firm in the latest WTR 1000

Spoor & Fisher wins Gold Award at the Innovation & IP Forum Awards and is ranked as one of the world’s leading IP law firm in the latest WTR 1000

12th February 2018 Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Spoor & Fisher recently won a Gold Award for the Best IP Advisor Africa & Middle East category, at the first... 

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