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ANC Gauteng taken to court over Sedibeng regional conference

By: News24Wire      13th July 2018 The African National Congress (ANC) is set for yet another court battle, this time in Gauteng, with disgruntled members from at least four branches... 

ANC Gauteng taken to court over Sedibeng regional conference
MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated as precursor to larger SKA project

MeerKAT radio telescope inaugurated as precursor to larger SKA project

By: Simone Liedtke     13th July 2018 After a decade in design and construction, the MeerKAT radio telescope, located about 90 km from Canarvon in the Northern Cape, was inaugurated on... 

 SA government working hard to create dynamic, enabling business environment, says Ramaphosa

SA government working hard to create dynamic, enabling business environment, says Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      13th July 2018 The South African government is working hard to create a dynamic and enabling business environment to promote greater productive investment in the... 

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 We can honour UN peacekeepers by preventing conflicts

We can honour UN peacekeepers by preventing conflicts

30th May 2017 29 May is International Day of United Nations (UN) Peacekeepers. It honours the memory of UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives and pays... 

 China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Where does Africa fit?

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Where does Africa fit?

30th May 2017 Earlier this year, president Xi Jinping strode the world stage at Davos with his statement that 'We should commit ourselves to growing an open... 

 Democracy is taking root in Africa. But that doesn’t mean it works all the time

Democracy is taking root in Africa. But that doesn’t mean it works all the time

29th May 2017 The questions that I get asked most often by students, policy makers and political leaders are: “can democracy work in Africa?” and “is Africa... 

Are 70% of Kenyans who can work jobless? Union chief mangles numbers

Are 70% of Kenyans who can work jobless? Union chief mangles numbers 

29th May 2017 Terming the situation “critical”, a Kenyan trade unionist said that unemployment was the country’s biggest challenge. “Statistics indicate that... 

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Zero Hour: Poor Governance of Mining and the Violation of Environmental Rights in Mpumalanga (May 2016)

Zero Hour: Poor Governance of Mining and the Violation of Environmental Rights in Mpumalanga (May 2016)

23rd May 2016 Government’s failure to ensure that mining companies comply with the law is causing unprecedented environmental degradation and chronic health... 

 Handbook on the Special and Preferential Tariff Scheme of China for Least Developed Countries

Handbook on the Special and Preferential Tariff Scheme of China for Least Developed Countries

23rd May 2016 China started to grant duty-free treatment to LDCs with diplomatic relations with China in 2001. In China’s customs tariff schedules (that is, the... 

The True Cost of Fossil Fuels: Saving on the Externalities of Air Pollution and Climate Change (May 2016)

The True Cost of Fossil Fuels: Saving on the Externalities of Air Pollution and Climate Change (May 2016)

20th May 2016 This IRENA brief quantifies air pollution and climate change externalities related to fossil fuels, along with the extent these can be reduced with... 

Beyond Chibok (May 2016)

Beyond Chibok (May 2016)

20th May 2016 Since the Chibok girls’ abduction two years ago, thousands of other children have disappeared in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria. Scores have... 

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UNTU: UNTU concerned about suspensions, uncertainty at Transnet

UNTU: UNTU concerned about suspensions, uncertainty at Transnet

7th September 2018 The United National Transport Union (UNTU) has noted with concern the suspension of two senior officials at Transnet after weeks of speculation and... 

DA: Oral submissions confirm majority do not want to change the Constitution for land reform

DA: Oral submissions confirm majority do not want to change the Constitution for land reform

7th September 2018 The DA is encouraged by the fact that various groups that made oral presentations to the Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) in Parliament this... 

SAFMH: “World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

SAFMH: “World Suicide Prevention Day 2018"

7th September 2018 The 10th of September is World Suicide Prevention Day. This represents an important opportunity to reflect on past interventions surrounding this... 

SA: Employers must comply with health and safety standards

SA: Employers must comply with health and safety standards

7th September 2018 The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Labour, Mr Lemias Mashile, has called on employers to take steps that ensure compliance with health... 

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Asset For Share Transactions – Beware Of Selling Your Shares Within 18 Months Especially In The Context Of A Share Buy-Back

Asset For Share Transactions – Beware Of Selling Your Shares Within 18 Months Especially In The Context Of A Share Buy-Back

9th May 2016 To prevent tax considerations from discouraging the incorporation of a business, a specific form of ‘rollover relief’ is available when an asset is... 

A new dawn of international arbitration law on the horizon

A new dawn of international arbitration law on the horizon

9th May 2016 On 13 April 2016 cabinet approved the draft International Arbitration Bill for submission to Parliament for debate and approval. On 28 April 2016... 

Spoor & Fisher ranks highly in the 2016 MIP IP Stars Awards

Spoor & Fisher ranks highly in the 2016 MIP IP Stars Awards

6th May 2016 As many as 14 partners from specialist, full service international intellectual property law firm Spoor & Fisher have been listed as IP Stars for... 

Coaching takes off in South African law firm

Coaching takes off in South African law firm

6th May 2016 Coaching has taken off within law firms around the globe, with the Law Gazette reporting that the top 100 law firms are now spending an estimated... 

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May elections: what is the price of an ANC electoral victory?

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