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We've got Malema's back, SA's top cop tells MP

By: African News Agency      19th April 2018 The South African Police Service had already started doing a threat assessment following claims by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) that an... 

 We've got Malema's back, SA's top cop tells MP
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole
 BRICS members work towards better trade by 2021

BRICS members work towards better trade by 2021

By: African News Agency      19th April 2018 The BRICS member countries are working towards strengthening co-operation and mutual assistance to facilitate trade with one another, the South... 

Rubber bullets and blocked entrances as protests rock Mahikeng

Rubber bullets and blocked entrances as protests rock Mahikeng

By: News24Wire      19th April 2018 The main road into Mahikeng, in the North West, has been blocked and rubber bullets were fired, as protests against premier Supra Mahumapelo have... 

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South African road agency gets traffic deaths stat wrong

South African road agency gets traffic deaths stat wrong

12th April 2018 Road safety receives particular attention from South African authorities during the holiday period and this Easter was no different. In a social... 

How the law can help change racist minds in South Africa

How the law can help change racist minds in South Africa

11th April 2018 Much recent news and public discourse might seem to indicate that South Africa’s non-racial rainbow is fading. Racism, its expression and its... 

South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

11th April 2018 South African business’s biggest obstacle may not be government corruption, economic radicalism or skills shortages. It may be deep-rooted race and... 

 Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

Democracy and economics in Africa: the circle of growth

11th April 2018 At low levels of economic development, democracy has little if any impact on growth. However as countries’ average incomes rise, a positive... 

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 Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

Agroecology: Scaling-up, scaling-out

4th April 2018 ActionAid joins growing global calls to ‘scale-up’ and ‘scale-out’ agroecology. As governments and donors meet at the UN Food and Agriculture... 

 Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)

Cultivating rural women’s economic empowerment (Asia)

4th April 2018 Rural women remain at the margins of development, particularly regarding access to productive resources, decent work and their disproportionate... 

Our shared prosperous future: an agenda for values-led trade, inclusive growth and sustainable jobs for the Commonwealth

Our shared prosperous future: an agenda for values-led trade, inclusive growth and sustainable jobs for the Commonwealth

4th April 2018 The Commonwealth, comprising 53 member states and spanning nearly every continent, has an enduring shared history, culture and language. The... 

Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

Moving towards a growing global discourse on transboundary adaptation

29th March 2018 The scientific consensus is clear that climate change will alter the frequency, intensity, duration, timing and location of extreme weather and... 

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Statements

DA: Leona Kleynhans says DA requests update from Public Protector on investigation into controversial FS Blackhead Consulting contract

DA: Leona Kleynhans says DA requests update from Public Protector on investigation into controversial FS Blackhead Consulting contract

19th April 2018 The DA has today written to the Office of the Public Protector in the Free State, requesting an update on the status of the investigation we... 

DA: John Steenhuisen says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba costs tax payers nearly R900,000 in legal fees for Fireblade case

DA: John Steenhuisen says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba costs tax payers nearly R900,000 in legal fees for Fireblade case

19th April 2018 In response to a parliamentary question from the Democratic Alliance Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen, the Department of Home Affairs has confirmed... 

DA: Rishigen Viranna says DA calls on Minister Motshekga to intervene in KZN Education crisis

DA: Rishigen Viranna says DA calls on Minister Motshekga to intervene in KZN Education crisis

19th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal will today write to National Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga, to request that she intervene... 

DA: Joe McGluwa says ANC puts Supra and party before the people

DA: Joe McGluwa says ANC puts Supra and party before the people

19th April 2018 The ANC will rather protect their party and Premier Supra Mahumapelo than to intervene and alleviate the plight of communities in North West.... 

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Award Reinstatement: But What If His Job Doesn't Exist?

Award Reinstatement: But What If His Job Doesn't Exist?

10th April 2018 In Seopa v Imperial Cold Logistics (Pty) Ltd and Others (9 February 2018), the Labour Court had to decide whether an employer was in contempt of... 

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

10th April 2018 A declaratory order is a flexible remedy which can assist in clarifying issues of law expeditiously.  It is by no means a new and faster means of... 

Webber Wentzel strengthens its Funds Practice

Webber Wentzel strengthens its Funds Practice

9th April 2018 Webber Wentzel re-appoints Michael Denenga, one of South Africa's leading experts in finance and investment funds. Denenga joins as equity partner... 

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

Do not go gently into that good Declaratory Order

9th April 2018 A declaratory order is a flexible remedy which can assist in clarifying issues of law expeditiously. It is by no means a new and faster means of... 

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