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Land expropriation: Parties opposed to amendment 'reserve their rights' to go to court about process followed

By: News24Wire      14th November 2018 Court action to prevent Parliament from amending the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation seems imminent as parties... 

Land expropriation: Parties opposed to amendment 'reserve their rights' to go to court about process followed
Gigaba called a 'disgraced, Gupta stooge' as he steps down

Gigaba called a 'disgraced, Gupta stooge' as he steps down

By: News24Wire      14th November 2018 Political parties have reacted to former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba's long-awaited resignation, with him being labelled as a "disgraced,... 

Malusi Gigaba resigns from Cabinet

Malusi Gigaba resigns from Cabinet

By: News24Wire      14th November 2018 Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba resigned from his post following mounting pressure for President Cyril Ramaphosa to give him the boot. "The... 

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Explainer: lessons from the collapse of a small South African bank

Explainer: lessons from the collapse of a small South African bank

5th November 2018 The South African Reserve Bank placed VBS, a small mutual bank, under curatorship in March this year against a backdrop of a serious liquidity... 

 Economic turmoil is unavoidable in Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe

Economic turmoil is unavoidable in Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe

5th November 2018 October’s economic turmoil in Zimbabwe has again highlighted the precarious state of the country’s economy. A casual social media post or imprudent... 

 Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?

Is the African Standby Force any closer to being deployed?  

2nd November 2018 The African Union (AU)-directed African Standby Force (ASF) has not been deployed since its establishment in 2003. This is despite the AU’s... 

Industry at a crossroads

Industry at a crossroads

2nd November 2018 South Africa’s electricity sector, from generation to distribution, is at a crossroads. The traditional business model is being disrupted and not... 

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Africa's rising debt: how to avoid a new crisis

Africa's rising debt: how to avoid a new crisis

2nd November 2018 Almost 40% of countries in sub-Saharan Africa are in danger of slipping into a major debt crisis. The number of countries at high risk of debt... 

Climate change and water: finance needs to flood not drip

Climate change and water: finance needs to flood not drip

2nd November 2018 Prepared by individual countries ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)... 

10 things to know about the impacts of urbanisation

10 things to know about the impacts of urbanisation

2nd November 2018 Most cities are growing quickly, with the majority of growth projected to be in low-income countries in Africa and Asia. By 2050, 6.5-billion... 

An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

31st October 2018 This report focuses on educational inequalities in 41 of the world’s richest countries, all of which are members of the Organisation for Economic... 

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DA: Advocate Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws from consideration for NDPP

DA: Advocate Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws from consideration for NDPP

14th November 2018 After consulting widely with colleagues in the DA and the legal fraternity, and after thinking deeply over the last few days, Advocate Glynnis... 

DA: Who is the President? South Africa left with no Executive Head

DA: Who is the President? South Africa left with no Executive Head

14th November 2018 The Presidency has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa will be on a Working Visit to the European Union today and tomorrow. This, while the... 

NUM: NUM to march against Eskom privatisation, retrenchments, Power Purchase Agreements with IPPs, closure of power stations and mines

NUM: NUM to march against Eskom privatisation, retrenchments, Power Purchase Agreements with IPPs, closure of power stations and mines

14th November 2018 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) does not support what is currently happening at Eskom and we are vehemently opposed to the Department of... 

DA: ANC blocks bid to expand South Africans’ right to vote overseas

DA: ANC blocks bid to expand South Africans’ right to vote overseas

14th November 2018 The ANC on the Home Affairs Portfolio Committee has rejected a DA bid to make it easier to vote overseas. They have voted against the Electoral... 

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University Life and Intellectual Property

University Life and Intellectual Property

30th October 2018 If you are currently studying or planning your studies at a university in South Africa, it is important that you understand your rights as an... 

The benefit of intellectual property rights in agriculture

The benefit of intellectual property rights in agriculture

30th October 2018 It is estimated that the world population will be close to 9 billion in the year 2050. That is an increase of 40% in the global population which... 

Colour Me Protected?

Colour Me Protected?

30th October 2018 The ability to protect colour has always been an intellectual property topic of conversation with colour trade marks differing from the colour of a... 

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

#Fillup On Trade Mark Protection

30th October 2018 South African hip-hop musician Refiloe Phoolo, aka Cassper Nyovest, caused a stir on social media last month about alleged trade mark infringement... 

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