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Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has filed an urgent court application to stop Mpumalanga branches that nominated... 

Phosa leads court bid to stop 'unity' branches’ from going to conference
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ANC presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa
Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

Scopa seeking NPA collaboration in new year

By: News24Wire      8th December 2017 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) is hoping to bring the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on board in the new year to improve... 

ANC reacts to court setting aside Abrahams appointment

ANC reacts to court setting aside Abrahams appointment

By: African News Agency      8th December 2017 South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANA) said it "noted" Friday's court judgment in Pretoria that the appointment of the country's... 

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 Natural gas won’t solve Mozambique’s development challenges

Natural gas won’t solve Mozambique’s development challenges

5th December 2017 The discovery that Mozambique holds one of the largest reserves of natural gas in the world has generated great optimism about the country’s... 

A clean break with Mugabe's past will have to wait - even beyond elections

A clean break with Mugabe's past will have to wait - even beyond elections

4th December 2017 Who would have thought that this year would end with Robert Mugabe having lost the presidency of both the governing Zanu-PF and Zimbabwe? None... 

Why elections don't always equal democracy: the case of Kenya

Why elections don't always equal democracy: the case of Kenya

4th December 2017 Kenya’s transition to a multiparty democracy in 1991 was one of the most promising cases of political change in Africa. Before then, the Kenya... 

ANC in December: what is at stake?

ANC in December: what is at stake?

3rd December 2017 Fairly often it is suggested that the ANC may not be able to hold its December conference, now frequently called an “elective conference”.... 

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Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

Renewable Energy Outlook: Thailand

28th November 2017 Thailand faces rising energy demand coupled with increasing reliance on non-indigenous sources of energy. At current usage levels, the country’s... 

Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa

Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in South Africa

27th November 2017 Sexual violence is a major problem in South Africa, with studies showing that up to one in four women have been raped in their lifetime. Only a... 

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

23rd November 2017 Unlike the Millennium Development Goals, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes an explicit goal for energy — Sustainable Development... 

Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

Industrialize Africa - Strategies, Policies, Institutions, and Financing

23rd November 2017 A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial... 

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SACP: SACP on USA President recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid Israel

SACP: SACP on USA President recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid Israel

11th December 2017 The SACP condemns the decision by the President of the United States of America Donald Trump, recognising Jerusalem as the capital of apartheid... 

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

SA: Minister Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of National Tourism Sector Strategy

11th December 2017 The Minister of Tourism, Tokozile Xasa welcomes Cabinet’s approval of the National Tourism Sector Strategy (NTSS) 2016 - 2026. The NTSS is a sector... 

SA: Scopa calls for accountability in Steinhoff corruption scandal

SA: Scopa calls for accountability in Steinhoff corruption scandal

11th December 2017 The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) has called for accountability in the Steinhoff corruption scandal and for urgent, firm and... 

Afriforum: Tshwane Metro’s waste removal levy inconsistent with Constitution

Afriforum: Tshwane Metro’s waste removal levy inconsistent with Constitution

11th December 2017 AfriForum today sent a letter to the Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in which the civil rights organisation demanded that the municipality not... 

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LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

20th November 2017 LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as... 

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

20th November 2017 After having proposed changes to the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations in December last year, the South African Minister of... 

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

20th November 2017 Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which... 

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

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