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'High risk' of load shedding over weekend

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 South Africa on Friday experienced its second consecutive day of load shedding, with power outages likely to continue over the weekend.  Eskom... 

'High risk' of load shedding over weekend
Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

Eskom obtains court interdict against workers pickets at power stations

By: African News Agency      15th June 2018 Eskom on Friday obtained a court interdict prohibiting the intimidation of workers and contractors who are not part of an ongoing wage strike, as... 

More petrol price hikes for SA: 'Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price' – AA

More petrol price hikes for SA: 'Oil down but Rand pummels fuel price' – AA

By: News24Wire      15th June 2018 Motorists will have to brace themselves as fuel prices look set for another jump going into July, says Automobile Association (AA), commenting on... 

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Is Zuma mounting a revolt against the Ramaphosa-led ANC and state?

Is Zuma mounting a revolt against the Ramaphosa-led ANC and state?

9th April 2018 In the last few weeks before and during the court appearance of Jacob Zuma in Durban last week there have been repeated self-references by Zuma to... 

Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

Why Zuma's trial matters for South Africa's constitutional democracy

6th April 2018 Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not... 

 Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

Rest in power, Mother of the Nation

6th April 2018 The late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was eminently revered as the ‘Mother of our Nation’ – a courageous matriarch who fought tirelessly for a... 

Nigeria spends 5 times less per person on healthcare than SA – not 7

Nigeria spends 5 times less per person on healthcare than SA – not 7

6th April 2018 The Nigerian government has a “poor attitude” towards financing healthcare, a national newspaper stated recently. To make its case, it compared... 

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 Development – A Private Affair? The involvement of the Italian private sector in rural development cooperation programmes

Development – A Private Affair? The involvement of the Italian private sector in rural development cooperation programmes

24th January 2018 Debates about the role of private sector in development have been growing internationally in recent years. In Italy, new Law no.125/2014 encourages... 

A design experiment: imagining alternative humanitarian action

A design experiment: imagining alternative humanitarian action

23rd January 2018 Recent efforts to reform the humanitarian system have resulted in tweaks to current practices without challenging the assumptions, approaches and... 

Violence against women and girls and resilience

Violence against women and girls and resilience

23rd January 2018 Gender inequalities generate risks for women and girls on a daily basis. In Chad, more than 35% of women have been victims of physical,... 

Rights Abuses and Forced Labor in Thailand’s Fishing Industry

Rights Abuses and Forced Labor in Thailand’s Fishing Industry

23rd January 2018 Despite several years of highly publicized efforts to address problems in the Thai fishing industry, the Thai government has not taken the steps... 

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Statements

DBE: Basic Education extends deadline for comments on draft learner pregnancy policy

DBE: Basic Education extends deadline for comments on draft learner pregnancy policy

27th June 2018 The Department of Basic Education has extended the deadline for written submissions on the National Policy on the Prevention and Management of... 

SA: President Ramaphosa welcomes Old Mutual homecoming and headline listing on stock exchange

SA: President Ramaphosa welcomes Old Mutual homecoming and headline listing on stock exchange

27th June 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed Old Mutual Limited’s homecoming venture when it moved its headline listing from London to Johannesburg.... 

SAPU: SAPU calls for Sitole's head over costly mistakes

SAPU: SAPU calls for Sitole's head over costly mistakes

27th June 2018 The South African Policing Union would like to express its total loss of confidence in the leadership capability of the national police... 

DA: NHI bills seek to create giant healthcare state-owned entity

DA: NHI bills seek to create giant healthcare state-owned entity

27th June 2018 The gazetting of the National Health Insurance and the Medical Schemes Amendment bills for public comment on 21 June finally revealed the legal... 

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Press Offices

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

Head of Tax at Baker McKenzie in Johannesburg wins Client Choice award

8th February 2018 Baker McKenzie’s partner and Head of Tax in Johannesburg, Stephan Spamer, has received a 2018 Client Choice Award in the Corporate Tax category,... 

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

Full Stop Ahead: Public Interest in Blocking Digital Content

7th February 2018 It makes for the perfect ideological storm when IP law and ICT law meet and the right to freedom of expression stands in the way. Capitalist and... 

Parental Leave – A Pending New Entitlement as a Minimum Term of Employment

Parental Leave – A Pending New Entitlement as a Minimum Term of Employment

7th February 2018 Currently, South African employment laws provide minimum entitlements to specified leave types for all employees, such as annual leave, sick leave,... 

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - Jan 2018

Warburton Attorneys Monthly Sustainability Legislation, Regulation and Parliamentary Update - Jan 2018

6th February 2018 SECTION A:  ENVIRONMENTAL (NATIONAL) National Water Act 36 of 1998 

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