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Judgment reserved in Molefe pension saga

By: African News Agency      29th November 2017 The High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday reserved judgment in the application brought by South Africa’s official opposition, the Democratic Alliance... 

 Judgment reserved in Molefe pension saga
Not up to ANC to remove me from office – Mashaba

Not up to ANC to remove me from office – Mashaba

By: African News Agency      29th November 2017 Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba said on Wednesday that it was up to the councillors, not the opposition African National Congress (ANC), to remove him... 

Democratic Alliance vows to defend Joburg mayor from ouster

Democratic Alliance vows to defend Joburg mayor from ouster

By: African News Agency      29th November 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday vowed to protect its mayor in Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, as the opposition African National Congress... 

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 Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

Is the media giving a voice to terrorists?

20th September 2017 It has become an almost weekly ritual. A car driving through a crowd, a knife attack, a bombing and a perpetrator with vague links to a terrorist... 

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

Did historic court ruling wipe out nearly $1-billion from Kenya’s stock exchange?

20th September 2017 The surprise decision by Kenya’s top court to annul the presidential election cost the stock market billions of shillings, deputy president William... 

South Africa must modernize its manufacturing industry to mutually benefit from its partnership with China

South Africa must modernize its manufacturing industry to mutually benefit from its partnership with China

19th September 2017 South Africa (SA) has long endured an unequal trade partnership with China that has significantly impacted its manufacturing sector. China on the... 

Africa’s landlocked countries’ perpetual disadvantage

Africa’s landlocked countries’ perpetual disadvantage

19th September 2017 Africa’s 17 landlocked countries have built-in geographic disadvantages that contribute to poor performances in economic, social and even political... 

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Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons

Why Singapore Works: Taking the Right Lessons 

28th June 2017 In the African context, the Singapore ‘story’ has become enmeshed in fervent debates about colonialism and the apparent virtues of authoritarian... 

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

Realising the Potential of Blockchain

28th June 2017 Blockchain, or distributed ledger technology, could soon give rise to a new era of the Internet even more disruptive and transformative than the... 

WASH Poor in a Water-Rich Country : A Diagnostic of Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo

WASH Poor in a Water-Rich Country : A Diagnostic of Water, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Poverty in the Democratic Republic of Congo

27th June 2017 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the five poorest countries in the world, whether measured by poverty rate or number of poor.... 

 Balancing Financial Stability, Innovation, and Economic Growth

Balancing Financial Stability, Innovation, and Economic Growth

26th June 2017 In an effort to understand better the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – a technology-led transformation that is fundamentally... 

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Statements

 ANC Stalwarts: Lessons from the past

ANC Stalwarts: Lessons from the past

12th December 2017 Revered Guinea Bissau intellectual, revolutionary and anti-imperialist Amilcar Cabral gifted us a book title that has resonated through three... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the utterances by Ace Magashule

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on the utterances by Ace Magashule

12th December 2017 The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] notes with disgust the utterance made by the Mugabe of the African National... 

Statement on Dlamini Zuma’s alleged racist remarks

Statement on Dlamini Zuma’s alleged racist remarks

12th December 2017 On behalf of Dr Dlamini Zuma, we would like to clarify reports on her alleged racist remarks. Dr Dlamini Zuma did not say white people talk too... 

Solidarity: State-owned Denel in a fix and workers have to bear the brunt

Solidarity: State-owned Denel in a fix and workers have to bear the brunt

12th December 2017 After having met with the management of state-owned entity Denel, trade union Solidarity today expressed its shock at and concern over the possible... 

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Press Offices

Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions

Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions

22nd May 2017 Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa... 

Can you claim constructive dismissal without proof of an intolerable employment relationship?

Can you claim constructive dismissal without proof of an intolerable employment relationship?

22nd May 2017 The judge described this case as a tale of white mischief in the farming community of the Eastern Cape. An employee, and a 49 percent shareholder... 

Employees Have a Legal Recourse Against Unfair Discrimination in the Workplace

Employees Have a Legal Recourse Against Unfair Discrimination in the Workplace

22nd May 2017 Section 6 (1) of the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 as amended provides that no person may unfairly discriminate, directly or indirectly, against... 

Fasken Martineau presenting at the Industrial & Employee Relations Summit

Fasken Martineau presenting at the Industrial & Employee Relations Summit

18th May 2017 Partner and Head of Fasken Martineau’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights Law practice, Paul Fouche, partner Sherisa Rajah as well as senior... 

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