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Manana convicted on three counts of assault after pleading guilty

By: News24Wire      13th September 2017 Former Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana was convicted of three counts of assault with intent to do grievous bodily... 

Manana convicted on three counts of assault after pleading guilty
Former Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana
Holomisa again demands apology from Maimane

Holomisa again demands apology from Maimane 

By: News24Wire      13th September 2017 United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has issued a fresh demand for an apology from Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane... 

Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

Opposition 'takes Mugabe to court' – report

By: News24Wire      13th September 2017 Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Morgan Tsvangirai, has launched a court challenge against President... 

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Why dependence on natural resources is bad for the DRC

Why dependence on natural resources is bad for the DRC

9th November 2015 Many African countries have in recent years shown phenomenal economic growth. But recent developments on global markets – including the drop in... 

The question of human rights violations against the #feesmustfall protesters

The question of human rights violations against the #feesmustfall protesters

9th November 2015 In the wake of the student protests on South African campuses, universities need to engage in some critical reflection. Did their responses protect... 

There's a fly in the ointment of solar-powered LED lighting

There's a fly in the ointment of solar-powered LED lighting

9th November 2015 Household air pollution is estimated to kill more than 500,000 people in Africa each year. Through solar energy, people can stop using dirty and... 

Advances in getting solar onto the grid, and into the home

Advances in getting solar onto the grid, and into the home

9th November 2015 The need to move to solar energy seems a logical choice. Most areas in South Africa get around 2500 hours of sunshine per year. The southern... 

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The dark side of foreign direct investment: A South African perspective (January 2014)

The dark side of foreign direct investment: A South African perspective (January 2014)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      24th January 2014 The current account in the balance of payments is always of interest to the international finance community and South Africa is no exception in... 

Fracking for shale gas in South Africa: blessing or curse? (January 2014)

Fracking for shale gas in South Africa: blessing or curse? (January 2014) 

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      23rd January 2014 As the first country to reverse a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing – more commonly known as ‘fracking’ – South Africa is now poised to move... 

Priorities for legislative reform: A human rights roadmap for a new Libya (January 2014)

Priorities for legislative reform: A human rights roadmap for a new Libya (January 2014)

23rd January 2014 In this 69-page report, Human Rights Watch calls on Libya to press forward with legislative reforms, making abolishing the death penalty for more... 

Peace and Security Council Report No 54 (January 2014)

Peace and Security Council Report No 54 (January 2014)

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      22nd January 2014 This edition of the Peace and Security Council Report includes a post-election analysis on Madagascar and an open page article on Inter-regional... 

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Statements

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes Hawks’ arrests

SAFTU: SAFTU welcomes Hawks’ arrests

14th February 2018 The South African Federation of Trade Unions welcomes the Hawks’ raid on the Gupta compound in Saxonwold, Johannesburg this morning, the arrest of... 

Afriforum: AfriForum welcomes Gupta arrest

Afriforum: AfriForum welcomes Gupta arrest

14th February 2018 AfriForum welcomes the arrest this morning of at least one of the Gupta brothers, as well as other suspects. According to Kallie Kriel, CEO of... 

Afriforum: AfriForum launches Prosecute Zuma campaign

Afriforum: AfriForum launches Prosecute Zuma campaign

14th February 2018 AfriForum today launched its Prosecute Zuma campaign. The civil rights organisation, as part of this campaign, launched a petition in support of... 

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach on #ZumaRecall: President could sign ‘Red Bills’ into law

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach on #ZumaRecall: President could sign ‘Red Bills’ into law

14th February 2018 While President Jacob Zuma has finally been recalled by the ANC, there has been no indication as to if or when he will step down. In the meantime,... 

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Press Offices

Mitigation law a major challenge for employers

Mitigation law a major challenge for employers

12th March 2014 Even where it has been proved beyond any doubt at arbitration that an employee has committed an extremely serious offence, the employer will not... 

Competition (commission) decision not to refer supermarkets investigation

Competition (commission) decision not to refer supermarkets investigation

12th March 2014 On 24 January 2014, the Competition Commission decided not to refer a complaint based on allegations of exclusionary behaviour in the property and... 

Fears of skill shortage emerge in the transport sector as it prepares for growth

Fears of skill shortage emerge in the transport sector as it prepares for growth

12th March 2014 According to global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright’s fifth “The Way Ahead” Transport Survey, 17% of respondents from the global transport... 

Policy on the appointment of insolvency practitioners

Policy on the appointment of insolvency practitioners

12th March 2014 Introduction To date, appointments have occurred by means of the so-called “requisition system”. This system involves the submission to the Master... 

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