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Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus

By: Reuters     19th April 2018 Malawi, which has one of the highest rates of the deadly HIV/AIDS infections, is on course to eradicate the virus, Jay Levy who co-discovered the... 

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections says U.S. doctor who discovered AIDS virus
Limpopo judge president: too many frivolous appeals from government on court rulings

Limpopo judge president: too many frivolous appeals from government on court rulings

By: News24Wire      19th April 2018 Limpopo Judge President Ephraim Makgoba has lashed out at government for its tendency of not taking note of rulings. "Sometimes government has got... 

No 'new dawn' with Fraser at correctional services – Maimane

No 'new dawn' with Fraser at correctional services – Maimane

By: News24Wire      19th April 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has questioned President Cyril Ramaphosa's commitment to his promise of a "new dawn" following the... 

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 What China’s President Xi’s extended tenure means for Africa

What China’s President Xi’s extended tenure means for Africa

11th April 2018 China’s decision to suspend presidential term limits is still reverberating around the world. The announcement, made after a vote by China’s... 

Into the quagmire and now trying to get out

Into the quagmire and now trying to get out

10th April 2018 During 2017 a deeply rooted and emotive SA issue, land dispossession and ownership, was conflated with factional fighting in the ANC. It did not... 

Is South Africa's opposition party ready to challenge for power in 2019 elections?

Is South Africa's opposition party ready to challenge for power in 2019 elections?

10th April 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA), South Africa’s main political opposition party, has held its national congress and declared its readiness for the... 

 Africa must steer the rules of the international financial sector

Africa must steer the rules of the international financial sector

10th April 2018 The release of the Paradise Papers last year and the Panama Papers in 2016 revealed the role tax havens play in facilitating tax avoidance, tax... 

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Judicial Harassment of Indigenous Leaders and Environmentalists in Ecuador

Judicial Harassment of Indigenous Leaders and Environmentalists in Ecuador

28th March 2018 When President Lenín Moreno took office in May 2017, he inherited an economy heavily reliant on extractive industries and an executive branch that... 

Scaling up Finance for the Sustainable Development Goals

Scaling up Finance for the Sustainable Development Goals

27th March 2018 The world currently faces the critical challenge of scaling up development finance, an indispensable requirement for the realization of the SDGs.... 

The Rohingya crisis: making the transition from emergency to longer-term development

The Rohingya crisis: making the transition from emergency to longer-term development

27th March 2018 Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh to escape violence and persecution in Myanmar. Housed in overcrowded camps, they... 

54th National Conference Report and Resolutions

54th National Conference Report and Resolutions

26th March 2018 The 54th National Conference was convened under the theme of “Remember Tambo: Towards Unity, Renewal and Radical Socio-economic Transformation” and... 

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DA: Patricia Kopane on Listeriosis: Health Department instructs all ports to stop testing imported goods

DA: Patricia Kopane on Listeriosis: Health Department instructs all ports to stop testing imported goods

19th April 2018 The DA has in its possession a letter from the Chief Environmental Health and Port Health Services instructing Port Health Officials to stop... 

Hospersa: Hospersa calls on president Ramaphosa to address collapsed health service in North West

Hospersa: Hospersa calls on president Ramaphosa to address collapsed health service in North West

19th April 2018 Hospersa has increased its calls for national intervention at the North West (NW) Department of Health (DoH) by writing to President Cyril... 

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel and AfriForum plan to privately prosecute Malema for corruption

AfriForum: Gerrie Nel and AfriForum plan to privately prosecute Malema for corruption

19th April 2018 Adv Gerrie Nel, Head of AfriForum’s Private Prosecuting Unit, will privately prosecute Julius Malema and co-accused for fraud and tender corruption... 

SA: Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference

SA: Statement delivered at Joint ANC and MJC Press Conference

19th April 2018 Introduction South Africans will be celebrating Freedom Day on the 27th of April. Our freedom, which our people fought for, and some died for, was... 

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Webber Wentzel deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform in South Africa

Webber Wentzel deploys Luminance’s artificial intelligence platform in South Africa

9th April 2018 Leading South African law firm, Webber Wentzel, has adopted Luminance’s artificial intelligence technology to enhance its due diligence processes... 

Court rules on the ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle

Court rules on the ‘once empowered, always empowered’ principle

9th April 2018 On 4 April 2018, the High Court of South Africa (Gauteng Division, Pretoria) handed down its judgement in the matter between the Chamber of Mines... 

Top tips for SMME recruiting

Top tips for SMME recruiting

6th April 2018 Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) conducting their own recruitment may carry higher risk of bad hiring choices than larger firms... 

Award Reinstatement: But What If His Job Doesn't Exist?

Award Reinstatement: But What If His Job Doesn't Exist?

6th April 2018 In Seopa v. Imperial Cold Logistics (Pty) Ltd and Others (9 February 2018), the Labour Court had to decide whether an employer was in contempt of... 

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