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Cameroon court hears calls for "irregular" election to be annulled

By: Reuters     17th October 2018 Opposition candidates who say last week's presidential election in Cameroon was marred by fraud had their appeals heard at the country's... 

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South Africa slips in WEF Global Competitiveness Index

South Africa slips in WEF Global Competitiveness Index

By: African News Agency      17th October 2018 South Africa has fallen another five places in the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index (WEF GCI), placing 67 out of 140 countries.... 

VBS Scandal: DA wants Hawks to investigate Floyd Shivambu

VBS Scandal: DA wants Hawks to investigate Floyd Shivambu

By: News24Wire      17th October 2018 The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants the Hawks to investigate Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu to establish whether... 

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege for campaigns against sexual violence

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege for campaigns against sexual violence

8th October 2018 Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in trying to end sexual violence during war and armed... 

 Nene and the complex truth of State capture

Nene and the complex truth of State capture

8th October 2018 The Zondo Commission of Inquiry’s slow reveal has gripped South Africans. The 2016 Public Protector’s report on State capture was revelatory but... 

Breaking with Zumaism

Breaking with Zumaism

8th October 2018 The hope has been repeatedly expressed that the onset of Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency of the ANC and the country would represent a break with the... 

Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues

5th October 2018 South Africa has a dire shortage of organ donors. This means that doctors struggle to find suitable donor organs for critically ill patients who... 

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Changing the lives of rural women and girls for the better

Changing the lives of rural women and girls for the better

5th October 2018 Across the global South, most rural women and girls are disadvantaged compared to men and boys. Most receive less formal education, have fewer... 

The Final Countdown: Now or never to reform the palm oil industry

The Final Countdown: Now or never to reform the palm oil industry

5th October 2018 Palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands, including Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive and Mondelez, have destroyed an area of rainforest... 

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

Review of Maritime Transport 2018

4th October 2018 Maritime transport is the backbone of international trade and the global economy. Around 80 per cent of global trade by volume and over 70 per cent... 

The Human Rights Impact of Bauxite Mining in Guinea

The Human Rights Impact of Bauxite Mining in Guinea

4th October 2018 Bauxite mining in Guinea, one of the world’s poorest countries, is booming. Since 2015, the government of President Alpha Condé has transformed... 

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Statements

FHR: FHR Concerned About The Increasing Gender-Based Violence In SA

FHR: FHR Concerned About The Increasing Gender-Based Violence In SA

16th October 2018 The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) is concerned about the increasing rate of sexual offences in the country in South Africa. More worrying is... 

DA: President Ramaphosa will need to tell the truth about prior VBS knowledge when he appears in Parliament on Thursday

DA: President Ramaphosa will need to tell the truth about prior VBS knowledge when he appears in Parliament on Thursday

16th October 2018 Allegations that President Ramaphosa had prior knowledge of theft and looting at VBS bank is a matter of national importance and, if true, has... 

SA: Speaker Baleka Mbete calls for heightened education of women and girl children in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at IPU

SA: Speaker Baleka Mbete calls for heightened education of women and girl children in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at IPU

16th October 2018 Parliaments of the world must help break the back of exclusion and under-representation of women in the science, technology, engineering and... 

PanSALB: Land Expropriation Without Compensation Is SA Word Of The Year 2018

PanSALB: Land Expropriation Without Compensation Is SA Word Of The Year 2018

16th October 2018 The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in association media research companies Focal Points and Newsclip proclaims land expropriation... 

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The launch of Webber Wentzel Alert

The launch of Webber Wentzel Alert

27th September 2018 Webber Wentzel is excited to announce the launch of “Webber Wentzel Alert”, an online tool designed to launch a coordinated legal emergency... 

Is An Employee Able To Avoid A Disciplinary Hearing Or Disciplinary Sanction By Resigning?

Is An Employee Able To Avoid A Disciplinary Hearing Or Disciplinary Sanction By Resigning?

27th September 2018 It is trite law that employees may resign from his employment, either with immediate effect or on notice, thereby unilaterally terminating the... 

A University Has

A University Has "No Body to Kick and No Soul to Damn"

26th September 2018 In a recent reported judgment, the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service v Respublica (Pty) Ltd (1025/2017) [2018] ZASCA 109 (12... 

Is graffiti protected by copyright?

Is graffiti protected by copyright?

26th September 2018 Graffiti is no longer considered to be vandalism and destruction of public property, with fashion labels and major corporations using it in their... 

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