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South Africa elected chair of ACF

18th October 2018 South Africa has been elected chair of the continental competition body, the African Competition Forum (ACF).   The body, which comprises 31... 

South Africa elected chair of ACF
Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

Ethiopian soldiers who marched on palace wanted to abort reforms – PM

By: Reuters     18th October 2018 Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that soldiers who marched on his palace last week had had "nefarious aims" to stop reforms... 

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

Robert Mugabe Junior allegedly pressurising model to drop assault case against Grace

By: African News Agency      18th October 2018 One of the sons of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has allegedly been pressurising Gabriella Engels, the Johannesburg model who filed... 

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Slowly improving co-ordination

Slowly improving co-ordination

9th October 2018 An acquaintance in the Union Buildings once had this profound observation of leaders since the advent of democracy: “Mandela gave us freedom, Mbeki... 

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... 

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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

Numsa Members On Strike At Scaw After A Worker Is Assaulted

Numsa Members On Strike At Scaw After A Worker Is Assaulted

22nd October 2018 Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) at Scaw Metals in Germiston are on strike. This is because one of the company... 

Eskom: Resignation of Non-Executive Director

Eskom: Resignation of Non-Executive Director

22nd October 2018 Eskom Chairperson, Mr Jabu Mabuza, says: “On behalf of the Eskom Board, I wish to confirm that Mr George Sebulela tendered his resignation this... 

SACP Free State Statement of the 8th Provincial Executive Committee plenary session of the 7th Provincial Congress

SACP Free State Statement of the 8th Provincial Executive Committee plenary session of the 7th Provincial Congress

22nd October 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Free State Province held its 8th Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) ordinary plenary session of... 

Minister Mantashe Meets With Industry CEOs

Minister Mantashe Meets With Industry CEOs

22nd October 2018 Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe met with the executive of the Minerals Council and CEOs in the coal and platinum sectors this... 

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Press Offices

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... 

The Three C’s - Content Sharing, Copyright and Creative Commons Licenses

The Three C’s - Content Sharing, Copyright and Creative Commons Licenses

26th September 2018 When a work, such as a video, is uploaded onto YouTube or a photograph uploaded onto Flickr, people often believe that because it is being made... 

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State capture – again

Breaking with Zumaism

Gotcha: A polygraphist lifts the lid on crime in South Africa – Silke Kaiser

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