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BLF threatens to take up arms if IEC deregisters the party over alleged hate speech

By: News24Wire      12th December 2018 Black First Land First (BLF) president Andile Mngxitama has threatened an "arm struggle" should the Independent Electoral Commission of South... 

BLF threatens to take up arms if IEC deregisters the party over alleged hate speech
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama
Communications committee invites nominations to fill SABC board amid turmoil

Communications committee invites nominations to fill SABC board amid turmoil

By: News24Wire      12th December 2018 Amid the turmoil of resignations from the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board, the Portfolio Committee on Communications is asking... 

Ramaphosa welcomes high court order against axed Sars boss

Ramaphosa welcomes high court order against axed Sars boss

By: African News Agency      11th December 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa in a statement welcomed a ruling by the high court in Pretoria dismissing axed South African Revenue Service (Sars) boss... 

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For Comrade Mendi Msimang

For Comrade Mendi Msimang

4th December 2018 I grew up in front of you, you held me in your arms, our families inextricably linked, during those frigid years of exile. 

Ode to Gaza – A poem

Ode to Gaza – A poem

3rd December 2018 We seal our mouths, lips sewn shut, the complicity hushed, furiously wagging silent tongues shushed, 

What is at stake in demanding formal educational qualifications in democratic politics?

What is at stake in demanding formal educational qualifications in democratic politics?

3rd December 2018 Factional battles as well as tensions over white control in the DA appear to have led to a focus on the DA Chief Whip in the National Assembly,... 

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

Why under valuing families is a problem for South Africa's economy

3rd December 2018 A country’s wealth goes hand in hand with its Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is the market value of goods and services over a defined period... 

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A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

A living income for small-scale farmers – Tackling unequal risks and market power

16th November 2018 The ability of small-scale farmers to earn a living income is critical to ensure their viability and economic success. This paper argues that... 

Opportunities to accelerate national energy transitions through advanced deployment of renewables

Opportunities to accelerate national energy transitions through advanced deployment of renewables

16th November 2018 The world is experiencing a global energy transformation driven by technological change and new policy priorities. This transformation is win-win:... 

Treasury's Final Forensic Investigation Report On Eskom And Transnet

Treasury's Final Forensic Investigation Report On Eskom And Transnet

16th November 2018 National Treasury received the final report on the investigation of various allegations at Eskom and Transnet. The report is divided into three... 

Between work and care: older women's economic empowerment

Between work and care: older women's economic empowerment

15th November 2018 Women’s economic empowerment has gained increasing attention within the global development agenda in recent years, bolstered by the adoption of a... 

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BLA: Black Lawyers Association supports 16 Days of Activism

BLA: Black Lawyers Association supports 16 Days of Activism

12th December 2018 The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) is a voluntary association of legal practitioners in South Africa, with its preamble to the constitution,... 

DA: DA calls on failing ANC to suspend Mabe

DA: DA calls on failing ANC to suspend Mabe

12th December 2018 The DA notes ANC Spokesperson Pule Mabe’s decision to take leave following a sexual harassment complaint lodged against him by a party staffer.... 

BLA: Black Lawyers Association Supports 16 Days Of Activism

BLA: Black Lawyers Association Supports 16 Days Of Activism

12th December 2018 The Black Lawyers Association (BLA) is a voluntary association of legal practitioners in South Africa, with its preamble to the constitution,... 

SARF: Missed opportunity to build public understanding about road funding in SA

SARF: Missed opportunity to build public understanding about road funding in SA

12th December 2018 The controversy around e-tolls in Gauteng has diverted public attention away from the real issues of road funding and created a culture of... 

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Authors provide practical insights for drafting, reviewing and negotiating IT contracts

Authors provide practical insights for drafting, reviewing and negotiating IT contracts

20th November 2018 Information technology (IT) contracts often involve complex business processes with risk to both the customer and the service or product provider.... 

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

It Does Not Matter Whether the Employees Agreed - the Agreement is Valid

19th November 2018 Protection of employment during business transfers is an integral piece in the employment law legal puzzle in many jurisdictions around the world.... 

Bank Zero a Hero? A few Banking Law Aspects to Ponder on

Bank Zero a Hero? A few Banking Law Aspects to Ponder on

16th November 2018 At the heart of inflation it seems South Africans need a hero and Bank Zero is ready to jump on the bandwagon with what seems to be a... 

Forty-eight Fasken Lawyers featured in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2019

Forty-eight Fasken Lawyers featured in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2019

15th November 2018 Our Firm is included in the 2019 edition of the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide for worldwide leading financial and corporate law firms and... 

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