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Rwanda accuses UN refugee agency of lying in British asylum policy case

By: Reuters     13th June 2024 Rwanda said the United Nations refugee agency had lied when it told a British court this week that asylum seekers sent to the East African country... 

Rwanda accuses UN refugee agency of lying in British asylum policy case
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Three Uganda lawmakers charged with corruption, court papers show

By: Reuters     13th June 2024 Three Ugandan ruling party legislators have been charged with corruption for trying to influence a rights body to inflate its budget, according to... 

Mining activity at Copper 360.

Copper 360 on home straight to produce quite a bit of cash, CEO reports 

By: Martin Creamer     Updated 5 hours ago Copper mining and marketing company Copper 360 is on the home straight to produce quite a bit of cash by financial year end. That was the main... 

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UN funds for AU peace operations: Somalia as a test case

12th June 2024 Should the African Union focus on a single situation – or apply UN Security Council Resolution 2719 to various conflicts? Last December, the United... 

Freedom Under Law

FUL May Newsletter – Major events relating to the Judiciary and the Rule of Law

12th June 2024 This briefing note seeks to provide a short overview of significant events in the preceding month, relating to Freedom Under Law’s work on the... 

The Conversation

South Africa’s unity government: 5 parties that need to find common ground

11th June 2024 Following South Africa’s historic 2024 general election, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) has started a process to establish a government... 

The Conversation

EU migration policy is getting tougher: the 3 new tactics used to keep African migrants out

11th June 2024 Nearly a decade has passed since migration to Europe from Africa and the Middle East reached a peak in 2015, referred to as the year of the... 

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 United Nations Secretary-General’s SDG Stimulus to Deliver Agenda 2030

United Nations Secretary-General’s SDG Stimulus to Deliver Agenda 2030

11th June 2024 The global economy has been facing multiple shocks.  The ability of many developing countries to invest in sustainable development and climate... 

A world of debt: Report 2024 – A growing burden to global prosperity

A world of debt: Report 2024 – A growing burden to global prosperity

11th June 2024 Public debt can be a powerful tool for development, enabling governments to finance critical expenditures and invest in a better future for their... 

“No Way Out” – Debt Imprisonment in Tunisia

“No Way Out” – Debt Imprisonment in Tunisia

11th June 2024 Mejid Hedhli, 58, is serving a 122-year and 9 months sentence in Nadhour prison in Bizerte. This former contractor used to have a viable business... 

Oxfam

Stop spending development funds on for-profit private healthcare providers

11th June 2024 We, the undersigned, are calling for a stop to funding from Development Finance Institutions to private for-profit healthcare providers. Mounting... 

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ActionSA to Oppose Eskom’s Attempt to Evade Responsibility for Protecting the Most Vulnerable from Rolling Blackouts

Updated 4 hours ago ActionSA denounces and will oppose Eskom’s erroneous petition to the SCA for leave to appeal, which seeks to preserve the status quo where the most... 

ActionSA to Oppose Eskom’s Attempt to Evade Responsibility for Protecting the Most Vulnerable from Rolling Blackouts

ActionSA to Oppose Eskom’s Attempt to Evade Responsibility for Protecting the Most Vulnerable from Rolling Blackouts

Updated 4 hours ago ActionSA denounces and will oppose Eskom’s erroneous petition to the SCA for leave to appeal, which seeks to preserve the status quo where the most... 

Load reduction to protect the electricity grid from collapse

Load reduction to protect the electricity grid from collapse

Updated 4 hours ago The Executive of the City of Johannesburg calls on the residents to heed the calls to change their attitude towards the usage of electricity and... 

My Vote Counts will address the current period of party funding lawlessness

Updated 7 hours ago Last month, the Western Cape High Court ruled that the Electoral Matters Amendment Act (EMAA) has created a lacuna in the Political Party Funding... 

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Baker McKenzie

South Africa: Disposal of “land-rich” shares by non-residents and capital gains tax

12th June 2024 A decision by the Zurich Tax Appeals Court in Switzerland on the capital gains tax consequences in respect of the disposal of "land-rich" shares... 

Webber Wentzel

Johannesburg High Court Backlog: ADR as a solution

12th June 2024 A recent notice issued in the Johannesburg High Court by Deputy Judge President Roland Sutherland on 4 June 2024, indicated wait times for civil... 

Bowmans

ConCourt confirms Coca-Cola’s retrenchments were for operational requirements

11th June 2024 In Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Pty) Ltd v Competition Commission & Food and Allied Workers Union, the Constitutional Court considered whether... 

Labourwise

Additional Public Holiday on 17 June 2024

10th June 2024 This year 16 June (Youth Day) falls on a Sunday. Therefore Monday, 17 June, is also a public holiday. So, what must employees be paid? The Court... 

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