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SA parliament passes land tenure rights bill

By: African News Agency      2nd December 2020 South Africa’s Parliament has passed the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Amendment Bill which aims to change the 1991 law of the same name so as to... 

SA parliament passes land tenure rights bill
If Mapisa-Nqakula's meeting with Zim counterpart was 'urgent', why are there no minutes? - DA

If Mapisa-Nqakula's meeting with Zim counterpart was 'urgent', why are there no minutes? - DA

By: News24Wire      2nd December 2020 No minutes were taken during the hastily organised meeting between Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and her... 

Hydrogen investment by PGMs-linked fund bodes well for South Africa

Hydrogen investment by PGMs-linked fund bodes well for South Africa 

By: Martin Creamer     1st December 2020 A new investment in hydrogen, made by the sustainability-focused AP Ventures, bodes well for South Africa. AP Ventures, an independent venture... 

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Battles won – and lost – against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19

Battles won – and lost – against AIDS hold valuable lessons for managing COVID-19

30th November 2020 World AIDS Day this year finds us still deep amid another pandemic – COVID-19. The highly infectious novel coronavirus has swept across the world,... 

 Nigeria’s super camps leave civilians exposed to terrorists

Nigeria’s super camps leave civilians exposed to terrorists

30th November 2020 Last year, the Nigerian military started pulling soldiers out of villages, small unit formations and bases into bigger, stronger and better... 

 Can smart ports curb drug trafficking?

Can smart ports curb drug trafficking?

30th November 2020 Seizures of large quantities of drugs such as cocaine, heroin and others at seaports have risen worldwide. The increase in shipping operations... 

Leadership in Question part 3: Has Cyril Ramaphosa taken control of the ANC and the state?

Leadership in Question part 3: Has Cyril Ramaphosa taken control of the ANC and the state?

30th November 2020 It was never going to be easy to steer the South African ship of state after the Jacob Zuma years, even though Cyril Ramaphosa’s rise to the... 

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 Claiming and reclaiming the digital world as a public space

Claiming and reclaiming the digital world as a public space

27th November 2020 This paper seeks to highlight the experiences and aspirations of young women and feminist activists in the MENA region around digital spaces,... 

Political Report To The Gauteng Provincial Legislature By Premier David Makhura

Political Report To The Gauteng Provincial Legislature By Premier David Makhura

27th November 2020 This is the First Political Report of the Sixth Provincial Administration to the Provincial Legislature Most importantly, this Report is to you,... 

Inclusion and exclusion in humanitarian action: the state of play

Inclusion and exclusion in humanitarian action: the state of play

27th November 2020 Inclusive humanitarian action means the ability to reach people most affected by a crisis with the services, assistance and protection they need,... 

Humanitarian diplomacy and protection advocacy in an age of caution

Humanitarian diplomacy and protection advocacy in an age of caution

27th November 2020 Since the United Nations (UN) came into existence 75 years ago, its Charter has tasked it with promoting ‘international peace and security’,... 

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Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

Minister of Environment, Forestry And Fisheries Notes High Court Decision on Thabametsi environmental Authorisation

2nd December 2020 The decision of the North Gauteng High Court setting aside the environmental authorization for the Thabametsi power station has been noted,  says... 

Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

Gauteng Roads and Transport on Commission of Inquiry Into Taxi Violence final report

1st December 2020 The Commission of Inquiry into Taxi Violence wishes to inform the public that it is now compiling its report to the Gauteng Premier David Makhura... 

World AIDS Day: Limpopo Department of Health needs to do more

World AIDS Day: Limpopo Department of Health needs to do more

1st December 2020 The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo calls on MEC for Health Phophi Ramathuba and the Limpopo Department of Health to accelerate interventions... 

The Path to Building a New Majority

The Path to Building a New Majority

1st December 2020 As we all grapple to come to terms with a post-Covid, post-lockdown world, it is crucial that we don’t let one crisis mask an even bigger one. And... 

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Press Offices

Condictio Indebiti: Johannes T H Van Niekerk V Liberty Group Limited (1392/18) 2020 [Zasca] 65 (15 June 2020)

Condictio Indebiti: Johannes T H Van Niekerk V Liberty Group Limited (1392/18) 2020 [Zasca] 65 (15 June 2020)

27th November 2020 Unjustified Enrichment refers to the instance where a party’s interest or estate is increased at the expense of another party’s interest or estate,... 

Trainees Are Also Employees

Trainees Are Also Employees

27th November 2020 With very few exceptions anyone who works for any organisation is an employee. Section 213 of the Labour Relations Act (LRA) provides that an... 

Will Regulation 28 be amended to accommodate SARB’s announcement on ETFs?

Will Regulation 28 be amended to accommodate SARB’s announcement on ETFs?

26th November 2020 On 29 October 2020, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) published an exchange control circular (Circular 15/2020) which in effect reclassifies... 

The legal recognition of Living Wills

The legal recognition of Living Wills

26th November 2020 There is much uncertainty as to whether or not a “Living Will” is valid and enforceable in South African law. A “Living Will” is a declaration or... 

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