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Ramaphosa highlights collaboration to address crimes targeting infrastructure

By: Thabi Madiba     Updated 2 hours 40 minutes ago President Cyril Ramaphosa noted on Monday that business is working with government to build capacity within the National Prosecuting Authority and... 

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Cosatu slams increase in fuel, paraffin prices

By: Lumkile Nkomfe      Updated 3 hours ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) has expressed dismay over the rise in fuel and paraffin prices, asserting that this will be a... 

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Joburg mayor denies sleeping on the job as City moves to mitigate water issues

By: Sane Dhlamini     Updated 3 hours ago City of Johannesburg Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda has hit back at Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu for accusing him of not being hands-on, as... 


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Raymond Suttner

The continuing crisis: can we find a way forward?

Updated 1 hour 50 minutes ago “To the oppressed, and to those who suffer with them and fight at their side”- Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Penguin, 1996, dedication).... 

The Conversation

Aziz Pahad: the unassuming South African diplomat who skilfully mediated crises in Africa, and beyond

Updated 3 hours ago Aziz Goolam Pahad, who has died at the age of 82, was a South African anti-apartheid activist, politician and deputy minister of foreign affairs in... 

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South Africa has one of the strongest navies in Africa: its strengths and weaknesses

Updated 3 hours ago The deaths of three members of the South African Navy (SA Navy) on 20 September 2023, when a freak wave swept them off the deck of the submarine... 

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Going nowhere slowly at the UN General Assembly’s annual debate

29th September 2023 The general debate at the recent United Nations General Assembly’s 78th session concluded in much the same way as the many that preceded it – with... 

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International Renewable Energy Agency

Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review 2023

Updated 3 hours ago The tenth edition of IRENA’s Renewable energy and jobs: Annual review, produced in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO),... 

Overseas Development Institute

Justice aid update 2023

Updated 3 hours ago Justice aid (which includes aid for ending violence against women and human rights) is falling. There was a particularly sharp decline in 2021 – by... 

Overseas Development Institute

Malawi case study

Updated 4 hours ago The country study reviews the operation of Malawi’s Paralegal Advisory Services Institute (PASI) over the past 22 years. PASI’s role in Malawi’s... 

Overseas Development Institute

How to finance universal access to people-centred justice: scaling up local innovation to leave no-one behind

Updated 4 hours ago A universal basic justice system is affordable. It would cost $34 per person per year in lower-income countries, compared to $41 for education and... 

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Delay in the commission of inquiry into Marshalltown fire is concerning

Delay in the commission of inquiry into Marshalltown fire is concerning

Updated 1 hour 38 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng demands to know the reasons for the delay in the commission of inquiry into the Marshalltown fire. This... 

COSATU welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s signing the South African Postbank Amendment Act into law

Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s signing the South African Postbank Amendment Act into law.... 

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DA launches 2024 voter registration campaign to Rescue South Africa

Updated 2 hours 8 minutes ago Today, the Democratic Alliance (DA) launched its 2024 Voter Registration Campaign along Bree Street in the Johannesburg CBD where we flighted the... 

VBS looters finally in court following DA charges

Updated 2 hours 9 minutes ago Following charges that I laid in 2018 against 53 persons implicated in the looting of VBS Mutual Bank - including members of the ANC, case number... 

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Bowmans Kenya celebrates 15th anniversary

Updated 2 hours 49 minutes ago September 2023 marks a milestone in the history of leading African law firm Bowmans. Fifteen years ago, Bowmans Kenya was established in a move... 

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What powers do the Labour Courts have?

Updated 5 hours ago The Labour Relations Act (LRA) gives the Labour Court and Labour Appeal Court numerous and strong powers to make decisions relating to labour... 


Aquilian Liability for Unlawful Competition in South African Law

Updated 5 hours ago Aquilian liability, deeply rooted in South African law, serves as a vital mechanism to address unlawful competition. This legal framework empowers... 


Combating Workplace Bullying: Legal and Practical Considerations

29th September 2023 In accordance with South Africa's Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (EEA)1, workplace bullying constitutes a form of unfair discrimination as... 

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Magazine round up | 29 September 2023

At Fire Hour – Barry Gilder

DA insists the buck stops with Lindiwe Zulu on Sassa grant delays

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Daily Podcast – September 29, 2023

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