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ZANU-PF sets Mugabe impeachment ball rolling

By: Reuters     20th November 2017 Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF will discuss the impeachment of President Robert Mugabe on Monday, its chief whip said, after a noon deadline expired for... 

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 SANDF insists Molefe call-up above board

SANDF insists Molefe call-up above board

By: African News Agency      20th November 2017 The South African Defence Force (SANDF) on Monday responded to criticism around the call-up of sacked Eskom chief executive officer Brian Molefe,... 

Nxasana loses bid to introduce answering affidavit over 'golden handshake'

Nxasana loses bid to introduce answering affidavit over 'golden handshake'

By: News24Wire      20th November 2017 Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana has lost his bid to introduce his version of events in an application to... 

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South Africa and Zimbabwe – two countries with tangled destinies

South Africa and Zimbabwe – two countries with tangled destinies

20th November 2017 “South Africa the land of milk and NO HANI” - a statement in yellow graffiti that remains a vivid memory from my early nineties youth. It appeared... 

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

Options on the table as South Africa wrestles with funding higher education

20th November 2017 A report into the feasibility of offering free higher education at South Africa’s universities has finally been released. It has been nearly two... 

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

How farm dwellers in South Africa think about home, land and belonging

20th November 2017 South Africa’s unemployment rate puts it in the bottom ten countries in the world. Hunger levels are growing. It has what Berkeley geography... 

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

Mnangagwa and the military may mean more bad news for Zimbabwe

17th November 2017 The military has taken control of the national broadcaster, troops are in the streets and the president is being held in a secure environment. All... 

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 Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

Turning to renewables: Climate-safe energy solutions

20th November 2017 The Paris Agreement has called for reducing carbon emissions worldwide. But to sufficiently limit the rise in global temperatures, energy use would... 

 SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

SIDS Lighthouses quickscan: Interim report

20th November 2017 The quickscan is a tool to help Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in their transition to renewable energy. Developed by the International... 

Sexual Violence against Rohingya Women and Girls in Burma

Sexual Violence against Rohingya Women and Girls in Burma

17th November 2017 Since August 25, 2017, Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing... 

 Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

Conversion Therapy Against LGBT People in China

17th November 2017 Homosexuality is neither a crime nor officially regarded as an illness in China. For decades, the legal status of consensual same-sex activity... 

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Statements

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Mkhwebane wastes taxpayers’ money once again

DA: Glynnis Breytenbach says Mkhwebane wastes taxpayers’ money once again

20th November 2017 The DA condemns Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s, late withdrawal of her application to postpone proceedings in the court case in which her... 

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on its state of readiness for the planned National Day of Action against DHET

NEHAWU: NEHAWU on its state of readiness for the planned National Day of Action against DHET

20th November 2017 The National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] has been mobilising all its members in the Sector Education and Training Authority... 

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Mbalula must protect witnesses in Koko disciplinary hearing

DA: Natasha Mazzone says Mbalula must protect witnesses in Koko disciplinary hearing

20th November 2017 As former Eskom Acting CEO, Matshela Koko’s disciplinary hearing resumes on Thursday this week, the DA will write to the Minister of Police, Fikile... 

OUTA: AARTO is about money instead of road safety and will fail

OUTA: AARTO is about money instead of road safety and will fail

20th November 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) believes that recent amendments to the proposed Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences... 

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Press Offices

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

LexisNexis South Africa takes top honours at National Business Awards

20th November 2017 LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, saw its LexisNexis South Africa operation announced as... 

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

Amendments to the .ZA ADR Regulations

20th November 2017 After having proposed changes to the .ZA Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations in December last year, the South African Minister of... 

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

Kenya: Important changes to copyright law

20th November 2017 Significant changes will be brought about to Kenyan copyright law through a bill called the Copyright (Amendment) Bill of 2017 (‘the Bill’), which... 

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

Interdicting disciplinary proceedings: The Labour Court provides guidance on what may constitute exceptional circumstances

20th November 2017 When should the Labour Court prevent an employer from exercising its right to take disciplinary action against employees? In Booysen v Minister of... 

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