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THREE MAJOR NEW LABOUR LAWS THAT EVERY SOUTH AFRICAN NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT

Parliament’s Select Committee on Economic and Business Development recently passed a series of Labour Bills. According to law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH), the bills deal with a broad range

REMEMBERING KHENSANI MASEKO WHO FOUGHT SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPUS RAPE

The death of a law student and anti-rape activist in South Africa, whose funeral is being held on Thursday, has brought the simmering issue of campus rape back to the

SOUTH AFRICA HOSTS THE FIRST ANNUAL AFRICAN RANGER AWARDS

Over 50 wildlife rangers from throughout Africa were honoured for their contribution to conservation on the continent during a ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa. The awards event was attended

WHEN TEMPERATURES RISE, SO DO CRIME RATES: EVIDENCE FROM SOUTH AFRICA

Over the past few decades there has been a growing worldwide interest in examining the relationship between weather and various types of crime. Most research in this area has however

HOW SOUTH AFRICA BUILT ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED TELESCOPES

A telescope built in South Africa is revealing new details about the Milky Way. “It’s the clearest view ever made of the center of our galaxy,” chief scientist Fernando Camilo

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FATHERS NEED TO GET INVOLVED IN THE FIRST 1000 DAYS OF THEIR KIDS’ LIVES

The first 1000 days of a child’s life are crucial. During this time the foundations for optimum health, rapid brain growth and child development are laid. New mothers undergo enormous

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AHMED IBETO NIGERIA’S AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH AFRICA RESIGNS, DUMPS APC FOR PDP

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Ambassador to South Africa, Ahmed Ibeto, has resigned. He has also renounced his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress and has crossed

SOUTH AFRICA PLAGUED BY CASH-IN-TRANSIT HEISTS

JOHANNESBURG — Highly-skilled criminals are robbing vans transporting cash in South Africa at alarming rates. So far this year, there have been nearly 200 of these heists, oftentimes in broad

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A PLAN FOR THE FREE MOVEMENT OF AFRICANS ACROSS THE CONTINENT IS BEING HELD UP BY FEARS OF XENOPHOBIA

The African integration project took several major steps this year. One of them was the African Union’s adoption of a protocol on the free movement of people. The move has

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SOUTH AFRICANS NOW SPEND MORE ON FUEL THAN ON NEW CARS – FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2014

South Africans are spending more on fuel than on cars, new sale statistics show. For 2018 so far, South Africans spend on average R14.76 billion monthly on fuel, and just