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Monday, 26 June 2017 10:45

The right to broadcast court cases

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Henri Van Breda, Visvanathan Ponnan and open justice The Henri Van Breda case has confirmed that cameras in courts are not only here to stay, but that this is mandated by our Constitution in order to facilitate open justice and the right of the public to hear and see what…
Monday, 26 June 2017 08:58

A landmark victory for open justice and media freedom

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Opinion by Dario Milo and Lavanya Pillay of Webber Wentzel On 21 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down its ruling in the appeal by Mr Henri van Breda and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) against the decision by the Western Cape High Court (High Court) to…
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, June 23, 2017/APO/ --  Government loses revenue due to illegal gambling. Therefore, it is important for communities to gamble responsibly and legally. This was said by the Director of Gambling Law and Policy at the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Nkoatse Mashamaite. Mashamaite was…
The DRC rejoined the WCC at Trondheim in 2016 much to the joy of churches in South Africa GENEVA, Switzerland, June 21, 2017/APO/ --  For the World Council of Churches Comission on Faith and Order, meeting in South Africa this year holds special significance. In 1960 a WCC meeting with…
Tuesday, 18 July 201712h00 – 16h00 Fives Futbol, Century City  Corporates line up for the 4th Mandela Day Have a Ball Charity Soccer Tournament, hosted by Adverb  It’s time to boot up again for the 4th edition of Adverb’s Mandela Day Have a Ball charity soccer tournament taking place at…
South Africa is hosting 91,043 refugees and 218,299 asylum-seekers mainly from Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Burundi and Zimbabwe GENEVA, Switzerland, June 16, 2017/APO/ --  World Refugee Day is marked each year on 20 June to honour the courage and resilience of families forced to flee war, violence…
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 09:42

10th World Sheriffs Day 8 June 2017

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10TH WORLD SHERIFFS DAY  The 10th World Sheriffs ‘Day will take place on 8 June 2017. For the past 10 years the South African Board for Sheriffs along with its stakeholders have observed this day. The theme chosen this year by the International Union of Judicial Officers (UIHJ) is devoted…
Monday, 05 June 2017 14:38

SASLAW celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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This year, The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) celebrates its 20th anniversary. We look back at the society’s illustrious history and the significant impact it has had in the labour law community in South Africa. The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) was established in June 1997…
Enoch F Phiri who is described by many as an apostolic strategist, communicator, teacher, thinker and progressive leader, touches millions of people across the African continent through his TV Shows. Enoch F Phiri is facing an uphill with the TBN in Africa management as a result of his sermons on…
By Pastor Enoch F Phiri The deportation of Mmusi Maimane from Zambia a few days ago represents an unfortunate political spectacle that does not auger well for democracy in the African Continent and Zambia in particular. The leader of South Africa’s opposition is also the chairperson of the network of…
Cape Town based StateoftheART has been showcasing and selling affordable contemporary art online since 2010. This month they launched their updated website to support the keen global interest in South African art, bringing the works of their represented artists to an international audience with easy access via the web.  …
Thursday, 18 May 2017 15:48

#menaretrash When will we be able to trust again?

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The mere fact that your gender makes you vulnerable and scared is unacceptable. To be a woman in this country is to live in constant fear. They can’t trust their husbands, boyfriends, brothers, uncles, teachers, coaches not to hurt them.The current conversation sparked by #menaretrash is important because it raises…
By Pastor Enoch F Phiri  South Africa is at a crossroad yet again. The unfished business of the transition to a democratic nation have caught up with us and we can no longer hide.  The conversations and decisions we are making today have the potential to change the future of…
By Pastor Enoch F Phiri Pardon me, but I am still trying to wrap my head around the shocking recent interview by the Gauteng MEC of Basic Education Mr. Panyaza Lesufi as he related on Power FM that majority of Afrikaans schools in the province do not teach History despite…
A number of prominent South Africans and parliamentarians embarked on a fast over two days, starting on Sunday, 14 May 2017, in solidarity with Palestinians CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 16, 2017/APO/ --  The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation, Mr Siphosezwe Masango, has applauded and…

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