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CCMA receives gold in Public Sector Excellence Awards

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has come out tops in the 2011 Public Service Excellence Awards, where it won gold for sector excellence in […]

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Languages Bill before parliament

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Minister of Arts and Culture, Paul Mashatile, recently held a press briefing in Pretoria to discuss the draft Languages Bill (23 of 2011), which is currently before […]

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Challenges in administrative justice to be tackled

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Administrative Justice Association of South Africa (AdJASA), a voluntary association of lawyers and administrators, combined its launch in January with a workshop on challenges to administrative justice. […]

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University of Pretoria to represent South Africa at international moot court competition

By Mapula Sedutla Law students from the University of Pretoria (UP) have won the right to represent South Africa at the international rounds of the 2012 Philip C Jessup International Law […]

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New anti-corruption watchdog launched

By Nomfundo Manyathi An independent, non-profit institute, Corruption Watch (CW), has been launched to assist in combating crime. The institute was launched at Constitution Hill in January at an event that […]

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Goodbye to silk?

By Kim Hawkey Johannesburg advocate Roshnee Mansingh won no small victory last month when her application to declare that the President has no constitutional power to confer senior counsel status on […]

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COP17 Climate Law Conference

Report by Kim Hawkey To tie in with the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) that took place in Durban […]

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Alabama Lawyers Association and BLA compare notes

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Gauteng branch of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) and the Alabama Lawyers Association Judicial Council recently held a joint dinner in Sandton where the two bodies compared […]

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CCMA reflects on current labour market

By Nomfundo Manyathi Chairperson of the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution, Sipho Pityana, spoke about the South African labour market at a Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and […]

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Competition Act under the spotlight at Competition Committee breakfast

By Nomfundo Manyathi The Competition Committee of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces hosted its annual breakfast at the Sandton Convention Centre late last year. Guest speakers at the event […]

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