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Monday, 14 October 2019

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Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Dies Aged 95

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has died, according to reports. He was 95. According to ZimLive, the news was confirmed by two sources. He reportedly died in a hospital in Singapore on Friday morning. According to The Mirror, Human Rights Watch Southern African director Dewa Mavhinga revealed that credible family sources s...

By Joburg Post about 1 month ago

Forget the Boogeyman, the Face of Gender-Based Violence Is A Familiar Face in Your Church, Office, School and Bed!

It has been a minute since I last wrote an opinion piece. Until the events of the past two weeks, I have not had the strength or mental resolve to speak to the matters that are impacting South Africa and the greater continent. However, like all of you, I too have seen the worrying stories of kidnaping, rape and murder exerted against c...

By Musa Mdunge about 1 month ago

What patents and publications reveal about China-Africa science collaboration

China has enjoyed a close economic relationship with a number of African countries for many decades. It has been particularly involved in supporting African countries’ infrastructure projects. As far back as the 1960s it helped build the Tanzania Zambia Railway. More recently, it’s invested in railway structures in Ethiopia, Kenya and ...

By Swapan Kumar Patra & Mammo Muchie about 2 months ago

Why South African Law On Directors’ Delinquency Is Open To Abuse

For the first time in South African company law, courts have the power to declare directors delinquent. This remedy was introduced as part of the overhaul of South Africa’s corporate law regime in 2011. It is an innovative remedy available to shareholders and other stakeholders to hold company directors accountable. The newly-adopted d...

By Rehana Cassim about 2 months ago