Month: July 2018

July 23, 2018

Equality before the law: Tata Mandela’s Lasting Legacy

Last week, on 18 July, Nelson Mandela would have turned 100. Without a doubt his legacy is summarised in section 9 of the Constitution — the equality clause. Madiba always frowned upon inequality, racial discrimination and generally any form of discrimination that was unfair. He was born into a world order where racial segregation and […]

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July 16, 2018

#100MenMarch Against Abuse

  On 10 July 2018, hundreds of South African men and women gathered together in Pretoria in a unified march against violence toward women and children. While their chants of “no means no” reverberated through the blocks surrounding Madiba Street and the Union Buildings, a symbolic torch was lit to commemorate the day and to […]

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July 12, 2018

Strikes: Win-win, win-lose or lose-lose?

  Strike season seems to be an annual occurrence in South Africa. But how does it impact our economy, employers, and the striking employees themselves? After strikes, there seems to no real post-strike economic evaluation conducted by government, unions, employers, or strikers themselves to avoid the barrage of strikes that cripple our economy. Employers never […]

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July 11, 2018

Police getting it right

The South African Police Service has had some bad press over the past few years. SAPS members being found to be members of criminal gangs and perpetrators robberies, pictures of members sleeping on the job and incidents of corruption and ineptitude have all tarnished the service’s reputation. So, it is good to hear some positive […]

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