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CREATING A LIFESTYLE THAT IS IN ALIGNMENT WITH THE VISION AND MISSION OF THE EMPLOYER

Leshiretje Ben Mphahlele delivering an inspirational talk to University of Limpopo newly appointed lecturing staff at Bolivia Lodge

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A letter from a prisoner touched me

The letter below as details will indicate, reached me after I had been on Thobela FM touching on issues of importance like reconstructing one's life in a way that will yield the results one desires. Key areas of concern like education, unemployment and cultivating

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DRESS CODE IN SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF PROVINCES

In evaluating the constitutionality of proposing a dress code in parliament, it is of utmost importance to first consider the role and purport of Parliament, within the context of the Constitution.

 

In terms of Section 44 of the Constitution, the national legislative authority

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The Accrual System Protects Women

When the South African Law Commission reviewed the matrimonial property laws in 1982 (The old Act), the Commission was particularly concerned about the plight of women who had been unable to accumulate property/assets during the course of their marriages.

 

Historically, men earned much more than women. This is still true today: men are more likely

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TAKE CONDOMS SOLUTION TO DUSTBIN

Minister Angie Motshekga drafted the National Policy on HIV, STIs and TB in light of growing numbers of pupils who are orphaned and made vulnerable by the direct and indirect effects of the illnesses.

One of the proposals in the draft is access to male and female condoms

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"As they did with Zola 7- so are they doing with Dj Sbu"

I think, I'm going to agree with Noko Thabang Ramoroka when he said "ONLY the ANC/YL, can save DJ Sbu"

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Critical Thinking

Perhaps our downfall as a society is our inability to think critically. Having the ability to think critically is an important skill that many people lack. As a society we do not have

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African youth and women leadership in shambles

Hitherto Africa’s economic decolonization and political stability remains a contentious issue. A mostly related message is that Africa is under-developing. That it is a third world which is best characterized and defined by

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Children Consenting To Medical Treatment in South African Law

Valid consent is just as important when treating children and young people as it is with adults. In some situations children are able to give consent themselves, and sometimes others need to take the decision on their behalf. There are several pieces of legislation in force that govern the issue of minors and consent to medical treatment, with the most significant

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Alternative Law

Small and medium-sized businesses typically encounter similar commercial law dilemmas. Instead of legal relief being something that is readily available and accessible to ordinary businesses, over the past few years “Dealing with lawyers” has become a rather daunting and grieving task.

Boutique commercial law consultancy ‘Whipping the Cat’ was founded in September 2013 and aims to change the perception of the way that legal services can be delivered in South Africa

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Rape: A political tool?

Tyrants with pathological cravings for power have organized campaigns of rape since ancient times, from Troy to Nanking and Sierra Leone to Cyprus, from East Pakistan to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and beyond.

Since 1998, the international community has agreed that rape when committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack against a civilian population

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Inflation meets unemployment

Inflation is a major concern for government policymakers, companies, workers and investors. However, reducing inflation is not a relaxed process and is quite a multifaceted task.Inflation refers to the increase in the overall level of prices and hyperinflation refers to extraordinary high rates of inflation such as Germany experienced in 1920 and Zimbabwe in 2007.

Hyperinflation occurs in some countries because the government prints too much of money to pay for its spending. Unemployment is the total number of people who are of working age and who are able and available for work at current wage rates and who want a job.

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Should the Court refuse Divorce ?

South African courts rarely refuse to grant a divorce, however; there are times when the law acknowledges that there may be circumstances in which a party may be significantly disadvantaged as a result of a divorce.

 South Africa’s law aims to empower courts to help protect disadvantaged parties. This is especially relevant in cases where couples have been married according to both civil and religious requirements.

Family law specialist and senior legal practitioner, Gillian Lowndes, said that a civil order of divorce has no effect in relation to the parties’ religious marriage and unless a religious divorce document is obtained, any subsequent marriages will not be valid according to certain religious laws.

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The interest of the unborn child

According to the Oxford English dictionary, the word 'person' has the following definitions: “A character sustained or assumed in a drama or the like, or in actual life; an individual human being- a man, woman or child”.

In terms of South African law, a person may be defined as a human being, an entity or even an association capable of having legal rights and obligations. According to current South African law, legal personality for human beings begins at birth. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa as well as the Children's Act both define a ‘child’ as a person below the age of eighteen years old. This logically implies that legal persona begins at birth and that the law views a

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Parliament: Professionalism vs Hooliganism

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Lack of communication between parents and children can cause damage!

Children from strict families may be well-behaved. But they also tend to be less resourceful, have poorer social skills, and lower self esteem. Compared with kids from households that are not strict, children exposed to strict discipline may also achieve less at school. No one know how to do it perfectly has the right manual to do it perfectly and most strict parents might

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Letter to South Africans and the World

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Why should we pretend?

There are many brilliant minded citizens in this country but their abilities are being hampered by the lack of financial support towards achieving their dreams and aspirations. This has led to many to be incarcerated or still out there in the large doing crime, after all these are thinkers and have realised that they can make more money out of crime than sitting on a money making idea that is not being considered due to the” powers that be” busy fattening up themselves

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