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Court asked to permit unmarried couples in life partnerships to claim maintenance when separated

Independent online (SA) 24 Jan 2023
Pretoria - The Western Cape High Court is being asked to develop common law legislation to permit unmarried couples in life partnerships to claim maintenance from one another in the event of a separation. As the law stands, the right is reserved only for heterosexual couples who are legally married ... Pretoria News .
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Calling in sick to attend another event may get you fired from your job

Independent online (SA) 09 Jan 2023
Calling in sick to your workplace when you have an event to go to or even an interview for another job may seem harmless, but it can cost you your employment ... Attorney Jade Louella Naidoo, who practises law at Friedland Hart Solomon and Nicolson Attorneys in Pretoria, would not recommend taking this risk with your livelihood ... IOL Business .
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South Africa's apartheid-era police minister Adriaan Vlok dies

Yahoo Daily News 08 Jan 2023
Adriaan Vlok brutally enforced apartheid but then sought redemption. A notorious police minister during white minority rule in South Africa, Adriaan Vlok, has died aged 85 ... Vlok's family said he had died at a hospital in the capital, Pretoria, after a short illness. He was minister of law and order from 1986 to 1991 ... ....
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Conflicts, coups, drought dominate Africa in 2022

Anadolu Agency 31 Dec 2022
Conflicts and military coups continued to haunt the African continent in 2022 ... Col. Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba ... Ibrahim Traore ... 2 in the South African capital of Pretoria. The parties agreed to the restoration of law and order, the return of basic services in Tigray, and unimpeded humanitarian access to all in need ... .
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African debt: how to break unequal relationships in financing deals

B & FT Online 13 Dec 2022
Africa needs an alternative approach to restructuring government debt. Africa is facing some impossibly difficult choices when it comes to financing its development ... They will have to tap international capital markets ... Principle 1 ... The writer is a SARCHI Professor of International Development Law and African Economic Relations, University of Pretoria.
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Friction over LGBTQ issues worsens in global Anglican church

The Maryville Daily Times 08 Dec 2022
“We often feel that our voice is not listened to, or respected.” ... The Southern Africa church has been critical of Anglican leaders elsewhere on the continent who support harsh, anti-LGBTQ laws. Bishop Allan Kannemeyer, who heads the Diocese of Pretoria, said these laws are “violations of human rights” and openly supported by some Anglican bishops.
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Interracial marriages to get added protection under new law

The Associated Press 07 Dec 2022
“It is evident that some of the draconian laws in some African countries are in fact violations of human rights and some bishops of the Anglican Church in these countries have openly supported these laws,” said Bishop Allan Kannemeyer, who heads the Diocese of Pretoria.
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SA NGO joins climate change lawsuit against Switzerland, France and Portugal

Eye Witness News 06 Dec 2022
The University of Pretoria-based Centre for Child Law said that the goal of the United Nations to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius was too weak ... .
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Meet Mzansi’s top chefs

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2022
Cooking is an art, and chefs know it best. These chefs can add taste to any bland dish ... Picture. Supplied. Mmabatho Molefe ... However, a career in the food industry was never on the cards, and after school, she studied politics and law at the University of KwaZulu-Natal ... Raised in Mamelodi in Pretoria, Mokgadi Itsweng studied law and then advertising ... .
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Ethiopia: Status of western Tigray to be settled 'by law'

Midland Daily News 15 Nov 2022
Abiy told lawmakers Tuesday that the future of the region will be resolved separately from the cease-fire deal struck in Pretoria. “We went to South Africa not to decide to have Wolkait in Amhara or Tigray, the Pretoria (agreement) has not that power. … We agreed we should solve it based on Ethiopian law and system,” Abiy said ... .
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Ethiopia: Status of western Tigray to be settled ‘by law’

Wtop 15 Nov 2022
Abiy told lawmakers Tuesday that the future of the region will be resolved separately from the cease-fire deal struck in Pretoria. “We went to South Africa not to decide to have Wolkait in Amhara or Tigray, the Pretoria (agreement) has not that power. … We agreed we should solve it based on Ethiopian law and system,” Abiy said ... Source .
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ICRC: Humanitarian convoy arrives in Ethiopia's Tigray

Seattle PI 15 Nov 2022
“It is an enormous relief for us to deliver this cargo,” said Nicolas Von Arx, the ICRC head of delegation in Ethiopia ... “We went to South Africa not to decide to have Wolkait in Amhara or Tigray, the Pretoria (agreement) has not that power … We agreed we should solve it based on Ethiopian law and system,” he said ... .
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Humanitarian convoy arrives in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Stars and Stripes 15 Nov 2022
"It is an enormous relief for us to deliver this cargo," said Nicolas Von Arx, the ICRC head of delegation in Ethiopia ... "We went to South Africa not to decide to have Wolkait in Amhara or Tigray, the Pretoria (agreement) has not that power … We agreed we should solve it based on Ethiopian law and system," he said ... .
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Ethiopia warring parties agree to cease hostilities

The News International 03 Nov 2022
"The two parties in the Ethiopian conflict have formally agreed to the cessation of hostilities as well as the systematic, orderly, smooth and coordinated disarmament," Obasanjo said at a briefing in Pretoria. They also agreed on a "restoration of law and order, restoration of ...
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MARTIN VAN STADEN: Godongwana’s procurement reform must be quickly embraced

Business Day 03 Nov 2022
This is a reality they do not want to accept ... The federal nature of the SA constitution is borne out by the fact that the constitution establishes a domain of authority at the provincial and local levels that is not reliant upon permission from Pretoria ... This must change ... He is pursuing a doctorate in law at the University of Pretoria. .

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