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    South Sudan's chief justice is overstepping his bounds: why it matters for the rule of law

    South Sudan's chief justice, Chan Reec Madut, has been implicated in serious corruption allegations since independence. Some relate to the recruitment process within the judiciary...

    By Mark Deng 13 May 2021

    The move towards an open process for appointing judges is unprecedented in Lesotho. shutterstock
    Choosing Lesotho's judges on merit should be only the start of judicial reforms

    Lesotho's Judicial Service Commission has started a process to recruit seven judges of the High Court through a merit-based process...

    By Hoolo 'Nyane 12 May 2021

    Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world
    Thomson Reuters and Juta announce strategic partnership to connect African lawyers to the world

    Thomson Reuters and Juta & Co are proud to announce a partnership in Africa, that will see legal professionals being offered market-leading research technology...

    By Jackie Rhodes & Kamal Patel, Issued by Juta and Company 13 Apr 2021

    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

    Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

    Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship
    Remote-work visas will shape the future of work, travel and citizenship

    Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...

    By Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020

    Possible insurance lifelines for struggling business owners as a result of the lockdown
    Possible insurance lifelines for struggling business owners as a result of the lockdown

    Several weeks into the lockdown, business owners and their workforce are experiencing the devastating economic impact of the crisis. With no end in sight, many of these businesses will sadly not survive the lockdown...

    By Jean-Paul Rudd, Issued by Adams & Adams 6 Jul 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
    Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

    Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

    Not in my name - gender violence in the workplace
    Not in my name - gender violence in the workplace

    Employers can play a critical role in stigmatising violence against women and ensuring that perpetrators are ostracised from civilised society. No employer should have any doubt about its ability to dismiss any employee who assaults a female colleague, client or supplier...

    By Johan Botes 10 Sep 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them
    Risks of the virtual workplace and how to minimise them

    More and more businesses are expanding into a virtual world, which has advantages for employers and employees alike, but challenges and risks too...

    By Rosalind Davey 7 Mar 2019

    #BizTrends2019: When it comes to gazing, crystal ball beats navel in 2019
    #BizTrends2019: When it comes to gazing, crystal ball beats navel in 2019

    In this age of overflowing inboxes, diaries filled with meetings sandwiched between conference calls and yet another round of performance assessments, managing time and focus requires Herculean effort...

    By Johan Botes 7 Jan 2019

    #EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications
    #EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

    MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 12 Nov 2018

    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

    A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

    How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?
    How are companies preparing for automation and the new world of work?

    The world of work is evolving, and future-conscious organisations need to be aware of the business implications associated with automation and robotics. A fundamental consideration is how such changes disrupt and affect the world of work and long-standing traditions about the role human beings play in it...

    By Lusanda Raphulu 8 Feb 2018

    Europlaw Nigeria and Menes Konsult unveil polygraph and other business services in Africa
    Europlaw Nigeria and Menes Konsult unveil polygraph and other business services in Africa

    Europlaw Group of South Africa and Menes Konsult of the United States recently unveiled a boutique of new services and business solutions in Africa...

    Issued by Europlaw 27 Jun 2017

    Warren Moss, founder and CEO of Demographica.
    #AfricaMonth: Demographica's Warren Moss on the business of B2B marketing

    Warren Moss was the only judge from Africa in the annual BMA B2 Awards, which recognise the top performing Business to Business (B2B) marketers around the world. He shares tips for success in B2B marketing...

    By Leigh Andrews 29 May 2017

    Executives need social media contracts
    Executives need social media contracts

    Executives have cited reputation as one of their top risk factors according to numerous reports. Fake news, fake social media accounts and cyber security are increasing the reputational risk in the digital world...

    24 May 2017

    Use of biometrics to monitor attendance of employees
    Use of biometrics to monitor attendance of employees

    On 9 April 2015 the Information and Communications Technologies Appeal Tribunal in Mauritius handed down a decision in Alteo Limited v Data Protection Office. The Tribunal held that the use of fingerprints for attendance purposes not expressly consented to by the employee was not in compliance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act...

    By Ammar Oozeer and Arvin Halkhoree 21 Apr 2015

    Retrenchments and the Botswana Employment Act
    Retrenchments and the Botswana Employment Act

    Section 25(1) of the Botswana Employment Act Cap 47:01 provides that, where an employer terminates contracts of employment for the purpose of reducing the size of his workforce, he shall do so in respect of each category of employee, whenever reasonably practicable, in accordance with the principle commonly known as first in last out..

    By Thabiso Tafila 16 Apr 2015

    Constructive dismissal in Botswana
    Constructive dismissal in Botswana

    Constructive dismissal is simply a situation when an employer creates such working conditions (or so changes the terms of the employment contract) that the affected employee has no choice but to resign. In such cases the employee retains the right to receive compensation as having been dismissed unfairly...

    By Keolebogile Mugabe 16 Apr 2015

    Burundi set to ease media restrictions
    Burundi set to ease media restrictions

    BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI: BD Live reports Burundi's national assembly has approved a draft media law, backtracking from contentious 2013 legislation that was denounced by reporters and rights groups...

    9 Mar 2015

    Media leak: Africans who have stashed their money in HSBC Switzerland
    Media leak: Africans who have stashed their money in HSBC Switzerland

    Eritrea is not exactly the Africa's or the world's richest country, yet the biggest single African client is in Eritrea...

    18 Feb 2015

    Recruiting and employing in Botswana
    Recruiting and employing in Botswana

    Employers must get it right from the onset when recruiting and employing an employee in Botswana. This is important because as soon as an offer of employment is made and accepted by the employee, employment relationship immediately comes into existence.

    By Thabiso T. Tafila 14 Jul 2014

    Employment Act governs employee's rights in Zambia
    Employment Act governs employee's rights in Zambia

    The Employment Act (Chapter 268 of the Laws of Zambia) is the principal piece of legislation governing employee rights in Zambia. A distinction is drawn between oral contracts of service, which are governed by Part IV of the Employment Act, and written contracts of service, which are governed by Part V.

    By Lauren Salt and William Woolcott 10 Jul 2014

    Marks & Spencer's row over Muslim refusal to sell alcohol
    Marks & Spencer's row over Muslim refusal to sell alcohol

    LONDON, UK: British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell customers pork or alcohol.

    24 Dec 2013

    ENSafrica opens doors in Mauritius
    ENSafrica opens doors in Mauritius

    ENSafrica announced that the firm is extending its reach yet again and is set to open an office in Mauritius.

    4 Dec 2013

    Africa is focus for international law firms
    Africa is focus for international law firms

    Expansion into Africa by the world's biggest law firms gathered steam on Monday (3 June) with the official tie-up between Norton Rose and Fulbright & Jaworski to form Norton Rose Fulbright.

    4 Jun 2013

    If you're content, we're content
    If you're content, we're content

    "Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013



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