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Companies must advocate for LGBT rights everywhere in the world, not just where it's easy
Companies must advocate for LGBT rights everywhere in the world, not just where it's easy

It has now become commonplace for major corporations to join in on LGBT events such as Pride Month, National Coming Out Day or the International...

By Ken Chan 12 Nov 2021

SOUTH AFRICA

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in SA, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 23 Jun 2021

GLOBAL

Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council
Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...

8 Feb 2021

GLOBAL

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

GLOBAL

UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action
UN ruling could be a game-changer for climate refugees and climate action

The recent ruling by the United Nations that governments cannot return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by climate change is a potential game-changer...

By Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020

INDIA

Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue
Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, 22 August, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly coloured canines...

23 Aug 2017

INDIA

India asks YouTube to block banned rape film
India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

NEW DEHLI, INDIA: India said on Thursday it had asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film... (Videos)

6 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

INDIA

Taking a cue from the Ryanair screen scraping judgment
Taking a cue from the Ryanair screen scraping judgment

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Screen scraping is the best way to aggregate web data much faster than a human possibly can. However, is there any such thing known as ethical web scraping?

Ritesh SanghaniBy Ritesh Sanghani 28 Jan 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

H&M probes harassment at Indian factory after female worker's killing
H&M probes harassment at Indian factory after female worker's killing

Fashion retailer H&M said on Tuesday it would investigate reports of sexual harassment at a supplier's factory in southern India following the death of a female employee...

By Anuradha Nagaraj 4 Feb 2021

AFRICA

Dr Micki Pistorius enters into new professional associations in the Republic of Mauritius
Dr Micki Pistorius enters into new professional associations in the Republic of Mauritius

Dr Pistorius has been appointed as a professional consultant to a new company, Europlaw Group Africa Limited, to be launched in Mauritius...

Issued by Europlaw 1 Oct 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community
Europlaw Group expands operations to Kenya and countries of East Africa Community

Europlaw Group has made a business decision to expand their cross-border operations by opening offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and also covering the countries of the East Africa Community...

Issued by Europlaw 2 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Embassy law, diplomatic and immigration legal services offered by Europlaw Group
Embassy law, diplomatic and immigration legal services offered by Europlaw Group

Europlaw Group, operating mostly in the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, is recognised as one of the pre-eminent law firms practicing in the area of international, embassy, diplomatic and immigration law...

Issued by Europlaw 6 Jun 2018

INDIA

Revenge porn - Steps to avoid and ways to handle abusive scenarios online
Revenge porn - Steps to avoid and ways to handle abusive scenarios online

The modern ease of creating, managing and sharing media has turned revenge pornography into an epidemic, which is challenging to handle or impossible to remove...

Issued by Docs.Zone 30 Jun 2017

INDIA

Delhi seeks to block Uber app after rape claim
Delhi seeks to block Uber app after rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Authorities in Delhi have asked the national government to block the Uber app, saying the cab hailing company is operating illegally in the Indian capital...

26 Feb 2015

INDIA

Uber cabbie denies raping Indian passenger
Uber cabbie denies raping Indian passenger

NEW DELHI, INDIA: An Uber taxi driver accused of raping a passenger in the Indian capital denied attacking her, saying he had tried to calm her after she started crying...

4 Feb 2015

INDIA

New Delhi bans all web taxis after Uber rape claim
New Delhi bans all web taxis after Uber rape claim

NEW DELHI, INDIA: New Delhi has extended a ban on Uber to all web-based taxi services in the Indian capital...

10 Dec 2014

INDIA

India's public service is notoriously inefficient in delivering services. Now the Indian government has implemented computerised systems to check on workers who are slacking off by not working. Image:
Website stops workers from slacking at work

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's new right-wing government has begun an online trial to register staff attendance records, in an effort to lower absenteeism among the country's notoriously work-shy bureaucrats.

9 Oct 2014

INDIA

"Efforts to contain freedom of speech become subjective," says Human Rights Watch Director Meenakshi Ganguly. Image:
India's 'Peace Force' launches Facebook clean-up mission

MUMBAI, INDIA: Thousands of Indians have joined an online campaign aiming to clean Facebook of content they consider offensive, raising fears they are trying to "morally police" the social networking site.

18 Jun 2014

INDIA

India's Prime Minister-elect Nahendra Modi who will be sworn in next week. Image: Wikipedia
Singh hands over Twitter account to Modi

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's official prime minister's Twitter handle will be handed over to premier-elect Narendra Modi, according to an official statement a day after the account was reset sparking a furious backlash.

22 May 2014



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