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

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

UNITED KINGDOM

Ilse du Plessis
Copyright and the world of online news

LONDON, UK / BERLIN, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / BRASILIA, BRAZIL: The way in which we keep up with the news has changed greatly over the past decade. How many of us still buy a daily newspaper? Many of us opt to get our news from a variety of online...

Ilse du PlessisBy Ilse du Plessis 16 Jan 2013

BRAZIL

Brazil cyber theft could be biggest ever
Brazil cyber theft could be biggest ever

BRASILIA, BRAZIL: A scheme that has been skimming funds from Brazilian bank payments over the past two years may be the largest cybercrime heist in history, at some $3.75bn, security researchers say.

14 Jul 2014

BRAZIL

Beer allowed to be sold in Brazil's stadiums

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Brazil fought hard when FIFA insisted it overturn its ban on alcohol in stadiums, but the World Cup hosts lost, and with the tournament beer is back

17 Jun 2014

BRAZIL

Rising deforestation sparks concern in Brazil's Amazon
Rising deforestation sparks concern in Brazil's Amazon

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is sharply rising, sparking alarm over the future of the world's biggest rainforest.

24 Aug 2013

BRAZIL

Siemens will co-operate with Brazil's price-fixing probe
Siemens will co-operate with Brazil's price-fixing probe

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: German conglomerate Siemens pledged full co-operation with Sao Paulo authorities after being hit with a civil suit linked to alleged price-fixing during bidding for the city's metro rail systems.

15 Aug 2013

BRAZIL

Google Brazil president faces arrest order
Google Brazil president faces arrest order

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: An arrest order has been issued against Google Brazil's president over his refusal to remove YouTube videos that "slander" a mayoral candidate, judicial authorities have said.

27 Sep 2012



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