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LSSA and SASSETA Opportunity for candidate legal practitioners - Candidacy programme

Closing date extended to 7 June 2024

The Law Society of South Africa and SASSETA are offering an opportunity for candidates to partake in a Work Integrated Learning Programme (12 months – Candidacy programme). This programme is aimed at candidates that have completed their Practical Vocational Training that reduced their candidacy to 12 months (as per the Legal Practice Act, regulation 6(1)b). 

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People are researching you. All kinds of people use all kinds of ways to learn about you. LinkedIn gives you an opportunity to control what they discover about your strengths and, more important, about your brand. Who are these people? People you know. People who want to know you. People who matter: Your prospects, employees,prospective employers, managers, clients, board members etc. They all use LinkedIn to learn about others.

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When the Shell petroleum company announced in 2021 that it wanted to explore for fossil fuels off South Africa’s pristine Wild Coast, Indigenous communities in the area immediately fought back through the country’s courts

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Lani van der Merwe.  In 2013, I found myself working on a project at a mine, where I was part of a team tasked with cadet assessment in a worker training programme.

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The Steel & Engineering Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA), which represents the Metals & Engineering Industry, and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA), now an affiliate of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) have concluded an historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2027.

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News24 is reporting that the appointment of the new University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice Chancellor (VC) has been finalised - although there does not seem to be an official notice from UCT.

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Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) has released the employment statistics for the first quarter of 2024. Those in employment increased by 22,000, making up for the 22,000 lost in the last quarter of 2023, but unemployment increased by 330,000 to 8.2 million unemployed - raising the overall unemployment percentage from 32.1% to 32.9%.

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Academic literacy is more than language, it's about critical thinking and analysis: universities should do more to teach these skills

Academic literacy is about far more than just good grammar and sentence structure. 


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