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Sello S Alcock

Sello S Alcock

    Southwestern hospitality
    Southwestern hospitality
    A backpackers in Soweto is brimming with tourists here for football and a taste of authentic South African culture
    Mpshe's new job under fire
    Mpshe's new job under fire
    The appointment of former acting prosecutions head Mokotedi Mpshe as an acting judge on the North West bench may be unconstitutional, the General...
    Radebe job-hunts for Mpshe
    Radebe job-hunts for Mpshe
    Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has been working hard to secure a new job for the prosecutions chief who dropped charges against President Jacob Zuma,...
    Police 'snub' offer of sniffer dogs for Cup
    Police 'snub' offer of sniffer dogs for Cup
    Arms parastatal Denel says it is concerned about the South African Police Service's ability to counter the threat of explosives and drug trafficking during the Fifa World Cup after its offer of a detection system met with a lukewarm reception from the SAPS....
    SAPS recruitment drive may misfire
    SAPS recruitment drive may misfire
    Crime researchers and the police trade union have warned that the South African Police Service's drive to lure back 50 000 retired officers could...
    From SOS to VIP
    From SOS to VIP
    As South Africa braces for a surge in foreign visitors during the Fifa World Cup, an Mpumalanga dorpie is showing the national authorities how to...
    Daimler's economic threat
    Daimler's economic threat
    German multinational Daimler has written to the South African government demanding that it clarify the "confusion and uncertainty" about its...
    Simelane's suspect judgement
    Simelane's suspect judgement
    Controversial new prosecutions boss Menzi Simelane's questionable past in the Justice Department continues to haunt him. The Mail & Guardian...
    Meyer Joffe tipped for top job at judicial institution
    Meyer Joffe tipped for top job at judicial institution
    The Western Cape legal fraternity's hopes of seeing the back of Judge President John Hlophe appear to have been dashed after it emerged this week...
    New-look judiciary mooted
    New-look judiciary mooted
    New Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo is driving a major initiative to strengthen the independence of the judiciary.
    'Respecting and protecting the rule of law is critical'
    'Respecting and protecting the rule of law is critical'
    South Africans need to recognise that the current democratic dispensation is the culmination of a long struggle for human rights, which must be...
    A stone's throw from home
    A stone's throw from home
    The first thing I notice when I pull up alongside Freedom Square in Kliptown, Soweto, is the vibrant cacophony of the market-place that almost...