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Ilse Ferreira

Ilse Ferreira

    Linking language, art and culture
    Linking language, art and culture
    A tool, a hurdle, a weapon. An inescapable part of our lives. Language is all that and more. It is also part of our identity as distinct human...
    Engineering the future
    Engineering the future
    Being a professional engineer has always implied following a career in which the highest standards have to be upheld. This is more true as the...
    Architecture: Challenges abound
    Architecture: Challenges abound
    Architects work in a challenging environment. With fewer than 4 000 registered architects in the country -- compared with Egypt's 14 000 --...
    Finding their niche
    Finding their niche
    South Africa is emerging as a country that takes its women seriously. From that memorable day in August 1956, when 20 000 black women made their...
    Robbing fraudsters of opportunity
    Robbing fraudsters of opportunity
    Misappropriation of funds and fraud have been part of public life since time immemorial. In democratic societies public spending has come under...
    Is your company 'widely held'?
    Is your company 'widely held'?
    The Corporate Laws Amendment Act, which became law at the end of last year, has introduced a number of changes to company legislation.
    A rabbit in the headlights
    A rabbit in the headlights
    Democracy has always, in its broadest definition, been based on the rule of law. Currently, this premise reels under the pressure of recent events...
    Sedibeng surges ahead
    Sedibeng surges ahead
    Sedibeng, the district municipality comprising the municipalities of Midvaal, Lesedi and Emfuleni, is a district with a long-term plan that shows...
    Two sides to Tshwane
    Two sides to Tshwane
    The metropolitan council of Tshwane, despite the ongoing debate around the use of the name, is meeting its challenges head-on and seems certain to...
    Education key to change
    Education key to change
    A lawyer's duty must reach beyond the letter of the law, says Professor Christof Heyns, dean of the faculty of law at the University of Pretoria....
    Charting new territory
    Charting new territory
    The Law Society of South Africa has placed transformation at the top of its agenda. Its close involvement with the Legal Services Charter process...
    Finding the balance
    Finding the balance
    'It is not enough for large legal firms to quote the number of black lawyers in their firm when vying for contracts,” says Mohamed Husain of...