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2 September 2015

Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach

Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)

'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...

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29 July 2015

So. Africa: Apartheid victim group calls on Naspers to establish reparations fund following apology for "complicity in a morally indefensible political regime"

Author: Matthew le Cordeur, Fin24 (So. Africa)

'Call for Naspers/Media24 to pay for apartheid role', 29 Jul 2015: A support group for victims of apartheid…[has] called on Media24 and Naspers to create a fund for victims of gross human rights violations after the media company apologised for its...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks

A series of violent attacks against foreign nationals and the looting of foreign-owned shops is being witnessed in South Africa, yet again. The most recent spate of xenophobic attacks, which broke out in Durban before spreading to other parts of the c...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), analyzes...

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26 June 2008

SA Firm In Trouble For Accepting Zanu PF Money [Zimbabwe]

Author: Zimbabwe Independent

A…multinational media company, Naspers, this week received wide condemnation for printing President Robert Mugabe’s presidential run-off campaign material. According to media reports, workers at the Gauteng-based Paarl Web Gauteng, a subsidiary of...

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18 February 2007

South Africa: Nedbank Turns Green to Gold

Author: Business Day [So. Africa]

Justin Smith, senior manager for governance and sustainability at Nedbank...says his company is the only bank in Africa to have signed an environmental benchmark, the Equator Principles...Internally, the bank walks the talk, too...[However] Of the top...

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1 June 2005

Media24 sexual harassment appeal dimissed [So. Africa]

Author: Sapa [So. African Press Association]

Media24 [part of Naspers] and one of its former trainee managers lost their appeal against a sexual harassment finding in favour of a secretary in the Supreme Court of Appeal...Sonja Grobler, former production secretary...sued Media24 and Gasant...

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19 March 2004

Court ruling puts sexual harassment in focus [So. Africa]

Author: Karyn Maughan, Cape Argus [So. Africa]

A landmark judgment in the Cape High Court on Thursday [against Naspers / Media 24] means employers could face heavy financial damages if they fail to protect staff from sexual harassment at work.

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17 July 2002

South African Community Growth Fund Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

Author: William Baue,

The Community Growth Fund invests in South African companies committed to sustainable development and triple bottom line reporting [refers to companies that went through protracted process before qualifying for CGF investment: South African Breweries,...

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