Archive | November, 2013

Judgement Day For Paul Siwela

15 Nov

Furthermore, the State was of the firm belief that the fliers were meant to emote people to demand a separate Matabele state against the obtaining situation of a unitary state. However, the defence team, comprising senior lawyers, Advocate Lucas Nkomo, Sindiso Shepherd Mazibisa, and Robert Ndlovu, under the Abammeli Human Rights Lawyers Network, together with Sabelo Sibanda who represented Gazi, railed into the State case, arguing there was nothing subversive about the content of the said fliers.

Vodacom Please Call Me judgement reserved

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Student brings ‘Judgement’ to the world in new book

November 13, 2013 Free Email Newsletter Judgment in the multi-million-rand case against Vodacom by former employee, Nkosana Makate, has been reserved, The New Age reported on Wednesday. Lawyers representing both parties concluded their closing arguments in the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Makate claims to have invented the concept of please call me a free SMS service that was said to have and continues to generate billions of rand for the service provider. Although the service was introduced 13 years ago, Makate and Vodacom have been in a profit share dispute. Makates lawyer previously told the court that the estimated amount owed to him was R650 million.


Judge Puts Detroit On The Spot Over Pension Remark

5 Nov

Some creditors claim the city failed to hold “good-faith” negotiations with them before the July filing, a key step that’s needed to be eligible to recast $18 billion in debt, including $3.5 billion in underfunded pensions. Steve Kreisberg, national director of collective bargaining at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, said he attended at least four meetings with Orr or his staff before the filing. “We were expressly told they were not negotiations,” Kreisberg told the judge. Kreisberg tried to portray the union as flexible and reasonable, saying AFSCME, for example, has negotiated health care costs in Illinois while still challenging a new state law that would make retirees pay for those changes.

Judge clears way for domestic horse slaughter

(Photo: Jeri Clausing, AP) SHARE 1836 CONNECT 48 TWEET 54 COMMENTEMAILMORE ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) A federal judge on Friday cleared the way for horse slaughterhouses to resume operating in the U.S. as early as next week.