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The State of Animal Rights Law in South Africa

News Desk Rui Lopes, Managing Director at Lopes Attorneys, discusses the legislative environment for animal rights in South Africa. Does the law truly view animals as sentient beings, or is there room for improvement? “The difficult circumstances during lockdown for COVID-19 in South Africa saw many animals being surrendered, neglected or abused. And beyond domestic […]

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Advertising to a generation that blocks advertising

The nature of advertising shifted drastically over the last year. Not only are consumers seeing less experiential and traditional advertising due to COVID-19, but they’re also growing tired of the constant bombardment of ads across their favourite media platforms. For many consumers, Ad-blockers are the answer, which leaves marketing professionals with a new challenge of […]

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SANParks PROVIDES ALERT on POTENTIAL HARMFUL ALGAE BLOOM in lower Olifants River

South African National Parks (SANParks) Scientists studying the Olifants River within the Kruger National Park, part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park have been monitoring water quality effects on the health of the aquatic ecosystem. Recent satellite observations are suggesting the rapid build-up of a potential harmful Algal Bloom in the lower Olifants River, as it flows […]