Missing Morals Multiply Human Suffering
Where is business? Asked Frene Ginwala, former speaker of Parliament, at the Business, Accountability and Human Rights Conference, which took place in Johannesburg on 16 and 17 January 2007.
The Nonprofit Consortium (NPC) has prepared a helpful resource entitled Legislation Relevant to the nonprofit Sector that can be used by nonprofit organisations to navigate the legal system and by government to streamline law as well as policy governing the nonprofit sector.
The legal system of a country can significantly impact on the vibrancy of its nonprofit sector. The South African legal system has rapidly developed since 1994 with a number of laws being relevant to the nonprofit sector.
On 23 September, the Africa Aerospace and Defence Weapons Fair was held at the Ysterplaat Airforce base in Cape Town. Earthlife Africa Cape Town joined the Anti-War Coalition and other organizations in a protest at this event.
Protest participants are disgusted that arms companies and their South African subsidiaries, responsible for the deaths of millions of civilians across Africa and the Middle East, among other places, have been invited to exhibit their weapons of death in a carnival atmosphere.