Concerns raised over SA cybersecurity law

2015-10-20 11:20

Legal experts have raised the possibility of potential problems with South Africa's cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill, which is open for public comment.

New security ownership clause 'an enemy of the economy'

2015-10-07 07:39

The implementation of new security legislation could lead to a 10% drop in exports to the US and EU and reduce GDP by R133.4bn, warns economist Roelof Botha.

Commission to police BEE fronting

2015-08-12 06:51

Companies and employers could face criminal prosecution for fronting as black empowerment entities if found guilty by a soon-to-be-established watchdog.

Property Valuation Act to be implemented in August

2015-07-30 08:43

President Jacob Zuma has announced that as of August 1 the Property Valuation Act of 2014 will come into operation.

Virgin's Branson announces 12 months paternity leave, full pay

2015-06-10 19:00

Virgin Group founder, Richard Branson, has announced a new policy to grant male employees up to a year's paternity leave.

Assisted dying application goes before high court

2015-04-29 11:13

People suffering from terminal diseases should lawfully be allowed to end their lives in a dignified manner, a member of Dignity SA has said ahead of an urgent court application.

Mystery bankie at cannabis roundtable explained

2015-04-09 17:19

The mystery of the small zip lock bag containing what looked like three dagga seeds left on everybody's seat at a conference on medicinal cannabis use, has been solved.

Mystery bankie at cannabis conference

2015-04-09 13:37

A tiny zip lock bag containing three small seeds was given to delegates at a discussion on the medicinal use of cannabis hosted by the Department of Social Development and the Central Drug Authority in Benoni. But who handed it out?

Nhleko defends security industry reforms

2015-03-20 06:00

Reforms to laws governing the private security industry limiting foreign ownership to 49 percent do not violate the Constitution, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Thursday.

Assembly lacks quorum to pass revenue bill

2015-03-12 21:18

The National Assembly has failed to pass the Division of Revenue Bill because it lacked the required quorum of 201 members.


Public Protector's findings binding - for now

2015-10-09 12:54

The Constitutional Court will have the final say on whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings are binding, says constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos.

Motsoeneng to challenge Madonsela’s powers

2015-09-18 07:21

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng will challenge the Public Protector's powers in a matter to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Maternity leave: who qualifies?

2015-08-03 16:40

When does a man qualify for maternity leave? It’s a complicated issue as a recent case has demonstrated.

Investment bill adds uncertainty - DA

2015-07-28 19:32

The promotion and protection of the investment bill "says nothing new and adds uncertainty", according to the DA.

Bill allowing for Road Accident Fund replacement published

2015-05-05 20:08

A new bill that provides for the replacement of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) with a new agency has been published for comment.

Your doctor could be high, warns professor

2015-04-09 21:33

There should be greater drug monitoring of health practitioners, including pilots, says Professor Solomon Rataemane.

Is there a place for dagga in medicine?

2015-04-09 15:44

Are the medical benefits of cannabis being over-hyped? The government is looking into this at a conference about the safety and dangers of cannabis use in South Africa.

Court to hear Chevron NCA validity dispute

2015-03-23 17:27

The Constitutional Court will hear an application for confirmation of a decision of the Western Cape High Court declaring a section of the National Credit Act constitutionally invalid.

Washington state mulls steep tax on e-cigarettes

2015-03-19 17:56

Washington state lawmakers are considering imposing a steep tax and other restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, according to the bill's sponsor.

Judgment reserved in Shuttleworth case

2015-03-04 08:54

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in the Reserve Bank application for leave to appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in favour of billionaire Mark Shuttleworth.

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