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British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday...

3 Aug 2017

Joint operation to curb fraud leads to 11 arrests

A joint operation between the SAPS, NCR and SASSA to curb fraud and illegal retention of SASSA cards has led to the arrest of 11 people...

3 Aug 2017

Improved safety for border-lying communities

The police's Operation Vala Madi is making headway in preventing cross-border crimes in Limpopo, with two smuggling suspects recently arrested...

27 Jul 2017

Cocaine worth R7.4m intercepted at OR Tambo Airport

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) intercepted 26kg of cocaine worth an estimated R7.4 million at OR Tambo International Airport...

24 Jul 2017

Unqualified councilors a recipe for murder

You don't need to be qualified to be a councillor, which is why people are killed over the coveted posts...

By Nathi Olifant 19 Jul 2017

Eskom board to take disciplinary action against Koko

The Eskom board has decided to take disciplinary action against executive Matshela Koko, the utility's interim chairperson said...

19 Jul 2017

DA to lay corruption charges against SAP SA and Guptas' CAD House

The DA is to lay charges of money laundering and corruption against the South African component of global software giant, SAP, and Gupta-affiliated company CAD House, following allegations that kickbacks changed hands between the two companies in exchange for a R100m Transnet contract...

By Linda Ensor 18 Jul 2017

Task team to bust Gauteng slumlords

A task team will be set up by the Gauteng Provincial Government to deal with the illegal occupation and hijacking of buildings...

11 Jul 2017

Government to study ICC ruling

The South African government says it will study the ruling by the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) relating to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's travel to South Africa in 2015...

7 Jul 2017

New precedent set for wrongful death, government dept also held liable

The Western Cape courts have found against the owner of an unregistered ECD centre and the Western Cape Department of Social Development in the case of the death of Ava Barley, a five and a half month old baby...

6 Jul 2017

Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges

Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis...

5 Jul 2017

Suspected human trafficker appears in court

A former South African National Defence Force (SANDF) General arrested in suspicion of human trafficking and fraud in Pretoria is appearing at the Pretoria North Magistrate Court today...

28 Jun 2017

New ruling puts court trials in the spotlight

On 21 June 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a judgment allowing video recording of a trial. This is seen as a victory for media freedom and open justice...

By Dario Milo and Lavanya Pillay 26 Jun 2017

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

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Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

A factory accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, 22 August, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly coloured canines.

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Business mistakes too many law firms make

Being a really good attorney does not mean that you are a highly talented businessman or entrepreneur. This is something that is really important to understand since there is a pretty large number of law firms that end up bankrupt because of business related reasons, not because of problems caused by hired attorneys. With this in mind, here are some of the really common business mistakes that often appear with law firms and that can be disastrous in the long run.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Aug 2017

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