Court stops Bo-Kaap residents from interfering with tower block construction

The Western Cape High Court has granted an interim interdict to the developers of a controversial 12-storey apartment block in the Bo-Kaap...

By Kelly Vinett 15 hours ago

Namibia's long-standing land issue remains unresolved

Thirty years of German settler colonialism in South West Africa - from 1884 to 1914 - paved the way for continued apartheid under South Africa...

By Henning Melber 1 day ago

Land reform an economic necessity, says Ramaphosa

Land reform is not only about correcting a grave historical injustice, it is an absolute economic necessity, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

5 Nov 2018

Regulation of the behaviour of owners and occupiers in sectional titles schemes

The owners and occupiers in residential sectional title schemes live close to one another and share the use of the common property, so their behaviour is subject to various types of regulation...

By Professor Graham Paddock 5 Nov 2018

Home-owners to register their off-grid energy installations or face stiff penalties

The supply of electricity to the property may also be disconnected and only reconnected once the city is satisfied that the SSEG system is either disconnected, decommissioned or authorised...

31 Oct 2018

Municipal Systems great escape clause

We examine the legal effect of section 110 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act ("the Systems Act") in relation to a municipality's burden of proof during litigation...

By Chantelle Gladwin-Wood and Dean Wright 26 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

SA, Namibia share notes on land reform

South Africa and neighbouring Namibia met on Monday, 22 October, to share notes, best practice and common interest in rural development and land reform...

23 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

CT drops opposition to Maiden's Cove review application

Earlier this year, an application was filed in the Western Cape High Court, asking the court to review and set aside the City of Cape Town's decision to sell and lease city-owned land at Maiden's Cove...

15 Oct 2018

Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution

Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land...

15 Oct 2018

Is the supply of low income housing zero-rated or not?

In the recent case of Sars v Amawele Joint Venture, the Supreme Court of Appeal considered whether three low income housing projects were zero-rated supplies in terms of the VAT Act...

By Kerushnie Govender and Arnaaz Camay 11 Oct 2018

Land transformation - why a thorough understanding of the property sector is critical

Property Sector Charter Council CEO Portia Tau-Sekati recently presented a detailed scope of the distribution of property in South Africa as a masterclass at the Alumni Association of Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) annual alumni gathering.

11 Oct 2018

Victory for debtors as judges rule that cases must be referred to lower courts

The Pretoria High Court struck another blow on behalf of distressed debtors last week. A full bench of three judges ruled that magistrates' courts should be the first port of call for financial institutions seeking judgment against their clients, where matters fall within the lower courts' monetary jurisdiction...

By Ciaran Ryan 3 Oct 2018

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