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Comments sought for iKamva National e-Skills Institute Bill
Comments sought for iKamva National e-Skills Institute Bill

Interested organisations and members of the public have been called to submit written comments on the Ikamva National e-Skills Institute (iNeSI) Bill, which seeks to address the shortage of e-skills in the country...

7 hours ago

Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?
Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?

GDPR and PoPIA are set to dramatically change the way South African organisations do business - especially how personal data is handled and stored...

By Elizabeth de Stadler 14 hours ago

Presidency to abide by court ruling on Zuma's legal costs
Presidency to abide by court ruling on Zuma's legal costs

The Presidency says it has filed a notice to abide by the court's decision on the provision by the state of legal assistance to former president Jacob Zuma...

1 day ago

New presiding officer appointed for Moyane's disciplinary inquiry
New presiding officer appointed for Moyane's disciplinary inquiry

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Azhar Bham SC as a new presiding officer for the inquiry into disciplinary charges against suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane...

1 day ago

Henri van Breda found guilty
Henri van Breda found guilty

Henri van Breda has been found guilty of murdering his parents and brother in their Stellenbosch home...

By Shan Radcliffe 1 day ago

TAG calls for public support for Tobacco Bill
TAG calls for public support for Tobacco Bill

In the run-up to World No Tobacco Day, South Africans are being encouraged to support the proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill...

2 days ago

Explainer: who will be doing what under South Africa's new 'Twin Peaks' model
Explainer: who will be doing what under South Africa's new 'Twin Peaks' model

South Africa has started implementing a new regulatory regime for the financial sector. Known as Twin Peaks, the approach was first adopted in Australia in 1998...

By Andrew Schmulow 2 days ago

Mark Arnold, principal officer of Resolution Health Medical Scheme
Act could redress medical scheme sustainability issues

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hinted at a number of reforms that directly address challenges of sustainability that the medical schemes industry is currently facing...

2 days ago

Kenya Wildlife Service rangers on patrol at the Meru National Park. Flickr/IFAW
Why Kenya's proposal to execute convicted poachers is a bad idea

Wildlife poaching in Kenya may soon be a capital offence, punishable by death...

By Jeremiah Ogonda Asaka 2 days ago

Case dropped against arrested informal gold miners
Case dropped against arrested informal gold miners

The charges against five of the eight informal gold miners arrested in early March at a mine in Benoni were dropped due to insufficient evidence on Thursday...

By Kimberly Mutandiro 18 May 2018

Paying the price for unfair procedure
Paying the price for unfair procedure

The Labour Court delivered its judgment in the matter of Satawu and Others v Sihlangene Security & Cleaning CC and Another on 27 March 2018, whereby the court showed its displeasure for a complete absence of prior procedure followed when dismissing employees.

By Tracy Robbins 17 May 2018

Govt determined to conclude wage negotiations
Govt determined to conclude wage negotiations

Public Service and Administration Minister Ayanda Dlodlo says government is seized with working towards concluding a multi-term wage agreement with unions...

17 May 2018

Labour outlines plan to enforce minimum wage compliance
Labour outlines plan to enforce minimum wage compliance

Labour Deputy Minister Inkosi Phathekile Holomisa says once the National Minimum wage gets implemented, more resources will be required to ensure that employers comply with the new policy...

16 May 2018

Sars reaches settlement with Vlok Symington
Sars reaches settlement with Vlok Symington

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has reached a settlement with senior official Vlok Symington...

16 May 2018

Donald Dinnie
When sorry seems to be the hardest word

When things go wrong, appropriate communication with a patient and their relatives is a skill perfected over time. ..

By Donald Dinnie 16 May 2018

Review of visas for Israelis to be raised at Cabinet
Review of visas for Israelis to be raised at Cabinet

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says he will take proposals to impose more stringent visa requirements on Israelis traveling to South Africa, to Cabinet, for consideration...

16 May 2018

Roundtable proposes a unified, globalised approach to food safety
Roundtable proposes a unified, globalised approach to food safety

Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances, causes more than 200 diseases worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation...

16 May 2018

Ron McLaren, long-term insurance ombudsman
OLTI collected R193.3m for insurance claim complainants in 2017

The Ombudsman for Long-term Insurance (OLTI) collected R193.3m for complainants amid the strain of staff losses, says Ombudsman, Ron McLaren, ahead of the release of the body's 2017 Annual Report.

16 May 2018

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe promises Mining Charter soon

The Department of Mineral Resources is working towards finalising the Mining Charter after receiving input from stakeholders in the industry...

15 May 2018

Nations in new push to boost intra-Africa trade
Nations in new push to boost intra-Africa trade

The AfCFTA's potential as a tool for driving industrialisation, economic diversification and development was highlighted at the start of the UN Economic Commission for Africa's Conference of Ministers...

By Benjamin Ouma 15 May 2018

Trade and Industry to launch 10th iteration of IPAP
Trade and Industry to launch 10th iteration of IPAP

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies will this afternoon launch the tenth iteration of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) which places emphasis on stronger interventions to support transformation in the South African economy...

14 May 2018

Almost R2m seized at Cape Town Airport
Almost R2m seized at Cape Town Airport

Currency worth close to R2 million was seized at the Cape Town International Airport at the weekend...

14 May 2018

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Deadline for submissions on land expropriation without compensation extended

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee has extended the deadline for written submissions on land expropriation without compensation to 15 June 2018...

14 May 2018

Panel of experts on VAT calls for submissions
Panel of experts on VAT calls for submissions

The Independent Panel of Experts, set up to review the current list of zero-rated Value Added Tax (VAT) items, has invited all interested stakeholders to make written submissions for their consideration...

11 May 2018

Nersa clarifies small-scale generation draft rules
Nersa clarifies small-scale generation draft rules

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) on Thursday clarified the consultation paper on the draft Rules for Registration of Small-Scale Embedded Generation...

11 May 2018

Who is responsible for sectional title repairs - owner or body corporate?
Who is responsible for sectional title repairs - owner or body corporate?

Owners in sectional title schemes often think that the body corporate is automatically responsible to repair damage to their section if the damage is the result of some failure of the common property...

By Anton Kelly 10 May 2018

Renaissance Project to bring laws in-line with Constitution
Renaissance Project to bring laws in-line with Constitution

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says the department is spearheading a project that will help government bring laws in-line with the prescripts of the Constitution...

10 May 2018

Govt will comply with Concourt order on social grant payments
Govt will comply with Concourt order on social grant payments

Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu says the department will continue to comply with the Constitutional Court order to ensure that millions of beneficiaries continue to receive social grants...

10 May 2018

I own the copyright of my tattoo... don't I?
I own the copyright of my tattoo... don't I?

From the grunge metal singer in your local bar to the CEO of a fortune 500 company, tattoos have become commonplace in modern society, but have you ever stopped to think about who owns the copyright to your inked art...?

By Rob Richardson 9 May 2018

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