Special Envoy Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his visit to South Sudan as part of mediation efforts aimed at finding a lasting political solution in the war-torn country.
13 Mar 2014 12:26
The Protea Technology Retirement Fund has been ordered by the Pension Funds Adjudicator to pay a complainant, A Balaes, his retirement benefit which had been withheld on the grounds that he had breached a clause in his contract relating to restraint of trade.
12 Mar 2014 08:29
A merger between mining companies Sibanye Gold and Newshelf 1114 has been approved by the Competition Tribunal, subject to a condition that for the first two years after the implementation of the merger, no merger-related retrenchments may occur. Newshelf 1114 is controlled by Gold One International, a publicly listed Australian company.
12 Mar 2014 10:33
Just because they lived close to Oscar Pistorius and had the misfortune of hearing the events that led to his murder trial, the lives of witnesses were torn apart.
By Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
No person is by nature able to act on behalf of another, he or she must have the necessary authority to do so. This authorisation is commonly given in the form of a power of attorney.
By Lize de la Harpe 10 Mar 2014 11:38
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) says government has taken note of media reports alleging that South African female prisoners in Mozambique are subjected to sexual abuse and related hardships.
10 Mar 2014 10:59
The PMR Africa survey has named business law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr South Africa's best large law firm for 2013. It is the eighth time the firm has won this award.
10 Mar 2014 07:23
A major class action against bread producers found guilty of price fixing and market allocation by the Competition Commission has calculated that the damage to consumers amounted to a mere R2.1m, while the bread producers were fined almost R300m.
By Amanda Visser and Mark Allix 7 Mar 2014 08:44
Cabinet has expressed its abhorrence for the recent murders of two Dobsonville teenagers in an alleged occult-related ritual.
7 Mar 2014 06:42
Winning the right to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius trial came with clearly defined restrictions, one of which prevented the media from showing the faces or publishing photographs of witnesses who had not consented to being filmed.
By Sulaiman Philip 6 Mar 2014 08:23
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday, 5 March, but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
By Linda Ensor 6 Mar 2014 10:04
South Africa's labour force can expect an improvement in the payment of benefits when the Unemployment Insurance Amendment Bill is signed into law.
6 Mar 2014 06:48
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has approved the Public Administration Management Bill, which seeks to stop public servants from doing business with the State.
6 Mar 2014 07:10
The launch event for 'Practical Guide to Media Law' took place yesterday, 4 March 2014 at Webber Wentzel Attorneys, authors of the new publication.
5 Mar 2014 09:26
Trade union Solidarity decried the draft regulations of the recently amended Employment Equity Act as "not rational and unconstitutional", and vowed to challenge them in court if they were not changed.
By Linda Ensor 5 Mar 2014 11:05
Two Ten Chemicals has failed in its attempt to be repaid from death benefits for the loans it granted to the families of three deceased members to pay for funeral expenses.
5 Mar 2014 10:00
Since 2009, 1,338 crime intelligence posts have been filled, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Tuesday (4 March).
5 Mar 2014 08:20
The Draft Immigration Regulations are likely to impede the economic growth of the country by creating massive inconvenience for investors and applicants, leading to the loss of new investment and much needed foreign skills. This is according to Leon Isaacson, managing director of Global Migration SA.
5 Mar 2014 12:42
The South African Society for Labour Law (SASLAW) has been running a trial pro bono project, the SASLAW Advice Centre, since February 2011. In order to perpetuate the work it has been doing in this trial project, SASLAW has announced the launch of a non-profit company that will assist with fundraising to aid in the continued operation of the SALAW advice centres.
5 Mar 2014 13:17
Attie Pretorius, national practice head at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr's Real Estate Practice, has been appointed chairman of the firm effective 1 April 2014. Pretorius has been a director at the firm since 1984.
5 Mar 2014 13:11
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