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Wage agreement ends postal strike

The South African Post Office (SAPO) and trade unions have reached an agreement on salary adjustments, bringing an end to the two-week postal strike...

20 hours ago

Court orders end to mud schools

The Bhisho High Court has found parts of the government's norms and standards regulations for schools to be unconstitutional. The court has ordered that schools substantially built from mud as well as asbestos, wood or metal, be replaced with buildings that meet the National Building Regulations...

By Chris Gilili 18 hours ago

Gay couples complain of discrimination at Home Affairs

A 32-year-old gay woman from Khayelitsha said she recently tried to marry her partner at the Khayelitsha Home Affairs office but the official refused...

By Tariro Washinyira 1 day ago

Are land reform and expropriation fears justified?

Much of the insecurity and fear over land reform and expropriation is based on misinterpretation and a serious lack of reliable data...

1 day ago

How Sars may treat cryptocurrencies

The draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (TLAB) contains proposals made by Treasury on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies...

By Tertius Troost 1 day ago

CT cans Foreshore Freeway Precinct development RFP

The City of Cape Town's city manager Lungelo Mbandazayo has cancelled the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development of the Foreshore Freeway Precinct...

1 day ago

HiiL announces Southern Africa Innovating Justice Challenge finalists

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) has announced the Southern African finalists for its annual Innovating Justice Challenge...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Consumers need to understand how PoPI will impact property transactions. Here's why

South Africa's main data protection law PoPI, enacted in 2013, will soon take effect...

2 days ago

Treasury publishes draft tax laws bills

National Treasury has published the draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, (TLAB) and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill (TALAB) for public comment...

2 days ago

Families are still required to carry unabridged birth certificates

Despite a recent announcement by the Department of Home Affairs that their modernisation drive would eliminate the need for unabridged birth certificates, parents travelling with children are still required to carry one...

2 days ago

Buying or selling property abroad? Why documentation authentication matters

At some point while buying or selling property overseas, one is bound to go through some frustration...

2 days ago

Grayston Drive bridge collapse inquiry has completed its work

The Grayston Drive pedestrian and cyclist structural bridge collapse inquiry has completed its work and is awaiting the submission of...

16 Jul 2018

Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment

The Protection of Investment Act of 2015, which was activated by a notice published in the Government Gazette, on Friday 13 July, has been criticised nationally and internationally...

3 days ago

FairPlay demands enquiry into SA sugar tariff debacle

The FairPlay movement has called for a public enquiry into the fiasco that saw a zero tariff for sugar being set and gazetted in South Africa last year, which allowed importers to bring in and stockpile sugar duty-free...

3 days ago

Independence of environmental consultant under the spotlight

Questions have been raised again about the independence and objectivity of Adriaan du Toit, the environmental consultant who compiled the report on which basis a West Coast prospecting application was recently granted...

By John Yeld 3 days ago

Masutha inspects justice system

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has used Imbizo Focus Week to visit various courts where issues around the provision of justice services were under the spotlight.

3 days ago

Moseneke highlights reluctance to transform common law

There was a reluctance by some in the judiciary and academia to integrate the common law and locate it in its valid place within the national transformation agenda, former Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke said...

13 Jul 2018

Mining Charter needs to be rebooted

Controversy and delays around the third Mining Charter continue to deter investment, and the stakeholders need to go back to the drawing board because a one-month extension for token consultation is not going to help...

13 Jul 2018

Criminal prosecution: Just another reason to pay your tax

The country's tax base have reason to be a tad nervous, now that Sars has embarked on an initiative to criminally prosecute taxpayers who fail to submit their returns...

By Jean du Toit 12 Jul 2018

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