Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullying
Bill takes aim at porn and cyberbullying

The government is clamping down on the online distribution of malicious content without the consent of the person involved. Technological advances have seen a rise in online activities with experts warning that this will further trigger cybercrime.

By Thabiso Mochiko 2 days ago

What you should know before reading employees' emails
What you should know before reading employees' emails

In today's world, it is virtually impossible to conduct business without using some form of electronic communication. Many employers provide electronic resources such as e-mail and internet facilities to their employees to enable them to carry out their duties and functions.

By Rosalind Davey and Rovina Asray 2 days ago

Legal advice boosts IPPs case against Eskom
Legal advice boosts IPPs case against Eskom

Independent power producers (IPPs), who are waiting for Eskom to sign power purchase agreements (PPA), are entitled to approach the courts to force Eskom to sign these agreements, the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) said on Wednesday, 18 January.

By Lutho Mtongana 2 days ago

Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest
Samsung heir awaits court ruling on arrest

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: A South Korean judge began deliberating Wednesday, 18 January 2017, whether to formally arrest the heir to the Samsung empire over his alleged role in a corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye.

3 days ago

Hollard's Imperial deal cracks nod
Hollard's Imperial deal cracks nod

Insurer Hollard's R2.3bn bid for Imperial's Regent group of companies advanced in December after the African leg of the deal (excluding SA) obtained the required regulatory approvals, Imperial said on Tuesday, 17 January 2017.

By Moyagabo Maake 18 Jan 2017

Regulator hauls Standard Bank to court
Regulator hauls Standard Bank to court

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) is seeking a high court order to stop banks from unilaterally taking money from customers' savings accounts to settle outstanding balances on their credit agreements - a practice which the regulator says is widespread.

By Hanna Ziady 18 Jan 2017

SARS trust rules may put lid on asset disclosure
SARS trust rules may put lid on asset disclosure

Tax experts believe significant sums of undeclared assets have been hoarded offshore by South African taxpayers but they might be reluctant to declare them under the special voluntary disclosure programme because of the way it deals with trusts.

18 Jan 2017

Principal aghast at his phoney college bust
Principal aghast at his phoney college bust

A principal of an unaccredited college in Johannesburg got the shock of his life on Monday when Department of Higher Education and Training officials paid him a visit and declared his college bogus.

18 Jan 2017

'No brand is above the law'
'No brand is above the law'

Carmaker Ford had to be threatened with an ultimatum to make it take action - "Either you sort out your combusting Kuga SUVs or we will".

17 Jan 2017

Probe launched into Katlehong police shooting
Probe launched into Katlehong police shooting

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has sanctioned investigations into officers who were on the scene during a fatal shooting of an officer in Katlehong in Gauteng.

17 Jan 2017

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ASA sinks teeth into Aquafresh

It has been exposed in a battle of toothpastes that when it comes to protecting your pearly whites Aquafresh Complete Care is not necessarily better than other brands, as suggested in an advert.

By Roxanne Henderson 17 Jan 2017

Basic Education to appeal court ruling
Basic Education to appeal court ruling

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) says it is launching an appeal with immediate effect following the judgment handed down by the Thohoyandou High Court in Limpopo on Saturday, 14 January 2017.

16 Jan 2017

Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"
Trade mark registration: Truworths no longer has "the look"

Ackermans has recently been successful in a precedent setting trade mark dispute against Truworths which was heard by the Supreme Court of Appeal. The trade mark at the centre of the dispute was “THE LOOK”.

By Janine Hollesen 16 Jan 2017