My university and I were lambasted by a colleague for stooping so low as to engage in the Oscar Pistorius trial media frenzy. When we held a pre-trial briefing for journalists by University of the Witwatersrand experts on forensics and gender violence, Independent Publishers Association president Mahmood Sangley asked: "Since when does the academy buy into the agenda of tabloid journalism?"
By Anton Harber 14 Mar 2014 06:18
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
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
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
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
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. They became household names and, for the rest of their lives, everywhere they go, people they don't know will probably link them back to this one event and know more about them than they would want known.
By Anton Harber 10 Mar 2014 07:01
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
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