PetroSA boss fired
PetroSA boss fired

The board of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), on 27 November 2014, rescinded the appointment of Tshepo Kgadima as chairman of state oil company PetroSA, following a two week media storm that erupted after his appointment, when allegations of fraud were made against him.

28 Nov 2014

State wastes, misspends R62bn
State wastes, misspends R62bn

Irregular spending of public money by national and provincial government departments climbed from R27bn in the year to March 2013 to more than R62bn in the year to March...

28 Nov 2014

Small law firms a significant part of legal landscape
Small law firms a significant part of legal landscape

According to a survey of more than 160 independent law firms, commissioned by content and technology solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa, increased investments in technology, coupled with shifting research trends and the challenges of keeping up to date with frequently changing legislation, are just some of the aspects characterising the small law firm in South Africa.

28 Nov 2014

IFAW exposes illegal wildlife cybertrade
IFAW exposes illegal wildlife cybertrade

A report, Wanted - Dead or Alive, Exposing Online Wildlife Trade, shows how thousands of endangered species are bought and sold online, many advertised without any form of supporting documentation.

28 Nov 2014

Steel giant loses court battle over documents
Steel giant loses court battle over documents

In a judgment with wider significance for industrial companies, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday, 26 November 2014, ordered steel producer ArcelorMittal SA to hand over environmental information to a lobby group...

By Franny Rabkin 27 Nov 2014

Abram Molelemane
Equal opportunities for SA's youth

As I write this, I'm having a drink with my colleague Nick Owsley, a graduate with an Honours Degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Cape Town. With Human Rights Day approaching I can't help but think how fortunate our generation is.

By Abram Molelemane 9 Mar 2013

'Headmistress' Sisulu wants officials at school
'Headmistress' Sisulu wants officials at school

One of the priorities identified by Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is to professionalise the corps of public service by establishing a school of government.

By Linda Ensor 8 Mar 2013

Anti-corruption bureau to fast track cases against public servants
Anti-corruption bureau to fast track cases against public servants

An anti-corruption bureau will be set up to fast track disciplinary cases in the public sector, the Minister of Public Service and Administration Lindiwe Sisulu has announced.

8 Mar 2013

Farmers apply for exemption from new wages
Farmers apply for exemption from new wages

The majority of farmers have taken up the offer to apply for an exemption from the R105 a day wage for farmworkers as set out in the new sectoral determination that came into effect on 1 March.

8 Mar 2013

Constitutional Court honours Chaskalson

PRETORIA: The Constitutional Court on Thursday, 7 March 2013, held a special session to pay tribute to the former Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson, who died three months ago.

8 Mar 2013

Victim-offender dialogue session held in Daveyton

A Victim-Offender Dialogue session, which was organised by the Department of Correctional Services, has been held in Daveyton in the East Rand.

8 Mar 2013

Practical legislative guidelines for employers in 2013
Practical legislative guidelines for employers in 2013

Changes proposed to South Africa's Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA), Labour Relations Act (LRA) and Employment Equity Amendment Bill (EEAB) will have a significant impact on how employers conduct their business in 2013.

By Rob Cooper 8 Mar 2013

There was an old lady who swallowed a horse...
There was an old lady who swallowed a horse...

Consumers have been encouraged by the acting Consumer Commissioner to "seek redress" under the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) concerning the content of their meat products. Certainly the CPA is concerned with what suppliers put in their products, as well as how they describe them - but consumers looking for a payday will be most likely be disappointed.

By Chris Charter 8 Mar 2013

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