US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit
US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit

Lawsuits by US states to hold pharmaceutical companies liable for the costs of dealing with prescription drug abuse is on the rise. There is a heavy social cost associated with addiction and it is estimated that the costs of the non-medical use of prescription drugs alone was more than $53bn annually in the US. These costs are funded from the fiscus.

By Sharon Snell 13 hours ago

Judgment on poultry meat regulations welcomed
Judgment on poultry meat regulations welcomed

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana has welcomed the judgment in the case brought by the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) against poultry meat regulations.

3 days ago

Court dismisses leave to appeal application by Lotto licence challenger Gidani
Court dismisses leave to appeal application by Lotto licence challenger Gidani

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed Lotto licence challenger Gidani's leave to appeal application with costs, according to rival Ithuba.

21 Sep 2016

How to protect your business from the effects of a divorce
How to protect your business from the effects of a divorce

Your family is not the only thing likely to suffer from the effects of a separation from your spouse. Sometimes, it is necessary to divorce-proof your business well beforehand because that business that has taken you several long years and efforts to build can come crumbling down if you or your spouse decides to file for a divorce.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 20 Sep 2016