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Chikunga proposes register of sexual harassment perpetrators

Public Service and Administration Deputy Minister, Sindisiwe Chikunga, says a register should be set up to record the names of sexual harassment perpetrators in the public service...

1 Sep 2020

VUT establishes new law clinic

The Vaal University of Technology (VUT) has succeeded in implementing an uplifting and exciting initiative - a law clinic situated at the VUT Southern Gauteng Science and Technology Park (VUT SGSTP) in Sebokeng...

By Nontobeko Zondi, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 19 Aug 2020

How South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe measure up on child offenders

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of children are not free. They are deprived of their liberty in settings such as migration holding camps and criminal justice processes.

By Rongedzayi Fambasayi & Admark Moyo 13 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: We need a different approach to justice - Thuli Madonsela

Thuli Madonsela, Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and law professor at the University of Stellenbosch says South Africa needs a different approach to justice that is not so reliant on the legal system to balance the scales...

12 Aug 2020

Public comment sought on Victim Support Services Bill

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called on South Africans and organisations, particularly those involved the fight against gender-based violence, to comment on the Victim Support Services Bill (VSS)...

31 Jul 2020

New bill to enable victims to apply for protection order online

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says the department will introduce a new bill that will enable victims of gender-based violence to apply for a protection order online...

24 Jul 2020

Cigarette prices surge 250% as tobacco market destabilises - study

Recent research has shown that the average price of cigarettes has increased by nearly 250% compared to pre-lockdown levels...

22 Jul 2020

Non-compliance with lockdown regulations could result in a criminal record

Government has taken a harder stance regarding lockdown regulations, as can be seen by Sunday's announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa, of the reintroduction of the ban on alcohol as well as the nightly curfew...

14 Jul 2020

Correctional Services warns suppliers of PPE scam

The Department of Correctional Services has warned its suppliers and potential suppliers about scammers pretending to be representatives of the department and issuing fraudulent Request for Quotations (RFQs)...

10 Jul 2020

Webinar: Don't blame SA's booming illegal cigarette trade on lockdown alone

In a webinar held by PSG, Jacques Pauw, author of The President's Keepers, told viewers the lockdown is only part of the reason the illegal cigarette trade in SA is thriving...

10 Jul 2020

Heavy fine imposed on Durban company

No company should ever think it can operate in South Africa and not comply with the labour laws that have been designed to protect both workers and employers...

7 Jul 2020

New research suggests SA's ban on cigarette sales is failing

Despite the ban on tobacco sales during the national lockdown, more than 90% of smokers have been able to purchase cigarettes during the period...

19 May 2020

Money laundering risks in a global pandemic

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) published a notice in March 2020 indicating that there will be no relaxation of obligations under the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 2001 (FICA) during the nationwide lockdown. A robust money-laundering policy ought to form an integral part of any company's compliance program. Business's compliance functions must operate effectively, even if remotely...

By Marelise Van Der Westhuizen and Sabeeha Kathrada-Khan 15 May 2020

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