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SIU investigation leads to closure of Master's Offices
SIU investigation leads to closure of Master's Offices

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola on Monday announced a countrywide shutdown of the Master's Offices...

4 Feb 2020

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A bleak Christmas for criminals

"We are not going to allow unscrupulous criminals to reap where they did not sow. We will use everything at our disposal to bring those who are caught on the wrong side of the law to book so that justice can prevail."

24 Dec 2019

Former Eskom employees nabbed for fraud
Former Eskom employees nabbed for fraud

Two former Eskom senior managers are among those arrested for alleged fraud, corruption and money laundering worth R745 million...

20 Dec 2019

Checkout with caution this festive season, warns Spoor & Fisher
Checkout with caution this festive season, warns Spoor & Fisher

Spoor & Fisher has warned consumers about the risk of potentially purchasing counterfeit goods when shopping online...

18 Dec 2019

#BestofBiz 2019: Legal
#BestofBiz 2019: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

Women's rights upheld in landmark judgment on gender-based violence
Women's rights upheld in landmark judgment on gender-based violence

As 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence draw to a close, the Constitutional Court has sent out a unequivocal message of the judiciary's commitment to develop and implement the strongest laws to fight South Africa's scourge of gender-based violence...

By Laura Macfarlane 12 Dec 2019

Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand
Join the modern workplace with Microsoft Office 365 and Tarsus on Demand

Is tiresome admin pulling you away from business growth? Is client communication taking up too much of your time? This single software suite can help you automate your administrative tasks and communication to claim back your lost time...

Issued by Microsoft 2 Dec 2019

Zuma's appeal application dismissed
Zuma's appeal application dismissed

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has dismissed former President Jacob Zuma's appeal application with cost...

29 Nov 2019

Three life sentences for Uyinene's killer
Three life sentences for Uyinene's killer

The man accused of raping and murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana has been sentenced to three life terms in prison...

18 Nov 2019

EFT fraud - risk management, rights and recourse
EFT fraud - risk management, rights and recourse

Paying by electronic funds transfer (EFT) is so convenient for running one's home or business, with us being able to make payments from our smartphones and laptops. But this convenience does not come without risks...

By Louis Podbielski 13 Nov 2019

Cannabis trading still illegal
Cannabis trading still illegal

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has warned that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms for marketing and selling cannabis and related products to the public remains illegal...

6 Nov 2019

Strengthening sexual offences prosecutions
Strengthening sexual offences prosecutions

Cabinet has approved the submission to Parliament of the Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Bill of 2019...

31 Oct 2019

Fraud is not a normal theft issue
Fraud is not a normal theft issue

South Africa has seen a surge of fraud-related crimes happening within white-collar business sectors of the country. Fraud constitutes a serious economic crime and should not be treated as a normal theft issue. Company leaders must become more vigilant than ever to ensure that their company does not fall victim to the ever-present threat of fraud...

15 Oct 2019

Zuma's trial postponed to February 2020
Zuma's trial postponed to February 2020

The trial of former President Jacob Zuma has been postponed to 4 February next year...

15 Oct 2019

NSFAS employees arrested for fraud
NSFAS employees arrested for fraud

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has confirmed and welcomed the arrest of three employees following allegations of fraud relating to student allowances...

10 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019
Top ratings for Biz Rate Card 2019

Bizcommunity is excited to announce the relaunch of our Biz Product and Rate Card, featuring all-new product infographics, descriptors and more...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2019

Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centred
Criminal Procedures Act revamped to make it victim-centred

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola says the department is in the process of reviewing and modernising the Criminal Procedures Act to ensure that it is centred on protecting victims of abuse...

26 Aug 2019

Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's Month
Oldest sexual abuse case heads to trial this Women's Month

The amendment of the Criminal Procedure Act to see sexual offences prosecuted, retrospectively, is set to come to life with what is set to be the oldest sexual abuse case to go to trial in South Africa...

2 Aug 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

SA fully committed to cooperating with the IRMCT
SA fully committed to cooperating with the IRMCT

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation says South Africa has taken note of the briefing of the Chief Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) to the United Nations Security Council on 17 July 2018...

22 Jul 2019

Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola
R38m allocated towards establishing Investigative Directorate

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development will allocate R38m towards establishing an investigative directorate, under the auspices of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)...

17 Jul 2019

Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo attends a confirmation of charges hearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. EPA/Michael Kooren
Flirting with fire: African leaders and international law

African leaders often behave in a contradictory way towards international laws, and courts. While speaking out against them, they also voluntarily submit to their scrutiny...

By Marco Bocchese 16 Jul 2019

Prison security to be tightened after breaches
Prison security to be tightened after breaches

Full body scanners will be installed at various correctional centres throughout the country to combat the smuggling of illegal substances in prisons...

3 Jul 2019

SA Express to lay charges against former executives
SA Express to lay charges against former executives

South African Express is preparing to lay fraud and corruption charges against some of its former executives...

27 May 2019

Jail time for corrupt ex-Sars auditors
Jail time for corrupt ex-Sars auditors

South African Revenue Service Commissioner Edward Kieswetter has welcomed the three-year direct imprisonment sentences handed to two former Sars auditors in Durban last week...

15 May 2019

Double voting suspects appear in court
Double voting suspects appear in court

The 20 suspects arrested for alleged double voting are appearing in various courts today...

10 May 2019

17 home builders deregistered for various contraventions
17 home builders deregistered for various contraventions

Seventeen contractors and builders have been deregistered from the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC) database of approved homebuilders for contravening the Housing Consumers Protection Measures (HCPMA) Act...

30 Apr 2019

Sars brings in tech to fight illicit trade
Sars brings in tech to fight illicit trade

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has embarked on a number of strategic initiatives to curb revenue leakages emanating from illegal and unethical practices in the illicit economy.

30 Apr 2019

Nooses at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg. Photo: ccarlstead on Flickr, used under Creative Commons.
Death penalty debate is a cheap political trick

As the general election approaches, some politicians have once again called for the reintroduction - or, as the Inkatha Freedom Party puts it, the reintroduction of the debate on - the death penalty...

By Clare Ballard 3 Apr 2019

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