Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
Henri van Breda found guilty for family murders

Henri van Breda found guilty for family murders[Shan Radcliffe] Henri van Breda has been found guilty of murdering his parents and brother in their Stellenbosch home...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
AfriForum vs NPA - accusations from anonymous letter

AfriForum vs NPA - accusations from anonymous letter[Shan Radcliffe] AfriForum has filed criminal charges against National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams and six other senior members of the National Prosecuting Authority, following the receipt of an anonymous letter containing detailed allegations of serious misconduct...

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Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
Weed has been legalised? No, not quite...

Weed has been legalised? No, not quite...[Shan Radcliffe] When I saw the headlines on Friday stating the Western Cape High Court had declared the use of marijuana at home legal, I believed someone had shot off an early April Fool's joke...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Albert Aukema
SOUTH AFRICA
Criminal sanctions for cartels

Criminal sanctions for cartels[Albert Aukema] As of 1 May 2016, the Competition Amendment Act (2009) comes into effect and one of its provisions makes cartel conduct a criminal offence...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
Shan Radcliffe
[Criminal Law] NEWSWATCH: Oscar Pistorius has been granted R10,000 bail under strict conditions by Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba in the North Gauteng High Court this morning, 8 December 2015.
Posted 3 years ago | Like
Thabiso T. Tafila
SOUTH AFRICA
Botswana passes legislation to combat terrorism

Botswana passes legislation to combat terrorism[Thabiso T. Tafila] The government of the Republic of Botswana has seen it fit to pass legislation which will provide measures to prevent and combat terrorism, provide for offences, including financing of terrorism...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Lucy Signorelli
SOUTH AFRICA
Market for counterfeit goods in Africa on the rise

Market for counterfeit goods in Africa on the rise[Lucy Signorelli] As business environments improve, Africa's urbanisation and middle class are growing rapidly. Over the past decade, six out of the 10 fastest-growing economies worldwide were in sub-Saharan Africa.

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Lauren Coetzee & Jay Page
SOUTH AFRICA
A failed polygraph does not justify dismissal

A failed polygraph does not justify dismissal[Lauren Coetzee & Jay Page] The Labour Court, in Mustek Ltd v Tsabadi NO & Others, was recently confronted with a dismissal based solely on polygraph test results. After traversing case law and studies on the use of polygraphs, the court confirmed that the results of polygraph tests alone are not enough to justify an employee's dismissal.

Posted 6 years ago | Like
SOUTH AFRICA
Identity theft scams: protecting yourself from rent fraud

[Michelle Dickens] Rent is, in most cases, the biggest monthly expense for the average consumer. So it shouldn't come as a surprise then that scam artists are out to target landlords through identity theft in an effort to avoid paying their dues. This particular type of fraud is quite common - and what is most concerning is how easy it is to become a victim.

Posted 6 years ago | Like
Cynthia Schoeman
SOUTH AFRICA
The costs of bribery and corruption

Cynthia Schoeman[Cynthia Schoeman] Bribery and corruption continue to occupy a dominant position in our press and our society. This ranges from apparently petty bribes to traffic officials to significant amounts paid as "commissions" for securing tenders. While the amount may differ - whether R100 or R1 million - the nature of the action is not different. It all amounts to bribery and corruption.

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