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28 March 2015
                       
 
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24 Mar 2015
 
 
Battle for African Internet users stirs freedom fears
ICT
Google and Facebook are at the forefront of a scramble to win over new African Internet users, offering freebies they say give a leg-up to the poor but which critics argue is a plan to lock in...
 
 
18 Mar 2015
 
MEDIA ACCREDITATION OPENS FOR 25TH WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF) ON AFRICA
What's On
Members of the media are invited to apply for accreditation for the 25th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa taking place from 3-5 June 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.  Convening under the theme...
 
 
06 Mar 2015
 
DWS: Water and Sanitation warns service providers to be on the lookout for a scam
STATEMENT
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has noted with great concern the wrongful use of its name in an attempt to fleece unsuspecting service providers of their hard earned cash. The...
 
 
20 Feb 2015
 
FF Plus: Adv. Anton Alberts says ANC government’s expropriation and investment draft bills worry the French government
STATEMENT
The French ambassador in South Africa, Ms. Elisabeth Barbier, during a discussion with the FF Plus, expressed her concern about the direction which the ANC government has taken and says they do not...
 
 
17 Feb 2015
 
Film and Publication Board rolls out Back-2-School Campaign in KwaDukuza, 17 to 19 Feb
What's On
The Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education Ilembe District will host a three day outreach programme that will run from the 17 – 19 February...
 
 
DoC: Film and publication board rolls out back-2-school campaign in KwaDukuza, Kwa-Zulu Natal
STATEMENT
The Film and Publication Board (FPB) in partnership with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education Ilembe District will host a three day outreach programme that will run from the 17 – 19 February...
 
 
09 Feb 2015
 
FPB BACK-2-SCHOOL CAMPAIGN LAUNCH 2015
What's On
On 10 February 2015, the Film and Publication Board in conjunction with the Department of Communications, Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Digital You, Childline SA, Google,...
 
 
10 Dec 2014
 
The anti-ad billboard: A new dawn for consumer activism
WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS
If you Google “consumer activism SA” you will not find many examples, other than complaints on sites like hellopeter.com. This is not surprising, as South African consumers are notoriously...
 
 
28 Nov 2014
 
DEPUTY MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION TO ATTENDS VARIOUS AWARDS EVENTS THIS WEEKEND
What's On
On Friday 28 November, Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni- Abrahams will attend the Gagasi FM annual stakeholder gala dinner at Umhlanga Rocks in Durban where she will give a key note address.  After...
 
 
04 Nov 2014
 
South African Court says competitors may continue to bid on each other’s trade marks as Google Adwords
Von Seidels Attorneys
The South Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) has decided South Africa’s first case on the lawfulness of using a competitor’s trade mark in a Google Adwords campaign. The court handed down judgment...
 
 
16 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Don't film yourself having sex – and other legal advice for the age of social media
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
You live in the digital age. Computers, the Internet, social media: all these things are an inescapable fact of life for you. Lucky you! Because living in the digital age is awesome. Google has the...
 
 
10 Oct 2014
 
DA: Statement by James Selfe, Democratic Alliance Chairperson of the Federal Executive, asks if President Zuma scamming South Africans once again? (10/10/2014)
STATEMENT
The Democratic Alliance is intrigued at the sudden, unexpected and very generous offer by the "Public Members Unit Team" to pay the money owed by President Zuma for the non-essential ‘security...
 
 
17 Sep 2014
 
Adwords Litigation comes to South Africa
Adams & Adams
This month the High Court heard argument that bidding on a competitor trade mark as a keyword amounted to unlawful competition. The case is significant because it is the first of its kind in South...
 
 
08 Sep 2014
 
SA: Naledi Pandor: Address by the Minister of Science and Technology, at the Entrepreneurial Mindset conference, Wits University, Johannesburg (08/09/2014)
Topics
"Rich in resources, yet drowning in poverty. How does Africa take control through technology" How can technology transform Africa? One answer is to create Silicon Valleys in Africa. As you know...
 
 
02 Sep 2014
 
AfriForum: Statement by Kallie Kriel, CEO of AfriForum, on officially opening new Head Office and enters new phase with a focus on self-reliance (02/09/2014)
STATEMENT
AfriForum is entering a new phase by shifting its focus to the mobilising of its 100 000 members to strive for self-reliance, thus taking care of their own interests and the interests of their...
 
 
 
                       
 
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