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Zuma fails to bar Downer from prosecuting him, corruption trial to proceed in April 2022

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago Former president Jacob Zuma's corruption trial will go ahead after his special plea was dismissed. Delivering judgment on Tuesday, KwaZulu-Natal... 

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Regulatory hurdles may delay legal separation of Eskom's transmission business - De Ruyter

By: News24Wire      Updated 1 hour 23 minutes ago While Eskom has done everything on its side to achieve the legal separation of its transmission entity by December 2021, the matter also depends on... 

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Godongwana's request for a one-week delay for medium-term budget approved

By: News24Wire      Updated 3 hours ago Parliament spokesperson Moloto Mothapo took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce that Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's medium-term budget policy... 

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What is wrong with SA and how can a better future be secured?

Updated 6 hours ago In South Africa, unemployment is at a record high, the worst since WWII. Crime, especially violent or “contact” crime is up by double digits on... 

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South Africa’s construction mafia trains its sights on local government

25th October 2021 A growing extortion ‘mafia’ is sweeping across South Africa, crippling construction and small businesses with threats and bribes, and more recently... 

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Things fall apart in South Africa today and ANC leadership appears unable to act decisively

25th October 2021 There is a general sense of “things falling apart” in South Africa today, something more than corruption or widespread ineffectiveness, but a... 

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Africa’s gas bonanza may be overtaken by net-zero

22nd October 2021 Have many African countries arrived at the natural gas party just in time for lights out? The global consensus to reach net-zero emissions of... 

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Updated 4 hours ago Synthetic biology is a frontier field that employs science and engineering approaches to design biologically based parts, novel devices and systems... 

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AfriForum supports Quinton De Kock’s decision 

Updated 31 minutes ago AfriForum strongly condemns the directive issued by Cricket South Africa (CSA), wherein all Protea players are forced to take the knee. In terms of... 

Western Cape exports R78,68 billion worth of combined agricultural and agri-processing products

Western Cape exports R78,68 billion worth of combined agricultural and agri-processing products

Updated 56 minutes ago According to his latest report on jobs and exports in the Western Cape, the Western Department of Agriculture’s agricultural economist, Tshepo... 

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DA in Tshwane welcomes 300 ANC members

Updated 1 hour 43 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed 300 ANC members in Ward 100 Tshwane. See attached pictures here, here, and here. The leaders and... 

DA notes provincial government’s silence on calls for affordable housing

Updated 1 hour 45 minutes ago The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes with dismay the provincial governments silence on the DA’s calls to release a vacant portion of land in the... 

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An IP Primer for Start-Ups in South Africa

Updated 1 hour 39 minutes ago Vusi Thembekwayo, well-known South African venture capitalist, speaker and entrepreneur said, “You don’t need money to start, but to grow”. This is... 

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Contractual Capacity: Holding minors accountable

Updated 6 hours ago For a valid contract to be concluded, both parties must possess the capacity to contract. Capacity to contract refers to a party’s ability to... 

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A new chapter has opened for commercial funding of sustainability projects

25th October 2021 Innovative funding for sustainability projects is spurring legal firms like Webber Wentzel to innovate also in the loan agreements that they are... 

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When is an adjudicator’s decision unenforceable?

25th October 2021 Adjudication is a dispute resolution process created by contract in many modern standard form construction contracts. A common feature of... 

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