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Cabinet approves Land Court Bill

By: Yvonne Silaule     1st March 2021 Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola briefed the media on Monday on Cabinet’s approved Land Court Bill, which gives effect... 

Cabinet approves Land Court Bill
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 Covid-19: First wave hit poorer communities hardest, likely to have improved herd immunity - report

Covid-19: First wave hit poorer communities hardest, likely to have improved herd immunity - report

By: News24Wire      1st March 2021 A nurse conducts a swab for a Covid-19 test. Researchers who conducted a study in Cape Town found that herd immunity was more entrenched in poorer... 

 'The law is on your side' - Cele urges cops to 'use deadly force' after latest police murders

'The law is on your side' - Cele urges cops to 'use deadly force' after latest police murders

By: News24Wire      1st March 2021 Police Minister Bheki Cele has called on police officers to defend themselves after six officers were killed in separate incidents in the last 10... 

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Zuma, RET vs the People

Zuma, RET vs the People

19th February 2021 Award-winning columnist, Bhekisisa Mncube, urges President Cyril Ramaphosa to forget his avowed political decency mantra: just lay down the... 

 Can Tshisekedi really revive Grand Inga?

Can Tshisekedi really revive Grand Inga?

19th February 2021 Will Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Félix Tshisekedi at last turn the Grand Inga Mirage into the Grand Inga Barrage? The dream of... 

 South Africa’s deadly mix of explosives, extortion and organised crime

South Africa’s deadly mix of explosives, extortion and organised crime

19th February 2021 On 30 January, armed robbers in Cape Town hijacked two members of a maintenance team loading automated teller machines (ATMs). They strapped a... 

Wake-up call

Wake-up call

19th February 2021 It is positive that South Africa has been working on a hydrogen strategy since 2007. It is equally positive that this work has started to deliver... 

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Global Trade Update: February 2021

Global Trade Update: February 2021

16th February 2021 The economic and social disruptions brought about by Covid-19 greatly affected global trade during 2020. Overall, world trade recorded a drop in... 

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021

World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021

16th February 2021 A once-in-a-century crisis—a Great Disruption unleashed by the Covid-19 pandemic—hit the world economy in 2020. The pandemic reached every corner... 

Adapting to the digital trade era: challenges and opportunities

Adapting to the digital trade era: challenges and opportunities

16th February 2021 Digital innovations are transforming the global economy. The decline in search and information costs, rapid growth of new products and markets, and... 

E-commerce in preferential trade agreements: implications for African firms and the AfCFTA

E-commerce in preferential trade agreements: implications for African firms and the AfCFTA

16th February 2021 At continent level, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) negotiations are scheduled to include a protocol on e-commerce under Phase... 

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Basic Education Committee hears that Class of 2020 could have outperformed predecessors had it not been for Covid-19

2nd March 2021 The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education today heard that despite the drop rate in the National Senior Certificate (NSC) pass rate for last year,... 

IFP NEC calls on Zuma to appear before Zondo Commission

IFP NEC calls on Zuma to appear before Zondo Commission

2nd March 2021 The IFP National Executive Committee (NEC) notes with serious concern the statement released by former President Jacob Zuma's Foundation, accusing... 

SAPS turnaround plan to tackle DNA analysis failing as backlog explodes to 172 000

SAPS turnaround plan to tackle DNA analysis failing as backlog explodes to 172 000

2nd March 2021 The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) turnaround strategy regarding forensic and DNA testing backlogs is failing while thousands of victims of... 

ActionSA Pursues Legal Action on Behalf of Bereaved Mamelodi Families

ActionSA Pursues Legal Action on Behalf of Bereaved Mamelodi Families

2nd March 2021 This morning, Tuesday 2 March 2021 my team and I visited the site of the tragic drowning of two young boys Siyabonga Mabela aged 7, and Lawrence... 

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One star rating for Uber drivers' prolonged commute to the employment station

One star rating for Uber drivers' prolonged commute to the employment station

24th February 2021 The United Kingdom Supreme Court was called upon to determine whether or not the Uber drivers (claimants) were employees of Uber BV and if the... 

‘Girlfriend’ loses fight for husband’s estate – was it really necessary?

‘Girlfriend’ loses fight for husband’s estate – was it really necessary?

22nd February 2021 We spend all our time trying to create wealth and building our legacies for our loved ones, and yet so few people dedicate any time to estate... 

New BCEA earnings threshold from 1 March 2021

New BCEA earnings threshold from 1 March 2021

22nd February 2021 The Department of Employment and Labour (DEL) has published a new earnings threshold under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997... 

Stay ahead of trends with Unmatched Legal Intelligence

Stay ahead of trends with Unmatched Legal Intelligence

22nd February 2021 According to a host of industry pundits and legal technology experts globally, the year 2021 looks set to push the trends accelerated in 2020 even... 

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