Report warns govts against using alcohol prohibition laws as emergency response
Report warns govts against using alcohol prohibition laws as emergency response

Research conducted by Tracit analysed the economic and social impacts of strict restrictions on the production and/or consumption of alcohol during the early stages of the Covid-19 outbreak...

23 hours ago

Litigation consultant, Zolile Shude, (far right) is concerned about the repeated postponement of the trial of five men who allegedly took part in attacks on people opposed to the Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project on the Wild Coast in December 2015. He is pictured here with victims and family members. Photo: Fred Kockott
Trial will shed light on Wild Coast violence

A trial related to an outbreak of violence over the Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project looks set to expose deep and bitter divisions in the Amadiba community on the Wild Coast...

By Fred Kockott 1 day ago

DSA calls on AU to help rid Africa of Ponzi schemes
DSA calls on AU to help rid Africa of Ponzi schemes

The Direct Selling Association of South Africa (DSA) is imploring the African Union (AU) to initiate a continent-wide effort to stamp out Ponzi schemes...

3 days ago

Restaurant managers arrested for selling alcohol
Restaurant managers arrested for selling alcohol

Gauteng police have confirmed the arrest of three managers of popular restaurants in Sandton and Silverton for selling liquor to patrons, in contravention to the Disaster Management Act and Covid-19 level three lockdown regulations...

18 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal
#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 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...

14 Dec 2020

Bushiri extradition request served on Malawi authorities
Bushiri extradition request served on Malawi authorities

The Justice and Correctional Services Ministry has kick-started the process to extradite fugitives Shepard and Mary Bushiri who escaped the country while facing criminal charges...

7 Dec 2020

Cape Town attorney sentenced for R24m RAF fraud
Cape Town attorney sentenced for R24m RAF fraud

A former Cape Town attorney has been handed a 12-year prison sentence for 16 fraudulent Road Accident Fund (RAF) claims worth over R24 million...

1 Dec 2020

Man nabbed for leaked Maths paper
Man nabbed for leaked Maths paper

The Hawks have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection to the leaked Mathematics Paper 2 exam...

1 Dec 2020

Government investigating Bushiris' escape
Government investigating Bushiris' escape

Government has reiterated its commitment to investigating and swiftly extraditing fugitive evangelical couple, Shepard and Mary Bushiri, who daringly escaped from the country while facing criminal charges...

23 Nov 2020

Rampant rise of illicit alcohol trade a cause for concern
Rampant rise of illicit alcohol trade a cause for concern

The South African Liquor Brand Owners' Association has stated that the increasing illicit trade in alcohol represents a serious threat to the South African economy...

18 Nov 2020

Extradition process begins for Bushiris
Extradition process begins for Bushiris

The South African government has initiated an extradition process in an effort to retrieve two fugitives, who last week unlawfully left the country for Malawi while facing a criminal trial...

16 Nov 2020

UIF opens fraud case against NPO
UIF opens fraud case against NPO

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) has opened a case of fraud against a Western Cape non-profit organisation that allegedly illegally received close to R5 million in the Covid-19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS)...

10 Nov 2020

FCSA slaps Steinhoff's Jooste with R161m fine
FCSA slaps Steinhoff's Jooste with R161m fine

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FCSA) has imposed a R161 million administrative penalty on former Steinhoff chief executive (CEO), Markus Johannes Jooste, for breaching sections of the Financial Markets Act...

2 Nov 2020

Driving under the influence - a sobering thought
Driving under the influence - a sobering thought

The 2017/2018 South African Police Service Annual Crime statistics showed 86,160 instances of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs...

Issued by Abrahams & Gross 30 Oct 2020

11 arrested in R124m dubious Mpumalanga land deal
11 arrested in R124m dubious Mpumalanga land deal

A senior government official is among 11 suspects expected to appear in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court in connection with dubious land deals amounting to almost R124-million...

27 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!
Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiency
92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiency

At least 92 cases were struck off the court roll due to inefficiencies by the South African Police Service (SAPS) between July and September this year. With 66 of the 92 cases related to domestic violence, femicide or gender-based violence (GBV)...

By Mary-Anne Gontsana 22 Oct 2020

Eleven arrested in UIF Covid-19 benefit probe
Eleven arrested in UIF Covid-19 benefit probe

Labour and Employment Minister, Thulas Nxesi, says 11 people have been arrested as the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) intensified its probe to nab those accused of benefiting from illegal UIF Covid-19 TERS payments...

21 Oct 2020

Covid-19 TERS fraud hotline launched
Covid-19 TERS fraud hotline launched

If you are aware of fraud, especially related to the distribution of monies to help workers through the worst effects of lockdown, now is your chance to blow the whistle and help bring fraudsters to book...

15 Oct 2020

Eskom head office
Eskom probe leads to four arrests, 5,000 face disciplinary proceedings

Members of Parliament have heard how R44.4m was channelled from Eskom's contractors, through sub-contracted companies, to four Eskom officials in a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) probe, which has led to four arrests...

15 Oct 2020



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