How much ‘black money’ flows out of SA illegally

South Africa has been responsible for approximately $210 billion worth of illegal financial movements between 2004 and and 2013 – one of the highest among emerging economies. This is according […]

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“Zuma Must Fall” banner is illegal: city

The City of cape Town says that the large banner saying “Zuma Must Fall” that was erected at the top of Long Street in the city is illegal. “The large […]

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ANC to seek legal advice over Sunday Times article

The ANC says that its deputy secretary-general, Jessie Duarte, will seek legal advice on her options with regards to an article published in the Sunday Times relating to an alleged […]

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Energy minister ignored state legal advisor on nuclear deal: DA

Energy minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson deliberately pushed through a controversial nuclear deal despite state legal advice pointing out that she required approval from Parliament. This is according to the Democratic Alliance, […]

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Zuma has spent R10 million on legal fees: DA

President Jacob Zuma has spent almost R10 million on legal fees and “exorbitant legal counsel’ in the past seven years, the DA said on Saturday. Federal Executive chairperson James Selfe […]

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Public Protector to take legal action against SABC over Hlaudi appointment

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says her office will be taking legal action against the SABC board following the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng to a senior executive position. “The starting point […]

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SA government moves to raise the legal drinking age to 21

The Department of Trade and Industry has issued the National Liquor Amendment Bill for public comment for the next 45 days. The bill proposes prohibiting the supply of liquor or […]

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Law Society expresses grave concern at views by President Zuma on the courts

Press release: For immediate release LAW SOCIETY EXPRESSES GRAVE CONCERN AT VIEWS BY PRESIDENT ZUMA ON THE COURTS The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) expresses grave concern at the […]

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National Forum to propose separate voters’ rolls for first election of the Legal Practice Council

The National Forum on the Legal Profession (NF) held its sixth plenary meeting on 3 September 2016. At the meeting, the NF continued to grapple with the rules for legal […]

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Law Society urges South African Government to reconsider withdrawing from the International Criminal Court

The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) adds its voice to those calling on the South African Government to reconsider its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC). The LSSA […]

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