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  • Cape Town rental property market presenting a mixed bag of tricks
    While the recent PayProp State of the Rental Industry Survey found that the key challenges agents currently face are a shrinking viable tenant pool, lower tenant affordability and high arrears, the Cape Town market continues to march to its own drum according to Lorraine-Marie Dellbridge, rental manager for Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty in Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, False Bay and Noordhoek.
  • RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder
    Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening, 9 May.
  • Kaya 959 appoints Sibongile Mtyali as its new managing director
    The Kaya 959 board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Sibongile Mtyali as the new Kaya 959 managing director effective 1 June 2021. Mtyali replaces former managing director who stepped down from his position in December 2020. Issued by KAYA 959
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Plagiarism, copyright and the importance of protecting Intellectual Property in PR

Defining these concepts might be a great start for all of us, especially for aspirant and young PR professionals....

By Miranda Lusiba 9 hours ago

The proposed new state-owned bank - another bloodsucking SOE leech?

On 12 March 2021, the minister of communications and digital technologies published the proposed South African Postbank SOC LTD Amendment Bill...

5 hours ago

Apple faces lawsuit for allegedly overcharging 20 million customers

Apple Inc is facing a class-action lawsuit over claims it overcharged nearly 20 million customers for App Store purchases...

7 hours ago

How the rise of online shopping could shake up retail employment

Motorcycle drivers delivering goods have become ubiquitous on SA's roads. But are these drivers part of the wholesale and retail sector, or are they part of the road freight and logistics industry?

1 day ago

Kenya set to appoint first female chief justice at sensitive moment

Kenyan judge Martha Koome has defended dissidents and helped to write women's rights into the constitution - now she's on track to be the first female chief justice in a country where the role is particularly sensitive...

By Duncan Miriri 1 day ago

Senior Eskom manager suspended, R12m bank account frozen

Eskom's senior coal procurement manager, Petrus Mazibuko, has been suspended on suspicion of corruption involving millions...

2 days ago

Constitutional Court dismisses appeal in Hartbeespoort Dam ownership case

The Constitutional Court has dismissed the appeal by Kingsley Jack Whiteaway Seale, Ontspan Bellegings (Pty) Ltd, HI Frank Components (Pty) Ltd, and Schoemansville Ouwerklub over the ownership and control of some parts of Hartbeespoort Dam and its surrounding areas...

2 days ago

Tips to avoiding the blurred lines of musical copyright

In 2015, the 9th Circuit Court ruled that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke's song, "Blurred Lines", infringed on Marvin Gaye's 1977 "Got to Give It Up"...

By Hugh Melamdowitz 2 days ago

PoPIA: 5 tips to secure electronic signatures in your business

The challenges that must be met for legal compliance with PoPIA in South Africa may include the signing of documents remotely using digital signatures...

By Zeldeen Muller 2 days ago

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rules

The SCA has dismissed with costs the appeal by Ronald and Darren Bobroff against an order of the North Gauteng High Court granting the permanent forfeiture of more than R103 million...

7 May 2021

Over 100 countries back Trips waiver on Covid-19 vaccines

South Africa's proposal to waiver specific Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) obligations related to the manufacturing of Covid-19 vaccines is now supported by over 100 countries...

7 May 2021

Can the Labour Court determine review proceedings of a liquidated company?

In a recent judgment, the Labour Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to determine review proceedings for a liquidated company if the person who instituted the legal proceedings failed to deliver the necessary notice to the liquidators...

By Nivaani Moodley, Shane Johnson, Cameron Rajoo, Julian Jones and Caellyn Eedes 6 May 2021

US supports waiver of Covid-19 vaccine IP restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the US's support for a temporary and targeted waiver of intellectual property protections that apply to Covid-19 vaccines...

6 May 2021

Fired for coming to work with Covid - dismissal deemed fair by court

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who came to work, knowing that he was exposed to Covid-19? Absolutely, said the Labour Court in a recent judgment...

By Johan Botes 5 May 2021

Legalities of dismissing striking employees, despite compliance with ultimatum

Are employers, who issue provisional ultimatums to employees who participate in unprotected strike action, legally allowed to dismiss employees who comply with the ultimatum...?

By Jacques van Wyk and Andre van Heerden 5 May 2021

New cerebral palsy research may have profound impact on medicolegal cases

Commonly held views on cerebral palsy are being challenged by a new paper recently published in the South African Medical Journal, which suggests that the causes of this condition may be far more complex and multi-faceted...

5 May 2021




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