Tania Broughton

Court victory for 400 000 elderly black women

An apartheid law that dispossessed black women of the assets accrued during their marriages has finally been scrapped after a Pinetown pensioner, facing impoverishment, went to court

ConCourt to rule on ‘absolute right’ of inheritance

Private wills — as opposed to charitable trusts — are considered sacrosanct, not only in South Africa but the world over....

Mother challenges home affairs

A stateless woman in Durban is waging a court battle to receive identification documents so she can apply for birth certificates for her children

Child law centre loses SCA bid to have identities protected after child turns 18

Media houses may continue to name children involved in criminal cases after they turn 18 and 'become adults'

Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim

Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko

Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom ‘sell-out’ comments

Edward Zuma has agreed to apologise for his "sell out" hate speech remarks directed at ministers Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom last year

AfriForum pursues corruption, fraud charges against NPA boss

Allegations of a covertly-funded fraudulent travel claim has led AfriForum to approach police to have NDPP Shaun Abrahams criminally charged

Company sues municipality for millions over blacklisting

Pholobas Projects is suing eThekwini Municipality for millions after being 'blacklisted' at the behest of an alleged crooked official.

Suspended KZN police commissioner loses bid to be reinstated

KZN police commissioner Mmamonnye Ngobeni has been suspended for almost two years over allegations she had a "cosy relationship" with Thoshan Panday

Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out a R100 000 for hate speech

The complaint has its foundations in an “open letter” President Zuma’s son wrote last year in which he attacked Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan.

KZN pupils head to court over school transport

A case will be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday morning on whether or not provincial government is liable to provide transport.

Ben Ngubane and wife in ‘sham’ documents court case

Liquidators appointed to wind up a mining company are accusing the couple of using 'sham' documents to lay claim to lucrative mining rights.

Press Releases

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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