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No conflict of interest with Minister’s Dubai trip

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula’s trip to Dubai – with his family – while still Minister of Sports and Recreation was a private family trip and was not sponsored, his office said on Tuesday. The Ministry was responding to an Eyewitness News report alleging that Minister Mbalula received a travel sponsorship of a total of R680 000 from a company that …

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Football agents to be prosecuted for price fixing

The Commission has referred the South African Football Intermediaries Association (SAFIA) and 36 of its members to the Competition Tribunal for prosecution in relation to fixing of prices and trading conditions. The 37 parties in the matter are as follows: SAFIA including Pro Sport International (Pty) Ltd, Siyavuma Sports Group (Pty) Ltd, The Players Club CC,  Bidvest Media (Pty) Ltd, …

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Inquiry into Advocate Mkhwebane’s unfit to hold office

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Tuesday resolved to agree to a request by Democratic Alliance (DA) to hold an inquiry into Adv Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office. Committee chairperson Dr Mathole Motshekga proposed the matter be referred back to the speaker of the National Assembly, adding that Ad Havoc Committee be appointed to deal with the …

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Avoid common pitfalls when buying or selling property

Caveat emptor  is an Italian phrase, loosely translated, the buyer beware  the principle that the seller of a product cannot held responsible for its quality unless it is guaranteed in a warranty. It is a well-known phrase from contract law that often applies in property transactions. Buyers find themselves in a position where they know less about a property than …

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NUM calls on Eskom to reinstate Dladla

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called on Eskom to reinstate former acting CEO Jonny Dladla to his position. The Eskom Board announced on Friday it has removed Dladla and appointed Sean Maritz as the interim Group Chief Executive to ensure exposure. Eskom said the decision to rotate the interim Chief Executive position was taken with the approval of …

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Autoliv pays almost R150M for collution

Autoliv Inc, the world’s largest automotive safety supplier has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of almost R150 million following its admission of having contravened the Competition Act,  Competition Commission  said in a statement on Monday. The company, which manufacture airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels has concluded a settlement agreement with the Commission for its involvement in prohibited practices like …

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Reserve Bank speaks on KPMG

The Reserve Bank has refuted claims that it has instructed banks on what steps they should take against auditing firm KPMG. “The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) would like to state categorically that it has not instructed banks on what steps they should or should not take with regards to their contracts with KPMG. “As stated by Governor Lesetja Kganyago …

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Episodic synopsis – Counter Culture

Episode 12 – Drifting Illegal car racing on public highways is becoming an urban problem no matter where you are globally or in South Africa. Society presumes it is for delinquent ill-educated males who are trying to increase their status in their group or gang. One of our case studies dispels this stereotype as it involves someone from a good …

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Deadly Gold Legacy – Part Two

In recent weeks South Africa’s major gold-mining companies announced that they have earmarked money to establish a trust fund for former goldmine workers who contracted , a deadly lung disease, while working in the mines. This has been hailed as a major breakthrough by stakeholders who have worked tirelessly to bring about justice for South Africa’s goldmine workers who have …

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The Mavericks

In the new lifestyle entertainment series The Mavericks we meet South Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs as they pursue new dreams. We are introduced to trailblazers, self-made millionaires, innovators who are the epitome of successful South Africans. The show unpacks the tools to success by uncovering the realities of the country’s self-made industry influencers as they pursue new business or social …

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