Adjustments to South Africa’s level 3 lockdown regulations, gazetted on Monday 11 January 2021, have given a further two-month grace period to foreigners in South Africa who are holding expired visas.
South Africa’s Home Affairs minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, has suspended certain critical services, including applications for new IDs, passports and all marriage services.
As per the latest government regulations as part of the level 3 nationwide lockdown, all land ports of entry into and out of South Africa are closed until 15 February 2021.
Data from New World Wealth (NWW) released in December 2020 showed that South Africa is home to over twice as many high net worth individuals (HNWIs) as any other African country.
In a News24 article published on 14th December, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor has warned that South African holidaymakers travelling abroad this festive season should take extra precautions, as they may be left stranded.
A recent CCMA (Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration) ruling, in which an employee’s dismissal for smoking cannabis before work was set aside and he was re-instated, has garnered a lot of media attention.Unfortunately, some of the resultant articles and headlines may have given the inaccurate impression that employees are now free to report forRead more
“An inability on the part of the parents to maintain a child must be established before a grandparent will be legally liable to do so” (extract from judgment below) One wonders how many grandparents are aware of (let alone plan for) the possibility that they may have a legal duty to support their grandchildren inRead more
“…where there is disharmony, the essential test is whether it imperils the Trust estate or its proper administration” (extract from judgment below) Trustees are of course supposed to work together to protect and further the interests of their trust and its beneficiaries, but the fact is that on occasion serious disputes can and do arise.IfRead more
“Who acts in haste repents at leisure” (Aesop) Our Festive Season is always a busy time for property sales, and this year should be no different – pent up demand, increased affordability, relocations, record low interest rates and availability of bonds are all factors likely to drive a busy property market for at least theRead more
South Africa’s long-term sustainability and economic prosperity depends on our ability to meaningfully participate in the digital skills economy. This is the opinion of Niël Malan, a managing partner of Tangent Solutions, in a recent opinion piece published on the Daily Maverick. “Technology and software are embedding themselves in every aspect of our lives and business, andRead more
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