Economics - A recent article about the Tanzanian president, urging women to throw away their contraceptives, because the country needs more people, dealt with the negative effects of population growth. At the back of my mind I could not help but wonder whether that president was not angling for so-called demographically driven economic growth: this is a seemingly self-sustaining method of achieving overall economic growth, albeit most probably at the expense of individual wealth. Looks good on paper though.
A recent study claims that one in two South African law firms have had at least one ransomware attack in the past two years. And if you have had a ransomware attack, you will know just how much it cost you to recover from it. But how do you protect your systems from ransomware?
Technology specialist, e4, achieved second place in the second Ecobank Fintech Challenge, hosted in Lomé, Togo. According to Andrea Tucker, R&D Head at e4, the lack of a fully digital onboarding solution across the majority of banks is one of the key reasons behind e4’s impressive second position in this Africa-focused innovation challenge.
To give lawyers a better idea of what is going to be covered at the Commonwealth Law Conference on the 8th to the 12th April 2019 we have decided to share the draft programme. We hope this will convince everyone to take part.
A famous lawyer's son wanted to follow in his old man's footsteps, so he went to law school and graduated cum laude, and then joined his old man's law firm.
The announcement by the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, on 3 September 2018, that the election process of the South African Legal Practice Council by all practicing legal practitioners, commencing with the nomination of election candidates on 4 September 2018, marks the beginning of the new era in the legal profession.
2600 delegates attending the ITU World 2018 conference listened intently as President Ramaphosa spoke of the dawn of the digital revelation that is rising on the African continent at the ITU World 2018 on the 10th September 2018 in Durban.
Economy - Quite an interesting take on the technical recession we have entered, was a note by minister Nene that the technical recession (caused by a dramatic contraction of the agricultural sector output) was, in part, caused by the previous over-performance of the agricultural sector and not the expropriation debate. Perhaps.. but see below.