South Africa’s apex court has ruled on the issue of the use, possession and cultivation of cannabis by adult persons in private.
The practice of lobola is an intrinsic part of getting married for many South Africans. But is it a tradition or a legal process? A legal marriage protects your rights, particularly your property rights, if the marriage fails. That’s why it is important for South Africans to know the relationship between lobola and a legal marriage.
The Constitutional Court announced today that dagga is now legal in South Africa for private use. However, there are a number of concerns and questions around regulation and control that still need to be addressed to ensure the safety of both users and non-users.
The extraordinary attack launched by United States National Security Advisor John Bolton against the International Criminal Court (ICC) not only dismisses the principle of accountability for war crimes, but reinforces the Trump administration's repugnant policy of exceptionalism, whereby the US demands adherence to international law by all countries except itself.
The recent fire which broke out in a government building in central Johannesburg lead to the tragic loss of lives of three firefighters who were attempting to put out the blaze. The lives, and health of safety of employees working in the building were also put at risk.