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Bushiri says his South African legal team detained by Hawks

Independent online (SA) 02 Mar 2021
PretoriaLeader of the Enlightened Christian Gathering church Shepherd Bushiri on Tuesday said his instructing attorney in South Africa, Terrance Baloyi, and legal adviser, Alvin Khosa, were “unlawfully” detained by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks).

Bushiri’s lawyers arrested for corruption and intimidation – Hawks

Independent online (SA) 02 Mar 2021
Earlier on Tuesday, Bushiri lamented that his instructing attorney in South Africa, Terrance Baloyi, and legal adviser Alvin Khosa were “unlawfully” detained by the Hawks ... attorneys in South Africa could continue to represent him without fearing unlawful arrest and detention.

A Mix of Mandela and Ali: 'THR Presents' Q&A With Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim and Kevin Macdonald on 'The Mauritanian'

The Hollywood Reporter 01 Mar 2021
But before passing, at the urging of Cumberbatch's team, he placed that call to Salahi, and came away with a changed mind that led to the film The Mauritanian, starring Tahar Rahim as Salahi and Jodie Foster as his attorney Nancy Hollander ... Then the filmmakers headed into production in South Africa and, for a brief time, Mauritania itself.

The (possible) end to gig economy model

Independent online (SA) 28 Feb 2021
In fact, as of Thursday, South African human right’s attorneys have ...Uber operates a similar system in South Africa, with drivers using an app, which the UK Supreme Court concluded resulted in drivers’ work being “tightly defined and controlled” by Uber,” the attorneys said.

Local pride and revenge on the menu in Nedbank Cup Last 16

Supersport 26 Feb 2021
</p>Sporting reached the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup last in 2020 on debut in the competition, narrowly losing 3-2 on penalties to top-flight Bloemfontein Celtic after a 1-1 draw.</p>Richards Bay made the second round in their two previous Nedbank Cup appearances ...

Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Blames Constituents for Giant Electric Bills: “Read the Fine Print”

Vanity Fair 25 Feb 2021
As millions of Texans went days without heat or electricity last week, the few that somehow didn’t lose power no doubt counted themselves extremely lucky ... Advertisement ... Moderna says new version of vaccine is tailored to quell infection by South Africa variant (Washington Post) ... deposed by DC attorney general as part of inaugural funds lawsuit (CNN).

Double-Amputee Running Champion Blake Leeper In Legal Battle To Compete In Tokyo Olympics

CBS News 24 Feb 2021
– One of the fastest men on the planet — who was born with no legs, but has shattered records in the U.S ... February 2021. (CBSLA) ... Leeper’s attorney, Jeffrey Kessler, is the same attorney who represented South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, who was allowed to compete in the 2012 London Olympics.Gov ... “Yes, I am different.

Uber to face class-action lawsuit in South Africa Uber

TechRadar 23 Feb 2021
Uber is facing a class-action lawsuit being brought by Mbuyisa Moleele Attorneys on behalf of drivers in South Africa... In addition, they found that because most Uber drivers in South Africa are not working part time like they are in other countries, this contractor job is more like a full-time position. .

Khaya Sithole: Can Zondo deliver the goods in time?

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Feb 2021
A witness whose role at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is complicated by the fact that she’s a sitting judge has yet to be fully interrogated as her car may or may not have had an accident, her work schedule may have interfered (though Justice Zondo had the assurance ...

High court gives Australian mining company a big SLAP(P)

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Feb 2021
Corporations should not be allowed to use South Africa’s legal system against citizens and activists to silence and intimidate them, a high court judge has ruled ... “South Africa does not yet have legislation to adequately deal with SLAPP suits,” attorney Thandeka Kathi said in a statement.

Defaulting on loans - A Solution to lenders' excessive legal fees

Independent online (SA) 09 Feb 2021
A legal tech company, Legal Lens, launched in South Africa to address improper and unethical legal billing ... Like many other contributors to the discussion paper, a top law firm and banking institution in South Africa acknowledged that unethical billing practices exist in South Africa.

Devotee claims religious movement left him destitute

Independent online (SA) 07 Feb 2021
Both men turned to courts, alleging that the Divine Life Society of South Africa used unjust and unlawful methods to eject them. Avinash Parshotam, 37, who is represented by attorney Anand Nepaul, was expelled from the organisation in August after a disciplinary hearing convened ...

Covid vaccine: Ramaphosa reaches out to India following criticism from law firm

Independent online (SA) 05 Feb 2021
... Naidoo & Company Inc attorneys, representing clients it refers to as “various citizens and organisations within the Republic of South Africa”, accused him of failure to thank the Indian government and the Serum Institute of India (SII) for allocating the vaccine to South Africa.