Unpacking the Cyber Crimes Act 19 of 2020 – and what that means for you!

The Cyber Crimes Act 19 of 2020 (the Act) has now been signed into law. However, it has not come into effect. President Cyril Ramaphosa, has yet to confirm the commencement date in the Government Gazette. This Act aims to protect the public and categorises certain...

POPIA is Effective!

On the topic of POPIA becoming effective, all of us should ask ourselves one key question: would we take it upon ourselves to dig into a colleague or client's purse and help ourselves? No, we would not! Why do we not see data and personal information in the same...

Gender Equality: The Recognition Of Polyandrous Marriages In Customary Law

Among many African communities polygamy is a very common traditional marriage practice. Polygamy is divided into polyandry and polygyny. Polyandry is defined as a form of polygamy in which a woman has more than one husband while polygyny is a form of polygamy in which...

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