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News South Africa: South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/south-africas-highest-court-gives-green-light-private-111229717.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalisation of cannabis was unconstitutional. ...

News South Africa: South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45559954
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places. Pro-marijuana activists cheered in the public gallery and chanted "Weed are free now" when the Constitutiona...

News South Africa: South Africa in crisis (part 2): corruption and the rotting substructure of the state

News source: https://www.aspistrategist.org.au/south-africa-in-crisis-part-2-corruption-and-the-rotting-substructure-of-the-state/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The bad news for South Africa just keeps getting worse. The latest macroeconomic figures show that GDP shrank for the second quarter in a row, meaning the country has technically entered a recession f...

News South Africa: South African sea snails under threat from surge in poaching - report

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-poaching-abalone/south-african-sea-snails-under-threat-from-surge-in-poaching-report-idUKKCN1LY34F
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Poverty and crime in South Africa are driving a surge in the illegal harvesting off its shores of the abalone, a large sea snail coveted as a delicacy in some parts of ...

News South Africa: Meet Captain South Africa; she'd rather not punch criminals

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/meet-captain-south-africa-shed-rather-not-punch-093212216.html
Publicated on: Friday 14 September 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The usual suspects — Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and Darth Vader — roamed at Comic Con Africa. A few African characters were also on display: Kwezi, Captain South Africa and Shaka Zu...

News South Africa: Sinopec trails Glencore in race for Chevron South Africa

News source: https://www.theasset.com/belt-road-online/35052/sinopec-trails-glencore-in-race-for-chevron-south-africa-
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

South Africa's Competition Tribunal recently approved, with conditions, Glencore's proposed US$973 million acquisition of Chevron Corp's South African (CSA) subsidiary. Analysts say that this probably ...

News South Africa: South Africa Land Plan Has Some Upside, Big Risks, IRR Says

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/money/south-africa-land-plan-has-some-upside-big-risks-irr-says/ar-BBNuAZr
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

(Bloomberg) -- A land-reform program in South Africa will benefit a small number of citizens if successfully implemented but could be disastrous for most people if it goes awry, one of the country’s l...

News South Africa: South Africa Legalizes Private Use of Cannabis

News source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/South-Africa-Legalizes-Private-Use-of-Cannabis-20180918-0008.html
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

Activists including members of the Rastafarian movement and traditional healers welcomed the ruling. The highest court of South Africa has legalized the use of cannabis by adults in private places Tue...

News South Africa: Where Is Weed Legal? South Africa Becomes Latest Country to Legalize Private Marijuana Use

News source: https://www.newsweek.com/where-africa-marijuana-legal-south-africa-legalizes-private-use-1127204
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

South Africa’s constitutional court ruled on Tuesday that the private use of marijuana must be legal. “It will not be a criminal offense for an adult person to use or be in possession of cannabis in p...

News South Africa: South Africa's Naspers plans to spin off, list pay-TV unit

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/south-africas-naspers-plans-spin-143212228.html
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) - South Africa's Naspers unveiled plans on Monday to spin-off and separately list its pay-TV unit, the first major move aimed at narrowing a discount between its market ...

News South Africa: South African fintech firm Jumo raises US$52m to expand in Asia and Africa; CEO moves to Singapore

News source: https://www.straitstimes.com/business/banking/south-africa-fintech-firm-jumo-raises-us52m-to-expand-in-asia-and-africa-ceo-moves
Publicated on: onday 17 September 2018

SINGAPORE - South African fintech firm Jumo has raised US$52 million (S$71.5 million) in its latest funding round led by Goldman Sachs, which joins as a new investor. The funds will be used for the fi...

News South Africa: South Africa’s Top Court Legalises Personal, Private Cannabis Use

News source: http://precisionresearchandconsulting.com/2018/09/south-africa-s-top-court-legalises-personal-private/
Publicated on: uesday 18 September 2018

The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday morning give South Africans final clarity on whether the private use of dagga is allowed. Judge Zondo said he took into account global law allowing the private ...