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Monday, 13 July 2020
Laws are like sausages

Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made. We knew at the outset of the Laws.Africa journey that we would have an opportunity to reference Chancellor Otto von Bismarck’s views on legislation. 

Publication Date:
Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 16:30
International award for two UCT Law academics

The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Professor Dee Smythe from the Centre for Law and Society (CLS), and Associate Professor Kelley Moult from the Centre of Criminology made history when they were both chosen for the Stan Wheeler Mentorship Award for their joint efforts in mentoring law and society scholars.

Publication Date:
Tue, 12 May 2020 - 18:00
Customary savings and the law

The South African stokvel sector is massive and controls vast financial resources. It holds an estimated ZAR49.5 billion in member savings and has some 11.6 million participants. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 11 May 2020 - 15:00
Zero-rating from Cell C and Telkom

The University of Cape Town (UCT) is very pleased to announce that Cell C and Telkom have both agreed to the university’s request to zero-rate access to certain UCT websites.


Publication Date:
Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 09:45