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On 15 March, due to the Covid - 19 pandemic, the state issued an order which prohibits the holding of public meetings.
Within the past month, we have gone from mainly needing to authenticate and verify documents through a physical (wet-ink) signature to an era where the need to authenticate and verify documents online is inevitable.
We live in an ever globalised and connected world where it is possible to buy someone lunch across borders using a website or a mobile app.
Section 32(1) of the Constitution entrenches the fundamental right of access to information.
Sub-Saharan Africa has a 70% unbanked population. This statistic indicates there exists the enormous potential for the adoption of blockchain-based solutions as an alternative to traditional payment options.
When then South African Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, was asked when self-driving vehicle (“SDV”) regulations would be introduced during a parliamentary Q&A session, he answered that there are currently no self-driving cars on the country’s roads, and that government
It is interesting to note that there is now a growing number of places around the world that are refusing to accept paper money payments.
AI and Technology systems innovation (AI-tech) has become a beacon of hope of what can be achieved by improved use of data science and machine learning to cope with a number of principal legal tasks in the judicial system.
Let’s imagine a time when all you had to do to uncover who owns a property was go to a public website and do a public deed search, which would reveal the deed holder.
In 2014 National Treasury issued an instruction prohibition by national and provincial public entities from making payments via the internet due to the risk associated with such transactions.
On 15 March, due to the Covid - 19 pandemic, the state issued an order which prohibits the holding of public meetings.
Within the past month, we have gone from mainly needing to authenticate and verify documents through a physical (wet-ink) signature to an era where the need to authenticate and verify documents online is inevitable.
We live in an ever globalised and connected world where it is possible to buy someone lunch across borders using a website or a mobile app.
Section 32(1) of the Constitution entrenches the fundamental right of access to information.
Sub-Saharan Africa has a 70% unbanked population. This statistic indicates there exists the enormous potential for the adoption of blockchain-based solutions as an alternative to traditional payment options.
When then South African Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, was asked when self-driving vehicle (“SDV”) regulations would be introduced during a parliamentary Q&A session, he answered that there are currently no self-driving cars on the country’s roads, and that government
It is interesting to note that there is now a growing number of places around the world that are refusing to accept paper money payments.
AI and Technology systems innovation (AI-tech) has become a beacon of hope of what can be achieved by improved use of data science and machine learning to cope with a number of principal legal tasks in the judicial system.
Let’s imagine a time when all you had to do to uncover who owns a property was go to a public website and do a public deed search, which would reveal the deed holder.
In 2014 National Treasury issued an instruction prohibition by national and provincial public entities from making payments via the internet due to the risk associated with such transactions.
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Nonhlanhla Ngwenya

SELF-DRIVING VEHICLE LAWS EXIST ONLY IN THE FUTURE

When then South African Minister of Transport, Blade Nzimande, was asked when self-driving vehicle (“SDV”) regulations would be introduced during a parliamentary Q&A session, he answered that there are currently no self-driving cars on the country’s roads, and that government has plans for their introduction but not in  the immediate future.

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