The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the private cultivation, possession and consumption of cannabis is legal. Here are the key elements of the ruling

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Highest court gives green light to dagga

The Constitutional Court has decriminalised the use or possession of cannabis by an adult in private for personal consumption

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Denel was ‘perilously close to handing over defence tech to the Guptas’, Outa says

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Rand does well in line with other risk assets as dollar retreats

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Naspers’s OLX revs its engine with Webuycars deal

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Nsfas gets qualified audit for irregular spend relating to student loan agreements

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Typhoon Mangkhut death toll hits 74 — and is expected to rise

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Alleged plot against Cyril Ramaphosa is ‘threat to our revolution’, says Blade Nzimande

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Less than 50% of municipal accounting officers and CFOs have required competency levels

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Zimbabwe’s opposition MPs walk out of Emmerson Mnangagwa’s address

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Sim Tshabalala says no to ANC’s bullying

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China vows to retaliate against Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs

China calls Trump’s ‘protectionist and unilateral measures’ unacceptable

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Naspers to unbundle and list MultiChoice

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Uganda to telecoms firms: you need to list to get a licence

The cabinet has agreed to renew MTN’s licence, but it is not clear whether the company will have to comply with the new requirements for operators

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How the ANC tried to bully Standard Bank CEO

Testimony at the Zondo commission incriminates two of the party’s top officials

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to kick-start economy unfolds

Ramaphosa’s office says the stimulus package will reprioritise government spending, within the existing fiscal framework

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