Alison Lee

Alison Lee

NEWSFLASH FOR WEEK 3 (17 – 21 January 2022)

Dear Reader

Please see the latest happenings for this week.




Tongaat Hulett takes aim at ‘disreputable’ Deloitte


Tongaat Hulett says it has appointed a legal team and initiated a process for claims against long-standing auditor Deloitte for its role in disreputable bookkeeping that has brought it to the brink.





Alexkor facing criminal charges over Northern Cape mining operations


Environment department lays charges against state diamond miner over use of “coffer dams”





First Nations argue their case against Amazon offices


The rehabilitation of a golf course at the confluence of Cape Town’s polluted Liesbeek and Black rivers does not require property development, but the state could restore it, argued one of the indigenous groupings that opposes the R4.6bn development, which would include offices for tech firm Amazon.


The private development, opposed by the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin indigenous council, plans to turn a disused private golf course into an office park with a public park, low-cost housing and R38m earmarked for transforming polluted canals into rivers.





Aarto: Outa heading to ConCourt despite Mbalula’s intention to appeal ruling


The Aarto Act was declared unconstitutional and invalid by the Pretoria High Court.



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