Articles for Ciaran Ryan

Thousands of non-violent offenders due for early release from prison

More than 24,000 prisoners are likely to be released of whom about 3,000 will be deported


News | 17 August 2023

Judgment reserved in case to decide future of Zimbabweans in South Africa

State asks for ZEPHA’s case to be dismissed with costs


Law | 14 April 2023

Zimbabwean Exemption Permit: Minister acted outside his powers, court told

“We are sleepwalking into a catastrophe”, says lawyer for Zimbabwe Immigrants Forum


Law | 13 April 2023

ZEP: no rights were taken away, Home Affairs’ lawyers tell court

“Government is free to change the policy”


Law | 12 April 2023

Helen Suzman Foundation slams Home Affairs’ decision to terminate ZEP system

The Foundation is among several groups in court challenging the decision by Minister Aaron Motsoaledi


Law | 11 April 2023

Komape family wins court battle seven years after their son drowned in a pit toilet

State must provide court with reports every six months with details of steps taken to eradicate pit toilets


News | 17 September 2021

Limpopo education department is in breach of order to get rid of school pit latrines, court hears

State’s plan is unconstitutional as pit toilets will only become a thing of the past in 2030, argues SECTION27


Law | 7 August 2021

Lockdown has left South Africa drowning in debt

Loan repayment holiday offered by banks could cost borrowers more than R20 billion


News | 20 August 2020

Parliament extends deadline for land expropriation submissions after public outcry

Some submissions to the legislature’s email address have been blocked for “unacceptable content”.


News | 31 January 2020

Good news for 70 pensioners who track down R650,000 in unclaimed pensions

“This may seem small compared to the billions of unclaimed assets, but it is always nice to see a direct impact”


News | 16 January 2020

Komape family awarded R1.4 million for emotional shock and grief

Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Limpopo High Court decision


Law | 18 December 2019

Trade union pension funds sit with billions of rands in unclaimed benefits

R19 billion owed to beneficiaries in metal industry


Feature | 26 November 2019

Battle to recover R42 billion in unclaimed pension money

Plans to march to Parliament


Analysis | 19 November 2019

Former National Lotteries Commission executive heads to Labour Court

Sershan Naidoo says he was questioning the use of Lottery funds


News | 9 October 2019

Concourt orders Minister of Police to pay R300,000 for wrongful arrest

Judges reaffirm right of accused to be brought to court within 48 hours


Law | 25 September 2019

Komape hearing: judge lashes Limpopo education department

The state’s case against the family of drowned schoolboy is “insensitive”, says Justice Navsa


News | 3 September 2019