Articles for Tania Broughton

Discovery Health says Road Accident Fund in breach of court order

In 2022 the High Court ruled that the fund could not withhold payments for past medical expenses covered by medical aids

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Law | 20 June 2024

Court grants order to evict hundreds of people living on streets of Cape Town

But judge puts strict conditions on the way the eviction must be carried out and emphasises that the city also belongs to the evictees, as it does to those who live in mansions

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Law | 19 June 2024

Constitutional Court refuses Home Affairs leave to appeal Zimbabwe permit decision

In June 2023 the Pretoria High Court ruled that the Zimbabwean Exemption Permit was unlawfully terminated

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Brief | 19 June 2024

Judge Mngqibisa-Thusi cleared of gross misconduct charges

But tribunal finds that it is gross negligence to fail to deliver 27 judgments within accepted time-frames

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Law | 14 June 2024

Appeal court overturns cyber crime ruling

This is a clear message to verify bank account details before paying

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Law | 10 June 2024

Environmental activists win against Shell in appeal court

Shell still has one more shot at seismic exploration authorisation

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Law | 3 June 2024

Concourt rules out R2-billion damages claim by Zimbabwean farmers

Afriforum, supporting the farmers, says it will continue the legal fight in other countries

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Law | 6 May 2024

Village activists take Marikana mining company to court

Tharisa Mines is trying to gag us, say Oridile Kgatea and Rodney Kotsedi

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Law | 1 May 2024

Immigration officer slammed by judges after Ethiopian asylum seeker attempts suicide

Tsegaye Esyas says he was duped into confessing that he was in South Africa illegally

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Law | 24 April 2024

Court orders suspended Lotto secretary to pay punitive costs

Nompumelelo Nene failed in her bid to halt her disciplinary hearing

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Law | 23 April 2024

Housing activists lose Tafelberg case

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled the sale of the site for private development was lawful

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Law | 12 April 2024

“Anti-vax” doctor’s disciplinary inquiry gets underway

Shankara Chetty is accused of failing to act in the best interests of patients

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Law | 11 April 2024

Assaults on learners: Appeal court says tougher sanctions must apply to teachers

Two teachers were given an inappropriately small fine by the South African Council for Education and left to continue teaching

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Law | 10 April 2024

Langaville families lose flushing loos case

Residents of the informal settlement went to court because they have had “temporary” chemical toilets for over 12 years

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Law | 2 April 2024

Legal setback for PRASA whistleblower

Fired head of legal Martha Ngoye’s reinstatement overturned on appeal

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Law | 28 March 2024

Court tells Lottery legal manager to pay punitive costs

“It is impossible to avoid the inference that this application is a tactic to delay, rather than finalise the disciplinary proceedings in good time,” said acting Judge Johan Moorcroft

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Law | 28 March 2024