Articles by Tania Broughton

Granny was the “true parent”, court rules in inheritance case

Child’s grandmother will share in child’s R15-million estate, not his father


25 November 2020

Crucial case on legality of shack demolitions starts

Judges will rule whether a court order must be sought in all cases


24 November 2020

Constitutional Court victory for domestic workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994


19 November 2020

In damning judgment, court calls for Road Accident Fund to be liquidated

RAF officials and attorneys told Judge Denise Fisher that cases were settled, but she smelt a rat


17 November 2020

Court warns government against short cut tender processes

Judge says it was illegal to use settlement agreements to avoid tender procurement laws


13 November 2020

Must government provide flush toilets to informal settlements? A court case may answer this

Residents in Langaville say temporary sanitation measure is being misused as a permanent solution


6 November 2020

Can you smoke dagga before work?

A CCMA ruling suggests you can so long as it doesn’t impair your performance


2 November 2020

Court order has big implications for land expropriation

Municipality must return land to 84-year-old pensioner because it didn’t obtain his consent, suggesting that parts of the Expropriation Act are unconstitutional


23 October 2020

Gauteng court paralysis blamed on security breach

Parliament raises concerns about the Office of the Chief Justice


14 October 2020

Desperate message from senior judge shows court system is breaking down

No telephones, no internet, no wifi, no emails and not enough judges. This is reportedly the current situation at the Pretoria High Court


9 October 2020

Gay couple legally say “I do” after year-long battle

Muhammad Buckus and Kyle Pillay were married at Home Affairs in Richards Bay on Thursday


8 October 2020

Obs occupiers win interdict against City

High Court judge says City of Cape Town tried to use bylaws “as a quick fix” to evict the Singabalapha group


8 October 2020

Gay couple’s struggle to marry in Richards Bay

Home Affairs only gave them a marriage appointment shortly after we started asking questions


5 October 2020

Former domestic worker to inherit Camps Bay guest house and Sea Point flat

Court finds Intestate Succession Act discriminates against unmarried life partners


2 October 2020

Six months of the Solidarity Fund: How is it doing?

An interview with Adrian Enthoven, deputy-chair of the fund

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1 October 2020

Municipality fights editor’s victory

Makhado Municipality applies for leave to appeal against court ruling on access to tender details


23 September 2020