Articles for Daniel Steyn

Postbank board axed over unlawful contracts

Over 600,000 beneficiaries were affected by last week’s system failure, Ministers confirm

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News | 14 September 2023

Here’s what caused the social grant payment “glitch”

Postbank’s legal dispute with “payment switch” software provider sheds light on ongoing technical troubles


News | 14 September 2023

Pensioners are still struggling to access grants, a week after “system glitch”

Black Sash says it’s been inundated with calls

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Brief | 12 September 2023

Cape Town’s long history of struggling for enough water

Science for the People seminar tells the story of the city’s water supply since 1650


News | 12 September 2023

Nandipha Magudumana denied bail

Bloemfontein magistrate says “nothing would stand in her way” to assist Bester escape again


News | 11 September 2023

Fire safety review in Cape Town buildings after tragic Johannesburg fire

Ndifuna Ukwazi and Reclaim the City plan to strengthen fire safety protocols in two buildings occupied by activists


Brief | 6 September 2023

Nandipha Magudumana’s kidnapping claim questioned by state

Magudumana has “a right to liberty” until convicted, court told


Brief | 4 September 2023

“No one was looking for her”: Magudumana’s lawyer hits back at state

Fraud cases against Magudumana not relevant to bail application, says lawyer


News | 30 August 2023

Analysis: The troubled history of Mangaung prison

The high-security prison is in the spotlight again after the suicide of an inmate this week


Analysis | 24 August 2023

Mystery surrounds black empowerment gains from G4S prison contract

Dividends were supposed to address needs of local community


News | 23 August 2023

Court confirms suspended sentence for man who sexually assaulted seven-year-old

“This is not justice” says a researcher for Judges Matter


Law | 16 August 2023

Taxi council must prove it took reasonable steps to stop violence, rules court

SANTACO will have to show it complied with an interdict and is not in contempt of court


Brief | 8 August 2023

Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana allege inhumane treatment while in custody

Bester says possessions, which he claims are worth R40-million, were confiscated during his arrest

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Brief | 8 August 2023

City of Cape Town granted urgent interdict against taxi council

“Stop this madness as soon as possible,” says judge

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Law | 7 August 2023