Law

Court orders Gauteng government to pay non-profit organisations

The provincial social development department must provide funding contracts to successful organisations by the end of May

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Law | 23 May 2024

Large fishing companies oppose squid quotas in court

The commercial industry is being “greedy” says Eastern Cape small-scale fisher

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Law | 16 May 2024

Electoral Court fines ANC, ATM, COPE, PAC, NFP and AIC

They failed to provide audited financial statements

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Law | 13 May 2024

Western Cape separatist loses complaint against Daily Maverick

A ruling by the Press Ombud has helped clarify clauses about fact versus opinion in the Press Code

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Law | 9 May 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

Over 230 court judgments are late

The latest report does not list any judgments reserved in the last six months

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Law | 30 April 2024

Kaizer Chiefs vs Sunday World: Press Ombud rules against headline

Editors may feel that rulings like this tie their hands when it comes to punchy headlines

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Law | 29 April 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