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High Court ruling provides relief for RAF
High Court ruling provides relief for RAFArticle

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has welcomed the Pretoria High Court judgment suspending warrants of execution and attachments against the Road Accident Fund (RAF)...

13 Apr 2021

SABC lift replacement contract set aside
SABC lift replacement contract set asideArticle

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed a high court ruling setting aside an SABC lift replacement contract after finding it to be unlawful and invalid...

21 Dec 2020

All private preschools, ECD centres may open immediately
All private preschools, ECD centres may open immediatelyArticle

The Department of Social Development says it has noted the High Court ruling on Monday that all private preschools and Early Childhood Development centres (ECD) may open with immediate effect, provided they maintain safety measures...

7 Jul 2020

Private schools must give fair hearings before kicking children out, rules Concourt
Private schools must give fair hearings before kicking children out, rules ConcourtArticle

The Constitutional Court has ruled that private (or independent) schools may no longer rely on contracts with parents as the basis for kicking children out of school without a fair hearing...

Tania Broughton 18 Jun 2020

'Irrational' lockdown regulations invalid - High Court ruling
'Irrational' lockdown regulations invalid - High Court rulingArticle

The Gauteng High Court yesterday declared the Covid-19 lockdown regulations in Levels 3 and 4 unconstitutional and invalid...

Shan Radcliffe 3 Jun 2020

Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parents
Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parentsArticle

It has taken four years of legal battles, but now if you were born in South Africa to foreign parents you can apply for citizenship...

Tania Broughton 26 Feb 2020

Rights, obligations and recourse for short-term rental properties
Rights, obligations and recourse for short-term rental propertiesArticle

"In recent years, sectional title properties have grown in popularity to become the preferred choice of holiday accommodation in most destination hotspots and therefore also the most attractive property type for buyers seeking short-term buy-to-let investments," says Brett Leon, MD of Lew Geffen Sotheby's International Realty, Atlantic Seaboard and City Bowl.

24 Dec 2019

Can your contract protect you against construction mafia losses?
Can your contract protect you against construction mafia losses?Article

Disruptions and work stoppages orchestrated by the now-infamous construction mafia in South Africa is adding to the woes of the already beleaguered construction sector...

28 Oct 2019

City ordered to compensate homeless for destruction of their possessions
City ordered to compensate homeless for destruction of their possessionsArticle

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered the City of Johannesburg to compensate 27 homeless people for unlawfully confiscating and destroying their property...

Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti 8 Apr 2019

Key judgement secures renewable IPP contracts with Eskom
Key judgement secures renewable IPP contracts with EskomArticle

The Pretoria High Court has dismissed a declarator and interdict application brought by the Coal Transporters Forum (CTF) to set aside the power purchase agreements...

Michael Evans & Megan Adderley 28 Mar 2019

Western Cape government wins school closure case
Western Cape government wins school closure caseArticle

Parents and members of the school governing body (SGB) at Uitzig Secondary near Elsies River have vowed to take their fight to keep the school open (which would mean going to the Constitutional Court)...

Barbara Maregele 7 Mar 2019

Zim casualty doctors join strike
Zim casualty doctors join strikeArticle

Zimbabwean casualty doctors have joined their colleagues in a strike...

27 Dec 2018

DAFF ignores science, wastes public funds in appealing High Court Rock Lobster ruling
DAFF ignores science, wastes public funds in appealing High Court Rock Lobster rulingArticle

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries (DAFF) plans to appeal the recent Western Cape High Court ruling against fishing quotas for West Coast Rock Lobster thereby incurring further legal costs.

Louzel Lombard Steyn 22 Oct 2018

Mark Arnold, principal officer of Resolution Health Medical Scheme
Act could redress medical scheme sustainability issuesArticle

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has hinted at a number of reforms that directly address challenges of sustainability that the medical schemes industry is currently facing...

21 May 2018

SAPS appeals court judgment on firearm renewals
SAPS appeals court judgment on firearm renewalsArticle

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has filed a notice of appeal with the Constitutional Court in relation to the judgment on firearm renewals...

28 Jul 2017

Genesis wins case on accounting for use of medical savings funds
Genesis wins case on accounting for use of medical savings fundsArticle

Genesis has won its legal battle with the Council of Medical Schemes over how to account for the funds in members' medical savings accounts...

9 Jun 2017

South Africa's power utility is hoping for a tariff hike. It may not get it
South Africa's power utility is hoping for a tariff hike. It may not get itArticle

South Africa's National Energy Regulator (Nersa) is soon to decide if the country's power utility, Eskom, should be granted an exemption from a long list of regulatory reporting requirements when it submits a new tariff application next month...

Stephen Labson 22 May 2017

Koeberg nuclear power station
Nuclear body responds to judgementArticle

Necsa has reacted to the court ruling on the nuclear deal, saying claims that it had killed SA's nuclear build programme is an over reaction...

28 Apr 2017

Weed has been legalised? No, not quite...
Weed has been legalised? No, not quite...Article

When I saw the headlines on Friday stating the Western Cape High Court had declared the use of marijuana at home legal, I believed someone had shot off an early April Fool's joke...

Shan Radcliffe 3 Apr 2017

SA formally withdrawing from ICC
SA formally withdrawing from ICCArticle

South Africa has formally requested to withdraw from the Rome Statute, a treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC)...

21 Oct 2016

AfriForum's Unisa language case to go on
AfriForum's Unisa language case to go onArticle

Lobby group AfriForum says its battle to preserve Afrikaans as a medium of instruction at various universities in the country will continue despite a high court ruling that dismissed its urgent application to interdict the University of SA (Unisa) from implementing its English-only policy...

Bekezela Phakathi 27 Sep 2016

-East Fort Hout Bay - Hout Bay and Llandudno Heritage Association
SA's ten most endangered cultural heritage sitesArticle

A part of our history and culture is lost every time South Africa loses a heritage site...

23 Sep 2016

DoC studying Motsoeneng's SCA ruling
DoC studying Motsoeneng's SCA rulingArticle

The Ministry of Communications says it has noted the court judgment regarding the Chief Operating Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Hlaudi Motsoeneng...

20 Sep 2016

Source: Eskom
Eskom faces possible ratings downgradeArticle

Eskom says it will continue engaging with Moody's after the credit agency announced it was putting the power utility's ratings on credit review...

15 Sep 2016

Equitable and fair reinstatement of a credit agreement
Equitable and fair reinstatement of a credit agreementArticle

In the case of Nomsa Nkata vs FirstRand Bank Limited, the Constitutional Court has elected to uphold the High Court ruling to reinstate a credit agreement between the two parties, despite the property (over which the agreement was based) already having been sold in execution...

Siyanda Khanyile 6 Jul 2016

Class action could suck the breath out of the mining industry
Class action could suck the breath out of the mining industryArticle

Although any sort of outcome is still years off, the high court ruling on the silicosis class action will no doubt have mining houses panicked...

Nicci Botha 16 May 2016

Sovereign shrugs off court ruling to prevent shareholder meeting
Sovereign shrugs off court ruling to prevent shareholder meetingArticle

Albie Cilliers, the Western Cape-based small shareholder who challenged the board of Sovereign Foods, welcomed the high court ruling preventing the company from going ahead with the shareholders' meeting scheduled for on Tuesday...

Ann Crotty 30 Mar 2016

Motsoeneng sits tight as SABC rallies behind him
Motsoeneng sits tight as SABC rallies behind himArticle

There is still no clarity on the future of South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operation officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, just one of several unresolved issues at the public broadcaster...

Bekezela Phakathi 17 Dec 2015

Oscar ruling dominates almost 90% of social media activity
Oscar ruling dominates almost 90% of social media activityArticle

Almost 90% of social media activity on Thursday was dedicated to the ruling made by the Supreme Court of Appeals in Bloemfontein which found Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder...

Mpho Raborife 4 Dec 2015

Rugby player wins compensation case after 13 years
Rugby player wins compensation case after 13 yearsArticle

Following a 13-year battle for justice, the Constitutional Court has ruled that Charles Oppelt, former Mamre rugby-player who was left quadriplegic following the neglect by Cape Town hospitals, was failed by the health care system...

22 Oct 2015

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ConCourt ruling to have 'profound effect' on Public ProtectorArticle

The Constitutional Court's ruling in the EFF's Nkandla battle will profoundly affect how the Public Protector exercises her power, as a recent high court ruling had "severely compromised" her office...

Thomas Hartleb 30 Sep 2015

Social media supreme court ruling can negetively affect your bottom line
Social media supreme court ruling can negetively affect your bottom lineArticle

Over the past few weeks social media has been buzzing with celebrities vs twelebs and how the spotlight was focussed on Bonang Matheba among others...

Veli Dlamini 22 Sep 2015

Telecel appoints new Chief Executive
Telecel appoints new Chief ExecutiveArticle

Telecel Zimbabwe has appointed Angeline Vere as its new chief executive, she becomes Telecel Zimbabwe's fourth CEO in five years...

Tawanda Musarurwa 22 Jun 2015

Home Affairs studying High Court ruling
Home Affairs studying High Court rulingArticle

PRETORIA: The Department of Home Affairs says it is studying the judgement of the Western Cape High Court, regarding the implementation of the new immigration regulations.

2 Jul 2014

Court mulls ruling on Sishen Iron Ore
Court mulls ruling on Sishen Iron OreArticle

A high court ruling that effectively increased Sishen Iron Ore Company's rights in the Sishen Mine in the Northern Cape from 78.6% to 100% prevented the state from allowing new entrants into the mining fold, the Constitutional Court heard on Tuesday (3 September).

Ernest Mabuza 5 Sep 2013

Modise calls for urgent intervention to avert evictionsArticle

PRETORIA: North West Premier Thandi Modise has called for an urgent inter-governmental intervention to find alternative accommodation for over 1,000 households who are facing eviction from the Meiringspark/Ratanang informal settlement in Klerksdorp.

3 Jun 2013

Worn tyre recycling levy criticised
Worn tyre recycling levy criticisedArticle

Government's plan to hit tyre-makers with a recycling levy, to remove the blight of dumped tyres has been vigorously opposed by tyre manufacturers who will have to pay hundreds of millions of rand each year.

Moyagabo Maake 8 Apr 2013

Kumba, ArcelorMittal choose arbitration
Kumba, ArcelorMittal choose arbitrationArticle

Kumba Iron Ore and steel producer, ArcelorMittal SA say arbitration over iron-ore deliveries will start as soon as possible, with both parties finalising documents.

Mark Allix 5 Apr 2013

Agri SA welcomes court ruling on transfer of water licence
Agri SA welcomes court ruling on transfer of water licenceArticle

Agri SA president Johannes Möller has welcomed the Appeal Court ruling in the case of AS Makhanya, N.O & the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs vs. Goede Wellington Boerdery.

12 Dec 2012

Govt departments urged to register vehicles for e-tollsArticle

PRETORIA: Cabinet has called on government institutions to register all their vehicles for the Gauteng e-tolling system.

7 Dec 2012

Swaziland's phone war sparks crisisArticle

A row between MTN Swaziland and that country's telecommunications operator has sparked a national crisis.

Louise Redvers 16 Oct 2012

Govt meets parties for final e-toll talks
Govt meets parties for final e-toll talksArticle

A final round of talks between government and stakeholders on the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Programme (GFIP) got underway in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon.

26 Sep 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Govt calls for unbiased 'spy machine' debateArticle

Newly appointed information minister of Malawi, Moses Kunkuyu has said that if there has to be an unbiased debate over the controversial Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (CIRMS), the media and all those involved have to stop calling it a 'spy machine'.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 17 May 2012

Banda asked to investigate MACRA over MML licence
Banda asked to investigate MACRA over MML licenceArticle

Steven Nhlane, editor of the Malawi News has asked president Joyce Banda to investigate the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) after the high court in Blantyre ordered the regulator to pay Malawi Mobile Limited (MML) a sum of US$66 million for breach of contract last week.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 2 May 2012

Is the High Court ruling on PMB's a Pyrrhic victory for consumers?Article

John Cranke, Regional Head at PSG Konsult Corporate (PSGKC) comments on the decision by the High Court to dismiss the Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) application to have Prescribed Minimum Benefits (PMBs) reimbursed at medical scheme rates (as opposed to at cost).

4 Apr 2012

Asylum-seekers lost in bureaucratic mazeArticle

Africareview.com reports that asylum-seekers entering South Africa are no longer being issued with the necessary documents to apply for refugee status. Without a so-called section 23 permit, they are being turned away from Refugee Reception Offices (RROs) and denied the opportunity to legalise their stay in the country.

23 Jan 2012

IFP asks minister to intervene in Waterkloof Four sagaArticle

In a statement on Allafrica.com, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has called on the Minister of Correctional Services Mapisa-Nqakula to urgently intervene in the Waterkloof Four saga, following the failure of Correctional Service officials to abide by a High Court ruling that two members of the so-called "Waterkloof Four" group will be allowed to serve the remainder of their sentences under house arrest.

22 Dec 2011

Namibia may oppose court ruling on Walmart
Namibia may oppose court ruling on WalmartArticle

Walmart may face a further hurdle in its bid to acquire local and regional retailer Massmart, after Namibia's antitrust body said it may appeal against a recent high court ruling in the US company's favour.

Michael Bleby 20 May 2011

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