Articles by Ciaran Ryan

Lockdown has left South Africa drowning in debt

Loan repayment holiday offered by banks could cost borrowers more than R20 billion

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20 August 2020

Parliament extends deadline for land expropriation submissions after public outcry

Some submissions to the legislature’s email address have been blocked for “unacceptable content”.

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31 January 2020

Good news for 70 pensioners who track down R650,000 in unclaimed pensions

“This may seem small compared to the billions of unclaimed assets, but it is always nice to see a direct impact”

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16 January 2020

Komape family awarded R1.4 million for emotional shock and grief

Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Limpopo High Court decision

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18 December 2019

Trade union pension funds sit with billions of rands in unclaimed benefits

R19 billion owed to beneficiaries in metal industry

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26 November 2019

Battle to recover R42 billion in unclaimed pension money

Plans to march to Parliament

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19 November 2019

Former National Lotteries Commission executive heads to Labour Court

Sershan Naidoo says he was questioning the use of Lottery funds

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9 October 2019

Concourt orders Minister of Police to pay R300,000 for wrongful arrest

Judges reaffirm right of accused to be brought to court within 48 hours

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25 September 2019

Komape hearing: judge lashes Limpopo education department

The state’s case against the family of drowned schoolboy is “insensitive”, says Justice Navsa

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3 September 2019

Billions in mining royalties intended for the poor squandered, stolen or diverted

Corruption Watch report finds revised Mining Charter isn’t working

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1 July 2019

Six mining groups ask court to approve R5 billion silicosis settlement

But some mines will continue to fight class action suit

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30 May 2019

Here are the arguments for and against banning the old South African flag

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Afriforum are opposing each other in the Johannesburg Equality Court

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29 April 2019

Former Sasol Coal miners claim more than R80 million for coal-related illnesses

Company says it took reasonable measures and the period for claims has expired

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25 April 2019

Disease haunts Mpumalanga coal town

“The blasting happens every day and you can feel the houses shaking”

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11 April 2019

Forget cigarette smuggling. The big money is in stealing coal

Coal theft siphons off billions of rands a year

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22 February 2019

Lawlessness at Gupta mines was behind deadly tragedy

Men trapped underground at Gloria Coal Mine were allegedly stealing cable

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18 February 2019