Articles by Ciaran Ryan

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Forget cigarette smuggling. The big money is in stealing coal

Coal theft siphons off billions of rands a year

By Ciaran Ryan - 22 February 2019
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Lawlessness at Gupta mines was behind deadly tragedy

Men trapped underground at Gloria Coal Mine were allegedly stealing cable

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 February 2019
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Joburg prisoners claim department is violating court’s order to feed them properly

Correctional Services says it has complied with the order and denies any wrongdoing

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 January 2019
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Taps run dry in Bethal for non-payment of Rand Water bill

Local businesses and residents have come to the rescue of the town residents

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 January 2019
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Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of SA

Shafted by the Guptas, the people of Blinkpan, Mpumalanga have come together across race and class to help each other

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 January 2019
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Court ruling provides some relief for borrowers

Maximum interest rate on second loans reduced

By Ciaran Ryan - 7 December 2018
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Court orders SASSA to pay grants into accounts chosen by beneficiaries

Application was brought by beneficiaries with EasyPay Everywhere accounts held at Grindrod Bank

By Ciaran Ryan - 29 November 2018
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The curious case of PRASA’s “simulated” robbery

Security guards released on bail after allegedly tying up fellow guards and attempting to steal vehicles

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 November 2018
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Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation

The Mining Forum has applied for the company’s mining license to be suspended

By Ciaran Ryan - 29 October 2018
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Bid to have Lonmin’s mining licence suspended

Mining Forum heads to court over Social and Labour Plan

By Ciaran Ryan - 24 October 2018
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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Banks are clogging up the justice system, says court

Pretoria High Court orders banks to use magistrates’ courts when acting against debtors

By Ciaran Ryan - 4 October 2018
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Victory for debtors as judges rule that cases must be referred to lower courts

Pretoria High Court finds that access to justice is denied by dragging cases into high courts

By Ciaran Ryan - 3 October 2018
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Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

Inmates say attempts to open fraud case blocked

By Ciaran Ryan - 20 September 2018
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Gauteng court rules against cheap bank repossessions

Judgment is a victory for Johannesburg homeowners, and possibly homeowners across the country

By Ciaran Ryan - 13 September 2018
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Court to decide how to handle home repossessions

Activist group wants judges to be able to waive reserve prices only in exceptional circumstances

By Ciaran Ryan - 16 August 2018