Articles by Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti

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Concourt takes compassionate approach to people who enter country unlawfully

Asylum delayed is not (necessarily) asylum denied

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 17 January 2019
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Concourt agrees: people guilty of serious crimes will not qualify for refugee status

However, extradition law still protects their fundamental rights

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 6 December 2018
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When can a landlord evict law-abiding tenants to renovate?

More than 50 tenants of a derelict building in Hillbrow have taken their landlord to the Constitutional Court

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 December 2018
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Asylum seekers can now apply for residence visas

Constitutional Court ruling overturns Home Affairs directive

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 27 November 2018
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Understanding the My Vote Counts judgment

Within the next 18 months South Africans are likely to find out who funds which political parties

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 27 June 2018
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Understanding the Constitutional Court’s Sidney Frankel judgment

Landmark ruling demonstrates a new approach to survivors of sexual assault

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 21 June 2018
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Court rules that religion cannot be used as a defence for anti-gay hate speech

An explanation of the Equality Court’s ruling against against Pastor Oscar Bougaardt

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 15 June 2018
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What are the limits of our right to know? An apartheid-era crookery case will provide the answer

The South African History Archive is still trying to get information from the Reserve Bank on Vito Palazzolo, Johann Blaauw and Robert Oliver Hill

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 14 June 2018
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Court gives community right to fish without permit

Landmark judgment for customary rights

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 6 June 2018
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Victory for asylum seekers in Constitutional Court

Court rules on extension of temporary permits

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 30 May 2018
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Court orders tribal authority to act democratically

Traditional leadership can be compatible with democracy and the Constitution

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 28 May 2018
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Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court

Prisoner alleges unfair discrimination

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 May 2018
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Concourt explains test for racism in the workplace

Employee who used the phrase “swart man” was rightly dismissed

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 May 2018
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Understanding the Michael Komape judgment

It’s a setback for the family, but it will help the campaign to end pit toilets in schools

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 10 May 2018
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Why the Fish River Sun land claim case took 20 years

Court was scathing about Land Claims Commission

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 April 2018
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Court rules that banks can sell your house for next to nothing

Case involved house valued at R470,000 sold for R40,000 by Standard Bank

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 16 April 2018