Articles by Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti

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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
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Constitutional Court decision strengthens workers’ rights

Employees who don’t get the legal niceties right at the CCMA should not be prejudiced

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 27 March 2018
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Traders vs Transnet: court case has consequences for informal businesses

Mogwase’s informal traders argue that closing their businesses will make them dependent on the state

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 19 March 2018
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Court bid to reinstate SADC Tribunal

Judgment expected on Thursday

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 28 February 2018
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Endumeni housing judgment is a warning to municipalities

Court finds allocation process irregular and corrupt

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 13 February 2018