Articles by Wilmien Wicomb

Court blocks development on Cape Flats Aquifer

City of Cape Town and provincial government told to consider new evidence


19 February 2020

The chief, the mines and the lost Bakgatla billions

Painstaking work of Baloyi Commission may come to nothing


25 October 2019

Concourt ruling on labour tenants sends message on government inefficiency

Appointing a special master to assist the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is not judicial overreach

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21 August 2019

What Appeal Court’s fracking judgment means

Ruling may lead to better environmental oversight


14 August 2019

A strike turned violent. The company fired the workers. Here’s what the Concourt ruled

Ruling has implications for the legal concept of derivative misconduct


24 July 2019

Lonmin case shows how hard it is to hold mines to account

North West High Court rejects bid to declare Minister of Mineral Resources in breach of statutory duties


26 April 2019

Activists haul Blade Nzimande to court

#UniteBehind wants PRASA to hand over list of security contracts


28 March 2019

Expropriation Bill: it’s rural black people who are most at risk

Vulnerable communities have lost their land to the state and mining companies in the past decade


21 February 2019

Wild Coast community battles SANRAL and Gwede Mantashe

Dispute over future of N2 route takes interesting turn as contractor pulls out


5 February 2019

Rental Tribunal sends clear message to landlords: Don’t treat tenants unfairly

Two Salt River families win cases against property owner


17 January 2019

Questions & answers about the National Minimum Wage

This is what every employer and employee needs to know


13 December 2018

Condemning Israel is not hate speech, Appeal Court finds

Finding against COSATU’s Bongani Masuku overturned


6 December 2018

Concourt rules on debt collection notices

Justice for beneficiaries of low-cost Cape Town housing scheme


6 December 2018

Appeal Court strikes down infamous locomotive contract

Former CEO Lucky Montana misled PRASA board, says court


4 December 2018

Xolobeni judgment is vital to land debate

Gwede Mantashe is concerned about mining being halted, but the judgment is an incentive for the industry to change the way it operates


23 November 2018