Articles by Wilmien Wicomb

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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

By Wilmien Wicomb - 26 April 2019
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Activists haul Blade Nzimande to court

#UniteBehind wants PRASA to hand over list of security contracts

By Wilmien Wicomb - 28 March 2019
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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

By Wilmien Wicomb - 21 February 2019
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Wild Coast community battles SANRAL and Gwede Mantashe

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

By Wilmien Wicomb - 5 February 2019
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Rental Tribunal sends clear message to landlords: Don’t treat tenants unfairly

Two Salt River families win cases against property owner

By Wilmien Wicomb - 17 January 2019
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Questions & answers about the National Minimum Wage

This is what every employer and employee needs to know

By Wilmien Wicomb - 13 December 2018
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Condemning Israel is not hate speech, Appeal Court finds

Finding against COSATU’s Bongani Masuku overturned

By Wilmien Wicomb - 6 December 2018
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Concourt rules on debt collection notices

Justice for beneficiaries of low-cost Cape Town housing scheme

By Wilmien Wicomb - 6 December 2018
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Appeal Court strikes down infamous locomotive contract

Former CEO Lucky Montana misled PRASA board, says court

By Wilmien Wicomb - 4 December 2018
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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

By Wilmien Wicomb - 23 November 2018
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What does the Constitutional Court’s judgment on protests mean?

The ruling will help people hold peaceful protests without fear of getting criminal records

By Wilmien Wicomb - 20 November 2018

Victory for democracy in rural Eastern Cape

Being able to vote for our leaders is what it means to live in a democracy. Yet the Eastern Cape government tried to block a rural Eastern Cape community from electing their leader. Yesterday the community won an important court victory. Wilmien Wicomb of the Legal Resources Centre explains.

Wilmien Wicomb - 19 August 2015