Articles by Tania Broughton

Eight provincial ministers miss court deadline for school feeding scheme reports

Nutritional needs of millions of children at stake

By Tania Broughton - 4 August 2020

Criminalising cannabis use by children is unconstitutional, court rules

Court hears children are languishing for months in detention for trivial offences

By Tania Broughton - 3 August 2020

Children born abroad with one South African parent have right to citizenship

Constitutional Court says that Home Affairs conduct is “brazenly incompetent”, intransigent, indifferent and inefficient

By Tania Broughton - 24 July 2020

Whistleblower report reveals widespread health care corruption

Elderly, women and children most affected, says Corruption Watch

By Tania Broughton - 22 July 2020

Workers in Cape wine industry face “job massacre”

Over a dozen wine farms are taking government to court over the new blanket ban on alcohol sales

By Tania Broughton - 21 July 2020

Court finds that government failed to feed children

Education ministers must immediately roll out National Schools Nutrition Programme

By Tania Broughton - 17 July 2020

Courts thwart king’s attempt to control land

Instead R1 billion worth of restituted land will be held by community property associations, which is what its claimants want

By Tania Broughton - 17 July 2020

Judge rebukes Cape Town refugee centre

DRC asylum seeker was not given adequate reasons for refusal of application

By Tania Broughton - 8 July 2020

Court order means millions of children can return to pre-school centres

Judge has harsh words for ministers Lindiwe Zulu and Angie Motshekga

By Tania Broughton - 6 July 2020

Court finds JHB “clean up” “cruel, humiliating, degrading and invasive”

Police raids in 2017/18 were unconstitutional and done with ulterior motives

By Tania Broughton - 3 July 2020

Education ministers “ducking accountability” argues Equal Education

Civil society wants courts to supervise government’s handling of school feeding

By Tania Broughton - 2 July 2020

A few “hiccups” but school feeding on track, education department insists

Civil society takes Minister Motshekga to court for “empty promise”

By Tania Broughton - 29 June 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Union objects and will approach Ministry of Trade and Industry

By Tania Broughton - 23 June 2020

Asylum seekers may apply for Covid-19 relief grant

Pretoria High Court rules against the Minister of Social Development

By Tania Broughton - 19 June 2020

Private schools must give fair hearings before kicking children out, rules Concourt

Supreme Court of Appeal decision overturned

By Tania Broughton - 17 June 2020

Motshekga taken to court for “backtracked” promise to reinstate feeding programme

In some households it’s a choice between buying food or the data needed to study online

By Tania Broughton - 14 June 2020