Articles for Tania Broughton

Court challenge to SIU findings against Nelson Mandela Bay’s Covid spending fails

The Special Investigating Unit found irregularities in a R26.4-million toilet procurement during the national state of disaster


Law | 15 March 2023

Attempt to neuter corruption-busting tribunal rebuffed by Concourt

Appeal brought by company accused of dodgy Covid contracts dismissed


Law | 10 March 2023

Insulting language by a lawyer cannot be tolerated in court, say SCA

The Supreme Court of Appeal has blocked a bad tempered, disrespectful law graduate from being admitted as an attorney


Law | 8 March 2023

Evicted waste pickers win in court

Company must rebuild homes of the “Airfield Community” on land near Waterkloof base


Law | 3 March 2023

Court orders former Lottery boss to pay punitive legal costs to journalist

Raymond Joseph is suing former Chief Operating Officer of the National Lotteries Commission Phillemon Letwaba for defamation


Law | 1 March 2023

Supreme Court of Appeal reserves judgment in Tafelberg matter

“At the heart of the matter is the government’s obligations to promote equitable access to land and to redress spatial apartheid” says housing activist


Law | 20 February 2023

High Court declares sections of Refugees Act unconstitutional

The sections render asylum seekers “undocumented” if they do not renew visas within one month of expiry date


Law | 16 February 2023

You can’t be fired just because you’re unpopular, court says

Labour Appeal Court rules that Standard Bank branch manager must be reinstated


Law | 14 February 2023

Silicosis class action bolstered by Appeal Court ruling

Litigation has been ongoing for ten years


Law | 7 February 2023

Appeal Court finds Cape Town’s emergency housing programme is not unconstitutional

Although it overturned the High Court ruling, the SCA granted the same relief


Law | 6 February 2023

Four more years in prison for rhino poacher

Mfana Ignitus Kubai’s prison sentence was increased from 11 to 15 years on appeal


Law | 31 January 2023

Lawyer must pay clients R1.4 million stolen by scammer

Attorney Gavin Hartog believed he was transferring money to his client’s account but it went to a fraudster


Law | 30 January 2023

Mantashe’s axing of Peter Becker was unconstitutional, rules court

Becker served on the National Nuclear Regulatory Board


Law | 20 January 2023

Leading law firm ordered to pay victim of cyber crime

Court judgment has consequences for companies that invoice via email


News | 17 January 2023

Court rules on unwed fathers

Judge says regulation on registration of unwed fathers without documents on children’s birth certificates is “irrational” and unconstitutional


Law | 16 January 2023

SAPS must pay damages to senior officer falsely accused of racism

R300,000 in compensation awarded to senior police officer


Law | 13 January 2023