Articles for Tania Broughton

Judicial Conduct Committee split over action against two judges

The judges were late delivering numerous judgments and now face disciplinary hearings


Law | 30 April 2023

Crackdown on judges for late judgments

JSC asks president to suspend Judges Tshifhiwa Maumela and Nomonde Mngqibisa-Thusi


News | 28 April 2023

Court to hear arguments on prisoners’ computer rights

Documents were filed before the Thabo Bester revelations


Law | 25 April 2023

Public display of old SA flag is hate speech, rules SCA

Ruling on the display of the flag in private homes to be determined at another hearing, if brought before a court


Law | 21 April 2023

Bid to seize ANC assets after failure to pay R102-million bill

KwaZulu-Natal marketing company has still not been paid for election posters and banners provided four years ago


News | 5 April 2023

Financial services company ordered to pay client more than R800,000 lost in cybercrime fraud

Judge found that PSG Wealth Financial Planning had not complied with its own policy to protect clients against cybercrime


Law | 31 March 2023

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, says 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