Man ordered to pay over R3 million in maintenance arrears 29 years after divorce

Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that maintenance orders will only prescribe after 30 years

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Law | 1 February 2022

Anti-vax employees can be suspended, says CCMA in second ruling

Commission finds employee’s defence “baseless and without any support, theological or scientific”

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News | 31 January 2022

Eskom loses bid to reduce power to municipalities

Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses power utility’s case

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Law | 24 January 2022

PRASA liable for injuries to man thrown from train

Supreme Court of Appeal delivers landmark judgment in a case involving a man attacked on a train in Stellenbosch in 2011

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Law | 10 November 2021

Parole board told to explain why repeat sex offender was released from jail

Appeal court decision revives woman’s civil suit against minister of justice for R2 million in damages

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Law | 2 November 2021

Court thrashes “Covid-19 denialists”

Lockdown regulations ruled valid and constitutional

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Law | 2 July 2021

Scores arrested in Harrismith and N3 shutdown

Villagers of Intabazwe say municipality has forgotten them

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Brief | 27 May 2021

Thousands of villagers without electricity for nine days in Free State

Youths block roads in protest over outage

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Brief | 25 May 2021

No water in Qwaqwa villages since 2018

Villagers battle to access water, yet government says R220 million supply project is far advanced

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News | 14 April 2021

Taxi drivers shut down Free State town for two days over permit feud

They are demanding that cabs without permits be barred from operating on their routes

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News | 26 March 2021

An employee was attacked at work. A court has ruled that she can sue her employer

“On the facts of this case, the assault took on racial and gendered overtones”

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Law | 8 March 2021

Woman to pay damages for falsely accusing ex-husband of rape

Two of the five Appeal judges disagree

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Law | 11 February 2021

Free State ordered to pay NPOs R120 million in outstanding subsidies

“If financial constraints were an issue, the respondents should have played open cards,” says judge

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Law | 26 May 2020

Communities clash over future of Fish River Sun land

AmaZizi and Prudhoe communities dispute colonial and apartheid history

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Law | 2 April 2020

Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates

Report released after a long legal battle

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News | 3 March 2020

Criminal record of health protesters cleared

Record expunged four years after court set aside convictions

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Brief | 18 February 2020