Hundreds of organisations swear to defend constitutional democracy

Gauteng meeting of activists condemns “corrupt forces in our society that are opposed to democratic rule”

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News | 5 July 2022

Court action to stop immigrants being denied life-saving healthcare

Two-year-old Zimbabwean boy died after state hospital denied him treatment because his mother had no birth certificate

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Law | 30 June 2022

Marriages under Islamic law given legal status

Women who divorced under Sharia were often left destitute and powerless to enforce maintenance and protect the rights of their children

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Law | 29 June 2022

Dismissed, determined doper loses court bid to be reinstated

Being fired for using cannabis is not unfair discrimination, court rules

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Law | 28 June 2022

SIU freezes mansion of former lottery chair

Under Alfred Nevhutanda’s tenure as chairperson of the Lottery board there was grand-scale corruption

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News | 27 June 2022

Yeoville Market fire was a xenophobic attack, say activists and stall owners

Many immigrant entrepreneurs lost their livelihoods in the fire

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News | 24 June 2022

Question mark over future of historic Liliesleaf Farm

The Department of Arts and Culture plans to take over the museum

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Feature | 22 June 2022

Surviving from a Pretoria rubbish dump

“It’s painful the way we live but we’re glad to be closer to the landfill” explains waste picker

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News | 21 June 2022

Why pensioners have been sleeping outside the Constitutional Court

“Government should heal our wounds and give us compensation” says apartheid victim

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News | 20 June 2022

Understanding the Zimbabwean permit case

Hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans living in South Africa may find themselves undocumented on 1 January 2023. The Helen Suzman Foundation is trying to stop this.

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Law | 20 June 2022

Domestic workers march in Pretoria for decent pay and benefits

“There is a need for domestic workers to unite and fight for our rights” says worker

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Brief | 17 June 2022

High Court wrong about law on foetuses under 26 weeks, Concourt rules

The court refused to confirm a Pretoria High Court ruling that sections of the Births and Deaths Registration Act are unconstitutional

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Law | 17 June 2022

Youth picket, demand library be opened as government promised

The R23-million Lehae Library was meant to open in 2018

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Can cities charge fees for protests? Here’s what a judge ruled

Fees levied by the City of Johannesburg on organisers of protests are unconstitutional says High Court

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Law | 14 June 2022

Desperate for money, social grant recipients borrow from a surprising source

“I received my money yesterday but it’s already finished”

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News | 10 June 2022

Young woman’s dream of becoming an architect crushed in her battle to get asylum

Home Affairs mum on future of stateless and undocumented children living in South Africa

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News | 9 June 2022