Court challenge to government’s “peanut butter sandwich ban”

Lockdown regulations stop or intimidate charities’ food handouts

By Tania Broughton - 25 May 2020

Judge reprimands ministers of police and defence for “lockdown brutality”

Court orders suspension of police and military involved in the torture and death of Collins Khosa

By Tania Broughton - 15 May 2020
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Covid-19 relief can be aligned to BEE, court rules

Afriforum and Solidarity will appeal to the Constitutional Court

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 11 May 2020
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Why the court ruled that the ban on religious gatherings is not unconstitutional

Under the regulations, every religious denomination is prevented from praying in congregation

By Tanveer Jeewa - 5 May 2020
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Covid-19: Street vendor says she can now feed family of 17 under relaxed regulations

Informal taders selling essential goods and uncooked foods to now operate with a permit during the lockdown

By Mosima Rafapa - 6 April 2020
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Covid-19: ANCYL shuts down supermarket saying it lacked protective gear for workers

Police arrest one of the ANCYL group

By Elna Schütz - 3 April 2020
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Judges award punitive cost order against PRASA for delay in multi-billion rand Siyangena case

#UniteBehind calls for PRASA’s Administrator to be held liable for part of the legal fees

By Elna Schütz - 24 February 2020
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PRASA vs Siyangena: #UniteBehind joins court case to force rail agency to fight for billions of rands

PRASA doesn’t even have a law firm to represent it in huge upcoming legal battle

By Liezl Human - 14 February 2020
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Report on prison torture allegations ordered to be released

Refusal by government to provide it was “unlawful and invalid” says judge

By Elna Schütz - 7 February 2020
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Pressure grows for Parliament to “get to the bottom” of accusations against Lottery

“The NLC’s game plan is to bully and threaten anyone who looks to make allegations or substantiate allegations against it,” says MP

By Elna Schütz - 5 February 2020
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Communities picket against mining bills

Activists criticise short comment period and that it was over the holiday period

By Mosima Rafapa - 31 January 2020
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Lottery paid millions of rands to COO’s wife’s company

Companies linked to Phillemon Letwaba’s friends and family have received huge amounts of Lottery money

By Raymond Joseph - 28 January 2020
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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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Money from Lottery goes to cousin of National Lotteries Commission boss

Only a fraction of the R11 million grant appears to have gone to its intended purpose

By Raymond Joseph - 20 January 2020
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Grim life of families living in “Little Zimbabwe”

“I came to South Africa thinking that l would find greener pastures but things haven’t been easy”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 December 2019
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Asylum seekers accuse Pretoria police of taking bribes

SAPS urges complainants to come forward

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 December 2019