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Court hears objections to new N2 highway

New Wild Coast route shortens road by 75km but passes through ancestral land

By Zoë Postman - 4 December 2018
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Judge criticises judge in PRASA case

Judge Tintswalo Nana Makhubele “ought not to to undertake any judicial duties until she clears her name of the allegations against her”

By Kelly Vinett - 29 November 2018
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Court orders SASSA to pay grants into accounts chosen by beneficiaries

Application was brought by beneficiaries with EasyPay Everywhere accounts held at Grindrod Bank

By Ciaran Ryan - 29 November 2018
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The curious case of PRASA’s “simulated” robbery

Security guards released on bail after allegedly tying up fellow guards and attempting to steal vehicles

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 November 2018
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State loses bid to postpone coal mining hearing

Court dismisses application with punitive costs

By John Yeld - 18 October 2018
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Court challenge to coal mine

Case is significant for future of South Africa’s protected areas

By John Yeld - 15 October 2018
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Victory for debtors as judges rule that cases must be referred to lower courts

Pretoria High Court finds that access to justice is denied by dragging cases into high courts

By Ciaran Ryan - 3 October 2018
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Asylum seekers say officials keep their passports until they buy tickets to Zimbabwe

But bus ticket operators will usually not issue a cross-border ticket if the passenger does not show a passport

By Ray Mwareya - 21 September 2018
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Hawks fail to stop court application

Prasa and OUTA case to compel Hawks to investigate corruption can proceed

By Aidan Jones - 4 May 2018
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Treasury shoots down CPS social grant payment fee

R51 recommended to Constitutional Court instead of R67 per cash beneficiary

By Barbara Maregele - 3 May 2018
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UNISA students wait for NSFAS funding

As exams approach, students are also anxiously waiting for textbook vouchers

By Eryn Scannell - 2 May 2018
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Community consent is not needed for mining rights, says lawyer

Department of Mineral Resources in court over Xolobeni mine

By Zoë Postman - 25 April 2018
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Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer

By Zoë Postman - 24 April 2018
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Court rules that banks can sell your house for next to nothing

Case involved house valued at R470,000 sold for R40,000 by Standard Bank

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 16 April 2018
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Court puts the brakes on R56-million payment to Siyaya

Head of Prasa’s legal services leads charge against payment

By Aidan Jones and Zoë Postman - 6 April 2018
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Zimbabwean children repatriated

Court sides with Department of Social Development against parents

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 March 2018