Civil Society

Fraud trial of suspended SJC manager set for January

Xolani Klaas faces charges related to fraud in excess of R730,000

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Brief | 1 December 2022

Anger at civil society exclusion from Presidential summit

3,500 organisations have sent a letter to the presidency demanding an explanation

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News | 8 September 2022

Government defends its decision to end Zimbabwean permits

Home Affairs files opposing affidavit in ZEP case brought by the Helen Suzman Foundation

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Law | 22 August 2022

Mining affected communities protest outside Parliament

Activists demand mines develop and help the communities that host them

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Brief | 16 August 2022

12 years after a court ordered it, government plans to build a special needs school

Eastern Cape education department’s plan commits to building permanent school by 2027

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News | 4 July 2022

Social movement rocked by corruption allegations

Leader of Social Justice Coalition fails to explain expenditure on what appear to be personal items

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News | 23 June 2022

Activists takes government to court over “unfair” R350 grant application rules

They say at least 10 million applicants are still waiting for their R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant payments since April

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News | 23 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

Court battle over whether you have to pay to protest

Right2Know versus City of Johannesburg case will be heard next week

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Law | 22 April 2022

Call for government to be transparent about R106-billion green energy loan

New organisation FairFinance launched ahead of budget day

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News | 22 February 2022

Australian mining company’s “SLAPP case” against its critics heads to Concourt

Constitutional issues at stake in R14.25 million defamation action against environmentalists and activists

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Law | 1 February 2022

Government isn’t doing enough to protect and support whistleblowers, report finds

Corruption Watch releases report to mark International Anti-Corruption Day

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News | 10 December 2021

Civil society calls on the public to stand up and fight corruption

Defend our Democracy announces anti-corruption week for 3 to 10 December

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Brief | 9 November 2021

Abahlali demands probe into Cato Manor police after new arrests

Movement says the criminal justice system is being used to silence its members

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News | 13 October 2021