Society

Very few South Africans can swim, says the NSRI. It aims to change this

Drowning is one of the biggest causes of unnatural death in the world

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News | 18 November 2022

How to get divorced without losing your money or your sanity

A mediator can reduce costs and psychological damage

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Law | 7 October 2022

Children caught using cannabis will no longer be criminally prosecuted

Concourt rules sections of Drugs act unconstitutional. But ruling makes it clear that the court does not condone drug use by children.

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Law | 29 September 2022

Employee who took leave in line with Zulu tradition didn’t cheat, says court

Labour Court found the man had not intended to be dishonest when he went twice to his “mother’s” funeral

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Law | 21 July 2022

Man accused of sexual predation loses defamation case

Court found that report to police accusing the man was not done in bad faith

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Law | 27 June 2022

Wealthy Durban businessman fails to keep R5.5-million out of reach of his estranged wife

Court rules against man who transferred money to a British Virgin Islands trust during the divorce trial

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Law | 24 June 2022

Video: How an organisation is giving Cape Flats children balls not guns

On average three children are killed in South Africa every day, according to UNICEF South Africa.

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Video | 23 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

Video: Eat a bug today!

Meet Phuti Kabasa and her thriving mopane worm business

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Video | 2 June 2022

Children with autism excluded from schools

Parents picket in Gqeberha

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News | 4 April 2022

Parole backlog piling up on minister’s desk

Prisoners spend years in jail beyond their minimum detention periods waiting for parole

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News | 30 March 2022

Funding crisis in North West as Social Development department fails to pay subsidies

One organisation has already had to close three offices

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News | 30 March 2022

Cape Town suburb tries new approach to homelessness

The Devil’s Peak Vredehoek Outreach programme takes a new look at a chronic problem

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News | 24 March 2022

Court sends strong message to vexatious litigants

Man who brought eight court applications in divorce disputes rebuked by judge

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Law | 9 March 2022

Outdated law excluding children born out of wedlock declared unconstitutional

Office of the Family Advocate must see to best interests of all children

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Law | 7 February 2022

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