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A tireless fighter for human rights

A baptism of fire in the violent Eighties and Nineties – including two death threats – served as a spur instead of a deterrent to lawyer Moray Hathorn

Public service investigation crawls ahead

The first step in a massive project to reform the sector is only set to wrap up in December 2016

Municipality impounding informal traders’ goods ‘unlawful’

The eThekwini municipality’s power to impound and confiscate the goods belonging to traders was found to be unconstitutional, invalid and unlawful.

Court to decide on releasing death reports of Paarl Print workers

Families have been left in the dark following the sudden death of employees when a Paarl Print burnt down in 2009.

Court orders Hawks head Anwa Dramat be reinstated

The ruling, which is seen as a "resounding victory for the Constitution", must remain in force throughout the police ministry's appeal process.

Sapa staff take case to CCMA

Sapa staff do not agree with getting dismissed and needing to reapply for their jobs.

Future uncertain for Sapa staff, as industry tributes pour in

Despite management's assurances, it has emerged that many Sapa staff were unaware that they would be retrenched and have to reapply for their jobs.

Historic news wire agency Sapa to close down

News wire service, the South African Press Association, will send out its last story at midnight on March 31 2015, its board said on Thursday.

SA an attractive destination for terrorism funding networks

Lawlessness, government corruption and a range of financing methods make SA ideal for terrorism financing networks, and likely protect it from attack.

Sars official brought down by an affair gone wrong

Johann van Loggerenberg has resigned from Sars, allegedly after a lawyer made a number of claims against him in a complaint to the revenue service.

New laws will reshape South African sectors

The legislation will bring changes to land reform, banking, environment and working conditions

An unwavering devotion to justice

George Bizos's 60-year fight for human rights is culminating in a fierce Marikana battle

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