David Bilchitz

Professor, Fundamental Rights, University of Johannesburg; Director, SAIFAC; Secretary General, International Association of Constitutional Law David Bilchitz has over 421 followers on Twitter.

Violent protests are a symptom of people being ignored by politicians

Widespread protest action reflects a sense of alienation in a democracy, and people feel destruction is the only way they’ll be heard.

Rights bridge the real and the ideal

Courts must prescribe action — and take the immediate needs of people into account

The show must go on – without animal abuse

The department of agriculture drafted a new law on animal protection. It has adopted a minimalist approach that could face constitutional challenges.

Schubart Park eviction a dishonourable injustice

Putting Schubart Park residents out on the street without alternative accommodation is a travesty, writes <b>David Bilchitz and Juha Tuovinen</b>.

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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