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Defend journalists and media freedom in Eswatini

Journalists are censored through cruel and illegitimate detention, torture and the removal of means to disseminate information to citizens crying – and dying – for it

Waste pickers should be seen as essential workers

Come rain or sun, waste pickers push their trolleys full of recycled material. But despite providing an environmental service they are not treated as the public-service workers they are

Hate speech law to be more clearly defined

While the Constitutional Court has agreed that certain sections of the Equality Act are unconstitutional, it has decided the issue of whether Jon Qwelane was guilty of hate speech

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

Corporate bullying in fight over Xolobeni mining

Activists argue that the Australian company suing them is using the courts to silence criticism and so abusing the legal system. The law should change to stop these types of suits

How South Africa’s minibus taxi industry exploits its drivers 

The drivers who are the bedrock of the public transport system are often paid less than the sectoral determination stipulates

CCMA conference highlights minimum wage struggles

Numerous applications for exemption are hampering the government’s efforts to reach its target of six million workers being paid the minimum wage

Banks bungle sale of houses

Banks aren’t following procedure in selling the primary dwellings of people whose properties are in foreclosure. But changes to the rules brings hope

Court judgment to restore farm dwellers’ dignity

A Pietermaritzburg high court ruling has found that municipalities were in breach of the Constitution in not providing farm occupiers with services

Sports broadcasting rights row still unresolved

The SABC and MultiChoice finally reached an agreement, but the threat of future blackouts remains

Icasa: A broadcasting balancing act for sport

Icasa heard some fiery submissions during the public hearing on its proposed sports broadcasting regulation amendments

Equality court sets new policing precedent

Court finds allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminated against black and poor people on the basis of race and poverty

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