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EFF tackles apartheid legislation

While the ANC in Parliament found itself defending the presence of FW de Klerk at the State of the Nation address last week, the government was also — in court this time — defending an apartheid-era law

Court victory for 400 000 elderly black women

An apartheid law that dispossessed black women of the assets accrued during their marriages has finally been scrapped after a Pinetown pensioner, facing impoverishment, went to court

In defence of Zindzi Mandela’s obvious truths

The ambassador was simply stating facts in her tweets about how white people stole the land, writes Mcebo Dlamini

ConCourt slams racist, sexist land legislation

In a judgment handed down on Tuesday, the court said a section of the Upgrading of Land Tenure Rights Act solidifies apartheid legislation

PODCAST: Freedom for sale

This is the second episode in the new Sound Africa series “Re-visits.”

PODCAST: Aunty Patty’s garden

When the coloured population of Simon's Town was forcibly removed, Aunty Patty’s family remained

Nkandlagate: Apartheid law protects Zuma

A piece of legislation dating from the apartheid security state stands in the way of the public finding out how much they are paying for Nkandla.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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