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Unfair practices against black and female lawyers are ‘plain for everybody to see’

"We have a longstanding problem within the legal profession where black people are not getting a fair share of the work available out there."

Prejudiced private sector holds no brief for black counsel

Again, as when the Black Lawyers Association was formed, and as Steve Bantu Biko observed, we are on our own.

Black lawyers defend NPA boss Nxasana

The Black Lawyers Association says it is disturbed by a call for embattled NPA chief Mxolisi Nxasana to resign.

Interrogating the judges

The Judicial Service Commission that selects judges has been set for scrutinisation as a number of vacancies remain, leaving vacuums in SA's courts.

JSC begins to grasp the meaning of a non-racial judiciary

The first JSC meeting under new Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng was not without its share of interest and possibilities for the better.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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