Dennis Davis

 
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
Rule of law requires our real respect
Rule of law requires our real respect
It is tempting, when speaking to nostalgic racists who imagine an idyllic past that never actually existed, to point out only the obvious and...
VAT not all bad news
VAT not all bad news
The bad news, as we all know, is that value added tax (VAT) has gone up by a percentage point to 15% but the good news is that in today’s tough...
A case for Mkhwebane’s removal
A case for Mkhwebane’s removal
Between 1985 and 1991 the South African Reserve Bank provided financial assistance (a “lifeboat”) to Bankorp, which was in serious financial...
Parliament takes aim at corporate 'looting'
Parliament takes aim at corporate 'looting'
The portfolio committee on trade and industry has heard calls for the criminalisation of transfer pricing – a practice that, when abused, results...
Opposition mulls ConCourt option
Opposition mulls ConCourt option
Opposition parties are not ruling out an application to the ­Constitutional Court to compel Parliament to allow a debate of no confidence in...
Judge Davis irked by JSC questions about Hlophe
Judge Davis irked by JSC questions about Hlophe
Cape Judge Dennis Davis did not take kindly to questions put to him on Monday about Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe at his interview for a...
D-Day for Concourt candidates
D-Day for Concourt candidates
Intense lobbying has produced clear frontrunners for the four Constitutional Court positions that will open up when Chief Justice Pius Langa and...
Davis likens ANC to Nats
Davis likens ANC to Nats
The political climate, where "influential members of the ruling party" have labelled senior judges "counter-revolutionary", resembles that of the...
Price-fixing appeal goes sour for Clover
Price-fixing appeal goes sour for Clover
The Competition Appeal Court has rejected a bid by dairy producers Clover and Ladismith Cheese to avoid a price-fixing hearing.
Civil society sprouts another champion
Civil society sprouts another champion
With celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of the United Democratic Front barely over, another broad-based, left-leaning civil society grouping...
A friendly network is coming your way
A friendly network is coming your way
In a historic judgement two weeks ago, the High Court ruled in favour of an application brought by Altech Autopage Cellular on the question of...

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