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Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

Inner-city raids: criminal police conduct violates residents’ privacy and dignity

Residents of 11 buildings in Johannesburg have challenged the constitutionality of the raids they were subjected to in the high court

Lawfare hits North West ANC regions

A flurry of legal cases before the party’s regional and provincial conferences are central to Supra’s fightback

SAA rescue costs us social reforms

As with the ban on SAA flying to the United States in 1986, political pragmatism will eventually be trumped by economic realities

Aggett tormentor had a ‘morbid’ obsession — Barbara Hogan

The former minister told the inquest into the trade unionist Neil Aggett’s death that security branch interrogator Stephan Whitehead was voyeuristic

Court orders EFF to apologise for Gqubule and Harber ‘StratCom’ claim

The Johannesburg high court says the EFF had brought no evidence to back up the allegation

Failure to investigate TRC cases during the Mandela era delayed justice, Aggett inquest hears

Counsel for late trade unionist Neil Aggett’s family decries the slow pace of instituting an inquest into his death

Inquest into Neil Aggett’s death begins

The trade unionist was found hanged in his cell at the John Vorster Square police station in 1982

Old Mutual wins appeal against axed chief executive, Peter Moyo

The former chief executive must pay the company’s legal costs acquired in the six-month battle that harmed investor confidence

Kanya Cekeshe’s lawyer appeals decision not to grant him bail to the high court

Kanya Cekeshe’s legal team filed an urgent appeal at the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday against Monday’s judgment by magistrate Theunis Carstens.

MTN’s BEE share fracas goes to court

The trustees of the multibillion-rand scheme, set up to benefit the firm’s black employees, have been accused of hiding money from beneficiaries

Shareholders lose out as Moyo vs Old Mutal drags on

There is no winner in the former chief executive and company's battle, but the biggest losers are the shareholders

NSPCA wins lion bone trade case against department

The export of 800 lion skeletons was considered to be unlawful and constitutionally invalid by Judge Jody Kollapen

Moyo: I don’t know why the board does not want me back

Talks between Moyo and Old Mutual regarding his reinstatement reached a deadlock on Wednesday

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