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Malawi court judges win global prize

Members of the small African country’s judiciary took a stand for democracy to international approval

Let the world know that women were once not ‘persons’ in the eyes of the law

The Union of South Africa and the women struggle for visibility in the courts

Just how far can South Africa’s courts reach?

The courts are increasingly turned to because of Parliament’s failures and the political mess.

​Only the courts and citizens are left to fend off our lawless state

The NPA and the Hawks are corrupt and no longer nonpartisan, and so their leaders must go.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not oppose state capture interdict

The public protector said she was not in a position to advocate that the report, which her predecessor had prepared and finalised, be released.

Struggle stalwart Moseneke retires from the Bench

The senior judge helped draft the Constitution, and has worked valiantly to uphold it ever since.

Low morale among magistrates as salary increases delayed

This marks the seventh year that magistrates have been waiting for a meaningful salary increase. With no say in the matter, there's no end in sight.

Judiciary is last line of defence against government

SA’s judges have the unenviable job of ensuring that the state complies with the Constitution amid government's poor decision-making and abuses.

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.

The Bench’s default is still set to ‘male’

Real solutions to deal with the underlying causes of skewed gender demographics must be found.

Now the NPA head is jibing at the judiciary

The integrity of two appointments, to the Hawks and the prosecuting authority, is questionable.

Anti-judiciary rhetoric must be backed up

Cosatu is among those attacking the intrigrity of our judges. Bring the proof, and let's talk about it.

There’s no justice, chief – there’s just us

When Zuma and Mogoeng discuss the roles of the executive and judiciary, will they stick to the script?

Gender reform in the judiciary is still skin deep

The judicial candidates for SA's highest court are all women, but real change requires an end to sexism.

Efforts to transform the judiciary have failed

The General Council of the Bar has announced the establishment of a transformation committee to monitor progress after initiatives failed.

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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