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Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

High court grants Dlamini-Zuma leave to appeal adverse ruling on tobacco ban

The court held that the ongoing state of disaster meant there was public interest in the legal test applied to measures taken to contain the pandemic

Tobacco industry argues Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal adverse ruling on the ban is fatally flawed

The Western Cape high court is expected to rule soon on the minister’s bid to seek vindication from the supreme court

DA goes to court over government’s ‘tardy’ vaccine rollout strategy

Democratic Alliance drags the government to court, demanding a Covid-19 vaccination rollout plan.

Tobacco ban case set to continue on 15 February

In two weeks the co-operative governance minister will continue her fight against Batsa after the tobacco ban was found to be was unconstitutional

Africa’s make-or-break moment

The African Continental Free Trade Area could transform Africa’s economic prospects and end its dependence on commodity exports

Batsa fires back in response to Dlamini-Zuma’s appeal

The tobacco company has counter-filed for leave to appeal December’s tobacco ruling, should the government’s application for leave to appeal be successful

Government appeals Covid-19 lockdown tobacco ban ruling

A fresh legal wrangle and jostling at the courts over the ban could run for much of the life span of the pandemic itself

Who f***ed up SA?

This is an extract from the book 50 People Who F***ed Up South Africa: The Lost Decade by Alexander Parker and Tim Richman, with cartoons by Zapiro

Covid-19 arrived and statism took hold

In following an international, scientific approach the state assumed extraordinary power over people

Vigorous policing of petty crime during the pandemic suggests a Pyrrhic defeat

The ideological aims of the criminal justice system in dysfunctional societies, like South Africa, is to indirectly legitimise the inequitable economic system

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Cabinet reshuffle rumours: Unlikely to happen any time soon, but…

Persistent rumours of a cabinet reshuffle may be jumping the gun, but they do reflect the political realignment taking place within the ANC

Football’s back but still no fags

‘Augmented’ level three has me conflicted. I’m happy more people will be able to go back to earning a living, but case numbers will rise

Dlamini-Zuma seeks to appeal the judgment that set aside lockdown regulations

Reyno de Beer had ‘raised an attack … on unidentified regulations, on undisclosed grounds and for unknown reasons’

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