Phineas Mojapelo

Mandela Foundation approaches ConCourt over apartheid flag tweet ruling

The Nelson Mandela Foundation said in court papers that the high court got it wrong in a number of respects

AfriForum’s Roets not in contempt for tweeting apartheid flag, court rules

Judge says the earlier court order, declaring the the gratuitous display of the flag is hate speech, set the standard of morality for society

N. Mandela Foundation: AfriForum should be held in contempt over apartheid flag tweet

Court should hold AfriForum in contempt over apartheid flag tweet, Nelson Mandela Foundation says

AfriForum, Ernst Roets facing contempt of court proceeding over apartheid flag tweet

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the group and its deputy CEO openly mocked the order of the Equality Court

Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech

In a precedent-setting judgment, the judge found that hate speech extends beyond using offensive words to gestures

Flag case will set precedent

In court, everyone agreed that the apartheid flag is a symbol of racism. But the two sides could not agree on how it plays into the Equality Act

Apartheid flag is an assault on the dignity of black people, high court hears

Afriforum argues that while displaying the flag may be hurtful, it does not amount to hate speech

Canadian bank’s court bid to ground Gupta jet postponed

Over the weekend, it was reported that the Gupta family defaulted on a $41-million jet

Is the JSC courting favourites?

The legal fraternity has raised concerns about the ruling party's influence over judicial appointments.

Politics enters Gauteng judicial race

The succession race for the position of judge president of the North and South Gauteng High Courts has begun and has taken on political overtones.

The law is clear to all but the blinkered

The president has the constitutional and legal authority to extend the term of the chief justice if he so wishes.

Are judges’ appointments campaign fodder?

In the <i>Sunday Times</i>, Judge President Phineas Mojapelo made two key points about the appointment of a new chief justice.

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs