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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

João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

Sticks and stones: Qwelane and the violence of words

Constitutional Court justice says homophobic article did not ignite fire of hate against the LGBTI community but added fuel to it

South Africa excludes refugees and asylum seekers from Covid-19 aid

Despite being protected in South Africa by law, these groups have been swept aside when it comes to relief packages

Judge blasts advocates for travel

In a judgment set to be appealed, the judge said lawyers had to set an example to all South Africans during the national lockdown

High court judicial row rumbles on

The Judicial Conduct Committee’s decision in the Hlophe vs Goliath matter means those judges at loggerheads will have to continue to work in one court

No impeachment tribunal for Hlophe or Goliath — yet

Judicial Conduct Committee decides on a different type of investigation into the gross misconduct complaints between the Western Cape judge president and his deputy

Covering Malawi’s political crisis

The past eight months were perhaps the most strange and unsettling in the country’s modern history. Reporting on it was tough, but I persevered— and so does Malawi

Nxamalala contracts the Shaiks

There is no name yet for Jacob Zuma’s medical condition, but he obviously doubts the NHI can cure it

Arrest warrant issued for no-show Zuma

The high court wants more details about the nature of the illness preventing the former president from appearing on corruption charges

Hlophe complaint is an eerie echo

But the new complaint against the Western Cape judge president is also unprecedented

ConCourt to rule on ‘absolute right’ of inheritance

Private wills — as opposed to charitable trusts — are considered sacrosanct, not only in South Africa but the world over. As long as...

Divided appeal court is healing

Working at the SCA was so ‘bad’ that people would get sick. That has changed, thanks to honest conversations and workshops on diversity and inclusion

Can the law compensate for grief ?

How do the courts ensure proper compensation for the loss of Uyinene Mrwetyana and Michael Komape

The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape

The Supreme Court of Appeal this week heard argument on why the law, as it now stands, is inadequate to compensate the Komape family

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