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The SCA found yesterday that it was unlawful for the Tourism Minister to require that tourism businesses meet B-BBEE requirements in order to be considered for relief from government's Covid-19 fund, says a Fin24 report.
War crime fugitive Guus Kouwenhoven is a step closer to extradition as his latest legal attempts to try to prevent this have failed.
Blind SA has scored an important victory in the Gauteng High Court after a decades-long campaign to end the book famine for blind and partially sighted people.
The Constitutional Court has declared section 10 of the Births and Deaths Registration Act – which does not allow an unmarried father to register his child's birth under his surname, unless the mother is present or gives consent – unconstitutional.
Plans to introduce mandatory Covid-19 vaccination among staff and students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are one step closer after a resounding vote by the university’s senate.
Buoyed by the two dissenting voices on the Constitutional Court Bench – and despite a majority of nine confirming the court will not backtrack on its decision to send Jacob Zuma to jail for his ‘egregious’ contempt – the former President’s legal team is taking his battle with the Constitutional Court over his incarceration to the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights.
In a judgment noting that 'litigation must at some point, come to an end,’ a majority of the Constitutional Court Bench of nine judges on Friday dismissed with costs of two counsel former President Jacob Zuma’s application for a rescission of its July judgment, which ordered his jailing for 15 months.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to distance himself from former President Jacob Zuma's medical parole. Ramaphosa said he was only informed about it once the decision was made, notes a News24 report.
Four years after the last tap ran dry, a number of Eastern Cape villages that fall under the Mnquma Local Municipality and get their water from the Amathole District Municipality have turned to the courts for help after their attempts to access water were met with a ‘wall of silence’, reports the Daily Maverick.
UCT’s senate is set to consider a motion today requesting that the university council institute a mandate requiring all staff and students – not exempted on medical or constitutional grounds – to provide acceptable proof of having been vaccinated against Covid-19.
'This is not only about getting our land back. What about the many years I worked from the age of 13 as a domestic worker at the white farmers’ house, cleaning the house, looking after their children, doing their laundry, and working in their garden for six months every year, mostly without pay unless the white farmer was in a good mood, and he would pay me R10 at the end of six months?’
The District Six Working Committee, the organisation that spearheaded a court case against the Department of Rural Development & Land Reform to compel it to ensure claimants return to the area, is mulling further litigation, notes a News24 report.
Former President Jacob Zuma has widened the scope of his legal battle to force the NPA’s lead prosecutor, Advocate Billy Downer SC, out of his corruption trial.
The Western Cape High Court has ruled for the residents of Bromwell Street, Woodstock, after they challenged the City of Cape Town's provision of emergency and temporary housing.
The vaccination card, which the government doesn’t want referred to as a vaccination passport, will not deprive people of their basic human rights, Health Minister Joe Phaahla reportedly told News24 yesterday.
An Eastern Cape government department is calling for the unconditional release of everyone jailed for dealing in or possession of cannabis and also the general decriminalisation of the plant.
An application questioning the validity of a police search-and-seizure warrant used to uncover an illegal gambling operation in George last year has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court.
The outcome of the case between the City of Cape Town and advocacy group Ndifuna Ukwazi about homeless people in Green Point has been postponed to tomorrow after Acting Judge Tessa le Roux said she needed more time to read the relevant documents and consider arguments.
After a 90-minute hearing, the Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a case involving 173 fruit farm workers who went on strike to challenge their apartheid-era single-sex hostel housing and living conditions at the Oak Valley Estate in Grabouw, reports the Cape Argus.
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has said the requirement for drivers to renew their licences every five years is necessary for road safety.