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Silicosis: ‘Can they just pay me before I die?’

Despite winning a R5 billion settlement in 2018, miners who contracted TB and silicosis at work and the family members of those who died are still waiting for that payment The post Silicosis: ‘Can they just pay me before I die?’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, National, Openaccess, Johannesburg High Court, Top Six, South Africa (country, Tubercolosis, Silicosis


Tshiamiso Trust makes due on silicosis payout

Beneficiaries will now be able to apply to get money from the settlement almost two years after the Johannesburg high court ruled on the matter. The post Tshiamiso Trust makes due on silicosis payout appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Mozambique, Johannesburg, Lesotho, Miners, Openaccess, Tb, Silica, Johannesburg High Court, AngloGold Ashanti, Top Six, Mine Workers, Gold Mine, Gold Miners, South Africa (country, African Rainbow Minerals


Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city The post Johannesburg cannot police its future appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Military, South Africa, National, Johannesburg, Openaccess, Cyril Ramaphosa, Herman Mashaba, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, South African Police Service, South Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg High Court, South African National Defence Force, Lockdown, Top Six, Coronavirus, South Africa (country


Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021. The post Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Singapore, Senegal, Uganda, United States, Chile, Morocco, Brazil, Kenya, Electricity, Eskom, Nersa, SoEs, Busa, Johannesburg High Court, Cas Coovadia


Inner-city raids: criminal police conduct violates residents’ privacy and dignity

Residents of 11 buildings in Johannesburg have challenged the constitutionality of the raids they were subjected to in the high court The post Inner-city raids: criminal police conduct violates residents’ privacy and dignity appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Analysis, Article, Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, South African Police Service, Fikile Mbalula, Johannesburg High Court, Police Raids, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, City Of Johannesburg, Criminal Procedure Act, Jo'burg Cbd, Johannesburg Central Business District, Socio-economic Rights Institute


Lawfare hits North West ANC regions

A flurry of legal cases before the party’s regional and provincial conferences are central to Supra’s fightback The post Lawfare hits North West ANC regions appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, High Court, Article, North West, African National Congress, Collen Maine, Supra, Kenneth Kaunda, Lawfare, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African National Congress Youth League, Johannesburg High Court, Top Six, Supra Mahumapelo, ANC NEC, Luthuli House


Aggett tormentor had a ‘morbid’ obsession — Barbara Hogan

The former minister told the inquest into the trade unionist Neil Aggett’s death that security branch interrogator Stephan Whitehead was voyeuristic The post Aggett tormentor had a ‘morbid’ obsession — Barbara Hogan appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, National, Stephen Whitehead, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Johannesburg High Court, Barbara Hogan, Neil Aggett, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Apartheid Atrocities, Elizabeth Floyd, Pieter Kotze, Stephan Whitehead




South Africa: "Impossibility" Is No Excuse! High Court Enforces Compliance With Adjudicator's Decision - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

On 2 September 2019, the Johannesburg High Court handed down a judgment (Case Number 2104/18) in which it had to determine whether to enforce a decision of an adjudicator in circumstances where
Tags: News, South Africa, Johannesburg High Court, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr


ConCourt ruling offers sexual abuse survivors opportunity of ‘getting justice’

The ruling follows a Johannesburg High Court case brought by eight men and women last yea
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Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists

The Johannesburg High Court today delivered a ruling declaring comments made in a 2009 column in Sunday Sun as hate speech.
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'DJ Donald is not remorseful'

State Prosecutor Elize Le Roux on Thursday told the Johannesburg High Court sitting at Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court that she found repeated claims that muder accused Donald "Duck" Sebolai did not have the propensity for violence astounding. In October Sebolai was found guilty of murder and of obstructing justice, but was acquitted of the charge of theft.
Tags: Johannesburg High Court, Palm Ridge Magistrate s Court, DJ Donald, Elize Le Roux, Donald Duck Sebolai


South Africa: Serial Rapist Jailed for 232 Years

[SAPS]The Johannesburg High Court, which is sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court, has sentenced Dobsonville serial rapist Mpho Rakgwale to 6 life terms and 232 years imprisonment. Mpho was found guilty on multiple charges, including 23 of rape, 16 of kidnapping, five of robbery with aggravating circumstances and one charge of attempted murder.
Tags: South Africa, Mpho, Johannesburg High Court, Palm Ridge Magistrate s Court, Dobsonville, Mpho Rakgwale


South African court bans BDS protests inside Woolworths

CAPE TOWN The Johannesburg High Court banned BDS South Africa on Tuesday from protesting in Woolworths stores. The South African retailer, with a stock market cap of NIS 10 billion, has been involved in a long-running battle with boycott, divestment and sanctions activists over three Israeli foods that the store imports: pomegranates, figs and pretzels. [Link to media]
Tags: Cape Town, Bds, Woolworths, Johannesburg High Court, BDS South Africa