Its has been three months since the High Court in Pretoria ordered the department of basic education to reinstate the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) but children across the country are still going without food. In July, the court ordered the department to ensure all qualifying children got meals. But[…]
A group of seven queer artists in Cape Town have been occupying a Camps Bay property since September 18, to draw attention to safety, land and housing issues. The group appeared in the Cape Town High Court today after receiving an eviction order, and were ordered to vacate the property[…]
The urgent case to ensure that meals are provided to over 9 million learners who qualify for the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. Rights group, Equal Education (EE) and two Limpopo school governing bodies lodged the application against the[…]
The Educators’ Union of South Africa has filed papers in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to apply for leave to appeal a judgment that struck its bid to interdict the Department of Basic Education from reopening schools off the roll. It was struck off due a lack of[…]
Cabinet has announced that it will seek leave to appeal the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria on lockdown regulations. Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu told the media in Pretoria Thursday afternoon that the cabinet believes it has followed all the right steps in its approach to COVID-19.[…]
A former inmate who was detained at the then John Vorster Square Police Station Jabulane Ngwenya says the mood was very tense at the station on the day anti-apartheid activist Neil Aggett died. Ngwenya has concluded testifying at the inquest into Aggett’s death in the High Court in Johannesburg. Aggett[…]
The trial of a 22-year-old man, who is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, is expected to kick off in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday. The accused, who cannot be named until he has pleaded, has been charged[…]
National ANC leaders are on Thursday expected in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg‚ where a legal battle between party factions is due to play out. Just before 9am party leaders and ANC supporters from both factions had not arrived at the court but there was a huge contingent of traffic[…]
Secret surveillance used in the investigation against former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer, was under the spotlight in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. The court is holding a trial-within-a-trial to determine whether an application to conduct surveillance of Lamoer, tow truck company owner Salim Dawjee, and Brigadiers[…]
By Zaakiyah Gabier The High Court in Pretoria dismissed an application yesterday to the naming of child victims, witnesses and offenders after they turn 18. The case was initially brought forward by lawyers of Zephany Nurse and later supported by the Centre for Child Law (CCL), Childline, Nicro and Media[…]
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