Articles by Tania Broughton

Tenacious editor wins battle for transparency

Magistrate hands down powerful judgment on the right to access information

By Tania Broughton - 17 September 2020

What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case

Civil society organisations have made court submissions on both sides of the debate

By Tania Broughton - 15 September 2020

Online petition on evicting domestic abusers got court ruling wrong

Judges emphasise that procedural fairness must be upheld

By Tania Broughton - 4 September 2020

Court orders Eskom to restore full supply immediately

Supply of electricity is intertwined with the right to dignity, life and housing, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 2 September 2020

Moral panic over human trafficking is hurting children, says report

State is using anti-trafficking measures “to justify practices that violate” rights

By Tania Broughton - 27 August 2020

PRASA appointment unlawful, says court

#UniteBehind took Fikile Mbalula to court for appointing Bongisizwe Mpondo as administrator

By Tania Broughton - 25 August 2020

Concourt efficiency is declining

Average time for judgment takes over six months now compared to less than four months in 2017

By Tania Broughton - 17 August 2020

Poor quality food being given to learners, say activists

Angie Motshekga’s school feeding report slammed

By Tania Broughton - 6 August 2020

Still no water in Limpopo villages after five court orders

Villages in Flag Boshielo West, Limpopo, have almost no access to water

By Tania Broughton - 5 August 2020

Eight provincial ministers miss court deadline for school feeding scheme reports

Nutritional needs of millions of children at stake

By Tania Broughton - 4 August 2020

Criminalising cannabis use by children is unconstitutional, court rules

Court hears children are languishing for months in detention for trivial offences

By Tania Broughton - 3 August 2020

Children born abroad with one South African parent have right to citizenship

Constitutional Court says that Home Affairs conduct is “brazenly incompetent”, intransigent, indifferent and inefficient

By Tania Broughton - 24 July 2020

Whistleblower report reveals widespread health care corruption

Elderly, women and children most affected, says Corruption Watch

By Tania Broughton - 22 July 2020

Workers in Cape wine industry face “job massacre”

Over a dozen wine farms are taking government to court over the new blanket ban on alcohol sales

By Tania Broughton - 21 July 2020

Court finds that government failed to feed children

Education ministers must immediately roll out National Schools Nutrition Programme

By Tania Broughton - 17 July 2020

Courts thwart king’s attempt to control land

Instead R1 billion worth of restituted land will be held by community property associations, which is what its claimants want

By Tania Broughton - 17 July 2020