Articles for James Stent

Spain investigates corrupt “too-tall trains” sale, while South Africa has taken no action

Five years of “disturbing” inaction by the Hawks and NPA

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News | 11 August 2022

Vital court case on NUMSA’s future postponed

A full day has been set aside for the Labour Court in Johannesburg to hear the case next week

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Brief | 10 August 2022

NUMSA: It’s Ruth Ntlokotse versus Irvin Jim in court

Labour Court to hear Ntlokotse’s arguments that the union’s elections were invalid and that Jim should be arrested

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News | 5 August 2022

NUMSA office-bearer “election” goes ahead despite interdict

Labour Court judge says decision to proceed with congress was “unwise”

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Brief | 28 July 2022

Delegates storm out of NUMSA conference

NUMSA must comply with its constitution, say protesters as congress continues without Mpumalanga delegates

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News | 27 July 2022

Court halts NUMSA congress

Mass suspensions of dissenting office bearers ruled “invalid” and “unconstitutional”

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News | 23 July 2022

Activist accused of fraud returns “stored” furniture

Social Justice Coalition is investigating other purchases by Xolani Klaas, including iPhones and a laptop

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News | 21 July 2022

Doubts over PRASA’s commitment to uphold High Court corruption judgment

#UniteBehind seek to join Siyangena–PRASA case in the Supreme Court of Appeal after rail agency moves to reach settlement in corrupt contract

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News | 15 July 2022

GroundUp reporters hijacked and robbed

This was one of many car hijackings in Philippi and Nyanga this past week

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News | 8 July 2022

Social movement rocked by corruption allegations

Leader of Social Justice Coalition fails to explain expenditure on what appear to be personal items

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News | 23 June 2022

Public Protector overstepped in pension complaint, argues Treasury

Anti-apartheid activist Rose Sonto had his pension revoked. Treasury says it’s not its responsibility to review a decision of the Special Pensions Appeal Board

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News | 20 June 2022

New judge appointed for hearing into Makhubele’s conduct

JSC is yet to confirm a date for the Judicial Conduct Tribunal more than two years after it was established

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Brief | 14 June 2022

Scientists sound alarm on badly run medical studies

More than half of clinical trials analysed showed a high risk of bias. It was especially bad for drug and alcohol studies.

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Science | 13 June 2022

Struggle activist denied his pension

Rose Sonto was banned, detained and jailed under apartheid. But the Special Pensions Appeal Board could find no trace of his activism. Now the Public Protector has ordered a review

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News | 8 June 2022

Ivermectin sent back to the worms by medicines regulator

Programme allowing the import and store of controversial drug for use against Covid brought to an end

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Science | 30 May 2022