SCA dismisses bid to appeal Zim permits ruling

Minister Motsoaledi wanted leave to appeal a ruling that declared the termination of the Zimbabwean permit programme unlawful, unconstitutional and invalid

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Law | 23 February 2024

“Today is a waste of time” prosecutor in Thabo Bester case tells court

Pre-trial postponed to 5 June as many of the accused have replaced their lawyers

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News | 21 February 2024

We are living in a desert, say Qwaqwa residents

More than 140,000 households are struggling with a minimal water supply or no tap water at all

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Brief | 21 February 2024

SCA refuses to hear appeal by dodgy Lottery lawyer

The Legal Practice Council will now have to reconsider GroundUp’s complaint against Lesley Ramulifho

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Law | 1 February 2024

One child dead and several people injured in Bloemfontein storm

Hundreds of people in Phase 6 location lost most of their belongings and now have to rebuild their homes

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Brief | 8 December 2023

Free State shack dwellers march for land rights

They threatened to shut down the N8 Highway if the mayor ignores their demands

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Brief | 4 December 2023

ANC liable for over R100-million for 2019 elections’ banners

Nine judges in three courts have now ruled that Ezulweni Investments had a binding contract with the ANC

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Law | 24 November 2023

Hundreds of early childhood development sector workers march in Manguang

They are frustrated by “failures” in the Free State education system

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Brief | 23 November 2023

Vaalpark suburb without power for 10 days

Vandalism of substation blamed

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Brief | 22 November 2023

Prisoner computer ban struck down

Correctional Services has 12 months to revise the current policy

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News | 8 November 2023

Cable thieves target Mangaung townships during loadshedding

Power utility has spent more than R50-million to repair and replace stolen and vandalised infrastructure

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Brief | 3 November 2023

Municipality which is “swimming in trouble” finally pays its workers

Matjhabeng Local Municipality employees have been on strike since 25 October because they were not paid

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Brief | 31 October 2023

Welkom municipal workers furious after learning they won’t be paid

A letter signed by the municipal manager states workers may have to wait until the end of October to get their salaries

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News | 27 October 2023

Embattled municipality yet to pay thousands of workers’ salaries

Workers staged a sit-in at the Matjhabeng municipal headquarters in Welkom to demand that they be paid immediately

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News | 26 October 2023

“Activist” ordered to remove defamatory social media posts

“Believing that one pursues a worthy cause in the public interest does not justify publishing false statements about another party”

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Law | 19 October 2023