Judge Ephraim Makgoba’s decision to interdict Lt General Richard Mdluli from his policing duties is a landmark victory for civil society activism and free press. Read the Corruption Watch press release here. Read the full judgment here.
The article below, written by Ndifuna Ukwazi researcher Fritz Jooste, appears in today’s edition of Cape Times under the title ‘Now is time for action on municipal services for poorer communities’. It recognises recent commitments made by Cape Town mayor, Patricia De Lille, and the City to address service delivery shortcomings in poorer areas through,
Ndifuna Ukwazi congratulates Section 27 on its recent legal victory in the fight for basic education. The Department of Basic Education (“the DBE”) and the Limpopo Department of Education (“the Department”) have so far failed to supply textbooks to learners and schools throughout Limpopo for the academic year of 2012. On 17 May 2012, following
Why I support banning alcohol advertising or Stopping SAB and “Africa’s Lusty, Lively Exploitation Since 1652″
Today’s Business Report points out that SABMiller is going to invest almost R20 billion in other African countries now representing its fastest growing market for beer. Mark Bowman SABMiller’s (managing director for Africa) pointed out that people on the continent (excluding South Africa) consume only 8 litres of commercial beer per person per year and
FRITZ JOOSTE & ZENANDE BOOI Mail & Guardian Recent widely reported disruptions of teaching and learning, all related to inadequate school infrastructure, show the urgent importance of the legal action launched last month against the government to address this long-standing problem. Last month pupils at Menziwa Senior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape burned down