Posts Tagged Mail & Guardian

The Constitutional Court vs Provincial Legislatures — Zenande Booi

Mail & Guardian The Constitutional Court recently handed down judgment regarding the nature and scope of the powers of provincial legislatures. The judgment, Premier: Limpopo Province vs Speaker of the Limpopo Provincial Legislature and others, (2011) (Limpopo 1) was a consequence of the Constitutional Court’s finding in […]

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Education Infrastructure Crisis — Holding government to account

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 […]

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Ndifuna Ukwazi condemns the assault on Democratic Left Front


Open Letter To Ethekwini Mayor and City Manager On Saturday December 3rd, the international day for a climate action march, the 500 strong Democratic Left Front contingent made up of activists from different parts of the country, arrived at the Botha Park Assembly point with its banners […]

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Secrecy Bill returns unchanged

The paranoid delusions of  the securocrats such as Siyabonga Cwele  also known as MoSS (Minister of State Security) and Defence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu  reached new heights in Parliament this week.   I was always sceptical of the ANC’s withdrawal of the Secrecy Bill and Cwele’s hysteria in Parliament […]

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Mac Maharaj: A buried trail of lies

The detractors of the Right to Know Campaign, civil society campaigns against corruption and ANC party royalty will focus on the “White liberal bias”  of the Mail and Guardian instead of addressing the issues raised by this courageous newspaper. Please redistribute. Zackie Achmat   Mac Maharaj: A […]

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