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Advocate Ntsebeza appointed new judge of African Court

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) has congratulated Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza's on his appointment as a member of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights...

10 Feb 2021

Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...

8 Feb 2021

Rica not entirely constitutional - ConCourt

South Africa's Constitutional Court declares certain provisions of the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act, unconstitutional...

By Rui Lopes and Kirsty Gibson 5 Feb 2021

Can employers force employees to incriminate themselves?

When confronted with allegations of misconduct, such as fraud and/or corruption, does an employer have the right to compel an employee to provide self-incriminating evidence, or evidence that may incriminate other employees...?

By Dr. Johannes Jacobus van der Walt 2 Feb 2021

Are SA employers allowed to implement a compulsory Covid-19 vaccine policy? (Part 1)

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, global efforts have successfully developed both expedited means of testing for the virus and, more recently, vaccines...

By Jason Whyte 15 Jan 2021

Kenyan coastal community beats lead polluter in court

It was touted locally as one of the biggest campaigns of the decade when, in 2016, Kenyan environmentalist Phyllis Omido took up the fight against lead poisoning by a lead-acid batteries recycling smelter...

By Christabel Ligami 31 Dec 2020

Why human rights institutions could be the key to protection of refugee rights

In her doctoral thesis, Dr Vivian John-Langba identified national human rights institutions as one of the institutions through which effective promotion and protection of refugee rights can occur...

23 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Legal

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Legal site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court...

By James Stent 4 Dec 2020

Relief for asylum seekers following Scalabrini judgment

Home Affairs has been interdicted from implementing certain provisions of the Refugees Act and new Regulations (both implemented on 1 January 2020), which sought to return asylum seekers back to their home country where they could face detention without trial, rape, torture, or death, merely because he or she was a month late in renewing a visa...

2 Dec 2020

ConCourt victory for domestic workers

Yesterday, judgment was handed down in the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa which declared section 1(xix)(v) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 unconstitutional to the extent that it excludes domestic workers employed in private households from the definition of "employee", thereby preventing them from accessing workers' compensation.

20 Nov 2020

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about 'spatial apartheid'

Judgment has been reserved in the case brought by long-standing tenants facing eviction from their Bromwell Street homes in Woodstock, Cape Town...

By James Stent 19 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

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NCOP passes Social Assistance Amendment Bill

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Social Assistance Amendment Bill during its plenary sitting on Thursday...

23 Oct 2020

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