South Africa: Yes, Migrants ARE Protected by Labour Laws
If, like Zambian Joel Sithole, you find yourself a job in SA but you don't have a valid work permit, does that mean employment laws will not protect you? That you are defenceless… Read more »
Zambia: Judges Silence 'Rumble of Malice'
Brave judgments, giving the clearest illustration of judicial independence are being delivered all over Africa. The courts in South Africa are often praised for their courage and… Read more »
Nigeria: Why Can't They Clean Up Bodo Creek Oil Spills?
One of the world’s greatest avoidable ecological disasters, the 2008/9 oil spills in Nigeria’s Bodo Creek, has landed back in court, in London, where the judge has… Read more »
Ghana: Energy Firm Turns to South African Court Over Dispute With Ghana
What's not to like about Ghana for international business investors? Read more »
Africa: South African Court Battle Puts World Spotlight On Africa's Last Colony
While South Africans were enjoying the 1 May Workers' Day public holiday, something extraordinary was unfolding in Port Elizabeth. Read more »
July 27, 2016
South Africa: Judge Defends Freedom Against Media Bosses
If this week's Labour Court decision had done nothing but reinstate dismissed senior staffers of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, we would have celebrated. But it did a… Read more »
February 10, 2016
South Africa: When the Law Really Is an Ass!
Remember the name: Armscor v CCMA encapsulates an anomaly that should outrage you. Read more »
January 27, 2016
Swaziland: Court Overturns Chief Justice's Ruling to Right a Wrong
In its last case of the year Swaziland's newly-constituted highest court has set the record straight in one of the most bizarre cases ever heard in that country: five judges of… Read more »
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