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Irregularities connected with the complaint against the Chief Justice

Founding Papers in the review proceedings against the JSC and others arising from irregularities connected with the complaint against the Chief Justice. Notice of Motion Founding Affidavit Internship, Affirmative Action and the future of Pupillage at the Bar Hlophe Inquiry Papers Qualities expected of candidates for judicial office Experience of the anointed one RE: The […]

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Ending Life with Dignity, Mental Illness, Suicide and Shame

The current topicality of the subject of dignified death (euthanasia is a term for the SPCA) has been sparked by two senior Anglican clergymen, Archbishops Emeritus Carey and Tutu, both of whom have expressed themselves in favour of the proposition that help in ending unwanted suffering consensually is a better proposition than a long, lingering […]

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Objection to the Zuma Presidential Candidacy

The first meeting of the National Assembly after an election has the functions of swearing in members and then electing the president from among its number. The first meeting of the National Assembly after an election has the functions of swearing in members and then electing the president from among its number. The 400 elected […]

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IFAISA Launches Petition to Recall Zuma

The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa (IFAISA) this week launched a petition to recall President Zuma as South African presidential candidate. The Institute believes that given the compromised position in which Jacob Zuma finds himself in relation to the Public Protector’s Nkandla report, South Africans deserve a better candidate from the ANC. Paul Hoffman, […]

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Homelessness In The New South Africa

The lot of street people, street children, collectively “the homeless” is a terrible and hard-to-face indictment of the caring, compassionate and human rights oriented ethos of the new dispensation in South Africa. Those living in doorways, under bridges, on pavements and in abandoned buildings have a hard life. The indignity of it all cries out […]

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Poo Politicking Goes Around The Bend

Wednesday 5 February 2014 is a day that will live in infamy in the annals of the history of Cape Town. Two events, and the very average conduct of some present at both of them will ensure that. A turning point in the promotion of participative democracy was reached and the slope ahead looks somewhat […]

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Doing business in a constitutional democracy

It is a pleasure and a privilege to be invited to participate actively in this timely jobs summit. It is also an honour to have so diverse and august an audience. While observing all protocol, allow me to establish the composition of my audience here today: How many of you are South African citizens? How […]

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Participatory Democracy for the Young

Primary school children from the Pinelands North Primary School were treated to an unusual, if not unique, outing when they were given the opportunity of visiting the Western Cape Parliament and presenting its select committee on agriculture and environmental affairs with their input on issues as disparate as energy consumption, water rights, waste disposal and […]

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