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EDUCATION

Bad news for learners and teachers

On 18 February 2020, the Mthatha high court requested the Eastern Cape Department of Education to give 65 homerooms at four Transkei schools within 90 days. Until this point, just 17 have been assembled. Presently the Legal Resources Center (LRC) is back in court attempting to get the 2020 request implemented.

  1 month ago ago
Bad news for learners and teachers

EDUCATION

In Shock|Anc Eastern Cape Department Refused To Obey Court Order

The Mthatha high court ordered the Eastern Cape Department of Education to provide 65 classrooms at four Transkei schools within 90 days on February 18, 2020. Only 17 have been built thus yet. The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is back in court this time, attempting to get the 2020 order implemented.Four students must share a single desk at Enduku Junior Secondary School in Engcobo, Eastern Cape.

  1 month ago ago
In Shock|Anc Eastern Cape Department Refused To Obey Court Order

JUSTICE

The LRC was founded in 1979 and pursued public interest law

In the 1980s a clique of mostly white lawyers belonged to the Legal Resource Centre which was funded by Ford Foundation, Carnegie and the Rockerfellers. The LRC was founded in 1979 and pursued public interest law. The LRC did some wonderful work and represented a lot of people to exercise their legal rights.

  4 months ago ago
The LRC was founded in 1979 and pursued public interest law

CRIME

Must read for parents, as Court rules in favor of unmarried fathers regarding children's birth

PHOTO: Sourced online.  By: Tebogo Senosha.  Eastern Cape High Court ruled in favor of unmarried fathers so that they can be able to register their children's birth without the mother of the child being present or giving consent. This is according to a report from Ground Up. This ruling means that fathers will be able to register the births of their children without the mother being present or giving consent even if they are not married. According to a report from GroundUp, three judges at the Eastern Cap

  1 year ago ago
Must read for parents, as Court rules in favor of unmarried fathers regarding children's birth

POLITICS

CAPE TOWN: Attempting to stop unlawful land occupation!

We do not want to override the Council in an effort to stop illegal occupation; rather, we want a decommissioning order that the Council must have a court order ... to make the eviction or removal of buildings that they say “ineffective”. Whether the building was used or not should be decided by a court of law, not by City officials serving as judges and judges on the matter. These talks seek to bring down the LRC, our clients and the people who had to take the place of the world, into one incomparable victim

  1 year ago ago
CAPE TOWN: Attempting to stop unlawful land occupation!

HEALTH

It is so excruciating when you see elderly individuals drinking dirty water.

'It's so excruciating when you see elderly folks individuals drinking grimy, foul water with creatures'  Inhabitants get water from a truck on Jongilanga Street, KwaNobuhle. There is more interest than water to go around.  "Admittance to clean water is a basic freedom. It is indefensible that we actually have towns, metropolitan networks, and cultivating networks without admittance to clean water," said Nontando Ngamlana of Afesis-complain, an East London-based network association.  Ngamlana was talking at

  1 year ago ago
It is so excruciating when you see elderly individuals drinking dirty water.

JUSTICE

Constitutional triumph on matrimonial property rights

Customary law in KwaZulu-Natal, where the couple lived, is codified in the KwaZulu Act on the Code of Zulu Law and the Natal Code of Zulu Law, which stated that the family head, the husband, was the owner of all family property during the marriage and if the marriage was dissolved, and the wife had no claim to the property.

  2 months ago ago
Constitutional triumph on matrimonial property rights

POLITICS

Another South African HERO has Passed Away

George Bizos Has Passed Away “We commiserate with his family, loved ones, colleagues and all who knew him. The outpouring of grief in the legal profession and throughout the country bears testimony to the noble role that Advocate Bizos played.” Arriving in Durban, he later settled in Johannesburg, where he completed his law degree at the University of Witwatersrand in 1950 and was admitted to the Johannesburg Bar in 1954, became a senior counsel in 1977 and served on the Bar until 1990. He held numerous

  1 year ago ago
Another South African HERO has Passed Away

POLITICS

Update: Khayelitsha homes demolitions

The Legal Resource Centre and the city of Cape Town have been asked to reach an interim agreement. Yesterday the Western Cape high court Judge President John Hlophe recused himself from the matter between the Legal Resource Center and the City of Cape Town. The Legal Resource Centre (LRC) applied for an interdict against the city of Cape Town’s ongoing evictions and demolition of homes in Empolweni, Khayelitsha. According to the LRC the city defied an appeal by government that all municipalities suspend e

  1 year ago ago
Update: Khayelitsha homes demolitions

EDUCATION

Breaking News: Learners invites government's 'URGENT' attention into rape cases in special schools.

Thohoyandou - Learners who believed that a collective demonstration is key 'in the midst of injustices' once again convened due to what is seemingly government negligence in response towards leaners problems. Learners from Filadefia Secondary School, in Shoshanguve, were seen loafing around the streets and some next to the local mall in collective demonstration.

  3 months ago ago
Breaking News: Learners invites government's 'URGENT' attention into rape cases in special schools.