The government had many years to ensure a smooth transition from analogue to digital television but failed.
The decision further delays migration to digital broadcasting and places strain on the urgently needed bandwidth for mobile data.
Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, speaker of South Africa’s National Assembly, and lawyer Dali Mpofu at the interviews for the next chief justice.
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There has been a clear attempt to undermine the role of the Judicial Service Commission by some who sit on it.
President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a State of Disaster in March 2020.
The willingness of the executive to pre-empt criticism by amending COVID regulations has arguably strengthened its position.
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has delivered his first report on state capture to South African president Cyril Ramaphosa.
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The inquiry’s findings could be a defining moment for South Africa, but only if the work of the Commission leads to concrete action and systemic change.
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European leaders have accused Belarus of using civilians as weapons along the EU border in a ‘hybrid war’. And Russia, they say, is the mastermind behind it.
Former South African Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.
A strong, courageous and dedicated Chief Justice will provide the leadership desperately needed to turn the administration of justice around.
South African chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s term ends in September.
The judicial process in South Africa is hugely contested. This places an exaggerated burden on the courts to act with maximum independence and impartiality.
South Africa’s Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has had to intervene to protect judges from unfair criticism.
As a branch of government, the courts must naturally be accountable for the exercise of their power. The means of achieving their accountability must be balanced against their necessary independence.
The WA Environmental Defenders Office was a crucial part of the legal fight against the James Price Point gas hub proposal.
For more than 30 years, Environmental Defenders Offices around the country have worked to help people take legal action on environmental issues. They’ve notched some big wins along the way.
In Montana and Idaho, endangered gray wolves are no longer safe outside national parks.
Legislation designed to protect wildlife is being rolled back or ignored in all sorts of ways in all sorts of places, according to a new global database of attacks on green tape.
Bob Brown was arrested in January 2016 at a forestry protest in Tasmania; charges were later dropped.
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Following his 2016 arrest, former Greens leader Bob Brown aims to show that Tasmania’s anti-protest laws are in conflict with the constitution’s implied right to political communication.
Attorney General George Brandis believes a recent court decision backing an environmental group is an illegitimate use of the law. Is he right?
The federal government want to stop green groups from using “lawfare”. But proposed changes threaten to seriously curtail public interest litigation in Australia.