Anthea Jeffery: Weasel clause reappears – undermining property rights

2015-11-27 09:23

A new definition of expropriation carries potential risk for all who own farms, houses, mines, and other property in SA, both black and white, warns an analyst.

Anthea Jeffrey: Constitution should be ANC’s bible – not 60 year old Freedom Charter

2015-06-24 12:35

Anthea Jeffrey argues that the ruling party is shifting decision-making away from the Constitution to that of the Freedom Charter.

ConCourt dismisses secret vote

2015-02-23 19:48

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by Agang SA for a secret ballot on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

Ngoepe says Madonsela not respected

2014-07-15 20:16

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela needs to be shown more respect, retired Gauteng judge president Bernard Ngoepe says.

Manuel: Govt alone can't transform SA

2012-09-04 11:07

Actual change requires human actions and the slow pace of change cannot be blamed on the constitution, says Planning Minister Trevor Manuel.

ANC wants new constitution

2012-03-04 12:31

The ANC is contemplating dramatic consitutional changes, including scrapping the “sunset clauses” and changing the powers of the Reserve Bank and provinces.

Red card corruption

2011-03-31 22:16

Kader Asmal on how SA should deal with graft.


Have empathy, that’s what you can do for constitutional democracy – Kate O’Regan

2015-09-08 17:20

Constitutional democracy will only work if South Africans start to put themselves into the shoes of people who don’t look like them.

Alec Hogg: As Africa grows, SA’s constitution helps us along the way

2015-03-18 14:15

Alec Hogg reminds us that while we face challenges in South Africa we are still on the precipice of the African growth story.

Labour Wrap: Constitution under attack

2014-09-03 18:26

The constitution and the bodies it set up have come under attack over the past week, says Terry Bell in his latest Labour Wrap.

Prohibiting tobacco trademarks is ‘unconstitutional’

2013-05-27 08:40

Stellenbosch professor claims that any legislation to prohibit trademarks on tobacco products not only goes against the constitution but it won’t make any difference to the fight against smoking.

Numsa: Constitution must be reviewed

2012-06-12 15:36

The constitution must be reviewed to allow for expropriation of land without compensation, says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim.

Learning triumphs

2011-04-07 21:29

Kader Asmal rejoices at success over adversity at a former "bush college".

Nothing Sacred

2010-11-25 14:19

From the horse's mouth: The president’s above the law.

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