13.08.2012 | 12:00 PM
Successful Cases: Namibia – Successful LAC Intervention

Some Angolan refugees were subjected to a general cessation clause and all suppose to return to Angola or risk being declared illegal immigrants on 1st July 2012, intervention of LAC made the authorities agree to settle out of court and allow Angolans who intent to settle in Namibia to do so by applying for alternative […]

13.08.2012 | 12:00 PM
Bread Class Action – LRC admitted as friend of the court

The LRC has been admitted as amicus curiae in the supreme court of appeal in the matter of trustees for the Children Resources Trust and others Vs Pioneer Food (Pty) Ltd and others. The appellants have brought a class action application in terms of section 38 (c) of the constitution. They are acting in the […]

13.08.2012 | 11:30 AM
Successful Cases: South Africa – Carolina water case

On 10 July 2012 judgement was received in the Carolina water case. The judgment compels the Gert Sibande municipality to provide temporary potable water to the residents of Silobela, Caropark and Carolina within 72 hours. The order also directed Gert Sibande municipality to engage actively and meaningfully with the residents regarding the steps that are […]

12.08.2012 | 11:00 AM
Centre for Child Law (CCL) and Legal Resources Centre (LRC) bring vital case to Graham’s town High Court on post provisioning of teaching posts

This case has been brought by the centre for child law (CLC) and five school governing bodies, represented by the legal resources centre. The case concerns the unequal and unfair distribution of teachers to schools in the province and the failure of the Eastern Cape department of basic education (ECDBE) to implement their own ‘post […]

11.08.2012 | 12:00 PM
Sixty four prisoners in Zambia petition the state (for immediate release)

On 9th july, 2012 64 male prisoners whose current address is Mukobeko maximum security prison, death row section in the Kabwe district of the Republic of Zambia and Kamfinsa state prison petitioned the state through its legal counsel the attorney general in the Lusaka high court for Zambia for violation of their right to appeal. […]