Tag: Constitutional Court

Good news and bad news for independents in ConCourt rulings on electoral law challenges

The Constitutional Court yesterday delivered good news and bad news for independent candidates who will make history next year when they contest the national poll. In its long-awaited rulings on challenges to the Electoral Amedment Act regarding how independents will participate in general elections, the ConCourt: ruled that independents need […]

Outcome of electoral law challenge ‘in God’s hands’

After two days of intense debate on matters which directly affect next year’s general election and go to the heart of South Africa’s democratic system, the Constitutional Court yesterday reserved judgment on two applications challenging the constitutionality of the Electoral Act. With the clock ticking into the limited time available […]

ConCourt guilty of ‘moral failure’ in ‘Voice Of The Unborn Baby Case’ — Keith Mathee SC

Keith Mathee SC, a practicing senior advocate in South Africa, Christian author and pro-life activist shares his views on a Constitutional Court finding two months ago that unborn babies less than 26 weeks old are not human The South AfricanĀ Constitutional Court handed down its judgment in theĀ ‘Voice of the Unborn […]