CARMEL RICKARD: Sugar deal goes sour

A shareholder dispute over the way a new Kenyan sugar venture is being run must go for arbitration in SA, a judge has ruled

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CARMEL RICKARD: How the law can contribute to discrimination

A recent high court case shows how the law can contribute to discrimination grounded in sex, gender and socioeconomic status, a judge says

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CARMEL RICKARD: Hands off banks — for now

A Kenyan court sides with the banking sector after government introduces vague legislation about a ‘Robin Hood’ tax on bank transfers

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CARMEL RICKARD: The spectacularly unsuccessful case against Mugabe’s resignation

A Zimbabwean case unwittingly closed the door on future judicial challenges to Robert Mugabe’s departure from the presidency

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CARMEL RICKARD: Tullow’s spectre of voldemort

A case in the London courts between an oil company and a rig firm revolves around when a business can justifiably axe a contract

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CARMEL RICKARD: The missing tribunal

A Zambian court has found against the country’s finance minister for failing to set up a crucial market body, as required by law

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CARMEL RICKARD: Namibian finance minister called to order

A Namibian court has found against the country’s finance minister for messing up a company’s bid to register as a manufacturer

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CARMEL RICKARD: Bitter blow to employers

Employers in Zimbabwe who dismissed staff with three months’ notice after a court ruling were caught badly offside because of new retrospective law

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CARMEL RICKARD: The cost of keeping it real

After a ruling by the UK supreme court, Cartier and other companies will now have to pay to have websites selling counterfeit goods blocked

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CARMEL RICKARD: A victory for defending SA’s wildlife

Any court decision that stands up for conservation is a victory, especially at a time when natural resources are being so savagely eradicated

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CARMEL RICKARD: Mbulelo Mtati — a cruel case of injustice

The courts and a respected law firm do themselves no credit in the sad tale of a man’s battle for a house

CARMEL RICKARD: Playing judge, jury and executioner

If Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority is to serve its purpose, it must be bound by the rules of procedure and impartiality

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CARMEL RICKARD: Gunning for Dudu Myeni, SAA execs

Dudu Myeni and former SAA board members have been drawn into a dispute between the airline and former employees in Namibia

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CARMEL RICKARD: A sobering message to litigants

How the labour court chose to deal with a case that it deemed to be frivolous has lessons for employees with grievances against their employers

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CARMEL RICKARD: The battle for Ingula

Eskom is also involved in a struggle to protect an important wetland

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CARMEL RICKARD: Where there’s a will

A Namibian high court judge has taken an important decision, in favour of the spirit of the constitution, to overturn a violation of a fundamental human right

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