The Constitutional Court has affirmed the right of groups to protest and gather peacefully. It has upheld a Western Cape High Court ruling that the laws used to convict 10 activists in 2013, was unconstitutional.
The Constitutional Court has dismissed former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s leave to appeal the Labour court’s ruling that he personally pay the legal cost pertaining to the banning of the coverage of protests.
Most economists expect the MPC of Reserve Bank to hike the repo rate when it meets this week. This on the back of rising global interest rates, especially in the United States as well as expected higher inflation going forward.