Law Focus

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Law Focus – Road Accidents: What You Should Know

Tonight’s topic we’re discussing whether you know what to do if it happens that you get into a road accident? With the lifting of lockdown restrictions last month, we have witnessed the carnage on our roads increasing. South Africa has an annual road death toll that...

Law Focus – Legal AID’s GBV Plan

Tonight’s show we once again tackle Gender Based Violence and how as a country, we should continue fighting this plague that is constantly hanging over us. We will be in discussion with Legal Aid South Africa. The law firm has now joined the rest of the country in...

Law Focus – Profile: Nonhlanhla Payne

Tonight we’re profiling a young dynamic, passionate and resilient woman who’s a candidate attorney and also lives with a physical disability named Blount’s Tibia Vira. Nonhlanhla Payne will be taking us through her journey in the legal fraternity and some of the...

Law Focus – Traditional practices vs Law

As the country wraps up Heritage Month we thought what better way to end the month than to discuss various traditional practices that could be infringing some of our human rights. Tonight, we look at when one has to apply the law when it to comes to tradition, you may...

Law Focus – Petitions

What is a petition? What constitutes a valid petition? Tonight we’re speaking about petitions. According to Change.org…an organisation that does petitions…their Global Digital Civic Engagement Index ranked South Africa as the top country for digital activism in the...

Law Focus – Gender Based Violence Part 2

Tonight we will be wrapping-up our two-series topic on Gender Based Violence. Last week we spoke to Francesca Fondse, a Gender Based Violence survivor and founder of the Women Integral Impact Network (WIIN), an organization that deals with GBV cases and femicide...

Law Focus – Gender Based Violence Part 1

What you can look forward to on Law Focus tonight, is a very sobering conversation on the plight of victims and survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country. Cases of GBV and rape keep escalating across the country and we have seen these topics also...

Law Focus – Profile: Nokulunga Mgodlwa

Tonight, we’re in conversation with Nokulunga Mgodlwa, a candidate attorney, young mother, strong-willed woman and a wife. Originally from Daveyton, in the East of Johannesburg, Nokulunga initially studied Human Resources Management before venturing into the...

Law Focus – Tobacco Ban

Tonight’s show is about the Fair-Trade Independent Tobacco Association’s (Fita) persistence, in continuing with their legal battle against government, despite the tobacco ban being lifted by President Cyril Ramaphosa, after the country moved to lockdown...

Law Focus – Police Brutality PART 2

The show is now focusing on the second part of police brutality during the stringent lockdown regulations. In last week’s show, we spoke with Titus Mametse, an Alexandra resident who was unfortunate to be shot by the police earlier this year. We also featured the...