“Lawis a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions. It shapes politics, economics and society in numerous ways and serves as a primary social mediator of relations between people. Law also raises important and complex issues concerning equality, fairness and justice. “In its majestic equality”, said the author Anatole France in 1894, [...]
Increasingly, Ghana has been caught on the wrong side of mining activities from almost every corner of the country. Week in and out, news filters in about pollution of streams which serve as sources of drinking water to many, death of miners from collapsing pits and huge pits that have been left uncovered from excavation [...]
There has been much uproar in South Africa recently, with the ruling ANC, proposing some amendments to the country’s much celebrated constitution. The ANC has proposed a review of the constitutionally guaranteed powers of South Africa’s judiciary amongst many other suggestions that it has put forward for public discussion. Naturally, this has drawn much criticism [...]
Please Note: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors and forum participants on this web site do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Feint & Margin Something has been bothering me. It has been bothering me for a while. Perhaps you can assist me with my dilemma. What makes [...]
South Africa and the dream deferred What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore— And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over— like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does [...]
Following my previous article on convenience justice and South Africa there has been a lot of other developments in the country in particular in the political scene. Amongst other things Julius Malema is being formally investigated for his business dealings, and as I pen this article, his disciplinary hearing is making headlines. In addition to [...]
Televangelism is the modern incarnation of an age old Christian duty to spread the gospel to all corners of the world. As such it is an important aspect of the free exercise of the Christian religion. This article examines some of the salient effects, on the lucrative televangelism industry, of a recent ruling by the Advertising Standards Committee, against Christ Embassy church.