Law group seeks clarity on Jiba's NPA visits
Freedom Under Law (FUL) has instructed its legal team to get clarity from NDPP Shaun Abrahams on why his deputy, Nomgcobo Jiba, placed on special leave, was seen at the NPA offices. FUL said this followed reports that Jiba had ...
Ramaphosa plays into Zuma's hands on legal fees
With his decision to continue funding former President Jacob Zuma’s legal bills – pending the outcome of court applications on the matter by the DA and EFF – President Cyril Ramaphosa appears to have provided his predecessor with the ammunition ...
Willemse threatens court action on racism claim
If a last-ditch effort to sort out the issue fails, television rugby analyst Ashwin Willemse plans to approach the Equality Court following findings of an independent inquiry that cleared colleagues Nick Mallett and Naas Botha of racism, his lawyer confirmed yesterday, notes Legalbrief. Willemse ...
Massive law overhaul necessary for NHI – Minister
Cosatu joins fray on Ingonyama Trust
Disgruntled ANC Free State members back in court
Government policy needs to be clearer – Yacoob
Treatment of refugees 'cruel and unlawful' – LHR
EFF in lone battle against Party Funding Bill
Companies hide rehabilitation funding provisions – report
No Eskom wage deal yet – unions
Health Department extends official's suspension
Careful consideration of decision on wealth tax urged
Cape Education Bill draws ire of Sadtu
By-law seen as threat to Plett tourism
Website for silicosis and TB claimants
How law firm benefited from Gauteng work – DA
Lawyer allegedly blamed Guptas for money woes
DA reports Malema 'racism' to SAHRC
De Lille to pay legal costs if guilty
Cosatu wants minimum wage law soon
Moneyweb seeks to undo Saica secrecy
Ipid lashes police for funding Phahlane
'New facts' in battle between Ipid, 'Captain KGB’
'Corruption-buster' asked to leave top police post
Media24 latest to settle price fixing claim
Clicks ordered to talk to union
Tribunal attaches conditions to Sea Harvest deal
Role of traditional libraries addressed at cyber conference
How Zuma and his allies brought SARS to its knees
FPI boss placed on leave pending probe
Copyright: Reworked Bill includes retrospective royalty rights
Clauses 5, 7 and 9 of a draft ‘B’ version of the Copyright Amendment Bill eventually circulated yesterday seek to provide the holder of a copyright in literary, musical, visual or audio-visual work before the commencement of the proposed new statute ...
Legislation: Bill seeks to ban protests outside schools
Comment is sought within 30 days on proposed amendments to the 1993 Regulation of Gatherings Act. The Bill is being prepared at the request of FF Plus MP Anton Alberts with the aim of prohibiting protests outside schools and other ...
Legislation: Expropriation not ‘major’ land reform instrument – Cronin
‘Expropriation with or without compensation is only one and not remotely the major means to achieve just, equitable, sustainable and absolutely necessary land reform,’ Public Works Deputy Minister Jeremy Cronin told delegates at a South African Property Association conference ...
Wine producer ordered to apologise to competitor
A Cape wine producer has been ordered to retract her statement that a competitor's wines were not organic. The Western Cape High Court instructed Marion Smith, of Elgin Ridge Wines, to publish an apology on her home page. 'Please ...
Why Siam Lee murder accused got bail
The man accused of the kidnapping and murder of Durban escort Siam Lee has been granted bail with the magistrate ruling that he had put forward exceptional circumstances to warrant his release while awaiting trial. Philani Ntuli appeared in the ...
Rohde trial to hear Van Breda pathology evidence
The state's cross examination of pathologist Dr Reggie Perumal in the Jason Rohde murder trial was labelled 'character assassination' by the defence team, News24 reports. Prosecutor Louis van Niekerk focused on Perumal's CV and cases he had mentioned ...
22 years for man who killed girlfriend
Maximum sentence for minors who murdered train driver
Lawyers under fire for holding up murder, rape case
Wife psychologically paralysed by husband's abuse – expert
Bill will not absolve SA from ICC obligations
SA is about to withdraw from the Rome Statute, abandon the international criminal justice project, amend its ICC Act, Geneva Conventions Act, Torture Act and six other domestic Acts, for an individual whom they will have to arrest despite withdrawing ...
Suspects in Kenyan graft case granted bail
Kenya’s High Court has released all 43 suspects charged with the $100m graft scandal at the National Youth Service (NYS), but with stringent terms. The suspects were arrested in late May during investigations into money lost at the government-run training ...
Colonial-era map key to Ugandan boundary dispute
The Ugandan Government has sent a delegation to the UK to retrieve a colonial-era map which they hope will help them establish the boundary of a contested district in the country's east. The Daily Monitor reports that the long-standing ...
Monarch accused of 'pimping' Swazi nationals
Activists in Swaziland have criticised a draft law that might force citizens to pay if they want to marry a foreign national. City Press reports that the Bill stipulates that a Swazi citizen would have to part with R30 000 ...
Africa in front line of fleeing refugees
Cuban doctors cleared to work in Kenya
Trump backtracks on separating children from parents
US President Donald Trump backed down yesterday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents when immigrant families are caught crossing the US-Mexico border ...
NHS surgeon admits to hiding his HIV status
An NHS surgeon who kept his HIV infection secret because he feared he would be stigmatised triggered a nationwide search for people he may have contaminated, Nottingham Crown Court heard this week. According to a report in The Daily Telegraph ...
Teen jailed for naming brother's sexual abuse victims
A teenager who named victims of her brother’s sexual abuse on Facebook has been jailed in a landmark case. According to a report in The Independent, Sophie Turner broke the law by identifying two girls protected by lifetime anonymity in ...
Canada legalises recreational use of cannabis
Australia to probe workplace sexual harassment
US withdraws from UNHRC
Woman can use dead boyfriend's sperm – ruling
EU court orders Le Pen to repay misused funds
* Stefan Mubiru has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment for opening a false case of kidnapping and car hijacking in March this year. He was found guilty of perjury in the Johannesburg Regional Court this week. Police spokesperson Captain Xoli ...
* Sixteen suspects – including driving licence examiners and learner licence applicants – have appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in connection with fraud and corruption allegations. They were arrested at the Howick driving licence testing centre, in the ...