How Bosasa destroyed evidence – Agrizzi
Bosasa went to the extent of burning and burying crucial documents which implicated the company in wide-scale corruption, including travel and accommodation bills for senior government officials. Former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi admitted that when media reports emerged in 2008 ...
Stop pre-testimony reporting, judge tells media
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has chastised the media for publishing testimony that had not yet been presented at the state capture inquiry, accusing some journalists and editors of being more concerned with making a profit. His criticism has gone ...
Acting CEO escapes censure over Ayo saga
A dark shadow was cast over the Mpati Commission of Inquiry into Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC) yesterday when it appeared the nation’s biggest asset manager was running a parallel investigation, notes Legalbrief. The PIC’s own probe allowed its acting CEO ...
Senior prosecutor given 24 hours to hand over
Experts recommend Eskom break-up and debt bailout
McBride challenges Cele move to axe him
Reserve Bank 'nationalisation' will happen – ANC
Nadel urges disbanding of ADF
R3m offer to change testimony – Coligny witness
ANC welcomes signing of Party Funding Bill
Greens score another win in coal mining battle
Time to axe failed SABC board – union
Call for opening of sex offenders list
Moti home after five months in German jail
Firm linked to former Steinhoff partner owed R4.6bn
IMF raises economic growth forecast for SA
Court blocks overseas partner’s share grab
Hospital faces R1.5m lawsuit over dead twin
Dispute over R24 000 towing bill
Durban mayor cans plan to fund Zuma album
Gold companies selected for gender equality index
Legislation: Electoral Laws Amendment Act gazetted
Once in force, the Electoral Laws Amendment Act gazetted yesterday will amend the 1996 Electoral Commission Act, the 1998 Electoral Act and the 2000 Local Government: Municipal Electoral Act with the aim of improving legislative mechanisms already in place to ‘ensure’ free ...
Economy: ANC committed to ‘public ownership’ of SARB
As a ‘national asset’, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is ‘critical’ to meeting ruling party objectives, which include ‘public ownership of the bank’. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule confirmed this yesterday during a media briefing (eNCA) on the outcomes of last ...
Legislation: Mixed messages on Constitution amendment process
Parliament appears to be sending mixed messages about the process to be followed in amending the Constitution to provide explicitly for land expropriation without compensation, reports Pam Saxby for Legalbrief Policy Watch. According to ANC National Assembly chair responsible for ...
Edward Zuma given seven days to settle hate speech fine
Edward Zuma, the son of former President Jacob Zuma, has been given seven days to pay the balance of a R60 000 fine for hate speech. According to a Daily News report, Magistrate Irfaan Khalil of the Durban Equality Court ...
Decision day on Rameez Patel discharge bid
‘Misleading’ was the word a prosecutor used yesterday to describe the heads of argument which defence lawyer representing murder accused Rameez Patel submitted in their application for his discharge at the Limpopo High Court (Polokwane) yesterday. And Judge Joseph Raulinga ...
Serial rapist's lack of remorse a concern – probation officer
The sentencing proceedings of serial rapist Joseph Rasempane Mahloma have begun with a probation officer’s report asking the court to make sure he receives a prison sentence for his terrible crimes. According to a TimesLIVE report, last year, Mahloma was ...
Will Agrizzi’s testimony be used to fry ‘bigger fish’?
Even if the ‘explosive’ testimony of former Bosasa executive – Angelo Agrizzi – before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is overwhelmingly true, it is far from certain that those implicated in the testimony will ever be successfully ...
Forensic linguistics holds hope for SA’s justice system
‘SA’s legal system privileges only one of the country’s official languages, English. Interpreters are in short supply for the country’s African languages and are often under-qualified. This means the vast majority of South Africans, whose home language is not English ...
'This is not the Zimbabwe way' – Mnangagwa
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called violence by the country's security forces 'unacceptable and a betrayal' following deadly protests last week sparked by a sharp fuel price hike. His comments were his first on the strife which has wracked Zimbabwe ...
Mozambique's ruling party rattled by graft scandal
The arrest of a Mozambique’s former Finance Minister Manuel Chang and the indictment of several other government officials has blown open the level of government corruption as far away as Angola where some firms indicted in Mozambique are present. A ...
Death threats after Mnangagwa impeachment plot foiled
MP Justice Wadyajena has made startling revelations that he has received death threats after a plot to impeach President Emmerson Mnangagwa was foiled. In a Twitter post, Wadyajena said the ‘plotters’ threatened to kill him and harm his family for ...
Sudan censors foreign journalists
Uganda deports telecom executives
Nigeria football family snared by graft scandal
Workers wrongly deported under UK terrorism law
The UK Home Office is to be challenged in court over its decision to strip hundreds of highly-skilled migrants of their UK status under a section of immigration law designed to remove people who pose a threat to national security ...
Google to pay world's largest data protection fine
The French data protection watchdog CNIL has fined Google a record €50m for failing to provide users with transparent and understandable information on its data use policies. According to a report in The Guardian, for the first time, the company ...
Scotland to align defamation laws with English model
Major changes to defamation laws in Scotland have been backed by the Scottish Government in a move which will bring the laws more closely into line with those already in place in England and Wales. According to a report on ...
UK reforms to tackle economic crime 'halted'
Montenegro's jailing of journalist sparks UN ire
IS fighter's mother loses bid to block extradition
Ronaldo agrees to €18.8m fine to sidestep jail
Youth in court for London teen's knife murder
Case against Prinsloo postponed
* Tyrone Prinsloo (31) – accused of stabbing Wynberg children’s author Dianne Case (63) 14 times in December, will spend the next two months in jail after bail was denied. He appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court where he faced ...