Chamber to challenge 'unlawful' moratorium on licences
Mining lawyers are set for another bonanza following the reply of the Chamber of Mines to the proposed moratorium on mining licences as issued by Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Wednesday, notes a Moneyweb report. ‘The Chamber of Mines has ...
State assets sale to fund SAA bailout
The government is identifying state assets it can sell to offset its recent R2.2bn bail-out for SAA and so ensure the cash injection has no effect on the 2017-18 budget, says a Business Day report. But for the bail-out ...
Guptas claim corruption allegations are false
The Guptas have finally found a voice on the leaked e-mails, reportedly telling BBC News they are being subjected to false corruption allegations which are part of a ‘blatantly political campaign’ to damage them. As noted in a BusinessLIVE report ...
Gupta money laundering suspicions raised
Zuma appointed Nkandla company 'ahead of tender process'
NGO probes R200m nuclear build spend
Scopa head warns on political removal of DGs
Minister appeals against Firearms Control Act judgment
Data cost probe announcement set for September
NHI Bill ready by November - department
Fake racist e-mail angers insurance firm
Intra-party violence on rise in KZN - church leader
Property developers seek BLF interdict
DA to lay charges against Eskom's Singh
Lost trial record stalls ConCourt appeal
Policing allocations facing Equality Court test
Fire-fighting firm pays collusion fine
Ex police spokesperson still has 'other options' for appeal
Sports boss to fight suspension
Where are the bridges of transformation?
Moseneke to head Life Esidimeni ADR process
ANC 'on its own' in Zille no confidence debate
Policy: ‘Uncertainty’ will ‘constrain’ investment, job growth – SARB
South African Reserve Bank (SARB) governor Lesetja Kganyago has warned that ‘policy uncertainty’ is likely to constrain investment going forward and that, as a result, prospects for employment growth are ‘unfavourable’, notes Pam Saxby for Legalbrief Policy Watch. He made ...
Legislation: Zwane clarifies intentions behind mining moratorium
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has confirmed his proposed moratorium on processing and authorising new prospecting and mining right applications and renewing existing ones was ‘necessitated’ by the Chamber of Mines’ ‘urgent interdict’ application against him – aimed at preventing the ...
General: Khoza protected, but party career ‘destroyed’ – Mbalula
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula yesterday used the official South African Government website to issue a statement among other things warning that any ANC member who openly defies party instructions, its constitution or rules ‘destroys their party career’, reports Pam Saxby ...
High Court to hear ANC boss' fraud case
Amathole ANC regional secretary Teris Ntutu could be sent to prison for life should he be convicted on charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering, says a Daily Dispatch report. The Butterworth Magistrate’s Court heard yesterday that the Director ...
Top prosecutor's drunk driving appeal fails
A senior public prosecutor’s bid to clear his name after he was found guilty of drunk driving last year, failed when the Eastern Cape High Court (Grahamstown) dismissed his appeal. The Herald reports Clive Killian (56) was arrested in ...
SA taking back seat in fight against impunity?
SA – an economic powerhouse with a progressive Constitution – occupies an influential position in articulating the combined concerns of the rest of the continent. As such it is imperative that it remains as a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC ...
ICC judges ordered to review Gbagbo's detention
International Criminal Court (ICC) appeals judges have ordered a review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from detention while his long-running trial continues on crimes-against-humanity charges. Presiding Judge Piotr Hofmanski has dismissed a decision by ...
France denies Macron racial slur
France has refuted recent media allegations that President Emmanuel Macron made a controversial and racist remark regarding Africa and African women at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. In an interview with News24, the French embassy in SA maintained that ...
Cameroonian troops accused of 'brutal torture'
Suspected Boko Haram fighters have been ‘brutally tortured’ by security forces in Cameroon. That's according to Amnesty International which said the suspects, including women and children, were beaten, water-boarded and forced into stress positions. The cases allegedly happened between ...
Zimbabwe imposes tougher penalties for rapists
Nairobi robbers sentenced to death
Zanu-PF accused of damaging MDC properties
el-Sisi defies judges with top appointment
Landmark British ruling on open justice
Newspapers have won the right to identify a man arrested but never charged following a child sex grooming investigation in a landmark Supreme Court ruling, says a Law Gazette report. In Khuja v Times Newspapers Limited and others, justices ruled ...
Poland may lose EU rights over 'captured' judiciary
The EU is on the brink of taking what a report in The Guardian describes as ‘the nuclear option’ of stripping Poland of its voting rights in Brussels in response to plans by its right-wing government to ‘abolish’ the independence ...
Britain gets first female Supreme Court head
Brenda Hale is set to make history by becoming the first female President of Britain’s Supreme Court, according to a report in The Guardian. Hale is expected to be confirmed in the role in an announcement by Downing Street ...
Huge UK fine for global law firm
OJ Simpson gets parole after serving nine years
Trump's son to testify on Russia links
Supreme Court stops Trump ban on relatives
Lawyer defends officer's shooting of Australian woman
Brazilian judge orders freezing of Lula's assets
* Sentencing procedures against convicted rapist and kwaito star Sipho Charles Ndlovu, better known as Brickz, have been postponed to August. His lawyer withdrew from the case and his new legal team asked for a postponement to study the documents. Magistrate ...
* A senior clerk at the Sol Plaatje Traffic Department was sentenced in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court after being found guilty of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm following an incident where she stabbed a colleague several ...