Humiliated Moyane stands by 'rogue unit' report
SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane, humiliated by KPMG’s repudiation of the findings of a report it completed for the revenue agency on the so-called ‘rogue unit’ at the utility and which fingers former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, among others, says ...
Why was ANC MP at SARS briefing?
The EFF has questioned the presence of ANC MP Mnyamezeli Booi at SARS’ media briefing about KPMG yesterday, saying it defied ‘the simple logic of separation of powers’. Booi, a member of Parliament’s Scopa, sat next to Moyane and ...
KPMG scandal will hurt others, too – economists
Economists have warned that the KPMG scandal will have huge implications, not only for the firm itself but for the finance industry, according to a report in The Mercury. Economist Dawie Roodt reportedly said the scandal was ‘up there’ with ...
Terminally ill pair in new bid to legalise euthanasia
Zuma will make new representations to NPA – DA
DA to lay racketeering charges against McKinsey
Suspended Home Affairs DG takes legal advice
Another twist in rape on school grounds saga
Minister ‘gunning’ for police boss
Judge declares Wills Act unconstitutional
Bogus medics costing private sector R22bn a year
Standard's bid for currency manipulation details rejected
Minister answers to Gupta citizenship and Mugabe passport
AG disclaimer, but Compensation Fund boss upbeat
SARS promises probe of irregular attachments
Moerane Commission warned political killings will increase
Porritt preparing fresh bail bid in Tigon matter
November date for Pistorius’ SCA hearing
Gauteng metered operators hail Uber regulation
Man claims blood bank gave him incurable virus
Makhosi Khoza announcement promised on Thursday
Suspended Nehawu leaders block hearing
Phosa backs AmaXhosa king’s huge land claim
No improvement in fatality rates
Church urged not to boycott newspaper group
Vigilante attacks surge in Cape townships
Mthatha court documents go up in smoke
ANC shouldn't need to turn to courts – veterans
SA power stations a health risk – expert
General: Parliament to tackle the KPMG from two angles
Two parliamentary committees intend tackling recent developments involving auditing and accounting firm KPMG when they reconvene next month, reports Pam Saxby for Legalbrief Policy Watch. Having already scheduled a report-back session with the Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors (IRBA) on ...
Policy: State schools get corporal punishment ‘elimination’ protocol
The Department of Basic Education has introduced the ‘first phase’ of its ‘protocol’ for eliminating corporal punishment from the South African school system, based on ‘positive behaviour intervention systems programmes’ and a ‘constructive’ approach to dealing with ill-discipline. Among other ...
Policy: Water, sanitation draft norms out for comment
Comment is sought within 30 days on draft national norms and standards for domestic water and sanitation services, reports Pam Saxby for Legalbrief Policy Watch. Released on Friday, the document’s overarching objective for water services and infrastructure is to ...
Eskom murder case postponed for new bail bid
The case against a man accused of killing Eskom employee Thembisile Yende was postponed in the Springs Magistrate's Court in Ekurhuleni yesterday to November. David Ngwenya (44)‚ also an employee at the power utility, is accused of killing Yende ...
Van Breda's wounds self-inflicted, expert claims
The state has repeatedly argued axe murder accused Henri van Breda’s wounds were self-inflicted which explains why they are so superficial. According to a TimesLIVE report, it also came to light last week that there is no flow pattern ...
Public consultation crucial on communal land Bills
If pending land laws are so fundamentally tied to the powers and status given to traditional councils and leaders which fall under the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill and the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, it is crucial ...
A Matter of Justice
When judges go rogue …
Ever since her appointment as Chief Justice of the Seychelles in 2015, Mathilda Twomey, the first woman to hold this position, has been a target of sexist behaviour and threats by a particular senior colleague on the Bench. But though ...
Washington queries Mugabe's 'bloated' delegation
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly arrived in New York for the UN General Assembly amid reports that he travelled with a bloated entourage of more than 70 people, including his family. News Day reports that opposition parties in Zimbabwe ...
DRC probes refugee massacre
The DRC Government has opened an inquiry after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens. Government spokesperson Lambert Mende said many of those killed during the clashes were members of an ‘armed group’, without ...
Rwandan poll flawed – UK ambassador
More than a month after Rwanda’s presidential election, the UK now claims there were irregularities in ballot counting and the registration of candidates. William Gelling, the UK’s ambassador to Rwanda, said he personally witnessed irregularities that may have ...
Hundreds convicted in mass Egypt trial
Few complaints against UK judiciary – report
Disciplinary action against members of the judiciary in the UK was taken on just 42 occasions last year. The Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) received 2 126 complaints in 2016/17, a drop of 18.5% on the previous year ...
Pakistani Christian gets death sentence for blasphemy
A Christian man has been sentenced to death for blasphemy by a court in eastern Pakistan after a close friend accused him of sharing material making fun of Islam, the defendant’s lawyer said. A report in The Guardian notes ...
Bomb ingredients too easily available, EU report warns
European laws meant to stop terrorists obtaining the ingredients to make bombs like the one that partially detonated at Parsons Green, London, are too lax, a report warns. According to The Daily Telegraph, analysis of regulations controlling the sale, marketing ...
No jail time for man who raped toddler
German double agent on trial for tax fraud
Judge cancels AG's 'sanctuary cities' injunction