Ramaphosa defied court to target Jiba – counsel
Sacked deputy NDPP Nomgcobo Jiba's bid to be reinstated to her position in the NPA got under way in the Western Cape High Court yesterday when Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane, who is also former President Jacob Zuma's counsel, argued ...
Speaker seeks to join Ramaphosa-Mkhwebane battle
Speaker of Parliament Thandi Modise has entered the fray in the battle between President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Public Protector, saying she wants to join the case in which Ramaphosa is challenging Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s Bosasa report on the R500 000 ...
Mrwebi, Ntlemeza protected Mdluli – testimony
Former Specialised Commercial Crime Unit head Lawrence Mrwebi deliberately dropped a 2012 case against then Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, says Hawks investigator Kobus Roelofse. Giving evidence at the State Capture Commission of Inquiry chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond ...
First board casualty in Old Mutual-Moyo dispute
No evidence that Zuma was poisoned – NPA
VBS bid to recover money set for today
More revelations link EFF, Malema to dodgy dealings
No action against duo fingered in tender fraud report
Unions under attack, Vavi tells Amcu workers
Council wants carbon tax set aside
Outa and pilots rushing to tie up Myeni
Legal rights group joins renewable energy case
Cabinet discussing Mboweni's growth strategy
Medium-term budget statement delayed
Court gives complaint against Lewis Stores go-ahead
Altron to appeal R1.2bn broadband contract loss
Conflicting laws hinder Lotteries Commission
Lamola seeks more time on child dagga case
Expropriation opponents short-changed – IRR
Farm pioneer’s interdict bid fails
Staff shortages hobbling Hawks’ investigations – Sitole
Winde launches R1bn project to fight crime
SCA dismisses fraudster’s sentence appeal bid
Inquiry finds against journalist on editorial interference claim
Another legal setback for Grey College SGB
City launches probe of Sandton Gautrain land sale
Advocate on murder, corruption charges
Tshwane ANC challenges council resolution in court
Trafficking sentence welcomed by government
Kruger Park march called off after wage deal
Legislation: Victim Support Services Bill prioritised
A Victim Support Services Bill among other things aimed at regulating the provision of shelters for women in abusive relationships appears to have been on the Department of Social Development’s to-do list for some time. It resurfaced in a speech ...
Legislation: Credit Act regulatory review begins
In the course of conducting a routine mandatory assessment of National Credit Act regulations, the Department of Trade & Industry has identified several possibly requiring amendment. With that in mind, it released a discussion document yesterday for comment by 27 ...
Economy: IRP, spectrum release processes limp forward
The long-awaited, updated integrated resource plan (IRP) for ensuring sustainable energy supply recently signed off by the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Mining Weekly) is still being considered by Cabinet, reports Pam Saxby for Legalbrief Policy Watch. Minister in ...
Shock twist in soldier's murder case
The case of the murder of a SANDF soldier took a shocking twist yesterday when it was revealed the teenager, accused alongside four adults, has also been linked to a rape case, says a News24 report. Prosecutor Nathan Adriaanse told ...
End of first round of Glebelands trial
In the first leg of the Glebelands Eight trial in the KZN High Court (Pietermaritzburg) defence counsel focused on inconsistencies in testimonies, which, according to the Daily Maverick, was not unexpected, as two witnesses in particular appear to have been ...
Teacher allegedly planned pupil's kidnapping
Tharina Human went as far as planning her own kidnapping or that of anyone close to her father to pay off Nigerians she owed money to, the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court heard yesterday. A TimesLIVE report notes that Constable Clayton Motloung ...
Delay in Richard Mdluli sentencing hearing
Prosecutor’s conviction set aside on tecnhnicality
Terrorism charge prevents guilty plea of bank robbery accused
Double life term for family killer
Fraud accused loses bid to hold onto R3.7m home
Alleged gang kingpin rubbishes state witness claims
Judiciary still needs certainty on Rule 53
‘It might have been hoped that the Constitutional Court would have developed a framework by which to guide the rest of the judiciary as to when the boundary of judicial supervision is overstepped in order to provide much-needed legal certainty ...
Landmark surveillance ruling a solid trouncing
Former President Jacob Zuma worked for a decade to undermine the authority of democracy by building parallel structures of corrupt patronage and personal and party loyalty. ‘Now the state is so damaged that its ability to meet the minimum standards ...
Missing Zimbabwean doctor found
Zimbabwean doctor and protest leader Peter Magombeyi has finally been found. Magombeyi was allegedly abducted nearly a week ago. A spokesperson for President Emerson Mnangagwa dismissed the abduction as 'a characteristic propaganda stunt by the opposition and its supporters'. BBC ...
eSwatini gender ruling saluted
The eSwatini High Court has ruled that women must be enabled to buy or sell property or land and sign contracts or conduct legal proceedings without the consent of their husbands. The case challenged the inconsistency of section 24 and ...
'Stereotyped' Nigerians continue to flee SA
More than 500 Nigerians fearing xenophobic attacks have now been repatriated by a second flight which landed yesterday. A TimesLIVE report notes that Air Peace evacuated 315 people in the latest flight with the airline’s CEO Allen Onyema promising that ...
Sub-Saharan Africa gauges impact of terror attack
Tunisia's Ben Ali dead at 83
Algerian protest leader detained
Nigerian diplomat holds key UN post
Kenyan detective in the dock on firearm charges
Court ruling on suspended Parliament next week
The UK Parliament should be allowed to reassemble next week, the Supreme Court has been urged, as the legal battle over Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension threatened to escalate into a constitutional crisis over who has authority to recall MPs and ...
Japanese court clears Fukushima execs of negligence
More than eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a Japanese court has cleared three former executives of the firm operating the plant of professional negligence. According to a BBC News report, it was the only criminal case to arise ...
Ex-barrister accuses Supreme Court justice of misogny
A former barrister who accuses Supreme Court Justice Lord Briggs of discrimination and misogyny has failed in a court challenge to have her complaint reassessed. According to a Law Gazette report, in Lonsdale, R (on the application of) v The ...
UK domestic abuse Bill may omit key provisions
Indonesia set to pass contentious new criminal code
Chinese woman pleads guilty in US 'birth tourism' case
Lawyer for Dutch drugs trial witness shot dead
Legal services regulation in need of reform – study
19 years for rape of boy (12)
* An Eastern Cape man, Yandisa Jonas (28), was sentenced to an effective 19 years behind bars by the Butterworth Regional Court yesterday for the rape of a 12-year-old boy.
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