Jiba bids to halt parliamentary removal process
Former deputy head of the NPA Nomgcobo Jiba has sought an urgent interdict in the Western Cape High Court to halt the parliamentary process to consider her removal from office by President Cyril Ramaphosa. This, notes Business Day, is pending ...
Mkhwebane, Malema go directly to top court
Urgent guidance is needed from the Constitutional Court on the right way to handle urgent interim interdict applications against the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane and EFF leader Julius Malema argue in court papers. The Public Protector and the EFF ...
No secrecy about lawyer's death, says firm
Law firm Edelstein Farber Grobler (EFG) has slammed media reports that one of its founders, Barry Farber, had died in suspicious circumstances, says a News24 report. Farber (67) died on Saturday, 11 August, in his sleep. On Monday, website Africa ...
Minister condemns unwarranted attacks on judges
ConCourt victory for labour tenants after 22 years
Still much peril to be faced – Cameron
Ruling today on Seriti arms deal probe findings
'Unconscionable' interdict against farm workers slammed
No evidence of racial profiling, say specialists
Infighting threatens city, unions agreement
Global call for Ramaphosa not to sign Bill
Court orders Denel to pay staff benefits
Trillian's Wood lays blame at Salim Essa's door
Withdrawal from SADC tribunal welcomed
Mantashe says unions will have to back Eskom plan
Black farmers change expropriation stand
Judge rules couple legally married ... 17 years later
Aarto Act a ‘money-spinner’ – AA
Activists' families 'livid' after key witness dies
'Redeployed' Durban councillors spark walkout
Attempt to bribe Deputy Minister exposed
No background checks on Vrede project personnel
SABC interim board raises concern over SIU report
Police supplier Keating fails again in SCA
Tekkie Town transfer path plotted – judge
Fidentia victims get only quarter of claims
8% of lower courts affected by lawyers' strike
Legislation: JSE listing requirements amendments correction
A call for comment gazetted on 8 August regarding proposed amendments to JSE listing requirements appears to have been published on the Financial Sector Conduct Authority website with the incorrect documentation. As a result, notes Pam Saxby, a Legalbrief Policy ...
Economy: Work begins on ‘investment climate reforms’
Investment climate reforms over a period of two-to-three years will be underpinned by a ‘co-operation agreement’ with the World Bank, according to Trade & Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel. In a written reply to questions from the DA’s Mathew Cuthbert about ...
Man accused of buying 13-year-old 'wife'
A 61-year-old man, facing rape and human trafficking charges, after allegedly 'buying' a 13-year-old girl to be his wife, told the Eastern Cape High Court (Port Elizabeth) that he had never asked the child her age. 'I never told her ...
Life sentences for killing immigrant shopkeepers
The Madadeni Regional Court has sentenced two men, convicted of the murder of immigrant shopkeepers in Newcastle in KZN, to life in jail. Osizweni police spokesperson Captain Sipho Nkosi said Mongezi Sibaya and Mbongiseni Zulu were given life sentences for ...
Advocate Pete Mihalik case moves to High Court
The murder case of Cape Town Advocate Pete Mihalik, killed in an alleged assassination hit, was yesterday transferred to the Western Cape High Court for a pre-trial conference on 29 November. News24 says the state has a list of 26 ...
Alleged Isis man to file counter evidence
Daughter seen as obstacle by triple murder accused – prosecutor
Judge flags tactic of firing lawyers at crucial stage
Vlakfontein corpse yet to be identified
Murder for muti accused guilty on seven charges
NHI Bill and the constitutional hurdles
‘The need for a better healthcare system for all South Africans is nowhere in dispute, but the idea that members of the private system will have no choice but to be served by the dysfunctional public system is, well, heart-stopping ...
Sexual harassment in Lesotho factories addressed
Three major US jean companies have vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho after an investigation found women were forced to have sex to keep their factory jobs. Levi Strauss & Co, Kontoor Brands (which owns Wrangler and Lee ...
Life sentences for Cameroon separatist leaders
A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country's Anglophone separatist movement, Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers. The group was convicted of charges including 'terrorism and secession', government ...
Mutharika not required to testify in disputed poll case
The registrar of the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal, Agnes Patemba, says President Peter Mutharika will not appear and answer questions in the disputed election case. ‘There is no sworn statement from President Mutharika,’ said Patemba, adding ...
Kenya targets 'ivory tourists'
Hefty legal bill for Air Namibia tangle
Botswana university offers Brexit course
El Salvadorean woman who miscarried cleared of murder
A 21-year-old woman in El Salvador whose baby was found dead in the toilet where she gave birth has been cleared of murder, during a retrial. According to a BBC News report, Evelyn Hernández had always maintained she was innocent ...
Appeal Court confirms Cardinal's child sex verdicts
Convicted Australian paedophile, Cardinal George Pell, may have to serve out his prison term after the state of Victoria's highest court rejected his appeal in a 2-1 ruling, notes a report on the Stuff site. The Court of Appeal ...
Former partner challenges constructive dismissal
A former partner at south-east England firm McMillan Williams has told a tribunal she was working in a ‘morally bankrupt environment’ and subjected to years of bullying. A Law Gazette report notes that Helen Clifford, who was head of the ...
Bin bags colour mix-up prompts woman's arrest
FCA discriminated against sick lawyer – tribunal
HRW calls for global autonomous weapons ban
Robert de Niro sues former employee for embezzlement
Epstein signed will two days before suicide – media
Rapist released on bail pending sentencing
* A 57-year-old Limpopo pastor found guilty of two counts rape – including that of a minor – has been released on R200 000 bail pending sentencing. The Seshego man, James Thubakgale, was convicted at the Mankweng Regional Court moments before ...
Regional Court hearing for mother of dumped baby
* The Durban woman accused of dumping her baby in a storm water drain will stand trial in the Regional Court, the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court heard yesterday. The woman, charged with attempted murder, appeared briefly before Magistrate Ravi Pillay and ...
Mrs India SA pageant brand returned to owner
* The Mrs India SA pageant owner has won her brand back. The KZN High Court (Durban) ruled that the brand was fraudulently taken from the original owner and founder, Anusha Bisaal, by Annulutchmee Thaver and Deon Ganas. Bisaal, her husband ...
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