Mkhwebane's alleged blunders exposed
A litany of alleged blunders, missteps and ‘irrational’ conclusions in Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane’s report targeting Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan are revealed on media platforms in reports over the weekend, notes Legalbrief. Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos reveals ...
ConCourt, Parliament urged to act on Mkhwebane issue
Both the Constitutional Court and Parliament (see report below) have been urged to act to deal with controversies surrounding Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, notes Legalbrief. Legal counsellor, Anton van Dalen, in a brief statement issued by the Helen Suzman Foundation ...
Key questions for Zuma, but will he answer?
Whether or not he answers questions, the ghosts of former President Jacob Zuma's past will come back to haunt him when he appears for the first time before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture today. A Sunday ...
'Irrational' extradition of Mozambique Minister on ice
SIU to probe alleged Magashule link in dodgy tender
Parliament urged to deal with EFF intimidation
Staff cut of 33% in SABC turnaround plan
Judge grills accountant over movement of R10m
We're tackling NHI funding issue – Minister
Durban prosecutors welcome pending Batohi visit
R5.7m claim against the ANC for car rentals
Nxesi takes soft route on labour law offenders
Traditional healers back delay to ‘Eurocentric' laws
R1.3bn forked out in Steinhoff advisory fees
Tegeta-Oakbay settle liquidation application
Now Nersa wants answers on Cape Town tariffs
Soaring retrenchments worsen unemployment rate
MTN says BEE concerns have been addressed
Splurge on gratuities for MPs questioned
Claim of dodgy dealings in Arts & Culture
IRP update before Cabinet by September – Mantashe
Woman wins assault case, but loses EFF job
Transnet gets interdict against container terminal strike
Phumelela broke loan covenants
Alleged hit ‘a big lie’ – NPA official
Prosecutor allowed back at work after rehab
R4.5m claim for alleged wrongful ovary removal
We are not to blame for bail delays – NPA
Law official remembered for forging professional unity
Legislation: Eskom Special Appropriation Bill to be tabled next week
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni announced on Thursday in his budget vote speech that a Special Appropriation Bill – making additional funding available to Eskom over the next 18 months – will be tabled in the National Assembly on 23 July ...
Legislation: Key Competition Act amendments in force
Key sections of the 2018 Competition Amendment Act came into force on Friday by notice in the Government Gazette – along with new definitions of the terms ‘small business’ and ‘medium-sized business’. As a result, small and medium businesses (SMEs ...
Duduzane Zuma not guilty of culpable homicide
Duduzane Zuma has been found not guilty of the charge of culpable homicide in the Randburg Magistrate's Court. A News24 report notes Zuma was on trial after Phumzile Dube died in February 2014 when Zuma's car crashed into ...
More charges against Cape Town orphanage boss
Al-Noor Orphanage Centre director Amina Okpara had four more charges brought against her when she appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court. According to a Cape Times report, the court heard the state has added three more charges relating to ...
PAC’s president’s dissolution of party structures set aside
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has set aside the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) president Narius Moloto’s decision last month to dissolve the party’s structures. A SowetanLIVE report says Moloto unilaterally issued a decree to dissolve the national, provincial ...
Babes Wodumo assault charge withdrawn
Teen accused of school-mate's murder placed in safe-house
African states and the ICC: quo vadis?
The role of the International Criminal Court in Africa, and the very serious need for the court to consider the concerns which were raised at Rome in 1998 is taken up by Advocate Max du Plessis SC and the University ...
New barometer reveals extent of bribery in Africa
The new Global Corruption Barometer released by Transparency International and Afrobarometer, reveals that more than one in four people who accessed public services during the previous year had to pay a bribe. A majority of citizens surveyed in 35 African ...
Arrest warrant issued for Ugandan MP
A Magistrate's Court has issued criminal summons against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, after he failed to appear in court for the hearing of a criminal case against him. Kyagulanyi and four others had ...
Money laundering threat addressed
Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group secretary Eliawony Kisanga believes the best way to curb money launderers and groups which finance terror networks is to disrupt their ability to raise, move and access money. Addressing a conference on the ...
Tanzanian President urges women to have more children
Eritrean acquitted in trafficking case
Burundian militia leader to head state broadcaster
Sudanese protestors call for sweeping changes
Trump's Labour Secretary quits over Epstein saga
Donald Trump’s Labour Secretary Alex Acosta has resigned over his role in a controversial plea deal handed to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago – an apparent attempt to draw a line under an episode that had become ...
France approves tax Bill targeting tech giants
France’s National Assembly has approved a digital tax Bill known as the GAFA Tax, an acronym for Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, that will charge the companies a 3% tax on digital revenue earned in France. A Jurist report notes ...
Amazon, Microsoft to battle for ‘Pentagon war cloud’
A judge has cleared the way for a showdown between tech giants Amazon and Microsoft to provide a $10bn computing contract that has been called the ‘Pentagon war cloud’, according to a report in The Independent. The companies, both based ...
UN to probe Philippine's war on drugs
Lawsuit against US travel restrictions to proceed
El Salvadorean retries teen convicted for abortion
R Kelly arrested for alleged sex trafficking
Venezuela seeks to extradite alleged murderer from Spain
PI claims firm boss jailed for contempt
SANDF officer gets four years and discharge
* Acceptance of a R2 000 bribe to place someone in the Defence Force’s voluntary service system has seen SANDF Colonel Alicia Andiswa Mdekazi sentenced to a four-year jail term and dishonourably discharged by the Court of Military Appeals.
Durban kidnapping case postponed
* The case against the man who has been implicated in the kidnapping case of wealthy Durban businesswoman Sandra Moonsamy has been postponed. Jerry Ogbuwany Gike, a Nigerian national, appeared in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of ...
Three killers get life sentences
* Killers Zingisile Kleinhans, Themba Jilaji and Mongameli Dyani – convicted of the murder of Grant Fredericks in September 2016 – have been handed life sentences by Western Cape High Court Judge Bruce Langa. They were also handed an additional 21 ...