Zuma case will set standard on medical parole
The Department of Correctional Services has until tomorrow (Friday) to hand over the full record of National Commissioner Arthur Fraser's decision to release Jacob Zuma on medical parole – against the explicit recommendation of the Medical Parole Advisory Board ...
Marikana victims plan to act on judge's recusal
Lawyers representing the Marikana victims say their clients are deciding on a course of action following Judge Colin Lamont’s decision to recuse himself from a R1bn civil suit against President Cyril Ramaphosa, the government and mining company Lonmin plc. A ...
Steinhoff turns to ConCourt to stop liquidation bid
Steinhoff, the global retailer at the heart of SA’s biggest corporate fraud, will ask the Constitutional Court to set aside a ruling that an application to have it liquidated can be heard in SA. Business Day notes a successful liquidation ...
DA seeking to breach 'separation of powers' – Minister
Corruption's getting worse, Mr President – survey
FirstRand joins Nedbank in shunning coal
Sakeliga heads to court for lockdown reasoning
Niehaus lays corruption charges against ANC
Municipal unions settle for 3.5% wage deal
Public servants non-pensionable cash allowance kicks in
Patel downplays concerns over localisation drive
IEC mulls how to deal with Zille bias claims
Land occupiers vow to defy eviction order
City accused of withholding 'incriminating documents'
Sitole alleges bad legal advice, plot to oust him
DisChem temps charged with vaccine card fraud
Eastern Cape motorists ignoring traffic fines
Legal advice sought on R431m decontamination saga
Parents seek truth behind pupil's school death
Lotteries Commission refutes DA accusations
Preservation order granted over dodgy land deals
Officers ‘colluded’ to hide Haffejee’s injuries – claim
Court ends rape-convicted attorney's bail
Councillor apologises to family over 'K-word lies'
Officials in corruption probe get death threats
Life Esidimeni Inquest adjourned to next month
Company owed R102m by ANC wants action expedited
Rogue lawyers on the ropes
General: Treasury draws attention to POPIA, PAIA
National Treasury’s decision to post the 2000 Promotion of Access to Information Act, the 2013 Protection of Personal Information Act and the 2018 protection of personal information regulations on its website yesterday has drawn attention to their significance for government ...
Child killer Volkwyn ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’
‘It takes a village to raise a child but unfortunately, in this matter, it took a village to kill one.’ A Cape Times report says this was an argument in mitigation of sentencing for convicted child killer Melvin Volkwyn ...
Man jailed for staged break-in to steal laptops, cash
A 28-year-old Johannesburg man who stole R50 000 and two laptops from his employer and then faked a robbery has been sentenced to six months in prison, says a News24 report. The Booysens Magistrate's Court found Neverson Banda, from ...
Phoenix murder accused do about-turn on bail
Three men implicated in committing a murder during the unrest in Phoenix, north of Durban, made an about-turn in the Verulam Magistrate's Court yesterday when they backtracked on their initial decision to abandone bail and instead requested a continuation ...
Police officer in insurance murders case breaks down
Company director linked to municipal fraud deals
Man accused of stabbing KZN couple denied bail
Political party funding – the safer route
‘Good financial management is important for voters to see how well a political party can prioritise and achieve its goals, especially as it pertains to the concerns of voters. This is one of the main reasons why South African politics ...
We cannot allow corruption to become terminal
‘The Covid-19 pandemic with its extended lockdowns, the fraudulent procuring of essential PPEs and related resources to address the pandemic – together with insurrection related to corruption – have precipitated the most serious political and economic crisis since the inception ...
Lesotho trials in limbo as Abrahams quits
Former NPA boss Shaun Abrahams has resigned as Lesotho’s top prosecutor over a lack of pay. His resignation puts the high-profile trials he has been prosecuting in serious limbo. Legalbrief reports that the advocate in 2018 left his position as ...
Mugabe’s family appeals burial ruling
The family of late former President Robert Mugabe has filed an appeal against the ruling by a Chinhoyi magistrate dismissing the application to nullify an order by a traditional court to exhume his remains and rebury them at the National ...
Tobacco giant mum on damning probe
British American Tobacco (BAT) has yet to deny it paid a bribe to former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. This follows an investigation that suggests that one of the UK's biggest firms was involved in negotiations to pay between $300 000 ...
Murder suspect sued over missing investor funds
Namibian prosecutor questisons Icelandic graft suspects
Ugandan lawyer cleared in money laundering case
EU urged to act quickly to protect privacy
The EU must swiftly legislate to further protect the rights of activists, journalists and politicians following the Pegasus spyware scandal, and the perpetrators of illegal tapping must be prosecuted, the bloc’s Justice Commissioner has told the European parliament. Didier Reynders ...
Chinese woman to appeal sex case dismissal
A Chinese woman whose sexual harassment case against a popular TV host sparked a nationwide debate over #MeToo has accused a Beijing court of unfair treatment and vowed to appeal after it ruled against her. According to a report in ...
Medical regulator acts to block anti-vaxxer
Lawyers for Australia’s medical regulator have written to former Liberal MP Craig Kelly demanding the United Australia Party and Kelly stop distributing misleading information on Covid-19 vaccines. A Sydney Morning Herald report notes that the Therapeutic Goods Administration lawyers also ...
High-flying lawyer jailed for fraud
Big interest in NZ's proposed LGBTQ conversion ban
Haiti PM suspected of planning President's killing
EU mulls new third party funding directive
UK criminal justice Bill takes a pounding
Father who allegedly murdered toddler denied bail
* Bail has been denied to a North West man charged with murder after the decomposed body of his two-year-old daughter was discovered hidden in the ceiling of his home. Mokete Legodi appeared in the Klerksdorp Magistrate's Court. The state opposed ...
Fraud trial of North West officials delayed
* The fraud trial of former North West Finance MEC Wendy Nelson and former head of Department of Health Dr Andrew Lekalakala was postponed for closing arguments to 29 September at the North West High Court (Mmabatho) yesterday. Nelson and Lekalakala ...
Boyfriend held after partner bludgeoned to death with hammer
* The boyfriend of a young woman bludgeoned to death with a hammer at the weekend, remains in custody after he appeared in the Hermanus Magistrate's Court on a murder charge. Sinathi Magqazana (23) was found dead in Zwelihle, Hermanus ...