#StateCaptureReport: Des van Rooyen application struck down

2016-11-01 14:00

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen's urgent application to have former Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela report interdicted has been struck down.

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01 Nov 18:05
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen's urgent application to have former Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela report interdicted has been struck down.

01 Nov 17:49

South Africa’s democracy is at risk because of the concentration of power around a single leader, Nelson Mandela’s foundation said, a day before business, religious and civil-rights groups plan to join opposition parties in protests against President Jacob Zuma’s administration.

“Twenty years since Nelson Mandela signed South Africa’s constitution into law and as the third anniversary of his passing approaches, it is painful for us at the Nelson Mandela Foundation to bear witness to the wheels coming off the vehicle of our state,” the group’s chairperson, Njabulo Ndebele, said on Tuesday in an emailed statement.


01 Nov 17:47

President Jacob Zuma has failed to protect the Constitution and the ANC now needs to ensure the country is placed in "safe and capable hands", the Nelson Mandela Foundation said in a statement on Tuesday. 

"The ability and commitment of the Head of State to be a 'constitutional being', is one of the wheels of our state. The unanimous judgment of the Constitutional Court of the Republic in the matter of President Zuma and the use of state resources on a private residence was one such test. It is increasingly a national consensus that he has failed the test," it said.


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Court is adjourned until Wednesday at 10:00

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01 Nov 17:36
Debate on costs, Advocate Mpofu wants to reserve rights on costs. Whether the tax payer should shoulder the president’s costs

01 Nov 17:35
Judges look  more relaxed now

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01 Nov 17:32
Advocate Mpofu says the release of the report today or tomorrow doesn’t matter

01 Nov 17:30
Advocate Mpofu: “The elephant in the room is the interim order”

01 Nov 17:30
Advocate Ngcukaitobi says the court should adjourn and reconvene in the morning for practicality

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01 Nov 17:29
Debate on the amendment from President Jacob Zuma

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01 Nov 17:27
Advocate Labuscagne wants the court to order the release of the Public Protector’s report in the interest of the public interest

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01 Nov 17:23
Van Rooyen application struck down with costs

01 Nov 17:22
DA, EFF, UDM and Cope applications are granted with costs

01 Nov 17:21
Judges to hand down orders on the orders related to the Public Protector’s State Capture report  

01 Nov 17:20
We are back

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Singing outside court

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Court adjourns to 17:00

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01 Nov 16:08
Advocate for Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says the minister also wants to be heard in this matter

01 Nov 16:04

01 Nov 16:03
Du Toit says the Sunday Times article creates “justified doubt” on the assurances given by the Public Protector

01 Nov 16:01
Du Toit says the Public Protector did not deny the Sunday Times report

01 Nov 15:59
Du Toit argues that if the court permits the publication of the report, it will prejudice Des van Rooyen  

01 Nov 15:56
Van Rooyen withdrew his first application on the basis of Public Protector assurances, Du Toit focuses on the implication

01 Nov 15:53
Du Toit says the Public Protector alerted Van Rooyen to allegations against him relating to visiting the Gupta home

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Du Toit says it’s all speculation because no counsel knows what’s in the report

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01 Nov 15:47
Advocate Du Toit sounds tired, looking thoughtful in his reply to the submissions  

01 Nov 15:46
Ngcukaitobi says the undertaking from the Public Protector was broad, nothing extraordinary happened

01 Nov 15:43

01 Nov 15:43
Ngcukaitobi says the Van Rooyen application wants to interdict a constitutional obligation

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