Nelson Mandela’s ex-lawyer worried about political instability in Zim

2016-08-01 13:36

South African human rights lawyer George Bizos has reportedly expressed concern that Zimbabwe’s political instability could degenerate into a civil war

Bizos hospitalised after fall

2016-04-22 09:01

Advocate George Bizos has been hospitalised after he fell and hit his head following a lecture at Wits University.

The chorus calling for Zuma to resign is growing

2016-04-09 09:01

It has been a turbulent time for the ANC as its leadership wrestles in the face of mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to step down or for the party to take action.

Winnie did nothing for 17 years – Bizos

2016-02-29 16:23

Former president Nelson Mandela's will did not provide for his ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, advocate George Bizos has told journalists.

Let's not destroy statues, says Bizos

2015-04-09 18:12

We must not destroy statues of people who have played a role in the history of our country, says advocate George Bizos.

Marikana: Lonmin to present final arguments

2014-11-10 07:45

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry, investigating the deaths of 44 people in Marikana is set to resume in Pretoria, with Lonmin expected to present its final arguments.

Police can't be exonerated - Bizos

2014-11-06 14:45

The SA Police Service must be held accountable for the deaths and injuries of striking mineworkers at Marikana in North West in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana's Mr X to testify at a later date

2014-05-26 18:41

A man identified only as Mr X will not testify this week about the 2012 Marikana shootings, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the events says.

Marikana negotiator questioned

2014-05-22 19:19

A police officer negotiating with violent strikers in Marikana had no prospects of success, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Marikana, Sharpeville same strategy - Bizos

2014-03-27 05:30

Similarities are evident between the way police shot citizens at Sharpeville and the shooting of Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.


Mandela shares R22m with his former employees, schools

2016-05-27 14:50

Millions of rands of former president Nelson Mandela's estate have been distributed to beneficiaries listed in his will, including staff members and schools and universities he attended.

I'm concerned about the country, but optimistic – Bizos

2016-04-20 17:21

Advocate George Bizos says while he is concerned about some of the things happening in South Africa, he is still optimistic about the future.

Zuma couldn't have been ignorant – Bizos

2016-04-07 22:00

Advocate George Bizos says President Jacob Zuma should resign as he had stood by while the structures at Nkandla were being erected and could not claim to be ignorant of what was happening.

Bizos: Cruelty of some South Africans unbelievable

2015-04-23 14:02

It was unbelievable that a country like South Africa, which had fought against inequality and hatred, could show such cruelty, human rights advocate George Bizos says.

Mandela would be disappointed by corruption - Bizos

2014-12-05 12:55

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been disappointed by the ongoing corruption in the country, veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos says.

Ramaphosa acted unwisely, Marikana inquiry hears

2014-11-06 20:50

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry should report to President Jacob Zuma that his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa acted unwisely regarding Marikana, the commission has heard.

EWN cartoon not racist - internal ombudsman

2014-06-05 15:55

Primedia Broadcasting's internal ombudsman, Advocate George Bizos, has found that a controversial cartoon published by EWN, was not racist.

Cop denies giving shooting order at Marikana

2014-05-26 15:55

A police officer has denied that he gave his members instructions to shoot during the violent strike at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Bizos queries top cop absence at Marikana

2014-03-27 13:04

Senior police officers should have led from the front when police moved to confront striking Lonmin miners at Marikana, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Bizos honoured for defence of struggle heroes

2014-02-19 21:05

Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos has received an award from the Free Market Foundation at a ceremony in Johannesburg.

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