Radebe: 'Vote no' campaign absurd

2014-04-16 14:52

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has criticised a "vote no" campaign by some ANC stalwarts, saying the move undermines the sacrifices made by opponents of apartheid.

Govt to 'reflect' on Nkandla findings

2014-03-19 18:51

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says the government has welcomes Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

Radebe issues stern warning to Rwanda

2014-03-12 22:41

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says SA will not be used by foreign governments to wage attacks on their dissidents.

Radebe praises SA Dewani prosecution team

2014-03-04 07:05

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has praised the South African prosecution team for its efforts toward having honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani extradited to South Africa.

Radebe: ANC wants to change economy

2014-01-12 16:00

The ANC policy head Jeff Radebe says the priority of the ruling party is to make major changes to the economy and not the Constitution.

Madiba’s final moments

2013-12-08 08:12

Former president Nelson Mandela’s final moments were with close family members and at the time of his death he was not on life support but breathing on his own.

E-tolls prosecutions unclear - JPSA

2013-11-29 08:29

The intended processes for prosecuting those who do not pay Gauteng e-tolls are unclear, says the Justice Project SA.

Zuma's attorneys rake in over R8.8m

2013-11-20 18:08

President Jacob Zuma's attorneys have been paid more than R8.8m to represent him in court during the past four years.

Parliament OKs legal practice bill

2013-11-12 20:47

The legal practice bill, which has far-reaching implications for the legal profession, has been approved by the National Assembly.

Govt: Madonsela being unreasonable

2013-11-09 14:29

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was being unreasonable when she decided to release her provisional report into Nkandla without obtaining comments from ministers in the security cluster, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Radebe: I cried during the film

2013-11-03 22:25

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe cried more than once during some of the scenes of the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, which premiered in Johannesburg.

Anene: Mazibuko hopes for sense of closure for family

2013-10-29 19:58

The DA's parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko, says she hopes the conviction of murdered teen Anene Booysen's killer will give her family and friends a sense of closure.

Will the sexual offences courts fail, again?

2013-10-07 10:00

There is discord amongst certain groups regarding the reintroduction of sexual offences courts in South Africa.

Top prosecutor got job despite facing a probe

2013-10-06 20:23

KwaZulu-Natal’s top prosecutor, Moipone Noko, was appointed to her post by President Jacob Zuma despite being under investigation for maladministration, favouritism and abuse of her office.

ANC's election woes

2013-10-03 07:45

Will staying in power trump policy for the ANC, asks Daniel Silke

State lawyer wants Marikana funding bid dismissed

2013-09-26 23:12

The miners wounded and arrested in Marikana last year were not victims of unfair discrimination, the government has contended.

ANC to consult voters on election manifesto

2013-09-16 14:45

The ANC has begun consulting voters to help formulate its manifesto for next year's general elections, national executive committee member Jeff Radebe says.

DA to join Marikana march

2013-09-11 17:43

The DA is set to join survivors of the Marikana shooting in a march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to push for state funding for the legal counsel representing them.

KZN killer truck licence had expired

2013-09-06 21:07

The licence of a truck, involved in an accident that claimed the lives of 22 people in Pinetown, had expired, an official of the KwaZulu-Natal Road Traffic Inspectorate says.

Pinetown road deaths shock presidency

2013-09-06 07:12

The deaths of 27 people in an accident in KwaZulu-Natal has shocked acting president Jeff Radebe, the presidency says.

HSRC, Fort Hare to review court rulings

2013-08-26 16:02

The justice department has awarded the controversial tender to review rulings of the country's two top courts to the Human Sciences Research Council and the University of Fort Hare’s law school.

Govt won't pay Marikana miners' fees

2013-08-22 11:42

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has announced that the government will not pay the legal expenses of Marikana workers.

State must foot Marikana legal bill - DA

2013-08-19 20:59

Government should step in and fund the legal costs of miners wounded and arrested in the Marikana shootings last year, the DA says.

CGE lauds sexual offences courts

2013-08-07 08:39

Sexual offences courts will go a long way in providing much needed protection to a large number of victims and survivors of sexual crimes, the Commission for Gender Equality says.

'Birthday rapist' guilty on 122 charges

2013-08-06 16:21

The so-called "Birthday rapist" has been convicted by the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on 122 charges.


Nkandla upgrade necessary - Radebe

2014-03-19 19:47

All measures recommended by the security cluster and implemented by the public works department to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home were necessary Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Justice Portfolio calls for magistrate's suspension

2014-03-13 22:23

The Justice Portfolio Committee is calling for the suspension of a Randburg magistrate facing a charge corruption.

SA rebukes Rwanda over attacks on exiled opponents

2014-03-12 14:43

South Africa has delivered a diplomatic slap to Rwanda, saying it would not tolerate attacks on its soil against exiled Rwandan opposition members.

Radebe welcomes ukuthwala conviction

2014-02-15 06:30

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has welcomed the first conviction of a man linked to the ukuthwala practice in the Western Cape.

Keep walking, Radebe tells tearful MPs

2013-12-09 22:25

"We will keep on walking," Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has said during a special joint sitting of Parliament's two houses to pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela.

Gauteng freeways no longer free

2013-12-02 19:32

Despite numerous court cases, protests and extensive media coverage, the e-tolls system is set to kick in within just a few hours.

Use of arbitration, mediation growing

2013-11-28 18:52

Mediation rather than litigation has been shown to be capable of giving quicker, more equitable and less expensive solutions, say experts.

Bill threatens independence - attorneys

2013-11-13 16:50

The SA Attorney's Association says the legal practice bill passed by the National Assembly risks hampering the effective functioning of the legal profession.

Radebe: Madonsela has final say

2013-11-09 18:27

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has conceded that government has no say on whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should classify her Nkandla report.

Radebe: Govt needs more time on Nkandla report

2013-11-09 12:54

The security cluster needed more time to study Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report and that was why it had taken her to court, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Radebe: 791 facing corruption probes

2013-11-03 16:10

The government's Anti-Corruption Task Team is currently investigating 791 people for corruption, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has said.

Greater access to legal services needed - DA

2013-10-07 20:00

The legal practice bill should improve access to justice, protect consumers and promote competition in the provision of legal services, says the DA.

Will the sexual offences courts fail, again?

2013-10-07 09:45

There is discord amongst certain groups regarding the reintroduction of sexual offences courts in South Africa.

Will the sexual offences courts fail, again?

2013-10-04 00:00

There is discord amongst certain groups regarding the reintroduction of sexual offences courts in South Africa.

48 arms-related cases probed in 5 years

2013-10-01 20:33

The National Conventional Arms Control Committee's Inspectorate has probed 48 cases in the past five years, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has revealed.

Owner of Pinetown killer truck appeals for calm

2013-09-16 23:34

The owner of an articulated lorry that killed 23 people in Pinetown after its brakes failed earlier this month, has appealed for calm and to allow investigations to be completed.

Zuma’s allies spared the axe

2013-09-15 16:35

President Jacob Zuma’s political allies, Blade Nzimande and Thulas Nxesi, are among the ministers at the bottom of their class, according to government’s own scorecards.

NSPCA takes on Criminal Procedure Act

2013-09-09 22:01

The NSPCA is challenging the constitutionality of a section of the Criminal Procedure Act permitting only private people to become private prosecutors.

Solutions for road accidents wanted

2013-09-06 14:39

The IFP has called on Transport Minister Dipuo Peters to seek solutions to road accident problems in KwaZulu-Natal.

DA wants 'complete' arms report

2013-09-03 14:40

The DA says that the committee tasked with controlling SA's trade in conventional arms has not issued complete reports over the past year on weapons sales worth more than R13bn.

Mbeki offered State legal assistance

2013-08-22 14:32

Former president Thabo Mbeki's legal representation will be covered by the State Attorney at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Rape centres compromised - DA

2013-08-21 20:14

A lack of funding is compromising the effectiveness of Thuthuzela rape care centres, the DA says.

SA sells arms worth R1.7bn - report

2013-08-09 11:38

South Africa has sold arms worth more than R1.7bn to various countries over the past few months, according to a report.

NGO welcomes sexual offences courts

2013-08-06 21:19

The re-establishment of sexual offences courts will restore faith in the justice system, the Women's Legal Centre says.

Govt commits to combating sexual crimes

2013-08-06 16:03

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says the opening of 22 sexual offences courts this year is a step to ensure that perpetrators of sexual violence are brought to book.

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