Zuma adds members to probe public sector pay

2014-10-02 19:00

President Jacob Zuma has appointed two additional members to a commission looking into the pay and working conditions of public servants.

Health inquiry: Netcare loses bid to block KPMG

2014-08-22 16:37

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed Netcare's application to block KPMG from working on a market inquiry into the private health sector.

Market inquiries ensure competition

2014-04-16 16:30

Market inquiries into a certain sector, such as the Competition Commission's probe into private health care, ensure competition, says former chief justice.

Zuma: Ngcobo to probe public sector pay

2013-08-26 17:11

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo will head up the Presidential Remuneration Commission on pay in the public sector, says President Jacob Zuma.

Remuneration commission head announced

2013-08-12 14:22

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo will chair a presidential remuneration review commission on public service salaries, the presidency has announced.

Langa was a generous man - daughter

2013-08-03 14:05

Former chief justice Pius Langa was a generous man, his daughter Phumzile Langa has said at his funeral in Durban.

Sisulu hits snag with Sadtu

2013-06-19 13:59

Public Service and Administration Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will meet teacher union Sadtu regarding teachers' pay, MPs have heard.

Madonsela, Mogoeng discuss court issues

2012-07-09 20:50

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will meet Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in Pretoria to discuss complaints about the country's courts.

Stand up to bullies - Mazibuko

2011-11-01 22:48

Some South Africans believe they are above the law and that might is right, Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

SA's justice system goes high-tech

2011-10-06 14:39

South Africa's justice is going high-tech with a system that will prevent meddling with case files, and will also help prevent a backlog of trials.

Mogoeng Mogoeng appointed chief justice

2011-09-08 15:33

Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng has been appointed South Africa's new chief justice, President Jacob Zuma has announced.

FUL proposes constitutional amendment

2011-08-30 20:17

Freedom Under Law (FUL) has called for a constitutional amendment to ensure a proper and transparent appointment process for the chief justice.

Find concensus on chief justice - CBC

2011-08-19 20:01

The Cape Bar Council has urged the Judicial Service Commission to seek consensus on candidates for the position of chief justice.

Zuma nominates new chief justice

2011-08-16 13:24

President Jacob Zuma has nominated Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng as chief justice to replace former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo.

ConCourt pays tribute to Ngcobo

2011-08-11 12:01

The Constitutional Court has paid tribute to Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo after he passed down his last judgment in the court. High court judges and lawyers also gave Ngcobo their fond farewells.

Moseneke for chief justice: Azapo

2011-08-02 12:01

The Azanian People's Organisation is lobbying for the appointment of Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke as chief justice.

ANC 'perplexed' by ConCourt challenge

2011-07-29 21:11

The ANC is "perplexed" that President Jacob Zuma's decision to extend the term of outgoing Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo was challenged in court, it says.

ANC hails Ngcobo's decision to step down

2011-07-28 07:46

The ANC has welcomed Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's decision to decline the extension of his term of office, but adds that the president was within his rights to extend it.

DGRU: Amend constitution on judges' tenure

2011-07-26 18:36

The Constitution should be amended to create certainty in relation to the term of office of the chief justice specifically, says the University of Cape Town's Democratic Governance and Rights Unit.

Spotlight on chief justice's tenure extension

2011-07-18 19:06

The Constitutional Court will have to decide whether the president's extension of their boss Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's tenure is valid or not.

Legal groups take Zuma to court

2011-06-15 10:57

Two legal groups have launched a court application to challenge the legality of President Jacob Zuma's decision to request that the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court stays on beyond his tenure.

Chief justice decision may go to court

2011-06-07 08:33

The courts will have to decide whether a section of the act used by President Jacob Zuma to reappoint Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo is constitutional, an expert says.

Ngobo: SA courts need reform

2010-11-13 22:56

South African courts need to improve their efficiency in order to increase the public's access to justice, Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has said.

Ngcobo urges debate on powers

2010-10-16 09:44

Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has encouraged debate on the defining features of the separation of powers in SA.

Media, judiciary need each other

2010-02-13 22:21

The media and the judiciary are two of the most vital pillars supporting South Africa's constitutional democracy, Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has said in Cape Town.


Zuma: Teacher salaries under review

2014-10-02 13:46

The salaries of teachers and health professionals are being reviewed, says President Jacob Zuma.

Netcare sabotaging market inquiry - TAC

2014-05-28 14:30

The Treatment Action Campaign has accused Netcare of trying to delay and intimidate the market inquiry into the private health sector.

Hanekom praises new CSIR laser

2013-09-17 23:18

The development of the world’s first digital laser in South Africa presents limitless opportunities, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom says

Ngcobo to chair remuneration commission

2013-08-12 18:40

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo will chair a presidential remuneration review commission on public service salaries, the presidency has announced.

Zuma: Langa a servant of the people

2013-08-03 17:32

Former chief justice Pius Langa was a committed servant of the people, President Jacob Zuma has said at Langa's funeral service.

Langa funeral under way in Durban

2013-08-03 11:15

The funeral of former chief justice Pius Langa is under way in Durban where President Jacob Zuma is expected to deliver a eulogy.

Malunga gets nod as deputy protector

2012-11-22 16:12

The National Assembly has unanimously approved the appointment of Kevin Malunga, the law adviser and spokesperson for the Farlam Commission, as deputy public protector.

Minister denies manipulation of JSC

2012-04-26 19:48

The justice minister has denied dictating appointments to the bench, days after the deputy judge president of the South Gauteng High Court was taken to task by him and overlooked for promotion.

Courts can't be superior, Zuma says

2011-11-01 20:01

The powers conferred on the courts cannot be regarded as superior to the powers resulting from a mandate given by the people in a popular vote, President Jacob Zuma says.

Ngcobo tipped to head arms deal probe

2011-09-17 22:21

President Jacob Zuma wants former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo to head the commission of inquiry into the controversial arm deals, a report says.

I'm not a homophobe, Mogoeng says

2011-09-02 22:36

Chief justice nominee Mogoeng Mogoeng says he is not homophobic or gender-insensitive, nor is he inexperienced for the job.

No other nominations for chief justice

2011-08-20 20:49

The JSC will not call for further nominations for the position of chief justice other than President Jacob Zuma's nomination, Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Chief justice choice - opposition unhappy

2011-08-16 22:14

Only the ANC has so far come out in support of President Jacob Zuma's surprise nomination of Constitutional Court Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng as new chief justice.

Excitement over next step: Ngcobo

2011-08-11 14:23

There is a sense of excitement in going into the next the stage of his life, Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has said at his farewell ceremony at the Constitutional Court.

Ngcobo's replacement delayed

2011-08-05 17:00

The appointment of a new chief justice will be delayed pending consultations with the Judicial Service Commission and political parties in Parliament, says President Jacob Zuma.

Ngcobo to chair special JSC sitting

2011-08-01 22:15

One of outgoing Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's last jobs will be to chair a special sitting of the JSC to discuss the public interviewing of his successor.

Zuma's Ngcobo decision 'unconstitutional'

2011-07-29 11:12

The Constitutional Court has ruled that it was unconstitutional for President Jacob Zuma to extend Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's term of office.

IFP, DA lament Ngcobo's resignation

2011-07-27 22:25

Both the Inkatha Freedom Party and Democratic Alliance have said that Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's resignation could have been averted.

Draft judges' bill 'unconstitutional'

2011-07-26 16:15

The draft judges' remuneration and conditions of employment amendment bill does not pass constitutional muster, the Centre for Constitutional Rights says.

Legal arguments over top judges' terms

2011-07-18 12:12

Some of SA's top lawyers are set to argue whether it was constitutional for the president to extend senior judges' terms of office.

Radebe defends Ngcobo's term extension

2011-06-07 13:10

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has praised Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo for "doing a bloody good job" and says government will oppose an expected legal challenge to the extension of his term.

IFP slams Zuma over Ngcobo

2011-06-06 08:11

President Jacob Zuma has breached the Constitution by extending the term of office for Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo beyond the 12 year limit, the IFP says.

Attacks threaten judiciary - Ngcobo

2010-11-13 19:35

Recent attacks on the justice system in the media are a threat to public confidence and pose a risk to judicial independence, Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has said.

Piet Byl has not given up on Leigh

2010-08-04 22:45

Leigh Matthews' killer has reached the end of the road to be freed - but super sleuth Piet Byleveld is making it his mission to net Donavan Moodley's "accomplice".

Sentence is cruel, says killer

2009-12-22 08:22

A murderer has complained about his "unconstitutionally cruel" sentence of life plus 15 years for murder and armed robbery.

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