Van Breda trial media ruling: Who were the winners?

2017-06-22 19:13

The biggest winner in an appeal brought by murder accused Henri van Breda - who was challenging Media24's application to livestream his trial – are the media and the public, legal experts say.

We still won't vote against Zuma - ANC caucus on secret ballot ruling

2017-06-22 13:32

The ANC in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete decide again on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, saying it hasn't change its stance.

Van Breda trial: SCA had to weigh merits of live stream vs fair trial

2017-06-21 18:43

The right to broadcast and live stream the murder trial of Henri van Breda had to be weighed against the risk of allowing cameras into the courtroom versus a fair trial, the Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled.

Durban magistrate guilty of misconduct needs anger management says his advocate

2017-06-21 14:22

Magistrate Stanley Gumede, who has been found guilty by a Magistrate's Commission tribunal of misconduct for impatient, intolerant and bullying behaviour in court, should be given a "cautional reprimand", says his advocate.

Everyone failed Glebelands hostel - Mkhwebane

2017-06-19 19:36

The eThekwini Municipality, its Metro police department, the South African Police Service and the department of social development all failed the Glebelands Hostel residents, says public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Sassa: Tender for new service provider expected from July

2017-06-19 14:29

The South African Social Security Agency is expecting to conduct a competitive bidding process for a new service provider from July, a Parliamentary reply has revealed.

Unnotified gatherings tend to become more violent - court hears

2017-06-15 18:44

The purpose of prosecuting protest convenors who fail to notify authorities of gatherings is to deter violence and increase peaceful assemblies, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Bathabile to pay or not to pay for Sassa - CPS saga – ConCourt to rule

2017-06-15 08:52

Should Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini be held personally liable for the legal costs incurred in the social grants matter at the Constitutional Court in March?

ConCourt to rule if Bathabile must pay for Sassa-CPS case

2017-06-13 20:14

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will find out this week whether she will be held personally liable for legal costs for the social grants matter heard at the Constitutional Court.

Justice Ray Zondo appointed deputy chief justice

2017-06-07 14:54

Justice Ray Zondo has been appointed deputy chief justice.


Parliament welcomes ConCourt decision on secret ballot

2017-06-22 15:09

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has no personal or principled opposition to the use of a secret ballot in a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament's spokesperson says.

Constitutional democracy is not working, courts have too much power - ANCWL

2017-06-22 12:20

A top campaigner of ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for a sweeping review of South Africa's constitutional democracy.

Gupta lawyer, DA ask law society to investigate his conduct

2017-06-21 17:52

The attorney for the infamous Gupta family says he has written to his law society, asking it to investigate him without delay after a certain "perception" was created in the media.

Magistrate who sent a robbery victim to holding cells guilty of misconduct

2017-06-20 16:17

Stanley Gumede, the magistrate once fancied by President Jacob Zuma for the job of national director of public prosecutions has been found guilty of nine charges of "unbecoming conduct".

'Whatever difficulties we faced are now worthwhile' - Frankel 8 victim

2017-06-19 17:59

One of the Frankel 8 victims feels a sense of gratitude after the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has lifted a 20-year "expiry date" on prosecuting sexual offences.

Sworn affidavits will take centre stage in Dlamini/Sassa probe

2017-06-15 22:19

Affidavits containing counter allegations between Bathabile Dlamini, her former DG and the Sassa CEO will be at the centre of a probe ordered by the Constitutional Court to determine whether she should be held liable for the social grants debacle.

ConCourt orders investigation into Bathabile's liability for social grants case

2017-06-15 10:46

The Constitutional Court has ordered that there be further investigation into Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini's personally held liability for the social grants matter.

Hlaudi Motsoeneng intends to challenge dismissal - lawyer

2017-06-14 17:14

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng intends challenging his dismissal, his lawyer Zola Majavu has said.

Zuma fights DA application on judicial inquiry into state capture

2017-06-12 13:20

President Jacob Zuma has filed a counter-application to the DA's court application to force him to establish a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture.

SCA rules that Durban's 'monstrosity' 9-storey building will remain

2017-06-02 20:58

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that a building described by neighbours as a "monstrosity" may remain standing.

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