ARTICLES RELATING TO JUDICIARY

Zuma appoints Mandisa Maya as SCA president

2017-05-26 11:06

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya as the president of the Supreme Court of Appeal with immediate effect.

Government argues that amendment should only be confined to children - Frankel 8 hearing

2017-05-23 14:37

Legal counsel for the Minister of Justice Michael Masutha arguing in the Sydney Frankel case has asked for a suspension of the declaration of invalidity of section 18 of the Criminal Procedure Act.

23 expert names submitted to ConCourt to assist Sassa

2017-05-19 14:03

A total of 23 names have been nominated as technical experts to come on board to assist the South African Social Security Agency to takeover the national social grants scheme.

Judgment reserved on broadcast of Van Breda trial

2017-05-18 16:24

The constitutional rights of the media and the general public can't be overemphasised, Advocate John Butler, SC, for Media24, has said in heads of argument in the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Ntlemeza is being prejudiced, humiliated, his lawyer argues

2017-05-17 14:22

Every day that former Hawks boss Major General Berning Ntlemeza is not allowed to report for duty is another day that he is prejudiced and humiliated, his lawyer has argued in court.

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'We are here, we mean business' - Malema on #SecretBallot hearing

Opposition parties, including the EFF say allowing for a secret ballot to be held during the motion of no confidence vote in Parliament will allow members of the house to feel safe enough to vote with integrity.

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Gerrie Nel: Impossible to link politics to private prosecution

2017-05-12 12:59

Advocate Gerrie Nel, who heads AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit, says he was initially unsure about the idea, adding that it is impossible to link political motives to private prosecution.

We thought it would be easier - Dlamini 'disappointed' by Net1 ruling

2017-05-10 13:33

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the High Court ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from people's social grants.

Rules of court support DA's application to review Cabinet reshuffle decision

2017-05-09 14:30

President Jacob Zuma has to explain why he reshuffled his Cabinet because of a rule governing high courts which relates to reviews of decisions.

When the courts have to babysit government

2017-05-08 08:11

In South Africa, the judiciary has become the last line of defense when it comes to stopping the executive from looting state resources, writes Ralph Mathekga.

 

Motsoeneng loses another battle as Labour Court dismisses case

2017-05-24 19:13

Former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has suffered another defeat when the Labour Court dismissed his application.

Girl, 12, given chocolate after rape

2017-05-22 17:37

The High Court is hearing arguments in a bid to have a section of the Criminal Procedure Act, which prevents the prosecution of sexual assault cases older than 20 years, declared unconstitutional.

Nothing wrong with ANC's criticism of court ruling - Masutha

2017-05-18 19:43

There is no rule against the state or citizens criticising court judgments and it aids democracy, Justice Minister Michael Masutha says.

Judge defends 'kitchen assistant' remarks

2017-05-18 15:36

High Court acting Judge Leslie Weinkove has defended some of his remarks that sparked an application to have him recused in the Bromwell Street eviction case.

State's case against alleged Chief Justice burglar is weak - lawyer

2017-05-17 11:09

The case against the alleged mastermind behind the robbery at the Office of the Chief Justice has been postponed, while the defence attorney says the State can't place the suspect at the scene.

Secret ballot will maintain integrity of 'no confidence vote', UDM tells ConCourt

2017-05-15 13:39

Allowing for a secret ballot to be held during the motion of no confidence vote in Parliament will allow members of the house to feel safe enough to vote with integrity, the UDM has argued.

Sassa to appeal High Court ruling on deductions

2017-05-11 15:47

Social grant payment agency Sassa will appeal a High Court order granting service provider Net1 permission to continue making deductions from beneficiaries' accounts.

HSF asks ConCourt to set aside Gordhan and Jonas axing

2017-05-10 13:02

The Constitutional Court has been asked to set aside President Jacob Zuma's axing of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas.

Zuma accepts Judge Mabel Jansen’s resignation

2017-05-08 17:56

President Jacob Zuma has accepted High Court Judge Mabel Jansen's resignation in the wake of cricitism about her Facebook comments about rape and race.

Premier probably encouraged witness to lie against Phosa - judge

2017-05-05 17:41

Mpumalanga premier David Mabuza may have encouraged a witness to lie against businessman and politician, Mathews Phosa, Gauteng High Court Judge Bill Prinsloo has said.

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