Zuma back from Brics summit, set to face chief justice

2015-07-11 22:22

President Jacob Zuma has returned to the country after a Brics summit in Russia, and is expected to meet with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng soon to discuss the recent attacks against the judiciary.

Opposition parties stand firmly behind Mogoeng Mogoeng

2015-07-10 13:59

Opposition parties this week came out in strong support of the chief justice, who drew a line in the sand amid increasing criticism of the judiciary from the government and the ANC.

Zuma has his hands full with 4 ConCourt candidates, judicial row

2015-07-09 21:11

President Jacob Zuma has a tough task ahead of him after all four women interviewed for the vacant seat at the bench of the Constitutional Court were recommended as suitable candidates for the job by the Judicial Services Commission.

Don't suppress our views on judiciary - Mantashe

2015-07-09 17:02

People cannot tell the ANC that it is not allowed to criticise the judiciary because that would be suppression of the party, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Zuma: I strongly believe in independent judiciary

2015-07-09 09:42

President Jacob Zuma says he will attend to a request for a meeting by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng as soon as he returns from Russia.

Mogoeng hits back at ANC attacks on judiciary

2015-07-08 16:00

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has rejected claims that judges are being influenced to reach specific verdicts, saying he wants to share his concerns about the allegations with President Jacob Zuma.

Mantashe: Displays of wealth, arrogance a problem for alliance

2015-07-02 07:19

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says crass displays of wealth and arrogance are among the problems facing the ruling alliance.

Judge candidates announced - and they're all women

2015-06-10 14:27

Women rule in the shortlisted candidates for positions in the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal.

Activists question reduction of child rapist’s sentence

2015-06-01 13:04

Child abuse activists have called into question the ruling of two Western Cape High Court judges who reduced a child rapist’s two life sentences to an effective 13 years behind bars.

Being single mother will not affect my duties - SCA candidate

2015-04-15 09:06

The only female candidate standing for one of two Supreme Court of Appeal positions has assured the JSC that being a single mother would not impact on her duties if selected.


Nzimande welcomes planned discussions between Zuma and judiciary

2015-07-11 19:31

SA Communist Party General Secretary Blade Nzimande has welcomed a planned meeting between leaders of the judiciary and President Jacob Zuma, saying it was everybody's right to question whether the judiciary is interfering in parliamentary process.

Zuma's response to Mogoeng 'farcical' - DA

2015-07-10 08:52

President Jacob Zuma's response to a meeting requested by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng regarding attacks on the judiciary is "farcical", the DA says.

Four women judges grilled over vacant ConCourt position

2015-07-09 17:48

Four women, vying for one vacancy at the Constitutional Court, have been quizzed by the Judicial Services Commission.

Mogoeng should hear views of ordinary people - Ramaphosa

2015-07-09 15:17

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng should hear the views of "ordinary people on the ground" towards the judiciary.

We won't respond to Mogoeng yet - Presidency

2015-07-08 21:14

The Presidency will not immediately reply to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's dismissal of allegations that the judiciary operated under influence.

‘Interfering judiciary’: Thandi Modise takes separation of powers issues to the Constitutional Court

2015-07-07 12:07

The courts came under fire again for “interfering” – this time in Parliament.

Break down barriers and make legal access easy - HRC

2015-06-12 16:43

The South African Human Rights Commission intends to help poor communities to have access to the justice system and wants legal documents in 'understandable English'.

Zuma appoints 6 judges

2015-06-01 18:42

President Jacob Zuma has appointed six new high court judges.

Bloem, Mbenenge recommended for judge positions

2015-04-15 15:55

Gerald Bloem and Selby Mbenenge have been recommended for judge positions in the Eastern Cape High Court.

Makgoba recommended for Limpopo judge president

2015-04-14 19:35

The Judicial Service Commission has recommended that Judge Mampuru Makgoba be appointed as the judge president of the new Limpopo High Court division.

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