Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
AfriForum has been denied leave to appeal Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo's ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag amounts to hate speech.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has filed an application to appeal the Equality Court ruling in favour of AfriForum's Ernst Roets and his display of the old South African flag.
An urgent application for AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets to be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the old apartheid flag has been dismissed in the Equality Court.
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has issued warrants of arrest for two of the four alleged murderers of former Rwandan head of intelligence Colonel Patrick Karegeya, according to lobby group AfriForum.
The Equality Court must accept AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets' version stating why he tweeted a picture of the apartheid flag - after a court ruling banning its gratuitous display, his lawyer has argued.
AfriForum will be defending itself in a contempt of court application after its deputy CEO Ernst Roets tweeted a picture of the old South African flag hours after an Equality Court ruling.
AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets intends to oppose the Nelson Mandela Foundation's application to have him held in contempt of court.
Just hours after a scathing judgment banning the gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag, AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets took to Twitter to post a picture of the flag, asking: "Did I just commit hate speech?"
The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the ruling that gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag constitutes hate speech is not a victory until South Africans can unite and work together.
The National Council of SPCAs has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist with costs of AfriForum's animal cruelty case against National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise.
To a lay reader Judge Lamont's judgment in the Ernst Roets case may appear to be a move to duck a controversial question. However, the relief sought by the NMF was misconceived and the court's approach therefore correct, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
AfriForum head of policy Ernst Roets has slammed the Nelson Mandela Foundation for taking him to court over the apartheid flag.
AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets will learn his fate when the Equality Court delivers judgment in an urgent application that he be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the apartheid flag, hours after its display was banned.
The National Prosecuting Authority is set to prosecute EFF leader Julius Malema as well as EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.
AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets has disrespected and insulted the dignity of the courts and should be found in contempt, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.
People who are satisfied with the banning of the old flag should realise what the consequences may be in future if someone feels offended by something else that is important to them, writes Kallie Kriel.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will file an urgent application in the High Court to declare that Ernst Roets, Afriforum's deputy chief, is in contempt of court for a tweet using the old apartheid flag.
The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, something which Roets and AfriForum have difficulty understanding, never mind admit, writes Pieter du Toit.
The gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High court in Johannesburg, has ruled.
The team representing National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise, has been given the opportunity to prepare for her animal cruelty trial.
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