There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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While Black First Land First leaders have been saved from punishment in the Equality Court over remarks made about the Hoërskool Driehoek tragedy, the court's judgment has laid the foundation for a criminal case, labour union Solidarity said.
Utterances by Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama on social media and during public speeches are racist and incite violence, according to AfriForum's head of policy, Ernst Roets.
The Black First Land First (BLF) movement is set to debate whether it should call it quits or to go "underground" at its special policy conference set down for November 30 in Durban.
Black First Land First (BLF) has failed to appear in the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, to answer a hate speech case against it.
The FF Plus' issue with the BLF stems from its constitution that only allows black people to join the party.
A lawyer from Pretoria has managed to have a group of Black First Land First (BLF) members who had occupied a house in Brooklyn, Pretoria, evicted.
There is always an obligation to cover all parties that contest the election. But the media has been obsessed with the utterances of charlatans and divisive vigilantes with questionable morals, writes Redi Tlhabi.
BLF leader Andile Mngxitama says while his party has spent more time in the courts fighting bids to get it removed from the ballot paper, he believes it has "turned a corner" and will be able capture the imagination of South Africans as they cast their vote for a new government.
Black First Land First says it will not apologise for its controversial slogan "Land or Death" after the Equality Court, sitting in Johannesburg, found that it constituted hate speech.
Billionaire businessman Patrice Motsepe has reportedly filed an urgent interdict application against Black First, Land First and its leader Andile Mngxitama in connection with allegations that he was involved in an alleged plot to interfere in Botswana's politics.
A High Court judge has made a U-turn over his initial judgment regarding racial remarks made by Black First Land First leaders over an incident at Hoërskool Driehoek that left four pupils dead earlier this year.
A fight has broken out between Black First Land First and AfriForum members at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.
This comes as the Electoral Court on Monday rejected the BLF's application to appeal its deregistration, which it brought in June.
"The BLF believes that should the Electoral Court grant us leave to appeal, strong prospects of success exist that the court will ultimately overturn the decision of the IEC," said the party's deputy president, Zanele Lwana, in a statement.
The leadership of BLF are in a public tussle, with claims and counterclaims of non-membership and impropriety being flung at one another.
D'Aria Vineyards in Durbanville, Cape Town has secured an interdict in the Western Cape High Court against what appears to be threats by Black First, Land First to occupy wine farms in the Western Cape.
Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has blamed the media for his party's dismal showing at the polls so far.
The IEC has put the integrity of the upcoming elections at risk by registering the BLF as a political party without publishing their registration in the Government Gazette, FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says.
The FF Plus will announce its next move in its bid to have BLF deregistered as a political party.
From court cases to campaigning at grass roots level, political parties are pulling out all the stops as voting day inches closer. Here is a wrap of our most read stories.
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