Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
High level clouds. Mild.
The Council for the advancement of the South African Constitution (Casac) and Corruption Watch(CW) are calling on political parties to review their candidate lists.
Senior public prosecutions officials should not be in the business of seeking "popularity or being loved", says executive secretary for Casac Lawson Naidoo.
The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application by the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution, which sought to delay National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams's announcement on whether former president Jacob Zuma should be prosecuted.
Casac has filed an application to interdict NPA boss Shaun Abrahams from announcing whether former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted, pending a Constitutional Court ruling on an appeal in the case.
Casac has asked the National Director of Public Prosecutions' Advocate Shaun Abrahams to assure them that he will not withdraw charges against President Jacob Zuma until a Constitutional Court ruling has been made.
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has upheld the constitutionality of a bursary scheme that favours student teachers from rural areas.
President Jacob Zuma has survived a motion of no confidence in his presidency, held via secret ballot in Parliament. Watch analysis here.
The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution is demanding to see the ANC letter that nominated ex-Eskom head Brian Molefe for a seat in Parliament.
The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution has pressed Parliament to finalise the Finance Intelligence Bill before the legislature adjourns.
The highest court in the land's ruling on Nkandla is "one of the most important judgments by the Constitutional Court in our democratic era", an expert has told News24.
Civil society groups that were outspoken against the Jacob Zuma-led government are not surprised that they were spied on by the State Security Agency.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has hit out Casac's Lawson Naidoo over an affidavit, claiming she protected politicians during her probe into the Vrede dairy farm scandal.
NPA boss Shaun Abrahams' refusal to await the outcome of a Constitutional Court case - that could impact his job - before announcing a decision on the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma has been described as "deeply regrettable".
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has turned to the Constitutional Court following a court ruling relating to his settlement and golden handshake.
The two scathing judgments against President Jacob Zuma, in which he was ordered to personally pay legal costs, indicate that South Africa’s judiciary is "strong, robust and independent".
Everything possible was done to ensure it could not be determined how individual MPs voted in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament says.
The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal president will help strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy, NGO Casac has said.
While Save SA realises it is the prerogative of President Jacob Zuma, firing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister would be foolhardy, it has warned.
Several organisations and individuals, who have previously expressed their dissatisfaction with President Jacob Zuma, have joined forces in their call for him to step down.
The SACP has condemned the disruptions during President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in Parliament and said it supported the presiding officer's actions to stop it.
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