Nelson Mandela Bay impasse continues as judgment reserved in Trollip ousting challenge

2018-09-13 22:13

Nelson Mandela Bay will have to wait a little bit longer for clarity on who its rightful mayor is, after the Port Elizabeth High Court reserved judgment in former mayor Athol Trollip's challenge against his ousting.

Zim election petition: MDC alleges 'massive doctoring' of the vote

2018-08-22 14:45

Zimbabwe's opposition has argued in the country's top court that the presidential election results must be thrown out, alleging that only "massive doctoring" of the vote had kept Emmerson Mnangagwa in office.

'Chamisa's SA lawyers must apply to me to work in Zim': justice minister

2018-08-18 19:35

Zimbabwe's justice minister has cast doubt on whether two leading South African lawyers can appear in a Harare court next week to support Nelson Chamisa's challenge to the July presidential poll.

SA's Advocate Dali Mpofu to lead legal team challenging Zim's Mnangagwa election victory – report

2018-08-10 11:00

South Africa's Advocate Dali Mpofu is reportedly set to lead a legal team to challenge Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu-PF party's victory in the just ended elections – on behalf of the opposition MDC Alliance.

Moyane's lawyer calls hearing 'irrational and unlawful' as disciplinary inquiry starts

2018-07-21 13:24

The disciplinary hearing of suspended SARS boss Tom Moyane got underway with his lawyer Dali Mpofu criticising its terms of reference as 'irrational and unlawful'.

Death and taxes trump political rhetoric

2018-07-09 08:45

Julius Malema is haunted by his past tax problems. This is a serious threat to the moral integrity of the EFF, a party that is trying to build a reputation for speaking truth to power, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Mpofu ponders next move after De Vos misses deadline to remove SARS inquiry blog post

2018-07-04 16:09

A blog post by legal expert Pierre De Vos has remained online despite advocate Dali Mpofu's request via Twitter, for it to be removed because it was, among other things, "possibly racist".

Former Treasury official dismisses Moyane’s 'trillion rand man' claim to fame

2018-06-29 18:17

While suspended SARS commissioner Tom Moyane's lawyer hailed the tax agency's revenue collection ability under his stewardship, a former top National Treasury official said claims of success were just smoke and mirrors.

Inxeba film producers shunned by FPB's Appeals Tribunal – court hears

2018-03-28 18:05

The North Gauteng High Court has heard arguments on whether the Film and Publication Board and its Appeals Tribunal should both be part of the matter involving the reclassification of the film, Inxeba (The Wound).

De Lille hires Dali Mpofu as she takes on DA's 'backroom boys' for secret ballot

2018-02-09 17:40

Embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille has appointed Dali Mpofu SC to represent her in her court bid to force the "backroom boys" of the DA to allow a motion of no confidence in her to take place by secret ballot.

 

'A runoff is unavoidable,' MDC lawyer tells court

2018-08-22 16:53

Zimbabwe's capital is under tight security as the Constitutional Court hears the main opposition party's challenge to the results of last month's historic presidential election.

Zim: Mandela lawyer to help with Chamisa case, says report

2018-08-20 12:16

A top South African lawyer who once advised Nelson Mandela will join a team helping Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to overturn the results of last month’s presidential poll.

Zim: Mnangagwa files opposing papers to MDC's election challenge

2018-08-15 11:28

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly filed his opposing papers to the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s petition challenging his victory in the just ended elections.

Can Malema's 'rifle shooting' incident get Dali Mpofu disbarred? We asked some experts

2018-08-08 13:15

What are the implications for an officer of the court being present when a criminal offence is being committed, or being complicit to a crime? And can an advocate of Dali Mpofu's stature be disbarred for such alleged offences? Legal experts explain how it works.

Is the EFF falling apart under pressure?

2018-07-10 07:49

The EFF's wheels came off a little bit last week. Perhaps this 8%-party's honeymoon with the media and a chunk of the voting public is coming to an end, writes Max du Preez.

Where is the legal line?

2018-07-08 11:31

Dali Mpofu is under fire for his presentation at the SARS inquiry. Justin Brown canvasses the possible consequences.

'We will go all the way' to fight 'unfair' SARS Commission – Moyane lawyer

2018-07-02 19:21

Suspended SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane's attempts to fight the SARS Commission of Inquiry were shot down by retired Judge Robert Nugent in a scathing ruling on Monday.

ANC Limpopo conference is a 'burning house', says lawyer

2018-06-23 15:02

Advocate Dali Mpofu has described the Limpopo elective conference as a house on fire, while arguing for an urgent interdict to have it stopped and declared illegitimate.

Judgment reserved in De Lille's secret ballot bid

2018-02-13 19:39

Judgment has been reserved in Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille's court bid to have a motion of no confidence in her held by secret ballot.

Nkandla inquiry will force Zuma to answer - UDM, Cope

2017-09-05 15:24

A fact-finding inquiry looking into President Jacob Zuma's conduct during the Nkandla debacle will force him to account for his actions, the Constitutional Court has heard.

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