Janusz Walus' parole bid: Lamola given 60 days to reconsider parole for Chris Hani's killer

2019-12-12 16:06

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has noted a ruling by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to reconsider his predecessor Michael Masutha's decision to refuse Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, parole.

'Be patient' AbaThembu King Dalindyebo's son tells nation after talks with Ramaphosa over presidential pardon

2019-04-28 22:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa met with the acting AbaThembu King, Azenathi Dalindyebo on Sunday, reassuring him that his father's pardon application is being given serious consideration.

Apartheid-era killer Ferdinand Barnard released on parole

2019-04-02 11:07

Ferdinand Barnard, the killer of anti-apartheid activist David Webster, has been released from prison, according to a report.

'He's entitled to a nice and good life' – former apartheid hit squad head Staal Burger on Ferdi Barnard parole

2019-03-07 19:05

Former Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB) head Colonel "Staal" Burger has welcomed a decision by Justice Minister Michael Masutha to release apartheid-era hitman Ferdi Barnard on parole.

From offender to chef's assistant: Prisons readying for Bosasa kitchen exit

2019-02-27 19:33

Prisoners are undergoing training, upskilling and job shadowing in preparation for the cut-off of the Department of Correctional Services' kitchen contract with AGO, formerly known as Bosasa.

Justice Minister says 'in hindsight' alleged corrupt companies should have been blacklisted

2019-02-25 16:20

The government could have prevented money being lost to corruption by blacklisting companies implicated in wrongdoing or putting them on a "restricted" list, says Justice Minister Michael Masutha.

New NDPP Batohi fights govt over decent salaries for senior prosecutors

2019-02-06 16:21

After fighting for salary increases and benefits for more than 10 years, deputy directors of public prosecutions seem to have found an ally in their new boss and National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shamila Batohi.

'Your days of acting with impunity are numbered' - Batohi's stern message on first day of NPA job

2019-02-01 14:00

New National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has issued a stern warning to would-be corrupters as she takes charge of the nation's prosecuting authority.

Justice minister misses deadline to give reasons why Hani's killer should stay in prison - report

2019-01-14 12:12

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has missed a High Court deadline to give reasons why Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, should remain behind bars.

State to reopen inquest into death of anti-apartheid activist, Dr Hoosen Haffejee

2018-09-28 18:33

The state is to reopen an inquest into the death of Pietermaritzburg anti-apartheid activist Dr Hoosen Haffejee, who was the 45th political detainee to die while in detention.


Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted

2019-07-13 12:52

The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law.

Former justice spokesperson paid nearly R200K to help King Dalindyebo apply for presidential pardon

2019-04-18 13:25

Amid mounting pressure on President Cyril Ramaphosa to pardon AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Justice Minister Michael Masutha appointed a former justice department spokesperson and advocate to assess the king's prospects for a pardon.

'I am able to leave it behind' - Maggie Friedman on release of apartheid assassin Ferdi Barnard

2019-03-08 15:47

The former partner of human rights activist David Webster says it's not up to her to decide whether Ferdi Barnard should be released on parole for assassinating him.

REVEALED: The ANC MP who arranged justice minister's 'Watson house'

2019-03-03 06:38

The unnamed MP who organised accommodation for Justice Minister Michael Masutha in Port Elizabeth where he was approached by former Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson in 2016 is National Assembly House Chairperson for Committees, Cedric Frolick.

Masutha explains weekend stay at PE house where he met Gavin Watson

2019-02-27 16:49

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says he inadvertently ended up meeting Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson after hospitality was extended to him during an accommodation crisis at an ANC rally.

Justice minister announces suspension of official following probe into Bosasa contract

2019-02-25 11:33

An official in the security management section of the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development has been placed on precautionary suspension, Minister Michael Masutha says.

Masutha looking to extricate his department from Bosasa contracts

2019-02-01 16:42

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has revealed that he will be looking at prospects to extricate his department from its Bosasa contracts.

Janusz Walus does not deserve parole for the murder of Chris Hani - SACP

2019-01-17 08:03

The SACP says it strongly condemns the "unremorseful and unrehabilitated murderer, Janusz Walus".

Justice minister 'deeply concerned' about Ramaite sex tape allegations

2018-11-06 12:30

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says he is "deeply concerned" about the sex tape allegations involving acting National Director of Public Prosecutions Silas Ramaite.

SA and UAE sign extradition treaty

2018-09-26 17:21

South Africa and the UAE have signed treaties on extradition and mutual legal assistance in criminal matters.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.