Michael Masutha 'stable' after being airlifted following collapse

2018-06-30 21:13

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha is in a stable condition after being airlifted to a Pretoria hospital, his spokesperson has confirmed.

Arthur Fraser skips first pre-budget presser in Parliament for 'urgent matter'

2018-05-17 16:12

New correctional services commissioner Arthur Fraser has skipped his first pre-budget vote media briefing in Parliament to attend an "urgent matter that had just arisen".

Cross-party concern about budget cuts for justice department

2018-05-09 22:33

MPs on both sides of the House have expressed concern about budget cuts for the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development.

'Skillful' Shaun the 'man for the job' – Masutha defends Abrahams

2018-03-07 20:39

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says Shaun Abrahams' professional conduct during his interactions with him has been nothing short of stellar.

Walus still shows no remorse for murdering a 'father and a husband' – Masutha

2017-11-17 12:11

Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus has not shown enough remorse for "eliminating a communist who happens to be a father and a husband", Justice Minister Michael Masutha has said.

Masutha to announce decision on Walus parole

2017-11-17 07:00

Justice Minister Michael Masutha will announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole.

ConCourt to rule on constitutionality of affirmative action, BEE

2017-11-02 21:38

Justice Minister Michael Masutha's legal representative has argued in the Constitutional Court that the Department of Justice's racial quota system ensures access to work for black people and women. 

Janusz Walus' fate back in Masutha's hands

2017-08-18 11:36

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has 90 days to reconsider whether Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus should be released on parole, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Justice minister admits huge backlog of parole cases

2017-07-03 07:03

Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha has admitted that there is a huge backlog in consideration of lifers for parole.

Minister announces Zach Modise's retirement

2017-06-29 14:42

Correctional Services Commissioner Zach Modise will be retiring, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has announced.


Justice Minister backs beleaguered NPA head Shaun Abrahams

2018-06-05 07:23

Justice Minister Michael Masutha says he has 'full confidence' in chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams, and he had supported the 2016 decision to bring charges against then-finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

Gupta saga: Masutha, UAE ambassador working on extradition agreement

2018-05-16 14:17

The Department of Justice and the United Arab Emirates are currently working on a bilateral extradition and mutual legal assistance agreement, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has revealed.

Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma's legal costs - Masutha

2018-04-17 16:23

One of the enduring mysteries of the Jacob Zuma administration has been cleared up: Zuma's legal costs while president amounted to at least R24m, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has revealed in a parliamentary answer.

Teachers, preachers, doctors, police and politicians to blame for hate crimes - report

2018-02-08 21:59

The Hate Crimes Working Group has launched a petition in a bid to pressure the Department of Justice into putting legislation in place that specifically deals with hate crimes.

AS IT HAPPENED: No parole for Chris Hani killer Janusz Walus

2017-11-17 10:30

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has announced his decision to deny Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus parole, saying his application 'was not approved'.

Courts 'doing a good job', Cabinet-commissioned report finds

2017-11-03 14:44

A Cabinet-commissioned report has found that South Africa's courts are "doing a good job" in addressing cases that have impact on the socio-economic conditions of citizens.

Families want justice after two found dead

2017-09-22 23:01

The families of murdered 24-year-old Thuto Theko and his girlfriend, 27-year-old Refiloe Moshime, say they want to see the alleged killer have his day in court.

Zuma instructs justice minister to look into black lawyers' concerns

2017-07-14 18:46

President Jacob Zuma has instructed Justice Minister Michael Masutha to look into concerns the Black Lawyers Association has raised about discrimination and unequal pay.

Convicts sentenced to life before 2004 may serve less time

2017-06-29 20:31

Inmates convicted to life imprisonment before 2004 could now spend fewer years behind bars before being eligible for parole.

#GuptaEmails a no-go topic, says ANC NEC subcommittee

2017-06-04 14:41

ANC NEC member Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has declined to speak about the recently leaked Gupta emails, saying these had nothing to do with a briefing being held by the ANC's peace and stability committee.

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