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.

DA threatens NPA with court action over Nkandla

2017-05-19 16:41

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has asked NPA head Shaun Abrahams for a meeting to talk about the probe into security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

I won't pressure NPA on Nkandla probe - Masutha

2017-05-18 18:27

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says he cannot accede to a DA request to pressure the National Prosecuting Authority into probing Nkandla.

Masutha congratulates inmate matriculants

2017-01-06 09:41

Justice and Correctional Services Minster Michael Masutha has congratulated more than 100 prisoners who passed their matric exams.

Justice Minister to preside over gallows exhumation project

2016-12-14 06:11

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha is on Wednesday expected to preside over the exhumation of political prisoners who were hanged and buried in unmarked graves.


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.

Nothing wrong with ANC's criticism of court ruling - Masutha

2017-05-18 19:43

There is no rule against the state or citizens criticising court judgments and it aids democracy, Justice Minister Michael Masutha says.

Masutha to face committee over court's ICC ruling

2017-03-08 06:23

Justice Minister Michael Masutha is set to address MPs about the High Court ruling which declared the government’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court invalid.

Why Pollsmoor prison's overcrowding can't be solved overnight - Masutha

2016-12-23 21:19

Detainees kept in jail while they wait to go on trial or to be sentenced are a big contributing factor to overcrowding at Pollsmoor prison.

Mkhwebane asks Masutha to help get govt to comply with PP's recommendations

2016-12-05 21:12

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has asked Justice Minister Michael Masutha to support her office by creating a framework for government to comply and co-operate with her office's investigations and remedial actions.

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