Unlocking their future: Prison matrics achieve 82.6% pass rate

2020-01-09 22:44

Of the 161 inmates who sat for matric exams in South Africa's correctional facilities,133 passed, with some getting distinctions, Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has announced.

Make extraditions easy, Lamola urges UN as SA fights to get Guptas back from Dubai

2019-12-19 14:23

South Africa is "concerned" that some countries have "mastered the art of delaying or refusing to ratify extradition treaties", Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has said.

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.

Presidential pardon: Helping Fees Must Fall activist doesn't undermine justice - Lamola

2019-10-16 18:14

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.

Manuel Chang extradition: Foundation tells court why it believes Lamola is correct to ask for review

2019-10-16 13:51

South Africa is constitutionally obliged to ensure the effective prosecution of corruption even if the offence occurs outside of its borders, a lawyer representing the Helen Suzman Foundation has argued.

OPINION | Of presidential pardons: No need to interfere with NPA's work

2019-10-16 05:00

The NPA has been plagued by allegations of political interference, and the minister's announcement to seek a presidential pardon on behalf of Kanya Cekeshe does nothing to fight the perception of political interference, writes Phephelaphi Dube.

Adriaan Basson: Gupta sanctions a sign that justice is back on track

2019-10-11 08:30

The confidence with which the US department of treasury announced sanctions against the Guptas should be a boost for the NPA to bring the brothers and their political enablers to book, writes Adriaan Basson.

Justice must not be shackled by boundaries, borders, says Lamola after Gupta sanctions

2019-10-10 18:32

South African law enforcement agencies have issued mutual legal assistance requests to eight countries around the world, including the US.

Making sexual offenders registry public a 'recipe for disaster' - legal expert

2019-09-24 09:13

Following the high prevalence of violence against women and children in the month of August, the question over whether the sexual offenders registry should be open to the public has been brought to the fore.

No reconciliation for those who have 'derailed' liberation - Ronald Lamola on looting

2019-09-20 12:02

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says there won't be any reconciliation with those who have "derailed" the liberation of South Africa.


5 things to watch out for in Parliament in 2020

2020-01-05 10:00

Another turbulent year is expected for Parliament. Here are five of the issues the national legislature will grapple with this year.

'AbaThembu king wants a presidential pardon, not parole'

2019-12-18 15:13

AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo may have to stew in a prison a little longer while he waits for President Cyril Ramaphosa to respond to his request for a presidential pardon.

Justice department dismisses fake advocate accused of fraud

2019-11-12 21:33

The Department of Justice has dismissed Bina Masuku from its employ after it emerged she had posed as an advocate, was appointed Master of the High Court in Mpumalanga and then allegedly stole more than R1.7m of claimants' money.

The wheels of justice must turn unhindered - Lamola

2019-10-16 14:21

Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola says the ultimate test of SA's resolve against corruption lies firmly in the ability of the criminal justice system to ensure those who have ploughed state coffers are held accountable.

Kanya Cekeshe: Presidential pardon put on hold pending appeal process

2019-10-16 12:23

Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola has announced that the presidential pardon application of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been put on hold.

COPE questions whether government will blacklist Bosasa and terminate contracts

2019-10-13 15:19

COPE has questioned when Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola will blacklist controversial company Bosasa and terminate its existing contracts.

SA urged to take swift action against the Guptas as US piles on pressure

2019-10-10 22:30

South African authorities must crack the whip on the Gupta family, say opposition parties as the US moved to blacklist the controversial brothers and their associate Salim Essa.

Special tribunal to claw back state's 'stolen' billions to start next week

2019-09-26 17:38

"The era of impunity is behind us," Justice Minister Ronald Lamola warned as he announced that the special tribunal to recover billions looted from the state will commence its work on October 1.

'Ailing' economy can't wait for debates, Cabinet must act now - Lamola

2019-09-20 15:58

State-owned enterprises cannot be rescued without strategic partnerships, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has said, adding that bold and decisive action is needed.

Zondo commission has cost SA R356m so far

2019-09-16 16:27

The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has cost the taxpayer R356m so far, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has told Parliament.

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