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.

Lamola opens new sexual offences court in Limpopo

2019-09-13 22:31

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has inaugurated the opening of a new sexual offences court in Sibasa, Limpopo.

Death penalty will not deal with femicide and violence against women and children - Justice Dept

2019-09-04 22:45

The reinstatement of the death penalty will not deal with femicide and other forms of violence against women and children, said the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development.

Offer to assist students locked up for #FeesMustFall protests still stands - Lamola

2019-08-27 22:06

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said despite an agreement reached between his predecessor and student leaders in the #FeesMustFall protests, student leaders have failed to bring to the department a collated list of students locked up for their roles in the protests.


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.

NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit recovered loot of R115.9m in two months - Lamola

2019-09-06 20:01

The NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit recovered R115.9m in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act during June and July this year, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says.

Violence against women: National moment of silence and prayer to be observed on Sunday

2019-09-03 22:31

A moment of silence and prayer has been declared for September 8 to mourn women killed in gender-based violence.

Private donor funding for NPA has been 'thoroughly considered' - Lamola

2019-08-27 19:40

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has confirmed that the risks associated with private donors funding the National Prosecuting Authority have been ''thoroughly considered'' and the parties have reiterated their commitment to ensuring any funding provided is channelled per the approved framework.

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