Former judge wants backpay over Mbeki discharge refusal

2017-10-20 20:27

Former judge Willem Heath is challenging former president Thabo Mbeki's refusal in 2001 of his request to be discharged from the bench, in a review application heard in the Western Cape High Court.

SIU to have new head 'by end of February'

2013-01-28 13:34

A permanent Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head is expected to be appointed by the end of February, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe said on Monday.

Zuma accepts Simelane ruling, appoints Jiba

2011-12-28 22:15

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the court ruling that struck down his appointment of Menzi Simelane as national director of public prosecutions, and named Simelane's deputy to act in the post.

Heath: Quitting was right

2011-12-20 11:51

Former judge Willem Heath has broken his silence, saying his dramatic resignation as the head of the Special Investigating Unit was the right thing to do.

Mbeki: I know things you should know

2011-12-18 13:04

Former president Thabo Mbeki says that South Africans deserved to know facts of the “jigsaw puzzle” which would explain the country’s history.

Zuma accepts Willem Heath's resignation

2011-12-15 17:50

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the resignation of newly-appointed SIU head Willem Heath.

Heath outcome by week's end - report

2011-12-13 08:56

Newly appointed Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath will know the outcome of an investigation into his comments against former president Thabo Mbeki by the end of the week.

Presidency distances itself from Heath

2011-12-10 14:40

The presidency has distanced itself from comments made by newly appointed Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath against former president Thabo Mbeki, saying they were made in his personal capacity.

Mbeki seeks proof of Heath allegations

2011-12-08 15:05

Former president Thabo Mbeki's foundation has asked the presidency for evidence of allegations that newly appointed SIU head Willem Heath reportedly levelled against him.

Heath's attitude to judiciary 'risky'

2011-12-06 18:35

Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath's "controversial attitude" towards the judiciary is too risky for his position, Cope says.


I was offered SIU job - Penzhorn

2013-07-29 15:39

A senior Durban advocate, who claims to have been offered the position as head of the SIU, says he heard nothing from the president after he was approached in February.

Mbeki is back

2012-01-15 16:15

Former president Thabo Mbeki has made a dramatic jump back into local politics after almost three years of self-imposed silence.

SIU gets yet another acting boss

2011-12-21 14:45

President Jacob Zuma has replaced the acting head of the special investigating unit, Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba, after less than a week in the job.

Will Radebe rehire Heath?

2011-12-18 14:41

Embattled former Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath may still be rehired as chief legal adviser to Justice Minister Jeff Radebe.

Mixed reaction to Heath resignation

2011-12-15 22:33

There is mixed reaction from political parties over the resignation of newly-appointed special investigating unit head Willem Heath.

SIU head Willem Heath quits

2011-12-15 17:06

Newly appointed special investigating unit head Willem Heath has resigned.

The Heath is on

2011-12-11 11:01

Former prosecutions boss Bulelani Ngcuka has dared a "bitter" Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath to produce evidence against him.

Zuma mum on Heath concerns

2011-12-09 14:43

The presidency will not comment now on concerns over the appointment of Willem Heath as Special Investigating Unit head, says spokesperson Mac Maharaj.

Mbeki denies initiating Zuma charges

2011-12-08 13:41

Former president Thabo Mbeki has rejected "defamatory and malicious" claims by Willem Heath that he initiated two criminal cases against President Jacob Zuma, his spokesperson says.

Heath too partisan to head SIU: Zille

2011-12-05 20:01

New SIU head Willem Heath's outspoken support for President Jacob Zuma shows he is too partisan to hold the post, says DA leader Helen Zille.

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