Adriaan Basson | Is Judge John Hlophe above the law?

2020-01-27 06:00

Since 2004, complaints have piled up against Hlophe at the JSC's office. The list is filled with allegations you don't want the most senior judge in one of the most important jurisdictions in your country to face, writes Adriaan Basson.

Sudan sentences to death 27 agents who tortured protester to death

2019-12-30 18:17

A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester early this year, an AFP correspondent said.

Could jailed King Dalindyebo and Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe spend Christmas at home?

2019-12-16 13:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Monday that he had granted a special remission of sentence to specific categories of sentenced criminal offenders, probationers and parolees.

Joburg man found guilty of 54 violent offences, including rape, kidnapping, murder and robbery

2019-12-05 17:16

Sibusiso Ndlovu has been found guilty of 54 violent offences, ranging from rape, kidnapping and assault, in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palmridge Magistrate's Court.

Land, guns and corruption: All the EFF's court cases to date

2019-12-03 08:45

As questions around Julius Malema's alleged connections to Limpopo tender fraud continue to swirl, here is a list of all other charges faced by the EFF and its leaders.

Bushiri’s fraud case transferred to High Court for trial

2019-11-29 12:06

The fraud case against Enlightened Christian Gathering Church leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary has been transferred to the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for trial.

State to enter into mediation process with refugees arrested for trespassing

2019-11-27 17:34

The more than 180 refugees arrested for trespassing could be handed a lifeline as the State has entered into a mediation process to determine whether the criminal charges will be dropped.

Suspected illegal miners who surfaced with a dead body in court

2019-11-21 22:16

Three suspected illegal miners who emerged from a shaft in Orkney with a dead body earlier this month are expected to return to court next week to face charges of illegal mining, trespassing and the illegal possession of gold-bearing material.

DPP to appeal sentence of Vanderbijlpark father who shot and killed his son

2019-11-21 18:49

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Pretoria will appeal the conviction of a Vanderbijlpark father who shot and killed his son after he mistook him for a burglar.

Popcru CEO in court over allegations that he conspired to kill senior union members

2019-11-20 18:19

Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) Chief Executive Officer, Zwelinkosi Reuben Mdletshe and another man have appeared in the Kempton Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on allegations of conspiring to kill senior Popcru members.

 

Man officially charged with Samwu leader's murder

2019-12-31 15:59

A man arrested in connection with the murder of Ronald Mani, the SA Municipal Workers' Union's deputy secretary in Limpopo, has been officially charged in court.

AYO headline earnings up 11% as interest from R3.6bn cash pile grows

2019-12-20 13:05

AYO Technology Solutions managed to grow its headline earnings per share 11% amid a legal tussle with the Public Investment Corporation.

Parents mourn dead daughter, while man accused of beating her granted R300 bail

2019-12-16 12:12

An Eastern Cape family wants to know why a man accused of brutally assaulting their daughter, who would die a month later in hospital, was granted R300 bail, and why he was charged with assault instead of attempted murder.

Independent Media ordered to remove defamatory articles, pay R300 000 in damages

2019-12-04 16:22

The Johannesburg High Court has ruled that Independent Media remove two defamatory articles about a liquidator within 48 hours and pay damages of R300 000.

Pete Mihalik murder: Accused struggle to find lawyers for high court trial

2019-11-29 12:18

It has been a struggle to secure lawyers willing to represent two of the men accused of a suspected hit on Cape Town advocate Pete Mihalik, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Jacob Zuma's leave to appeal application dismissed with costs

2019-11-29 10:10

Former president Jacob Zuma launched an appeal after the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg earlier dismissed his stay of prosecution bid.

Toilet tender: 10 accused in Amathole municipality corruption case get bail

2019-11-22 13:45

The 10 people arrested in connection with a tender awarded for the accelerated sanitation programme dubbed "Siyenza" have each been granted bail in the East London Magistrate's Court.

7 suspects in court for human trafficking and violation of labour laws

2019-11-21 22:11

Seven Chinese and Taiwanese nationals have appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for operating a factory allegedly involved in the trafficking of illegal immigrants and subjecting them to forced labour.

Pretoria residents get costs order in refugees interdict application

2019-11-21 16:34

Pretoria residents have secured a costs order in their application for an order to have refugees removed from outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees where they were camped.

‘Someone has to pay’ following court shooting

2019-11-20 08:19

Shock waves rippled through the legal profession on Tuesday as news spread of the tragic shooting of state advocate Addelaid Watt with a shotgun that was an exhibit in court.

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