'It's political persecution' - Gumede's supporters rally as she is cleared of bail breach

2019-10-11 18:18

Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede's supporters have rallied around her after she was found not to have deliberately violated the bail conditions of her tender corruption case.

R12m in 5 years on legal costs for basic education dept

2019-09-26 18:41

The department of basic education has been embroiled in various cases of litigation over the past five years, costing it more than R12m.

Phoenix triple murder: Daughter was an obstacle to you, so you folded her like a doll, State contends

2019-08-20 19:33

The State contends that Phoenix triple murder accused Colin Pillay killed his long-time lover's eldest daughter in the most violent way because she "didn't approve" of him.

Zandile Gumede: KZN PEC at odds after working committee recommends she be recalled

2019-08-06 19:11

The ANC's provincial executive committee (PEC) in KwaZulu-Natal could not agree on whether to recall eThekwini mayor and party heavyweight Zandile Gumede, sources have told News24.

Landmark silicosis ruling a 'huge relief' even if it took 15 years - lawyer

2019-07-27 07:30

The approval by the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg for a landmark R5bn settlement with ill gold miners has been broadly welcomed by the affected parties.

Man stabbed at Cape Town court, dies in hospital

2019-07-25 10:49

A man who was stabbed at the Wynberg Magistrate's Court has died, according to Western Cape police.

Zandile Gumede remains on special leave, no decision on her fate yet - ANC

2019-07-10 13:32

The eThekwini municipality will have to wait a bit longer to find out if the embattled Zandile Gumede will be returning to her mayoral post because the provincial ANC has not yet reached a decision about her fate, despite her special leave ending this week.

Will FDA now switch off police systems again after SCA ruling?

2019-06-26 21:32

While the State Information Technology Agency continues to use critical IT systems without paying embattled police IT supplier Forensic Data Analysts, the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed its application for leave to appeal against stopping the use of the system unless they pay.

Family of Klarinet mom accused of killing her four children disappointed after failed bail bid: 'We still love Zinhle and we forgave her'

2019-06-24 17:12

The family of Zinhle Maditla, who is accused of killing her four children in Klarinet, eMalahleni, Mpumalanga, expressed disappointment after she was denied bail by the Witbank Magistrate’s Court.

Constantia businessman Rob Packham sentenced to 22 years for killing wife

2019-06-12 12:24

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced Constantia businessman Rob Packham to an effective 22 years in jail for killing his wife Gill and trying to defeat the ends of justice by setting her car and body alight.


Omotoso retrial: No word from SCA yet on international charges

2019-10-07 19:48

The retrial of rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, has once more been postponed in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Dros rape trial enters final stages - what we know so far

2019-09-12 07:09

The trial of Nicholas Ninow, the man who admitted raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros establishment in Pretoria last year, enters its final leg on Thursday before the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria gives its judgment.

Anti-apartheid activists Aggett and Haffejee: Justice minister asks for judges to be appointed for inquest

2019-08-16 16:15

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has written to the judges president of the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal divisions of the High Court to ask them appoint judges for the inquests into the deaths in detention of anti-apartheid activists, Dr Neil Aggett and Hoosen Haffejee.

Jason Rohde's new bail bid to be heard next week by same judge who convicted him

2019-08-02 12:33

Jason Rohde’s bail application has been set down for next week before Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe – the same judge who convicted, sentenced and turned down his request for leave to appeal.

Chest X-rays and mobile clinics across Southern Africa: the mammoth task after the landmark R5bn mining settlement

2019-07-26 17:24

The six companies will payout R5bn in claims and miners will receive between R70 000 and R500 000, depending on which of four categories they fall into.

Cape Town orphanage manager intends fleeing SA amid fraud, possible sex assault charges, court hears

2019-07-17 13:32

The manager of a Cape Town orphanage, who faces fraud and corruption allegations, allegedly told a whistleblower that she would flee South Africa forever if things went wrong for her, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

EFF cap attack: Pastor and suspect face to face in court

2019-07-01 17:42

The suspect alleged to have beaten up a Johannesburg pastor for apparently wearing an EFF cap, appeared briefly in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Monday.

Al-Noor orphanage: Manager's 'very existence in SA based on fraud' - State

2019-06-25 17:27

While the State believes that the manager of Al-Noor orphanage is a flight risk because of serious allegations, her lawyer pointed out she was so sickly it would take her three weeks just to get to an airport.

Heartbroken, traumatised and disturbed: Sadia Sukhraj's family weeps as murder accused is found guilty

2019-06-24 16:50

Friends and family of Sadia Sukhraj, the 9-year-old Durban girl who was killed in a botched hijacking, wept as the sole accused in the matter was found guilty of her murder.

Henri van Breda loses third attempt to appeal conviction, sentence

2019-05-22 17:15

Supreme Court of Appeal Judge President Mandisa Maya has dismissed triple axe murderer Henri van Breda's latest application for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence.

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