The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
The businessman operating a Durban factory manufacturing medical masks, is released on bail after allegedly forcing his employees to live and work at his Umhlanga factory.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says courts will be open – but with restricted access – during the nationwide lockdown, which is aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.
The Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC), which is chaired by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, has recommended that a complaint against Judge Tintswalo Makhubele be referred to the Judicial Conduct Tribunal for “investigation and determination”.
The Law Society of SA has sounded the alarm over the slow pace of the promised sanitisation and deep-cleaning of overcrowded prisons, holding cells and courts amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has, in no uncertain terms, reprimanded judges in his division, including senior members of the judiciary, who refuse to work with their colleague, Judge Mushtak Parker.
A witness describes how money was collected from residents to pay lawyers and investigating officers so that cases against the perpetrators in the hostel would disappear.
The Western Cape High Court is set to hear an application by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre which is seeking an order to set aside a visa granted to a convicted Dutch arms dealer.
A father was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court for repeatedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for seven years while knowing that he was HIV positive.
The basketball coach charged with the murder of a 12-year-old boy in Hout Bay intends to apply for bail at his next court appearance.
An organisation has filed papers in the Constitutional Court seeking leave to challenge President Cyril Ramaphosa's order that the country should go into lockdown for 21 days to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
South African courts will keep hearing domestic violence matters, and cases dealing with children, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says – and in case members of the public want to challenge the national shutdown.
Former tennis star Bob Hewitt has been granted parole and will leave prison on 24 April.
A City of Cape Town traffic officer has denied assaulting a blind man and arresting him for drunk driving.
Trade union Solidarity will approach to the Labour Court after a doctor's application for leave was declined and she was forced to continue to see more patients.
The Johannesburg and Wynberg magistrate's courts are implementing the measures announced by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to minimise the spread of Covid-19.
The Randburg SPCA is taking on parrot breeder Antonius Gerhardus Meiring, saying his court bid for the return of his birds, seized from his property earlier this year, is "bereft of any moral fibre". WARNING, SOME IMAGES MAY BE GRAPHIC.
It will be business as usual at most courts across South Africa - most cases, like the issuing and execution of eviction orders, are expected to run their course.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has briefed the media, saying the courts will not be shut down.
The high courts in Gauteng have taken steps to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus which include restricting members of the public from entering the court buildings or attending cases on the court roll.
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