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Nxasana loses bid to introduce answering affidavit over 'golden handshake'

2017-11-20 14:29

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has lost his bid to introduce his answering affidavit in a court application to set aside his R17.3m golden handshake.

Victory for community organisations in Mining Charter battle

2017-11-18 07:09

The Pretoria High Court has ruled that several mining community organisations may intervene in a Chamber of Mines’ application to review the Mining Charter of 2017.

Jayde Panayiotou's murderers don't deserve the peacefulness of death - sister

2017-11-17 13:29

In an emotional address in court, Jayde Panayiotou's sister Toni Inggs has described how the family’s world had fallen apart, and how she would never be able to forgive Christopher Panayiotou.

State calls for harsh sentence for Manana co-accused

2017-11-16 18:22

The State has called for a harsh sentence for the two men, who along with former deputy minister of higher education Mduduzi Manana, assaulted three women in Johannesburg.

'Vibrant and robust' relations between arms of state good for democracy – Mbete

2017-11-14 22:37

The "more vibrant and robust" relations between the three arms of state are helping to strengthen South Africa's constitutional democracy, says Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete.

'I want to get on with my life', judge says after another postponement in Van Breda trial

2017-11-14 12:48

Judge Siraj Desai says he wants the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, adding: "I want to get on with my life."

We can't have women beaters as MPs – activist on Manana

2017-11-13 20:48

Activists have called on former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana to step down as an ANC MP after he was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment or a R100 000 fine.

Mduduzi Manana to hear his fate

2017-11-13 06:05

Former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana will hear his fate as the Randburg Magistrate's Court is expected to hand down sentence in his assault case.

Case against former Parktown Boys coach postponed

2017-11-10 19:00

A former Parktown Boys High School assistant sports coach has allegedly attempted to strangle some of his victims, an indictment before the South Gauteng High Court has revealed.

'Dangerous' serial rapist to stay behind bars

2017-11-09 18:08

Serial rapist Andre Gregory Mahomed, who has spent 17 years in jail after being convicted of raping young women in Durban and Pretoria, remains a threat to society and must stay behind bars.

 

NDPP independence to be argued in court

2017-11-20 07:35

The independence of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) will be argued at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Court likens private estate's 'repressive' domestic worker rules to apartheid

2017-11-17 21:52

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has found that rules for domestic workers at Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate are repressive and reminiscent of apartheid.

Walus still shows no remorse for murdering a 'father and a husband' – Masutha

2017-11-17 12:11

Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus has not shown enough remorse for "eliminating a communist who happens to be a father and a husband", Justice Minister Michael Masutha has said.

Gerrie Nel's history with Jiba not an issue - AfriForum

2017-11-16 13:58

The turbulent relationship between former NPA Advocate Gerrie Nel and Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba will not taint the merit of AfriForum's prosecution, CEO Kallie Kriel has assured.

Creating a 'random cut-off time' for sexual assault victims is irrational - Frankel 8 lawyer

2017-11-14 22:16

South Africa should never have a situation where perpetrators of sexual offences do not have their day in court because of provisions in the law, the lawyer for the Frankel 8 argued in the Constitutional Court

Mother tells court how she found her son dead in school toilet

2017-11-14 11:11

The Chebeng community has turned out in force at the Limpopo High Court for the first day of the damages trial being brought against the state by the family of Michael Komape.

AS IT HAPPENED: Counsellor corrected 'was suicidal' statement to 'could be suicidal' - #Rohde trial

2017-11-13 09:40

A marriage counsellor, who was seeing real estate executive and murder-accused Jason Rohde and his wife Susan, has taken the stand in the trial underway in the Western Cape High Court.

UK child sex fugitive extraditable, court rules

2017-11-10 21:39

UK fugitive Lee Tucker, wanted in his home country for 42 paedophilia-related charges, is liable to be extradited, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has ruled.

Former top cop's corruption trial postponed to December

2017-11-09 18:52

The corruption, racketeering and money laundering trial of former top cop Arno Lamoer and four others has been postponed.

AS IT HAPPENED: Susan #Rohde felt 'emotionally threatened', court hears

2017-11-09 10:17

Psychologist Jane Newcombe has continued to read through all the extracted text messages Susan Rohde had sent to murder accused Jason Rohde, to help her gain insight into their context.

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