Man acquitted of murder after more than 10 years in prison

2018-06-19 18:25

After spending more than 10 years in prison for murder, Ntshavheni Samuel Nndwambi is a free man thanks to a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in terms of which his immediate release was ordered.

State refuses to disclose parts of 'Project Sunday Evenings' docket to SARS trio

2018-06-18 11:14

The State has provided no reasons for why certain parts of a docket cannot be disclosed in its case against three former SARS employees accused of spying on the Scorpions and NPA.

Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim

2018-06-13 16:05

Retired KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko for malicious prosecution and reputational damage.

Guptas have 5 days to return plane to Lanseria airport

2018-06-01 15:38

The Gupta family has been found to be in breach of a court order, after the same court ordered the family return the now infamous Bombadier Global 6000 to a Canadian bank.

AfriForum heads to court over Grace Mugabe decision

2018-05-08 16:01

The North Gauteng High Court is expected to hear an application by lobby group AfriForum against the decision of the minister of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe.

ConCourt orders JSC to disclose record of deliberations on appointing judges

2018-04-24 14:26

The Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of the Helen Suzman Foundation to have the Judicial Service Commission's deliberations on appointing judges made public.

Michael Komape's family likely to appeal dismissal of claim - lawyer

2018-04-23 14:50

Michael Komape's parents, Rosina and Maloti, are disappointed after the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane dismissed their general and constitutional claims for R3m. Michael, 5, drowned in a pit latrine in 2014.

Security clearance showdown as Arthur Fraser and IGI face off in court

2018-04-19 07:55

The case goes ahead despite Arthur Fraser being transferred from his position as State Security Agency director general to the Department of Correctional Services.

Couple linked to ISIS among four people due in court

2018-04-12 09:18

Four people, including a couple accused of having links to ISIS, are expected to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

Judge Colin Lamont withdraws application for appeal court position

2018-04-09 22:08

The Judicial Service Commission is interviewing candidates vying for three vacancies on the Supreme Court of Appeal Bench.


'Nothing to hide' - NPA explains refusal to disclose full 'Sunday Evenings' docket

2018-06-18 17:49

The National Prosecuting Authority has explained its refusal to fully disclose the docket against three former top SARS officials in the "Project Sunday Evenings" case – denying that it has anything to hide.

Prosecuting sexual offences: ConCourt rules in favour of lifting expiry date

2018-06-14 15:18

In a victory for victims of sexual abuse, the Constitutional Court has confirmed a High Court ruling that lifted a 20-year "expiry date" on prosecuting sexual offences.

Durban drunk driver who severely injured 2 sisters fights to stay out of jail

2018-06-07 08:10

A personal trainer from Durban is fighting to stay out of jail after he smashed into the back of a car while drunk, causing severe injuries to two sisters.

Ruling expected on Vrede restraint application

2018-05-28 07:36

The Free State High Court is expected to rule on the freezing of R180m in assets of eight people accused of fraud and other charges, relating to the multimillion-rand Estina dairy farm project.

Court dismisses Guptas' bid to hold onto jet

2018-05-03 14:57

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has dismissed an application by the Gupta family for leave to appeal an order that their aeroplane be grounded.

Michael Komape case: Provincial gov't urged to compensate family

2018-04-23 19:28

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha and Education MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe should take their cue from the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing and compensate the family of Michael Komape, who died when he fell into a pit toilet, says the provincial ANC Youth League.

Blame the NPA, not AfriForum, for shambolic Malema corruption case

2018-04-23 10:08

Instead of blaming AfriForum – opportunistic as its move may be – Julius Malema should direct his wrath at advocate Shaun Abrahams and the NPA for failing to make a decision about his prosecution for almost three years, writes Adriaan Basson.

Arthur Fraser vs Inspector General of Intelligence in court on Thursday over security clearance

2018-04-17 05:50

Inspector General of Intelligence Setlhomamaru Dintwe is seeking urgent interim relief preventing State Security Agency director general Arthur Fraser from infringing upon his offices' independence.

Battle between police and IT supplier heads to court

2018-04-12 06:40

The battle between the police and a supplier that switched off access to critical IT systems last week, has hit the courts.

This is the end of the road for Oscar Pistorius - NPA

2018-04-09 20:54

South Africa's highest court has rejected Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal against his 13-year jail term, ending the long legal battle over his killing of his girlfriend in 2013.

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