Former president Jacob Zuma is in isolation at Estcourt Correctional Centre in KwaZulu-Natal, correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo confirmed on Thursday morning. “As per all new admissions due to Covid-19, he is in isolation.” Nxumalo said he had not checked on Zuma on Thursday morning, therefore he could not give[…]
The police ministry says if it doesn’t receive a response from the office of the Chief Justice by the end of business on Wednesday, police officials will have no choice but to effect the arrest warrant against former president, Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional Court’s ultimatum that the former president hand[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma will face off against the state capture commission in the Pietermaritzburg high court on Tuesday morning, the office of the chief justice confirmed on Monday afternoon. The hearing will be streamed live on the judiciary’s YouTube channel. Zuma has applied to the court for a rescission[…]
Details of former president Jacob Zuma’s pending incarceration will only be finalised when he is formally admitted as a prisoner. Department of correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo told TimesLIVE on Wednesday that it was “premature to predict” in which prison Zuma would be serving his sentence. “It is difficult to[…]
The Constitutional Court is set to rule on Monday morning on whether Public Protector Busiswe Mkhwebane should be held personally liable for a portion of the legal costs that the SA Reserve Bank incurred to overturn the findings of her Absa/Bankorp report. Judgment is set to be delivered at 10:00[…]
The long-awaited controversial ruling of corporal punishment in the home, will be handed down in the Constitutional Court on Thursday. Corporal punishment was prohibited in detention settings 23 years ago and was banned in schools in year 2000. The ruling is a result of a 2017 judgement by the Gauteng[…]
The Constitutional Court is expected to rule this morning on the future of 12 Mitchell’s Plain residents who face eviction from their homes after defaulting on payments. The applicants purchased subsidised housing between 2000 and 2001 from the Cape Town Community Housing Company. Under an Instalment Sale Agreement, the applicants[…]
The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver its judgment on whether or not the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams was lawful. In February this year, the ConCourt heard an application brought by two NGOs, Corruption Watch and Freedom under Law to confirm two declaratory orders that[…]
By Yaseen Kippie While Muslim women in polygamous marriages are now able to inherit from their deceased spouse with the amendment of the Wills Act, Shehaam Samaai, an attorney and director at the Women’s Legal Centre, says women’s vulnerabilities persist due to the lack of a legal framework under the[…]
1,2 million voters will be removed from the voters roll before the 2019 elections, if the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) isn’t given a grace period. The Constitutional Court has given the IEC 18 months to comply with its 2016 ruling of the Constitutional Court. The deadline to obtain all addresses[…]
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