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Public protector yet to file ConCourt Nkandla papers

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is yet to file court papers regarding the EFF’s upcoming Constitutional Court challenge on whether the findings in her report on Nkandla were binding. Spokesperson Kgalalelo Masibi, in an SMS to News24, said: “No, the public protector has not yet filed court papers.” City Press reported[…]

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ConCourt agrees on Marikana miners’ legal aid

The Constitutional Court has dismissed a bid by Legal Aid SA to appeal a High Court judgment that it provide legal aid to miners arrested and injured during the strike at Marikana. The Socio-Economic Rights Institute (SERI) said in a statement on Tuesday that a judgment in the High Court[…]

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DA aims for ConCourt on Nkandla verdict

The DA is set to file court papers on Monday for direct access to the Constitutional Court relating to the Public Protector’s report on Nkandla. The party’s chair of the Federal Executive, James Selfe, said that the powers of the Public Protector needed to be safeguarded. “Legal certainty about the[…]

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ConCourt to hear Marikana funding application

The Constitutional Court will on Thursday hear an application for leave to appeal a ruling which compelled Legal Aid SA to fund the legal representatives of miners at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. The miners, approximately 300 of them, secured private funding for legal representation for only the first few[…]

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Court to here NCA validity dispute

The Constitutional Court will on Tuesday hear an application for confirmation of a decision of the Western Cape High Court which declared a section of the National Credit Act (NCA) constitutionally invalid. The high court heard a matter in which a man had bought petroleum products on credit from Chevron[…]

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Agang asks Concourt for secret Zuma vote

Agang SA on Thursday filed papers in the Constitutional Court asking that a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma be voted on by way of secret ballot, the party said. The party also asked the court to declare Baleka Mbete unfit to be Speaker after she did not[…]

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EFF files papers over parly suspension

The EFF has filed papers with the Constitutional Court challenging the suspension of some of its MPs by the National Assembly’s powers and privileges committee, the party said on Friday. “This is following the refusal by the Western Cape High Court to hear the matter…,” Economic Freedom Fighters spokesman Mbuyiseni[…]

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EFF prepares constitutional court case

The EFF on Wednesday said it was preparing to go to the Constitutional Court to challenge Parliament’s sanctions against some of its MPs. The opposition party’s legal team had originally prepared its case against Parliament to be heard in the Western Cape High Court. “The case is not happening. No[…]

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Zuma denies corruption

President Jacob Zuma has refuted accusations of government corruption, according to papers filed at the Constitutional Court, the Sunday Independent reported. Zuma called the latest court bid by businessman Hugh Glenister, who as part of his quest to ensure independence for the Hawks, seeks to prove corruption in government, “wholly[…]

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