Government may be winning court cases seeking to challenge their response to the Covid-19 pandemic, but they are losing public buy-in. This is according to Professor Thuli Madonsela who said government was creating a situation where the people were fighting to evade the government instead of fighting to combat the[…]
The District Six Working Committee will on Saturday host a meeting to outline the Western Cape High Court ruling which gives the Land Reform and Rural Development Minister and the Commission of Land Rights three months to produce a comprehensive plan, together with a budget and funding, to deal with[…]
The case against Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and seven others accused of conspiring to kill a police officer and a forensic investigator was postponed to next Wednesday in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court, sitting as the High Court in Johannesburg, on Friday. ”The case against all of you is postponed[…]
As the Lentegeur community continue in their plight to have alleged drug kingpin Fadwaan “Vet” Murphy removed from the area, residents say Murphy has hindered their efforts by opening a case of malicious damage to his property, at the local police station. According to one of the four residents implicated,[…]
Sentencing of a Zimbabwean man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Mbuyiselo Manona and removing his heart was expected to take place on Wednesday in the Cape Town High Court. Andrew Chimboza, 35, stated in his plea explanation that he stabbed Manona, 62, to death at the home of a former[…]
The case of 17 people accused of murdering six Kraaifontein men was postponed in the Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court, Cape Town, the Western Cape Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday. “The case was postponed to Friday for a bail application,” spokesman Eric Ntabazalila said. On December 9, the bodies of six[…]
An urgent application to prohibit the use of mobile network blocking devices in Parliament was postponed in the High Court in Cape Town on Tuesday afternoon. The postponement follows negotiations between lawyers for Parliament and those for media houses Primedia Broadcasting and Media24. “Regrettably, those negotiations have failed,” Steven Budlender,[…]
One of the women accusing former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of raping her said on Tuesday she had no expectations about how the court would rule on the matter. “I have absolutely no expectations, so I cannot be disappointed,” Suellen Sheehan told reporters outside the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting[…]
An application for details behind Gauteng Hawks head Maj-Gen Shadrack Sibiya’s notice of suspension was struck from the roll of the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday. “We have been advised that [the Hawks] have withdrawn the notice placing the applicant on precautionary suspension,” Sibiya’s lawyer, Naomi Manaka, told the[…]
Umrah travellers accusing Cape Town businessman Shahied Stakala of fraud say they can no longer stand the constant postponement of court hearings and the lack of evidence from investigating officers. One affected umrah pilgrim, Anwar Mohan, who has been religiously attending all court hearings at both courts where complaints have[…]
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