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Dros rape trial kicks off in High Court

The trial of a 22-year-old man, who is accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, is expected to kick off in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday. The accused, who cannot be named until he has pleaded, has been charged[…]

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Criminal charges laid against Mkhwebane

The civil society group, Accountability Now, has confirmed that it has opened a criminal case against the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The group’s director, Paul Hoffman, has accused Mkhwebane of perjury and defeating the ends of justice. This is in relation to one of her findings in the ABSA-Reserve Bank matter[…]

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“The people are coming back to District Six” – D6WC

The previous Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has formally received a personal costs order from the Land Claims Court due to her failure to take appropriate action in addressing the issue of restitution in District Six. Acting judge president of the Land Claims Court, Yasmin Meer[…]

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Court reserves judgement in Mkhwebane, Gordhan review application

Judgement has been reserved in Public Enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan’s court application to review and set aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s findings against him. Lawyers for Gordhan, former SARS deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay, the Public Protector and EFF have concluded their arguments on Tuesday. Minister Pravin Gordhan brought an urgent application to the[…]

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