High Court

Hlophe guilty of ‘gross misconduct’ for trying to influence two ConCourt judges in Zuma case

A Judicial Conduct Tribunal has unanimously found that Western Cape judge president John Hlophe “improperly attempted to influence” two judges of the Constitutional Court. Finding him guilty of “gross misconduct”, the tribunal’s report has now been submitted to the chairperson of the Judicial Services Commission which will determine his fate.[…]

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71% of pupils not back at school go hungry

Its has been three months since the High Court in Pretoria ordered the department of basic education to reinstate the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP) but children across the country are still going without food. In July, the court ordered the department to ensure all qualifying children got meals. But[…]

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Court orders Camps Bay occupiers to vacate property

A group of seven queer artists in Cape Town have been occupying a Camps Bay property since September 18, to draw attention to safety, land and housing issues. The group appeared in the Cape Town High Court today after receiving an eviction order, and were ordered to vacate the property[…]

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Witness describes the moments following Aggett’s death

A former inmate who was detained at the then John Vorster Square Police Station Jabulane Ngwenya says the mood was very tense at the station on the day anti-apartheid activist Neil Aggett died. Ngwenya has concluded testifying at the inquest into Aggett’s death in the High Court in Johannesburg. Aggett[…]

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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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