After decades of fighting for equality and justice, Judge Essa Moosa gave up his own battle on Sunday as he took his last breath. The 81 year old high court judge and anti-apartheid activist died at his home in Lansdowne after a long term illness. Hundreds of people from all[…]
The ANC Women’s League will fight rough against the judiciary and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should they enter into political debates, the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) said at Luthuli House on Thursday. “Those that are in chapter 9 institutions should not assume the role of political parties. Once they assume[…]
The judiciary is not guilty of interfering with the other arms of government, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said on Thursday. “As the judiciary, we obviously don’t think that we are overreaching. But you can’t always be the best judge of yourself,” he told reporters after a meeting between several judge[…]
The judiciary has become a threat to South Africa’s democracy, Cosatu president S’dumo Dlamini said on Tuesday evening. “We have seen how our hard won advances secured since the democratic breakthrough continue to face threats from our own judiciary which zigzags from making progressive rulings which asserts the new democratic[…]
Senior judges yesterday called for a meeting with President Jacob Zuma to discuss the “general gratuitous criticism” of the judiciary by cabinet ministers and other politicians.Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, on behalf of the judges, said that although judges, like everyone else, should be susceptible to constructive criticism, that criticism should[…]
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