The Democratic Alliance (DA) has asked the newly-elected Speaker of the National Assembly, Thandi Modise, to launch a new investigation into the fitness of Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane to hold office. The party wants Mkhwebane removed from office. DA Chief Whip, John Steenhuisen says the proposal emanates from the latest[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday morning battle it out in the Constitutional Court with the Democratic Alliance (DA) – over the Executive’s decision to reshuffle cabinet. Ramaphosa is challenging a High Court judgement ordering that records of top decisions of the Executive should be made available if they are[…]
The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria handed down an interim order on Wednesday, which requires the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to pay social grants into accounts chosen by grant beneficiaries, GroundUp reports. This comes after complaints that Sassa implemented a programme to pay beneficiaries through the SA Post Office[…]
Gun Owners South Africa (GOSA) have welcomed the court order which ruled that expired licensoe can be renewed and that the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) refusal to process late applications for renewal was unlawful. Earlier this year, the North Gauteng High Court granted an interdict filed by GOSA against[…]
The so-called “Springs monster” has been sentenced to an effective 35 years in prison for the severe abuse of his five children, the rape of his eldest daughter, drug possession and obstruction of justice. His ex-wife received a suspended sentence of five years on certain conditions, such as undergoing psychological[…]
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is disputing claims that its head, Shaun Abrahams, is one of President Jacob Zuma’s puppets. Abrahams has given Zuma an extra seven weeks to make his case for why he should not be prosecuted for the multimillion-rand fraud and corruption case against him. The NPA[…]
The Democratic Alliance says President Jacob Zuma wants to delay the legal process after he filed an application for leave to appeal the decision of the North Gauteng High Court, ordering him to submit the record and reasons of the decision to reshuffle. Judge Bashier Vally made the ruling in[…]
President Jacob Zuma must give reasons for firing former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. Judge Bashier Vally made the order in the North Gauteng High Court a short while ago. Judge Vally also ordered that Zuma pay the DA’s legal costs. The North Gauteng High Court[…]
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s spokesperson Tony Taverna-Turisan has accused former Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza of discouraging Hawks members from investigating corruption allegations laid by Mashaba against some city officials. Taverna-Turisan says Ntlemeza has allegedly told officers that should they carry any investigations – they will be dealt with. According to[…]
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