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The University of SA's (Unisa) decision in 2016 to adopt a new language policy and discontinue Afrikaans as a language of learning and teaching contravened the Constitution, rendering the decision invalid, the Constitutional Court ruled yesterday.
Eastern Cape attorney Andrew Masimila has been struck of the roll of attorneys for allegedly stealing most of a hefty Road Accident Fund payout to a client who lost the use of his legs in a car accident.
Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has ordered provincial DG Nape Nchabeleng to probe allegations of corruption against MEC for Sports, Art & Recreation Thandi Moraka.
Pharmacy chain Dis-Chem has confirmed an isolated incident of fraudulent vaccination cards being issued at its Krugersdorp President Square vaccination site.
'This is not only about getting our land back. What about the many years I worked from the age of 13 as a domestic worker at the white farmers’ house, cleaning the house, looking after their children, doing their laundry, and working in their garden for six months every year, mostly without pay unless the white farmer was in a good mood, and he would pay me R10 at the end of six months?’
The Western Cape High Court has struck the name of Brian Albertus Baumann, an attorney who defrauded clients of millions in Road Accident Fund (RAF) payouts, from the roll of attorneys, says a TimesLIVE report.
A fugitive sought by the UK for retrial over a raft of sex offence charges has won some relief at the Constitutional Court in his battle to stave off extradition.
If, as has been hinted by his mouthpiece and JG Zuma Foundation spokesperson, Mzwanele Manyi, former President Jacob Zuma refuses to allow NPA doctors to examine him, this could see him facing another contempt of court charge.
The EFF have filed criminal charges against the Human Rights Commission and the Commission for Gender Equality. A report in The Citizen notes EFF national chairperson Veronica Mente briefed police about the party’s complaint.
Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille has ordered an investigation into a senior public works official who allegedly misled the courts by deposing to an affidavit on De Lille's behalf without her knowledge or permission, says a Sunday Times report.
The South African attorney arrested and charged with embezzlement of more than R1.4m in Mauritius is facing a disciplinary process before the Legal Practice Council (LPC).
A grandmother who wanted her son’s body exhumed so that DNA samples could be taken to prove her theory that he was not the father of two boys, was referred to as a ‘putative grandmother’ by a judge.
Following a 12-year battle, the Minister of Justice has been ordered to immediately appoint a white magistrate who has been discriminated against, Beeld reports.
EFF councillor Anthony Matumba, alleged to have been behind a fake Twitter account used to spread disparaging, racist and harassing comments towards black women, says the complainant failed to provide a shred of evidence linking him to the account.
The government has thrown R5.5m and counting into a black hole of litigation for former Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega to clear her name in relation to the Marikana massacre, despite a High Court finding her application was threadbare and not in the public interest.
A professional misconduct complaint has been laid with the Legal Practice Council (LPC) against an attorney who allegedly accused a senior counsel, dressed in a hijab, of ‘dressing like a ninja’ to put ‘on an act’ for the day’s proceedings at the Constitutional Court.
Lawyer Seth Nthai's career has been dealt a blow after the Constitutional Court dismissed his application to appeal a SCA judgment that overturned his re-admission to the Bar.
Independent Media says it has appointed veteran anti-apartheid lawyer, Michael Donen SC, to chair its external inquiry into the Tembisa decuplets story, according to a report on the IoL site.
An investigation has been launched after a senior Discovery Health official was caught on tape hatching a scheme to fix the board at one of its client medical aids in order to protect its profits.
The sorry saga of the alleged birth of decuplets, now shown to be a hoax, is to be independently investigated by the media group, whose newspaper, the Pretoria News, was the source of the reports.