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Zuma must step aside from NEC

Former President Jacob Zuma – recently found by the Zondo Commission to have paved the way for state capture – should be barred from participating in ANC activities in line with the party’s contentious step-aside rule, according to ANC national executive committee (NEC) member and Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

Eskom reaches agreement with striking workers

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan says an agreement has been reached with unions to bring the strike at Eskom to an end, reports The Citizen.

Parliament’s 'blind eye' on security capture exposed

Parliament did not cover itself in glory in its oversight of the State Security Agency (SSA), Chief Justice Raymond Zondo found.

Hlophe ‘vindicated’ by leave to appeal ruling

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe’s legal team said they were vindicated by the ruling of the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) which granted him leave to appeal against his potential impeachment.

Eskom debt millstone for transmission firm

SA’s plan to create a power transmission company that will attract the investment needed to strengthen the national grid has been hobbled by its restrictive debt arrangements with parent Eskom, reports Moneyweb.

Businessman interdicted from targeting lawyer

Andre Loots has been slapped with a final interdict ordering him to stop sending abusive emails to or about a senior Johannesburg attorney.

Goliath accuses Hlophe's wife of false racism claim

The long-running stand-off between Western Cape Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath and Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe has been revisited by Goliath, who has lodged another complaint against Salie-Hlophe at the JSC.

Mpofu cleared of misconduct during Zondo Commission

Advocate Dali Mpofu has been cleared by the Legal Practice Council (LPC) following allegations of misconduct during the Zondo Commission hearings last year.

Truck blockade threatens 'entire supply chain'

Southbound lanes towards Durban at Van Reenen’s Pass were last night reopened after trucks blocked the highway, the N3 Toll Concession (N3TC) has confirmed.

Lawyer suspended for ‘unconscionable conduct’

The Eastern Cape High Court (Makhanda) has suspended East London attorney Bulelani Rubushe from practice for two years for ‘gross overreaching and rapacious and unconscionable conduct’ towards a client.

LPC calls for decorum following Meyiwa trial spats

The Legal Practice Council (LPC) has sent a notice to legal practitioners, reminding them of the importance of maintaining decorum in court and during their conduct with presiding officers and colleagues.

Dudu Zuma hints at ‘another unrest’

Former President Jacob Zuma’s daughter Dudu Zuma-Sambudla has been tweeting hints of ‘another unrest’ as the anniversary of the July riots looms.

ANC complies with Public Protector’s subpoena

ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile has complied with the subpoena from suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in April, directing him to provide all the records relating to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s leaked comments that state funds bankrolled internal ANC campaigns.

Speaker rejects motions over Ramaphosa farm saga

Speaker of Parliament Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula yesterday declined to institute parliamentary action against President Cyril Ramaphosa with regard to the robbery at his farm in Limpopo.

Anger over R61m Eastern Cape stadium

A stadium constructed in Mbizana by a firm linked to Eastern Cape Public Works MEC Babalo Madikizela has angered residents of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Municipality.

Looted Durban businesses angered by utility demands

Durban business owners have complained that despite damages to their property after July’s civil unrest which has hampered their operations, the Thekwini Municipality continues to bill them for utilities.

Chaos as Ramaphosa stays silent on 'Farmgate'

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s stoic silence and steadfast refusal to come clean on the so-called ‘Farmgate’ scandal that threatens to become his Nkandla was as deafening as the chaos that erupted during yesterday’s parliamentary sitting on his department’s budget vote.

Owen Rogers appointed as ConCourt judge

Western Cape High Court Judge Owen Rogers SC is SA’s newest Constitutional Court judge, reports TimesLIVE.

RAF told it can't hide behind legal action

Parliament's legal advisers have found that the Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula and the leadership of the Road Accident Fund (RAF) could not use legal action as an excuse for not submitting the fund's financials and audit report to Parliament.

Government 'taken aback' by Afrikaans passport test

The SA Government says it was ‘taken aback’ by Irish budget airline Ryanair’s ‘backward profiling’ of passengers, who were given a pre-travel test in Afrikaans to prove they were legitimate passport holders.

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