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An international legal body is among those outraged by acting High Court judge Tembeka Ngcukaitobi’s acquittal of a previously convicted rapist, who viewed foreplay as tacit approval for penetrative sex his accuser insists was rape, says a Business Day report.
Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has asked the state for a list of witnesses who implicated him in the R255m Free State asbestos corruption case he faces.
The Zimbabwean Exemption Permit Holders Association, representing about 250 000 Zimbabweans in SA, has asked the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) to declare them permanent residents, as their permits expire next month.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is opposing Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane’s application which seeks to have her report reviewed and set aside.
Low-cost airline FlySafair has drafted a proposal to change public holidays in SA to be less disruptive to the country’s work-week.
The Police Ministry is relentless in its drawn-out bid to have Fidelity Security Services’ 700 guns with expired licences surrendered for destruction.
The ‘right to die’ test case has been stalling for several months due to a dispute about the payment of transcription costs, Die Burger reports.
The EFF has won the first leg of its election banner battle with the City of Cape Town after it had been told to remove them for not complying with a bylaw, reports TimesLIVE.
The City of Cape Town has filed its answering affidavit with the Western Cape High Court disputing that its by-laws are infringing on constitutional rights.
Gauteng Deputy Judge President Roland Sutherland has reportedly revealed that the judiciary is considering allowing only vaccinated people to gain access to courts.
In what a Cape Times report calls a precedent-setting judgment, the Western Cape High Court has reviewed and set aside a Wynberg Magistrate's Court decision that the charge sheet against the accused in the country's oldest sexual abuse case to go to trial, be amended.
The Ngqushwa local municipality has been ordered by the Eastern Cape High Court (Bhisho) to allow businesswoman Nolubabalo Mcinga to occupy its property after she was forcefully evicted on 8 September.
The Nelspruit Commercial Crimes Court has found the owner of a multimillion-rand lodge in Mpumalanga guilty on three counts of fraud amounting to R150 000.
The recent High Court (Makhanda) judgment dealing with a matter in which appeal judges ruled in favour of an applicant in a rape matter, deciding that the heavy foreplay that preceded penetrative sex convinced the applicant that consent had been granted by the complainant, has provided the catalyst for an important debate on the issue.
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has hired big legal guns in his court bid to fight the Public Protector’s report against him.