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Ruling a major setback for NHI

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Health Care & Social #Litigation
A requirement described as a cornerstone of the proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) – legislation that would require doctors and health practitioners to obtain a ‘certificate of need’ before being allowed to practise in a particular area – has been declared unconstitutional by the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria).

Polyamorous woman fights to join lovers in UK

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Family Law #Immigration Law #Litigation
An SA woman is fighting for her right to join her two lovers who are currently in the UK.

Daughter defends Zuma's refusal to arrest al-Bashir

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Former President Jacob Zuma’s daughter yesterday defended her father in Parliament over a decision not to execute an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2015, reports EWN.

King fails to prevent Ingonyama CEO 's contract extension

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) has extended the tenure of its chief executive Vela Mngwengwe by 24 months, despite an attempt by King MisuZulu ka Zwelithini to prevent his contract from being renewed, reports the Mail & Guardian.

Former Minister lays charges against @Goolammv

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Former Intelligence Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has laid a criminal complaint against Muhammad Suliman Vawda, known on social media as @Goolammv.

Attorney takes up fight to bar school principal

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Education Law #Employment and Labour Law
An attorney, acting on behalf of parents of pupils attending a top boys' preparatory school in KZN, has written to the governing body asking it not to allow the principal, who is on suspension, to return to his post.

Midwife charged with multiple counts of assault

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Following years of malpractice allegations levelled against former midwife Yolande Maritz for her handling of births, she finally appeared yesterday in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court charged with multiple counts of assault.

DA in urgent bid to stop Hlophe's JSC nomination

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The DA has launched an urgent court bid to stop impeached Judge President and current MKP parliamentary leader John Hlophe from taking up a seat on the JSC.

Irba ordered to think again on members' fees

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation
The SCA has ordered the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (Irba) to reconsider new fee structures by 2025, after finding the body had improperly implemented its most recent model that would net it an additional R14m.

Woman gets almost R1.3m after botched knee surgery

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation #Personal Injury Law
The Gauteng Health MEC has been ordered to pay out over R1m to Florence Radebe (64), whose mobility was affected after a botched knee surgery in July 2013.

R50m assets linked to Mpumalanga PPE fraud seized

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) and the Hawks have seized assets and properties valued at about R52.6m in four provinces, reports TimesLIVE.

Cancer outsourcing case delayed

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation
An interdict application by three activist groups to prevent the Gauteng Department of Health from spending part of a R784m budget on outsourcing radiation and oncology services had to be postponed yesterday, reports News24.

VBS accused seeking to manipulate system

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
VBS Mutual Bank heist accused and former Limpopo ANC treasurer Danny Msiza and co-accused Kabelo Matsepe are again seeking the separation of their trial from that of their co-accused, reports News24.

Evidence leaders claim judge’s conduct unlawful

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Evidence leaders at Judge Tintswalo Makhubele’s Judicial Conduct Tribunal say there’s prima facie evidence that her conduct during her time at the SA Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) fell foul of the law, reports EWN.

Fired Eskom boss unable to back claim

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2024
Tags: #Litigation
Eskom's former head of quality and business excellence has failed in his bid to prove the power utility defamed him, with a judge saying he provided no evidence to back up his claims, reports News24.


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