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The K-word showed ultimate disrespect, a Randburg magistrate said yesterday when finding businessman Peter-Paul Ngwenya guilty of crimen injuria. TimesLIVE reports that Magistrate Pravina Raghoonandan said regardless of race, the K-word could not be accepted as part of a culture.
The Constitutional Court confirmed yesterday that section 1 of the Land Affairs General Amendment Act and section 25A of the Upgrading Act was inconsistent with the Constitution and invalid.
The Minister of Police has been ordered by the Constitutional Court to pay R300 000 in damages plus costs in a wrongful arrest case that dates back to 2012, notes News24.
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has filed a defamation lawsuit against African Transformation Movement (ATM) defector Buyisile Ngqulwana in the Free State High Court, claiming R500 000 in damages.
Peter Moyo has been issued with another notice terminating his employment, according to Old Mutual, which is under pressure from shareholders to end the dispute with the former CEO.
In a matter that has spurred heated debate on the doctrine of common purpose in rape cases, two men convicted on eight counts of rape are looking to overturn their sentences and convictions in the Constitutional Court.
Pepkor chair Jayendra Naidoo received a R120m fee from Steinhoff’s 2016 equity fundraising deal after his consortium borrowed several billion rands from the state pension fund to participate in the transaction.
The damning Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) judgment setting aside the Seriti Commission report into the multibillion rand arms deal has serious implications for the likes of Judge Willie Seriti, who headed the sham inquiry that ran for four years and cost nearly R140m, and several advocates who earned millions from an exercise that was never intended to get to the bottom of the corruption-riddled project.
The displaying of SA's apartheid-era flag has been ruled as constituting 'hate speech, discrimination and harassment'.
The parliamentary process to confirm or revoke President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to dismiss two senior NPA officials has been delayed for at least a month following an agreement reached in the Western Cape High Court yesterday, says a Business Day report.
Pepkor Holdings says its leave to appeal the order preventing it from selling or dealing in the shares of shoe retailer Tekkie Town will be heard in September, notes a Business Day report.
The City of Cape Town has asked the Western Cape High Court to dismiss legal action launched against it by the company that built a desalination plant at the V&A Waterfront, reports News24.
In his last Constitutional Court judgment, Justice Edwin Cameron, who retired yesterday, ruled in favour of labour tenants who have been trying for more than 22 years to lay claim to a portion of SA's most expensive and prestigious school, Hilton College, in the KZN midlands.
Legal experts have questioned an interdict granted to a group of Eastern Cape farmers, saying it unjustifiably limits their farm workers’ constitutional right to speak out against alleged poor treatment.
Trillian Capital Partners dispensed R218m in shareholder loans to Salim Essa and another R320m to a Gupta-linked IT company. Much of that money is now irrecoverable.