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The Law Society of the Northern Provinces has been given the go-ahead to inspect the accounting records of Polokwane attorney Tumi Mokwena following complaints of misconduct.
National lottery operator Ithuba and its funder are one step closer to resolving part of their long-running dispute, with the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) expected to hand down judgment today after two days of proceedings last week.
The ANC is refusing to pay a R100m bill a service provider is claiming from it for election posters after an internal probe found the deal had been entered into fraudulently, notes a Sunday Times report.
The High Court will finally hear arguments in the ongoing litigation surrounding shares worth billions of rands that were allegedly misappropriated from Randgold & Exploration (R&E) around 2004 when Brett Kebble was CEO of various gold mining companies and his father, Roger, chairman of the same companies.
Racist real estate agent Vicki Momberg is ‘on the run’, according to police, even though she has reportedly been staying at her parents’ Krugersdorp home for the past three months.
A Transnet manager is suing the parastatal for nearly R11m in damages, saying she was sexually harassed by her boss for many years and, despite reporting him to human resources several times, she was ignored and then victimised, according to Times Select.
An historic agreement that will see the Khoi and San people receive an estimated R12m annually from the rooibos industry has been hailed as a game-changer, according to a Weekend Argus report.
The Financial Mail and the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism have launched a joint application in the Western Cape High Court to compel Steinhoff to release the full forensic report on accounting failures and fraud compiled by PwC.
Former President Jacob Zuma has filed a notice of intention in his fight to keep his Nkandla home despite defaulting on a multimillion-rand loan he received from VBS Mutual Bank to pay back the state for upgrades.
A former senior Edcon employee who called former President Jacob Zuma a ‘monkey’ in a Facebook rant three years ago has been permanently dismissed from the retail group.
A R9m damages suit by a Cape Town woman whose six-year marriage fell apart when her husband told her he was gay was struck off the roll and her attorney ordered to forfeit his fees and pay her husband's costs.
A claim of R3.8m against the Minister of Police by a musician who was hit on the head by an off-duty policeman with a metal stave was turned down after a judge found that the officer acted on a frolic of his own.
A group of seven individual claimants will take on King Goodwill Zwelithini and his Ingonyama Trust in the KZN High Court (Pietermaritzburg) on 22 November to secure the rights to their homesteads. The lawsuit involves the trust’s quest to get residents to sign leases, with rents that increase by 10% a year.
Speaker of Parliament Thandi Modise says she has deliberately kept quiet about the animal cruelty case against her. Modise was speaking to her supporters outside the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court yesterday after an appearance, notes News24.
The National Consumer Commission (NCC) is preparing its papers in an application against a group of companies selling controversial ‘share analysis software’.