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More calls for Nzimande to resign over NSFAS fiasco

By Daily News Published on Monday, 15 April 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Education Law
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande yesterday said he dissolved the embattled National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) board because of the members' inability to carry out and implement basic responsibilities, including overseeing the payment of student allowances.

SAA sale secrets could be revealed today

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Aviation Law
The details about the sale of SAA for R51 to the Takatso Consortium that Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is desperately trying to keep secret may come out in a meeting of a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee today, depending on legal advice and whether the documents he provided warrant a closed sitting.

Nhleko resigns from ANC over ‘fire pool’ spat

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law
Ex-Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has left the ANC weeks after his spat with secretary-general Fikile Mbalula over alleged lies about former President Jacob Zuma ‘fire pool’ in Nkandla.

Ramaphosa urged to axe Gordhan over SAA sale

By Daily News Published on Friday, 01 March 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Aviation Law #General Legal Practice
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa wants President Cyril Ramaphosa to take action against Minister Pravin Gordhan after his ‘dramatic’ meeting with Parliament’s Public Enterprises Committee, reports TimesLIVE.

Western Cape should take over Cape Town port

By Daily News Published on Monday, 12 February 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law
It has been speculated that the Transnet crisis is even more catastrophic for SA than the collapse of reliable electricity from Eskom.

Shivambu’s damages claim dismissed

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 06 February 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu's assertion that Parliament finding him guilty of unethical conduct for accepting VBS money from his brother damages his reputation and will harm the EFF in the election, ‘lacks validity’, the Western Cape High Court has found.

Hlophe approaches ConCourt for direct access

By Daily News Published on Friday, 26 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Constitutional Law
Freedom Under Law (FUL) has asked Parliament to schedule the votes for the removal of disgraced Judges John Hlophe and Nkola Motata.

Public Protector asked to investigate VIP flights

By Daily News Published on Monday, 22 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law
The SA Air Force (SAAF) does not have enough fuel for operational purposes, but the only serviceable VIP aircraft conducted 10 flights to shuttle President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President Paul Mashatile to the ANC’s birthday celebrations last weekend, Rapport reports.

NEC to discuss Mbalula’s Nkandla fire pool admission

By Daily News Published on Friday, 12 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Criminal Law
The ANC national executive committee (NEC) is expected to discuss the conduct of party secretary-general Fikile Mbalula, who said at a party gathering ANC MPs lied to Parliament about Nkandla’s facilities to protect then leader Jacob Zuma.

All eyes on SA at The Hague today

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 11 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #International Law
President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed confidence in the country’s legal team ahead of today’s court battle against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

New ‘mega’ state-owned company on the cards

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 11 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law
The Minister of Public Enterprises will soon introduce a Bill to establish a government firm that will own and manage at least 13 of the country’s state-owned companies.

ANC admits lying to defend Zuma

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 09 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Ethics
The ANC has admitted to lying in Parliament to defend former President Jacob Zuma’s R3.9m ‘fire pool’ at his home in Nkandla, KZN, when the saga was playing out in 2014.

Stage set for 'genocidal' case against Israel

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 January 2024
Tags: #Administrative Law #Criminal Law #International Law
The stage has been set at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to hear SA's contentious claim that Israel's war against Hamas in Gaza is ‘genocidal’ in character.

Parliament defers Hlophe, Motata vote to next year

By Daily News Published on Friday, 01 December 2023
Tags: #Administrative Law
Parliament has deferred the removal of Judges John Hlophe and Nkola Motata from judicial office to the new year because it does not have a venue for a full sitting to vote on the matter.

Less than 10% of stolen cash recovered

By Daily News Published on Friday, 01 December 2023
Tags: #Administrative Law
The Presidency has revealed the state has recovered R5.4bn, including R2.9bn in cash, out of an estimated R57bn stolen during the state capture era, upon releasing a progress report on implementation of the recommendations arising from the State Capture Report.

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