Legal Articles and Guides
Former President Jacob Zuma – recently found by the Zondo Commission to have paved the way for state capture – should be barred from participating in ANC activities in line with the party’s contentious step-aside rule, according to ANC national executive committee (NEC) member and Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.
The Information Regulator says unless the Department of Basic Education gets parental consent, they will not be able to publish matric results, reports News24.
The Mpumulanga High Court (Mbombela) has ordered that a R2bn security tender awarded to 17 companies to guard all government buildings in the province be cancelled.
The NPA says reports about its apparent ‘poor handling’ of the extradition of the Gupta brothers from the UAE should be ‘dismissed as dangerous speculation,’ reports News24.
Disgruntled ANC members in Sedibeng have gone to court to seek to nullify the results of an uncontested ANC regional conference and bar its executive from attending this weekend's provincial conference.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has rejected an ultimatum by Busisiwe Mkhwebane to reverse her suspension as Public Protector and signalled that he would oppose any attempt to overturn it in court, reports the Mail & Guardian.
Suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa demanding the immediate reversal of her suspension, reports TimesLIVE.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said she will challenge President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to suspend her. An EWN report notes Mkhwebane issued a statement questioning the wisdom and legality of Ramaphosa’s decision and claimed the President's verdict to remove her from office was in contempt of court.
The Liesbeek Leisure Properties Trust (LLPT) has made good its promise to file an urgent application to appeal in the SCA against Western Cape Deputy Judge President Patricia Goliath’s entire ruling, which stopped the construction of the R4.6bn project in its tracks in March.
Developers have said if the interdict stopping construction of the Amazon Observatory office park is not lifted soon, the development will be canned, leaving residents without a public park, affordable housing, cycling trails and almost R4bn in road upgrades.
Treasury has granted an extension of the reduction in the general fuel levy, which will soften today’s fuel price hike. The petrol levy was cut by R1.50 a litre for April and May as government sought to relieve the economic stress of surging fuel prices.
Parliament’s Justice & Correctional Services Committee heard last week that an amended Bill does not legalise commercial production of cannabis and can delay President Cyril Ramaphosa’s vision for this industry to create more than 130 000 new jobs.
An auditing firm has been appointed to investigate a multimillion-rand irregular and wasteful expenditure relating to a waste disposal tender in Giyani, Limpopo.
Sport, Arts & Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s plan to spend R22m on a 100m-high ‘monumental’ flag is under review, according to several media reports. However, a parliamentary committee claims it has in fact been ditched.
Arts & Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa is insisting on a name-change for the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en monument (Afrikaans Language Museum and Monument) in Paarl to promote inclusivity.