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De Lille acts against officials who 'hid' audit report

By Daily News Published on Monday, 27 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Minister of Public Works & Infrastructure Patricia de Lille is taking action against senior officials in her department for failing to submit an audit report to her for almost a year.

Race-based criteria for funding aid ruled unlawful

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Business & Industry Law #Civil Rights #Litigation
The SCA found yesterday that it was unlawful for the Tourism Minister to require that tourism businesses meet B-BBEE requirements in order to be considered for relief from government's Covid-19 fund, says a Fin24 report.

MultiChoice wants policy clarity before SABC Bill

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Media Law
MultiChoice has called on the government to park a legislative proposal meant to enhance the SABC’s governance structures and finances pending a comprehensive review of the country’s broader broadcasting policy framework.

ConCourt move aimed at Western Cape autonomy

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law
AfriForum is heading to the Constitutional Court in an attempt to force Parliament to change SA’s referendum legislation so as to give Premiers powers to call for a referendum.

Ramaphosa told about Zuma parole 'after decision'

By Daily News Published on Monday, 20 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #Criminal Law
President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to distance himself from former President Jacob Zuma's medical parole. Ramaphosa said he was only informed about it once the decision was made, notes a News24 report.

Hlophe turns to Zille case to get him off hook

By Daily News Published on Monday, 20 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
The seemingly endless saga of the gross misconduct complaint against Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe is never far from the news, and his latest manoeuvre to avoid being impeached is picked up in a Sunday Times commentary by legal writer Franny Rabkin.

Eastern Cape motorists ignoring traffic fines

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Criminal Law #Motor Vehicles
A meagre R32 550 – that is all the Eastern Cape Department of Transport has been able to collect for traffic fines issued across the province, with almost R200m still outstanding for the past three financial years, reports HeraldLIVE.

Dirco DG fired over New York land fiasco

By Daily News Published on Monday, 13 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
International Relations & Co-operation DG Kgabo Mahoai has been fired. In a statement on Friday evening, the department said the decision followed the conclusion of a disciplinary case against him.

Andile Lungisa back in ANC fold

By Daily News Published on Monday, 13 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #General Legal Practice
Andile Lungisa's suspension from the ANC has been overturned by the party's national disciplinary committee (NDC), reports News24.

Master's Office threatened with legal action

By Daily News Published on Monday, 06 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
The ongoing inefficiency with which the Master’s Office allegedly deals with estate matters may be exposed in the High Court.

MTN warns of 'digital load shedding'

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 02 September 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Science & Technology Law
MTN has warned of what is termed ‘digital load shedding’ due to the planned ending of a temporary broadband reprieve courtesy of national disaster regulations.

Court gets De Lille affidavit she didn't know about

By Daily News Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Ethics #Litigation
Public Works Minister Patricia de Lille has ordered an investigation into a senior public works official who allegedly misled the courts by deposing to an affidavit on De Lille's behalf without her knowledge or permission, says a Sunday Times report.

Mbalula extends drivers' licences renewal period

By Daily News Published on Monday, 30 August 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #General Legal Practice #Motor Vehicles
The grace period for licence renewals has once again been extended, with 1.2m motorists in possession of expired licences yet to renew them.

Cape spends millions to secure state land

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 26 August 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation #Property Law
While there appears to have been a decrease in land invasions in Cape Town, the provincial government said that millions still had to be spent on security.

Driving licence renewal ‘crisis’ looms

By Daily News Published on Friday, 20 August 2021
Tags: #Administrative Law #General Legal Practice #Motor Vehicles
The end of the grace period for renewing learner’s licences, driving licence cards, temporary driving licences, and professional driving permits (PrdPs) that expired between March and December last year is looming.

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