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Zuma must step aside from NEC

By Daily News Published on Monday, 04 July 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #General Legal Practice
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.

Popia concern over publication of matric results

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 30 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #Consumer Protection Law
The Information Regulator says unless the Department of Basic Education gets parental consent, they will not be able to publish matric results, reports News24.

Court cancels ‘invalid’ tender

By Daily News Published on Monday, 27 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Criminal Law #Litigation
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.

NPA slams ‘dangerous’ Gupta extradition reports

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 23 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
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.

Another bid by ANC members to nullify results

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 23 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
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.

Ramaphosa rejects PP's suspension ultimatum

By Daily News Published on Friday, 17 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
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.

Public Protector demands suspension reversal

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #Litigation
Suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has written to President Cyril Ramaphosa demanding the immediate reversal of her suspension, reports TimesLIVE.

Mkhwebane to challenge suspension and ruling

By Daily News Published on Monday, 13 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
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.

SCA asked to overturn entire Goliath ruling

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 07 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Constitutional Law #Litigation
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.

Amazon development threatened by interdict, SCA told

By Daily News Published on Monday, 06 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation #Property Law
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 extends fuel levy reduction

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law
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.

‘Fatally flawed’ cannabis Bill will slow growth

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 31 May 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #General Legal Practice
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.

Mayor orders probe of alleged irregular waste tender

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 26 May 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Litigation
An auditing firm has been appointed to investigate a multimillion-rand irregular and wasteful expenditure relating to a waste disposal tender in Giyani, Limpopo.

Mthethwa backtracks on R22m flag

By Daily News Published on Friday, 20 May 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #General Legal Practice
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.

Paarl name change proposal hits a nerve

By Daily News Published on Friday, 20 May 2022
Tags: #Administrative Law #Civil Rights #Litigation
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.

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