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Sekunjalo accounts will remain open

By Daily News Published on Friday, 16 February 2024
Tags: #Banking & Finance Law #Business & Industry Law #Constitutional Law #Litigation
In what The Star calls an undertaking that ‘popped out of the woodwork at 4pm’ in the Western Cape High Court yesterday, lawyers for Standard Bank said the bank accounts of the Sekunjalo Group of companies would remain open even if an interim interdict against the bank was not upheld.

Mkhwebane may lose out on R10m payout

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 14 February 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law
Impeached former Public Protector (PP)  Busisiwe Mkhwebane is expected to be at loggerheads with her former employer over a R10m payout.

Client fights ConCourt battle against Wesbank

By Daily News Published on Monday, 05 February 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Litigation #Motor Vehicles
A Wesbank client who is battling with the financial provider at the Constitutional Court after allegedly being defrauded, says his family has suffered depression after losing their belongings.

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.

Ramaphosa granted SCA appeal over Zulu king ruling

By Daily News Published on Friday, 26 January 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law
All of the issues around identifying who should be the king of the Zulu nation and the processes followed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to recognise Zulu King Misuzulu kaZwelithini are set to be ventilated before the SCA, says a report in The Star.

Little chance of Zuma becoming President again

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 10 January 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law
The wish by uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) party supporters that former President Jacob Zuma return to the Union Buildings to lead the country again, will not be realised since the Constitution may not allow him.

Lobby groups claim NHI Bill unconstitutional

By Daily News Published on Friday, 08 December 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law
As expected, reaction to the NCOP’s approval of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been swift, with most saying they would petition President Cyril Ramaphosa to send it back to Parliament for amendments on the grounds of unconstitutionality.

Immigration Act inconsistent with Constitution

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law
The Constitutional Court yesterday ruled that the Immigration Act was inconsistent with the Constitution and that it infringed on a foreign national's right to human dignity.

EFF withdraws suspension court application

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law
The EFF has withdrawn a court application it lodged to challenge the recommended suspension of six members for storming onto the stage during the State of the Nation Address (Sona) earlier this year, reports News24.

Lack of funding plan will determine fate of NHI

By Daily News Published on Friday, 01 December 2023
Tags: #Administrative Law #Constitutional Law #Health Care & Social
The ANC-led government has framed NHI as its effort to deliver ‘nationalised health care’, writes Financial Mail editor Rob Rose.

We must stop SLAPP suits, says lawyer

By Daily News Published on Monday, 27 November 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Litigation
SA will allow wealthy corporations to silence those who can’t afford to litigate and defend themselves if it doesn’t bring an end to Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suits, environmental attorney Cormac Cullinan reportedly told the Mail & Guardian.

ConCourt dismisses appeal over deceased's detention

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 16 November 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law
Bianca Groves this week failed in her Constitutional Court application to appeal her deceased husband's ‘unlawful and malicious detention’.

NPA should pursue charges against Zuma

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Criminal Law
The NPA should continue to pursue charges against former President Jacob Zuma if it feels he has a case to answer, though there is a public perception that the authorities are reluctant to let him serve time in prison, Chief Justice Raymond Zondo said yesterday.

SCA finds prisoner computer ban unconstitutional

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 09 November 2023
Tags: #Civil Rights #Constitutional Law #Litigation
The Minister of Justice & Correctional Services and National Commissioner for Correctional Services have a year to rectify a policy which allows prisons to bar inmates from using personal computers in their cells.

Zuma fails to get Downer, Maughan to sit in dock

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 02 November 2023
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Criminal Law #Litigation
Despite the best efforts of Jacob Zuma and his counsel, Advocate Dali Mpofu SC, neither the former President's nemesis and prosecutor, Billy Downer SC, nor legal journalist Karyn Maughan were forced to suffer the indignity of sitting in the dock as common criminals during yesterday’s hearing on Zuma’s private prosecution of the pair.

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