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Case against Downer and Maughan removed from the roll

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 18 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Former President Jacob Zuma has suffered a blow after his private prosecution of prosecutor Billy Downer SC and journalist Karyn Maughan was removed from the roll by the KZN High Court (Pietermaritzburg). 

Modack rubbishes claim about R3m ‘hit’ on Booth

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 18 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Nafiz Modack's lawyer rubbished a witness's claim in the Western Cape High Court that he was promised R3m to kill Cape Town lawyer William Booth.

Witness claims lawyer slashed neighbour’s car tyres

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 18 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Cape Town lawyer Gary Trappler was at the scene of a tyre slashing incident in Green Point on the evening of 19 February 2020, according to a neighbourhood watch member’s testimony, reports GroundUp.

2010 World Cup fraud case pre-trial date set

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The KZN High Court (Durban) has postponed the case against nine suspects facing charges relating to R47m Fifa World Cup fraud and corruption charges, to 25 July for pre-trial conferencing.

Judge attempts to block theft prosecution

By Daily News Published on Monday, 15 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Judge Mpina Mathebula has brought an urgent application in the Free State High Court for a stay of his prosecution.

Another postponement in Zuma's private prosecution bid

By Daily News Published on Friday, 12 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Former President Jacob Zuma’s private prosecution bid against President Cyril Ramaphosa has been postponed to 6 August, pending an appeal by the uMkhonto weSizwe Party (MKP) leader.

AFU granted R43m freezing order against ‘piggy farm’

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 11 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) has been granted a preservation order to freeze the account of a company that ran a Ponzi scheme where people could buy pigs in a ‘Metaverse Piggy Farm’, according to a report in The Citizen.

Double whammy for IEC over Zuma/DA appeals

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The Electoral Court yesterday dismissed the Electoral Commission of SA's (IEC) decision to disqualify former President Jacob Zuma from contesting the upcoming elections. As a result, Zuma can contest the elections as an uMkhonto weSizwe Party candidate.

Maughan wants private prosecution case struck from roll

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Former President Jacob Zuma's attempt at privately prosecuting NPA Advocate Billy Downer SC and journalist Karyn Maughan returned to the KZN High Court (Pietermaritzburg) yesterday.

KPMG addresses bursary theft saga

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
KPMG says despite losing more than R16m meant for students to a former employee, approved bursars have not been impacted and they have honoured all commitments.

Zuma pardon key to MK Party's case

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 April 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Criminal Law
The uMkhonto weSizwe Party's (MKP) bid to overturn the Electoral Commission of SA’s (IEC’s) decision to bar former President Jacob Zuma from being one of its candidates will be heard in the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) today.

SIU stops sale of ex-Lottery boss' farm

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The SIU has moved to block the sale of a multimillion-rand farm in Limpopo linked to former National Lotteries Commission (NLC) boss Phillemon Letwaba and his brother, Johannes, Fin24 reports.

Analysts rubbish MK claims about Zuma’s electoral eligibility

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 04 April 2024
Tags: #Constitutional Law #Criminal Law
Some legal analysts have rubbished uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) Party's argument that Section 47 of the Constitution does not apply to former President Jacob Zuma who has been barred from contesting the upcoming elections.

Speaker prepares for arrest after court ruling

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2024
Tags: #Civil Rights #Criminal Law #Litigation
National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says she is willing to hand herself over to the police from today to effect her arrest over allegations of corruption and bribery.

AFU seizes DRC national’s R43m assets

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The NPA’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) secured a forfeiture order to the value of over R43m in relation to alleged corruption committed by Brigadier Ngoy Makwamba who was assigned as a defence attache' to SA by the DRC.

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