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Daughter defends Zuma's refusal to arrest al-Bashir

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 25 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Former President Jacob Zuma’s daughter yesterday defended her father in Parliament over a decision not to execute an International Criminal Court arrest warrant for former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in 2015, reports EWN.

Evidence leaders claim judge’s conduct unlawful

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 23 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Evidence leaders at Judge Tintswalo Makhubele’s Judicial Conduct Tribunal say there’s prima facie evidence that her conduct during her time at the SA Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) fell foul of the law, reports EWN.

DA to support Ramaphosa in Phala Phala fight

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 18 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The DA looks set to support Cyril Ramaphosa in his Phala Phala fight, reports News24. The party's support, however, will depend on how the issue returns to Parliament, should it occur at all.

EFF, MKP 'insulted' by construction mafia remarks

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 17 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Public Works & Infrastructure Minister Dean Macpherson came out guns blazing against the construction mafia in yesterday’s budget vote speech.

Home Affairs backlog slashed

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 16 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Home Affairs Minister Leon Schreiber yesterday committed to making his department ‘a powerful engine of economic growth’ and has taken urgent action to reduce the backlog of permit applications. 

Turmoil in Master's Office addressed

By Daily News Published on Monday, 15 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Insolvency Law
The rot at the Master's Office – the custodian of liquidations and the administration of the Guardian's Fund, among other things – is ‘worse than anyone thought’.

Ramaphosa condemns attack on Trump

By Daily News Published on Monday, 15 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday said the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump is a reminder of the dangers of political extremism and intolerance.

DA asks for debate on High Court relocation

By Daily News Published on Monday, 08 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The decision to relocate the main seat of the Eastern Cape High Court from Makhanda to Bhisho has taken a new turn with the official opposition in the legislature joining the fray, says a Daily Dispatch report.

Zuma 'willing' to attend ANC disciplinary hearing

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 03 July 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The MKP says its leader Jacob Zuma has no problem attending the ANC's disciplinary hearing after a new date had been set, reports TimesLIVE.

Call for more judges, scrapping of recess periods

By Daily News Published on Friday, 28 June 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
Some judges have to deal with 600 cases per year, the interim report of the Committee on the Rationalisation of Areas of the High Court warns.

SCA overturns RAF settlement interference ruling

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 13 June 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Litigation
The SCA on Tuesday overturned a Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) order which had set aside a R2.5m settlement agreement between the Road Accident Fund (RAF) and a claimant.

LPC wants contempt sentence for fraud-accused lawyer

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The Legal Practice Council (LPC) wants fraud-accused lawyer Zietta Janse van Rensburg to be sentenced to six months behind bars for contempt after she appeared before the same judge who suspended her from practising law.

Tshwane tender scam targets lawyers

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #General Legal Practice
Legal practitioners have been warned not to fall prey to a tender scam by a person masquerading as a City of Tshwane official soliciting money from them to assist with submission of their outstanding bid documents.

Advocate Teffo's appeal bid fails

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Litigation
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has dismissed disbarred Advocate Malesela Teffo's application for leave to appeal the ruling that struck him of the roll of advocates.

Questions over Mbalula’s vehicle link to Fort Hare accused

By Daily News Published on Monday, 13 May 2024
Tags: #General Legal Practice
ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula hit the campaign trail in an armoured Mercedes-AMG G63 apparently owned by celebrity bodyguard and University of Fort Hare fraud and corruption accused Anwar ‘Dogg’ Khan (55). 

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