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Millions recovered from illegally claimed social grants

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Health Care & Social
R12.6m has been recovered from government employees who illegally claimed social grants meant for needy and vulnerable people, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has told Parliament.

Premier lashed for inaction over rhino poaching report

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Tags: #Environmental Law #General Legal Practice
Conservationists have lashed out at KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala for not releasing a rhino task team investigation report for two years, according to the Mail & Guardian.

DA slams high costs for stadium demolition

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The Gauteng Government says it will cost R84m to demolish the remaining concrete stands of the HM Pitje stadium in Mamelodi, Pretoria.

Makhanda High Court name change in dispute

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 19 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
What was earlier known as the Eastern Cape High Court (Grahamstown) is now officially named the Eastern Cape High Court (Makhanda), although that's now in dispute.

Misconduct charges against leading advocate dismissed

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The misconduct charges against Advocate Brenton Joseph, the former chairperson of the Cape Bar Council (CBC), have been dismissed, reports City Press.

Major prosecutions in the next six months

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 12 April 2022
Tags: #Criminal Law #General Legal Practice
NPA head Shamila Batohi said impunity was no longer a given as she promised major prosecutions within six months to restore the rule of law, which she said was on life support.

Municipal defaulter pays R54m of its Eskom debt

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 06 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Litigation
Eskom has confirmed that historical municipal defaulter Maluti-A-Phofung (MAP) has settled R54m of its debt, reports The Citizen.

SARS to apologise to staff impacted by Moyane tenure

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 05 April 2022
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #General Legal Practice #Tax Law
SARS will be providing more reparations and apologies to current and former employees impacted by governance failures during Tom Moyane's controversial tenure as commissioner, reports Fin24.

New District Courts for four provinces

By Daily News Published on Monday, 04 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The Department of Justice is planning to establish magisterial districts and District Courts in four provinces to make courts more accessible.

We cannot let up in fight against corruption

By Daily News Published on Monday, 04 April 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
‘The Zondo report ensures that corruption remains firmly embedded in the public discourse. We as civil society must now push for quick action and real penalties. We must not let up, otherwise the report will become another white elephant.’

Post Office needs R1.6bn funding injection

By Daily News Published on Friday, 01 April 2022
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #General Legal Practice
Communications Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says while the SA Post Office (Sapo) is not soliciting the support of Parliament for a R9bn bailout, it requires a R1.6bn funding injection.

Understanding needed before people can access laws

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Tags: #Civil Rights #General Legal Practice
The SA equality clause states that everyone is equal before the law and has the right to equal protection and benefit of the law, in accordance with section nine of the Constitution.

ANC deeply divided over Zondo findings

By Daily News Published on Monday, 28 March 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice
The fallout over how the ANC should implement the recommendations in the report on state capture by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo is threatening to destabilise President Cyril Ramaphosa’s strongholds.

State steps in to stop Sapo being cut off

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Tags: #General Legal Practice #Science & Technology Law
The government has had to step in to stop Telkom cutting off services to the SA Post Office (Sapo) – a move the Sunday Times says would have left the Post Office unable to pay social grants or renew vehicle registrations.

Zuma jet took arms into Lesotho

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Tags: #Criminal Law #General Legal Practice
Spies assigned to protect former President Jacob Zuma by the State Security Agency (SSA) allegedly smuggled high-calibre assault rifles and pistols into Lesotho using his presidential jet in order to protect then Prime Minister Tom Thabane and Gupta family interests after the Lesotho Defence Force had attempted to overthrow the government.

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