Legal Articles and Guides
In what a Pretoria News report calls yet another battle between two women who both claim they are the customary wives of their now-dead husband, the Free State High Court (Bloemfontein) has declared the first wife – who was married to him for 26 years and bore him 13 children – is the lawful wife.
Former Scorpions deputy head Jeff Ledwaba’s R46m lawsuit against the NPA has been dismissed after the SCA found no evidence to support his ‘malicious prosecution’ claims over fraud charges.
In another triumph for Sekunjalo and its related companies in their long battle against some of SA’s biggest banks, Standard Bank’s leave to appeal a former ruling made on 14 September 2023 that prevented it from closing Sekunjalo’s various bank accounts, has been dismissed with costs.
If Nkosana Makate invented the Please Call Me service, the subject of the ongoing 15-year-old court case between him and Vodacom, where is his patent? Or even his application for one?
Parliament has slammed suspended Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's last-ditch application to interdict the National Assembly from voting on his removal from office as ‘not strong’, arguing the application should be struck from the court roll.
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has thwarted attempts by a Chinese-owned company to claim mineral rights in Limpopo worth billions of rands.
The government wants to settle a nearly R500m lawsuit after failing to pay a now liquidated company for services rendered – despite Treasury repeatedly acknowledging the 17-year-old debt, says a Mail & Guardian report.
A Cape Town woman who demanded that her soon-to-be ex-husband be sent to jail for six months for contempt of court because he could not afford to pay private school fees for their two children has been described as ‘callous’ in a finding by the Western Cape High Court.
Troubled businessman Leeroy Sidambe faces yet another financial hurdle as a commercial entity wants to cancel its business ventures with his company Sakhile Eweni and possibly auction his matrimonial home and luxury car.
Business partners Yusuf Cassiem and his wife Charlnita claim President Cyril Ramaphosa benefitted from crooked medical schemes’ while he was the chairperson of the Bidvest Group.
Parliament says it will defend an urgent application by suspended Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe to stop an impeachment vote against him in the House next week.
A slip and trip incident outside a Food Lover’s Market (FLM) outlet in Bloemfontein in which a woman claimed R433 509 for the damages she had suffered following the incident, has seen FLM as well as the owner of the building vindicated.
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.
The Western Cape High Court has granted a final eviction order in the City of Cape Town's application to remove homeless people living around Culemborg, reports News24.
Benita and Claude Anderson turned to the Eastern Cape High Court (Gqeberha) in an attempt to get back their home which they lost in a fraudulent financial scheme.