Legal Articles and Guides
SA’s biggest public sector union, Nehawu, has threatened Health Minister Zweli Mkhize with court action, accusing his department of allegedly forcing some health workers to work without protective gear, notes a Cape Argus report.
Telkom is taking its fight with SARS to the Constitutional Court, following an adverse judgment handed down in the SCA last month.
Mediation is a voluntary process which allows parties to a dispute the opportunity to appoint a qualified and impartial mediator, whose role it is to facilitate discussions and assist the parties in reaching an agreed settlement.
Acting Judge of the Land Claims Court, Advocate Thembeka Ngcukaitobi SC, has dismissed a leave to appeal application by Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane in relation to her role in the District Six saga, says a Daily Maverick report.
Matutuzela Ndlovu – injured when he allegedly swerved to avoid driving over a trench on the Odendalsrus Road in the Free State in August 2014 – has been allowed to continue to bring his claim to court.
As the strong-arms tactics of the police and the army came into sharp focus yesterday (see separate reports below), including in one instance a home invasion, President Cyril Ramaphosa last night ramped up the fight against Covid-19, announcing 10 000 field workers are set to go door-to-door across the country to screen residents for symptoms.
The Minister of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries, Barbara Creecy, has approached the Western Cape High Court to rescind an order granted in 2018 appointing the NPA and attorney Barnabas Xulu, as ‘implementing agents’ for a $7,124,888 (about R128m) restitution settlement ordered by a US court.
A Cape Town businessman has successfully proven causal negligence on the part of a car dealership after he was injured when he tripped and fell as a result of its cars being parked on a pavement.
As we begin the fourth day of 21-day lockdown, news of legal challenges, as well as positive responses from some sections of the law community, is beginning to filter through the myriad reports on the effects of the shutdown on individuals and businesses across the country.
Describing their concerns as ‘more illusory than real’, the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has dismissed an urgent application by attorneys to continue as lawyers for the RAF.
The Constitutional Court has found that Yolanda Botha received more than R1.1m worth of kickbacks for signing off on multimillion-rand leasing agreements between her offices and Trifecta.
A once gifted student who ‘lost her personality’ after sustaining brain injuries as a passenger in a street racing car crash will receive an extraordinary R8.1m from the Road Accident Fund, reports Rapport.
When an e-mail hacker stole R935 000 of Una van Rensburg’s R3.75m share of an inheritance left to her in an obsolete trust, the 70-year-old dragged her younger siblings and fellow trustees – Richardt van Rensburg, Cecile Oberholzer and Tertia Britz – to court.
Social justice lobby groups are celebrating a victory after the government heeded calls for evictions to be placed on hold following the lockdown.
Former President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers launched a Constitutional Court challenge yesterday to a decision by the KZN High Court (Pietermaritzburg) to dismiss his application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his long-running corruption matter.