Ordinary citizens in KwaZulu-Natal who are growing increasingly tired of blue-light bullying on roads by politicians and other Ridiculously (self-) Important People appear to be taking matters into their own hands.
No date has yet been fixed for the Judicial Services Commission's (JSC) meeting to consider new allegations against Cape Judge President John Hlophe, the JSC's secretary said late on Monday. "Right now they are still trying to find a date," said commission secretary Vuyelwa Masangwana.
About 142 court cases linked to xenophobic violence have been opened countrywide, the National Prosecuting Authority said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Tlali Tlali said 102 of these were in Gauteng. Provincial police liaison officers approached said none of the 142 cases had reached the conviction stage yet.
Cape Town Judge President John Hlophe must step down, political parties said on Sunday. Hlophe is accused of attempting to influence the Constitutional Court's decision over search-and-seizure raids carried out by the Scorpions on properties of Jacob Zuma and French arms manufacturing giant Thint.