Emsie Ferreira

Gungubele asks if Sisulu did not cross a line in law

The minister in the presidency said there was a need for the government to do more to protect the judiciary

A plea from Zondo commission whistleblowers: ‘We want prosecutions’

Themba Maseko, the former chief government spokesman said it would be a very long wait for legislative reform, as urged by the Zondo report, to see the light of day if state capture culprits still in the state did not face the music

Zondo was damned if he did, damned if he did not

The attack by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu on judges as enslaved to a colonial mentally placed the acting head of the judiciary in an impossible position, fraught with politics, legal scholars say

Whispers of insurgency add up to a murky national security situation

Concerns abound about the parliament fire, with insiders saying the timing was suspicious and the truth may never come out, while intelligence and security clusters are worried.

Sisulu ‘crossed line’ and must withdraw ‘insult’ to judiciary – Zondo

The acting chief justice accused the minister of breaking her oath to respect the Constitution by questioning the rule of law and branding African judges as slaves of oppressive ideology

‘Bain was happy the focus was only on Sars’: Athol Williams

The whistleblower fears that Zondo’s recommendation that the firm’s contracts with public entities be scrutinised will be stonewalled – and implicates Telkom.

Zondo report: Ruling party ‘slept on the job’ while state capture flourished

The ruling party was not only asleep on the job while former president Jacob Zuma colluded with state capture agents, but also lined its coffers with the proceeds of crime, the acting chief justice finds

Report on parliament fire confirms systems failure

The sprinkler system was two years overdue for service and it’s unclear if the fire alarm at the legislature was active, the report by Cape Town’s chief fire officer notes

Zondo: Attack on constitutional court ‘very serious’

The acting chief justice called on law enforcement agencies to take steps to prevent further such attacks on court facilities.

Zondo: ANC was either incompetent or asleep on capture

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo found that the subversion of the procurement system and the decimation of previously sound parastatals happened on the watch of a ruling party that not only dropped the ball but pocketed the proceeds

Zondo: Like Moyane, Zuma was central in Sars capture

The unnecessary restructuring of the once proud revenue service was an attempt to halt its pursuit of people involved in state capture

High court dismisses bid to bar Zondo from giving report to Ramaphosa

The last-minute application by Democracy in Action was a case of self-created urgency, the court said in a ruling handed down mere hours before the planned handover of a hard copy of Zondo’s first set of findings

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