Emsie Ferreira

Judicial and politics intersect as new judges sought for apex court

The chief justice played into the hands of Julius Malema at a point at which the judiciary is weathering a political onslaught that too shall pass

Mlambo invites commentary on claims of judicial capture, again

A candidate for the Northern Cape bench lucidly explained in reply to the Gauteng Judge President that bribing a judge is a lottery you are bound to lose

Judges Rammaka Mathopo and Mahube Molemela among five candidates for ConCourt

Judges Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane, Jody Kollapen and Bashier Vally complete the list, while Dhaya Pillay fails to make the cut

Hlophe cries ‘politics’ as he contests the misconduct finding against him

The Western Cape judge president has rejected the report by a judicial tribunal that lays the groundwork for his impeachment

Judge Pillay tells JSC court-defying politicians threaten constitution

The judge, who has been singled out by former president Jacob Zuma for attack, faced scrutiny over her friendship with Pravin Gordhan

ConCourt interviews tackle transformation

Acting Constitutional Court Justice Rammaka Mathopo told the JSC it was ‘remiss’ that female and black lawyers were still underrepresented

Misconduct finding against Hlophe means long road to possible impeachment

The Judicial Conduct Tribunal found that the Western Cape Judge President was on a mission to sway constitutional court judges

ANC’s rotten apples on the chopping block

Now that the NEC has finalised its step-aside guidelines for those facing corruption charges, a swathe of officials will struggle to cling to their positions

Mahlobo claims intelligence community is trying to frame a judge for taking a bribe

The former state security minister told the Zondo commission he never ordered that any judges be paid off but a conspiracy to create this impression is ongoing

Sisulu and Dlodlo punted to be on their way out

Because President Cyril Ramaphosa won the step-aside order in the ANC’s national executive committee, a cabinet reshuffle looms, with Sisulu and Dlodlo’s names on comrades’ lips

The race elephant lurking in the DA’s ‘laboratory’

Tony Leon’s comments calling Mmusi Maimane an ‘experiment’ have lifted the lid on what disgruntled black leaders describe as insidious racism and a refusal to hold racists to account

RET loyalists lose out on seats in committee on Mkhwebane’s removal

The Section 194 committee that could recommend the impeachment of the Public Protector is packed with heavyweights likely to heed Luthuli House

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