Emsie Ferreira

Aspirant judge wins battle with NPA

A former employee of the NPA told the JSC on Tuesday that the body had demanded she pay back her salary for the time she served as an acting judge.

How a man of the cloth became a silk

An Eastern Cape candidate judge caused a stir before the JSC when he told members he left priesthood for law because he concluded there is no God.

JSC grills Pretoria advocate over apartheid past

A Pretoria advocate was asked to apologise for his stint in the Conservative Party and defence of apartheid-era perpetrators at the JSC on Monday.

Hawks debate ‘a storm in a teacup’

The police conceded on Wednesday that it could take a year before the Hawks have a full staff complement.

Zuma expected to make modest promises

President Jacob Zuma's maiden State of the Nation address is likely to see him make modest promises of better delivery, analysts say.

Minister seeks Zuma’s guidance on ‘thank you’ Merc

Transport Minister S'bu Ndebele has sought advice from President Jacob Zuma on what to do with a Mercedes S500 he received from businessmen.

Parliamentary committee endorses Pikoli dismissal

A special parliamentary committee on Wednesday endorsed the dismissal of NPA chief Vusi Pikoli.

Motlanthe could announce poll date on Friday

Will he or won't he announce a poll date? That is the question observers are asking ahead of the president's State of the Nation speech on Friday.

Govt: Mbeki did not meddle in Selebi case

The government has denied claims by Vusi Pikoli that former president Thabo Mbeki suspended him to prevent the arrest of police chief Jackie Selebi.

Matric results lay bare inequalities

The uneven matric results show that despite a curriculum change, the SA education system is still plagued by problems rooted in the apartheid era.

Motlanthe promises to consider review of Scorpions Bills

Motlanthe's office has agreed to consider a request by Hugh Glenister to submit legislation disbanding the Scorpions to the Constitutional Court.

Cope launches battle to gain votes

Cope, born out of Thabo Mbeki's political demise, will lay its ideological cards on the table next week when it formally launches itself.

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