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Franny Rabkin
Jiba, Mrwebi must respond to Mokgoro report by April 16
Jiba, Mrwebi must respond to Mokgoro report by April 16
President Cyril Ramaphosa has given Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi until April 16 to respond to a report into whether they are fit for their...
Constitutional Court interviews turn into he-said-she-said
Constitutional Court interviews turn into he-said-she-said
The legal fraternity is not a unified community and rarely is there across-the-board support for a candidate seeking to be a judge. Yet the...
SCA tensions dominate at interviews
SCA tensions dominate at interviews
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) this week heard that tensions among the judges of the Supreme Court of Appeal persist, with fresh allegations...
Supreme Court of Appeal gets a new deputy president, five new judges
Supreme Court of Appeal gets a new deputy president, five new judges
The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has a new deputy president in Xola Petse after the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Tuesday found that Petse...
Supreme Court of Appeal still facing collegiality problems
Supreme Court of Appeal still facing collegiality problems
With the current batch of retirements at the Supreme Court of Appeal, the appeal court was losing 93 years of judicial experience, KwaZulu-Natal...
ConCourt interviews postponed because of ‘potential conflict of interest’
ConCourt interviews postponed because of ‘potential conflict of interest’
Interviews for candidates for appointment to the Constitutional Court were postponed on Monday because of a “potential conflict of interest” on...
Mokgoro delivers report on Jiba, Mrwebi to Ramaphosa
Mokgoro delivers report on Jiba, Mrwebi to Ramaphosa
Former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro has delivered her report into whether deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba and special...
Red berets ramp up ‘rogue’ claims
Red berets ramp up ‘rogue’ claims
Allegations of a “rogue unit” at the South African Revenue Service (Sars) have been resurrected by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on a...
Jiba’s evidence under scrutiny
Jiba’s evidence under scrutiny
Nomgcobo Jiba said one thing to President Cyril Ramaphosa in August 2018 about the prosecution of former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head Johan Booysen....
Jiba scores a ‘yes’ – and a ‘no’
Jiba scores a ‘yes’ – and a ‘no’
Nomgcobo Jiba’s conduct in the litigation over the so-called spy tapes was not a “frolic of her own” but was based on legal advice to remain...
Evidence against Jiba ‘circumstantial at best' — Arendse
Evidence against Jiba ‘circumstantial at best' — Arendse
Despite the “narrative” that the National Prosecuting Authority had “somehow been captured”, the evidence for this was “circumstantial at...
Jiba and Mrwebi not fit for office because of adverse findings by courts — FUL
Jiba and Mrwebi not fit for office because of adverse findings by courts — FUL
Even without all the other evidence the Mokgoro inquiry has heard, the “slew” of judgments criticising Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi is...