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Franny Rabkin
New Act, new council, new Bar
New Act, new council, new Bar
As the Legal Practice Act is about to come into effect, a new advocates’ association is being formed, which its founders say will be “unapologetically black and women-oriented”....
Nene out: Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister
Nene out: Tito Mboweni appointed new finance minister
Nhlanhla Nene’s resignation has been accepted, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday and announced the appointment of Tito Mboweni as the new...
Hlongwane and Duduzane on Jonas blackmailing ‘rumours’
Hlongwane and Duduzane on Jonas blackmailing ‘rumours’
Duduzane Zuma and Fana Hlongwane have said that their infamous meeting at the Guptas’ Saxonwold compound with former deputy finance minister...
Finally Jiba must face the music
Finally Jiba must face the music
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement on Wednesday that he will institute an inquiry into deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba’s fitness...
JZ’s legal options unpacked
JZ’s legal options unpacked
NEWS ANALYSIS
Hlope tribunal: Yet another delay
Hlope tribunal: Yet another delay
A tribunal to investigate a gross misconduct complaint against Western Cape Judge President (JP) John Hlophe has been delayed yet again —...
Hlophe complaint faces fresh hurdle
Hlophe complaint faces fresh hurdle
Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe has asked for the recusal of one member of the panel investigating a gross misconduct complaint against...
The death penalty and judges who had to apply it
The death penalty and judges who had to apply it
Andrew Sibusiso Zondo called out just one word after he was sentenced to death: “Mama”.
​Judge Nkola Motata: judicial conduct tribunal recommends impeachment
​Judge Nkola Motata: judicial conduct tribunal recommends impeachment
The tribunal established to investigate gross misconduct complaints against Pretoria High Court Judge Nkola Motata has recommended that he be...
New deputy president, finance minister announced in major Cabinet reshuffle
New deputy president, finance minister announced in major Cabinet reshuffle
ANC deputy president David Mabuza will be the next deputy president of South Africa once he is sworn in as an MP. In a televised address to the...
Courts ride out the Zuma storm
Courts ride out the Zuma storm
NEWS ANALYSIS
Explainer: Recall, motion of no confidence and impeachment
Explainer: Recall, motion of no confidence and impeachment
When the ANC “recalled” Thabo Mbeki as president of the republic in 2008, there was no need for Parliament to get involved or for the governing...