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Franny Rabkin
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
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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
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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...
Motata tribunal hears closing arguments
Motata tribunal hears closing arguments
Judge Nkola Motata’s statements at the scene of his infamous 2007 car crash were provoked, said his counsel on Friday, and it was the owner of...
Motata probe could make history
Motata probe could make history
For something that has taken 10 years to get off the ground, Judge Nkola Motata’s judicial conduct tribunal unfolded very quickly and with little...
Why Ramaphosa can't fire Abrahams
Why Ramaphosa can't fire Abrahams
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