Jenni Evans

Judgment reserved in De Lille’s secret ballot bid

​Judgment was reserved in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's court bid to have a motion of no confidence in her held by secret ballot.

DA tries to keep politics out of Kya Sand protest

The Democratic Alliance says it wants to keep politics out the Kya Sand protests, which might have been renewed because of housing problems.

Vavi: Political consciousness has disappeared

Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi questioned his own lifestyle at the Numsa commission, saying the working class had it very tough.

ConCourt hearing could change methods of foreclosure

A mix-up at the Post Office might change the way companies foreclose on those in debt, following a Constitutional Court hearing in Johannesburg.

ANC chief whip lambasts ‘Black Tuesday’ campaign

The ANC's chief whip says the National Press Club's Black Wednesday plan for this week's vote on the secrecy Bill are a senseless distortion of facts

‘Absurd’ Parliament policy news to us, say media

Media organisations say they had not known about a policy forcing journalists to request interviews with MPs through Parliament's media office.

ANC HQ rioters identified, journalists asked to lay charges

People involved in acts of violence outside Luthuli House in Johannesburg have been identified, and police have asked those injured to lay charges.

Validity of chief justice tenure extension questioned

The Constitutional Court will have to decide whether the president's extension of their boss Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's tenure is valid or not.

I was suspended over Selebi, says Pikoli

The real reason for the suspension of National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Vusi Pikoli related to a criminal probe into police chief Jackie Selebi, Pikoli's lawyers said on Wednesday. ''It was to put a spoke in the wheels of the investigation and prosecution of the police National Commissioner, Mr Jackie Selebi,'' they said.

Satawu: Debt-memo leak linked to election

The South African Trade and Allied Workers' Union (Satawu) will investigate the leaking of a memo on its R3-million debt, believing this is linked to its forthcoming elections, Satawu said on Wednesday. ''We have no doubt that this memo was leaked deliberately,'' a statement from the union read. ''It was never intended for media or even public consumption.''

Slain police officers remembered at memorial

The Little Falls Christian Centre, west of Johannesburg, was awash with tears at Thursday's memorial for the four police officers killed in a shootout with alleged robbers in Jeppestown. Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Susan Shabangu broke down as she took the podium.

Jeppe-siege accused make court appearance

Eleven of 16 people arrested for Sunday's Jeppestown siege were remanded until July 27 by the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Sunday's shootout in Johannesburg left 12 people dead, four of them police officers. On Tuesday at least 10 police officers with rifles and handguns blocked the doors to the court as the first nine men laboured up the steps from the holding cells.

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