Karyn Maughan

Karyn Maughan works from Johannesburg, South Africa. Legal journalist. Writes for Tiso Blackstar. Newzroom Afrika contributor. Optimist. IG: karynannemaughan Karyn Maughan has over 336089 followers on Twitter.

​JZ court antics dominate headlines while the destitute remain ignored

Cases about the rights of the vulnerable are overshadowed by his legal-political games.

Court of public opinion holds sway in Oscar Pistorius case

There is a gaping hole between how the legal system waded through the mess of evidence and how those outside court did.

Joe Mamasela, apartheid askari and remorseless killer

The Vlakplaas member who killed ANC activists says he is not haunted by his past because he told the truth and helped the families get closure.

NPA plays political games at inopportune time

Reinstating charges against Glynnis Breytenbach and Johan Booysen as the DA awaits a ruling regarding Nomgcobo Jiba could be the NPA's downfall.

Judiciary is last line of defence against government

SA’s judges have the unenviable job of ensuring that the state complies with the Constitution amid government's poor decision-making and abuses.

Zuma braces for battles on two fronts

President Jacob Zuma's characteristic counterattack is going to be sorely tested on two fronts this year: the spy tapes case and Nkandla.

Pistorius: The ‘ugh’ story that won’t go away

There's something odd about being fixated on the Pistorius case while the country implodes.

Slings and arrows finally catch up with Oscar Pistorius

The Supreme Court of Appeal has branded the Olympic track athlete with the murderer label he so dreaded as he faces a minimum 15 years in jail.

The Mosenekes: A family built of pain and courage

Endurance is the word that defines how South African Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke and his mother survived the cruelties of apartheid.

SA’s ‘tainted’ parole process in the dock

Oscar Pistorius's release has brought the justice minister's criticism of the system to the fore

Hundreds hit by Pistorious parole glitch

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's stalled release appears to have shut the doors for many offenders in a similar situation.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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