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Zondo asks court for state capture commission report deadline to be extended to December

The state capture commission report will not be ready by the end of September, and Zondo says he believes it will be in the public interest to grant an extension

South Africans in Afrobarometer survey think corruption is ‘worsening’

Most of the 1 600 participants in the study believe the government is doing an inefficient job in combating corruption, according to Afrobarometer

Hlophe asks high court to stay his impeachment and overrule JSC

The embattled Western Cape Judge President is also seeking to interdict the president from suspending him while he challenges the Judicial Service Commission’s gross misconduct finding

Marikana victims mull complaint against Judge Lamont after civil case recusal

Judge Colin Lamont withdrew from the case because of his shares in the mining company Sibanye

At least 20 000 beneficiaries could be affected by child maintenance IT system outage

Child maintenance advocacy group says parents have lost faith in the MojaPay system, which ‘is not fit for purpose’

The R15.3-million Limpopo ‘shack’ tender was earned fraudulently – SIU

The SIU is trying to recover R2.5-million from a housing tender as part of its investigation into corruption during the Covid-19 state of disaster

Blind SA headed to high court over the Copyright Act

The organisation argues that the Copyright Act is unconstitutional because it violates the human rights of blind people. The case will be heard on 21 September

Senior crime intelligence officers want R15mn from axed top cop Vearey

The arbitration hearing in which former cop Jeremy Vearey was challenging his dismissal concluded its proceedings on Monday 13 September

Justice ministry still to deliver justice in wrongful dismissal case

Senior officials who allegedly got a state worker wrongfully dismissed have remained in their jobs

Rural Limpopo women protest against Sefateng Chrome Mine

Women sleep outside in the cold to stop what they consider mineral theft by a mining company, with state collusion

eThekwini municipality forces high-profile auditor Morar to prove legality of R90m work

Court orders Morar Incorporated to hand over documents showing how R90-million contract was extended

Legal challenges loom against Zuma’s medical parole

The DA announces it will approach the high court, and the Helen Suzman Foundation has also threatened action

Judge adjudicating Marikana lawsuit against Ramaphosa and Sibanye sold his shares in Lonmin

The application to have Judge Colin Lamont recuse himself was launched hours after the disclosure

Luxury SUV allegedly bought with Ters payment fraud

Lindelani Gumede bought himself a luxury Audi Q2 and settled his brother’s R560 000 bond during a spending spree

Covid-19 stymies six years of progress in tackling poverty in Gauteng

Some 36% of Gauteng households live in poverty, according to a new survey, with poverty levels having shot up during the course of the pandemic

Can your employer force you to be vaccinated? Here’s the current law

Before forcing employees to be vaccinated the company or employer must consider the constitutional rights of the employees, public health imperatives and the efficient operation of the business

SIU shuts down Hamilton Ndlovu’s spending spree by seizing his assets

The businessman used just 13% of the millions paid to him by the National Health Laboratory Service to supply PPE — the rest was for himself

Looters remorseful as daily life gets tougher

Some residents in areas affected by the July riots have lost their livelihoods, have to travel far to get to the jobs that remain and walk long distances to unaffected shopping centres