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Rule of law drops globally, including in South Africa

Security and corruption prevents the country from ranking higher on the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index for 2021

Slice of life: ‘I can read nine or 10 books a week’

David van der Westhuizen, a street bookseller based at the KwaZulu-Natal Society of the Arts Gallery in Durban, tells Paddy Harper how he survives unemployment

South Africa opens up vaccinations for 12 to 17 year-olds

Vaccinology researcher Professor Shabir Madhi said young people were being vaccinated to reduce the number of people who could transmit the virus and the focus should instead be on people over the age of 50

Canna-business deal for Ingonyama Trust land

Foreign investment has been lined up for a joint venture with the Ingonyama Trust Board, which administers tribal land for the Zulu monarch

Report arrests Cele’s claims of Western Cape having most policing resources in South Africa

According to the annual report, there is a shortage of 548 detectives in the province, and one detective deals with between 40 and 60 cases

Q&A Sessions: ‘My oupa taught me to love food’ — Chantel Dartnall

Internationally acclaimed chef Chantel Dartnall has closed the renowned Restaurant Mosaic near Pretoria to move her life to France and turn the elegant Château des Tesnières castle into a restaurant and hotel.

Multimillion-rand cyber property ‘fraudster’ ducks start of trial

Bukelwa Kwinana, who was expected to plead guilty to ‘business email compromise’ cyber fraud, disappeared moments before pleading

Eyewitness in Nathaniel Julies murder trial fails to identify shooter

‘He was eating something. Then we heard a gunshot go off.’ This is what Tahira Kaldine testified in court on Wednesday at the Nathaniel Julies murder trial

Zondo thanks retiring Justices Khampepe and Jafta for their service

After 12 years serving at the apex court, Sisi Khampepe and Chris Jafta have retired from office

Mother discovers body of her drowned child, missing for a week, between rocks at Mossel Bay beach

While the community is seeking permanent lifeguards, the municipality contends it cannot afford such

Less talk, more solutions, says Soul City on teen pregnancy debates

The institute is hosting a webinar to discuss South Africa’s teen pregnancy rates and child rape

Zondo pays tribute to former chief justice Mogoeng

During his watch the judiciary proved itself the proud guardian of the constitution, Zondo said, as Mogoeng slipped into retirement after a tumultuous decade

Nathaniel Julies trial: New evidence against senior in command, ‘Scorpion’

State witness Mandla Sithole’s testimony has again unveiled the scant regard for protocol or the rule of law by police officers

JSC lets politics trump conscience and excellence

The sense that the commissioners who nominated five candidates for appointment to the Constitutional Court voted for their constituencies, rather than with their conscience, is difficult to shake off.

Casac demands record of deliberations on ConCourt candidates

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution again has reservations about how the JSC selected the five names forwarded to the president, after it forced a repeat of interviews first held in April

Umgeni Water acting chief executive resigns

Nomalungelo Mkhize was appointed to the role only a year ago. Sandile Dube will step into her shoes in an acting capacity

R85m Umgeni Water tender back in court

New claims of irregular awards have surfaced over a R85-million a year contract

Zondo villains: Amnesiac, paranoid, unhinged

South Africans listened to the weird testimony of people who denied they looted the country’s coffers — except Zuma, who refused to respond