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Yengeni’s complaint against Zondo is legally uncertain

The chief justice was acting in a non-judicial capacity when chairing the state capture inquiry, so the complaint probably falls outside the law but underscores the risk of naming sitting judges to investigate political scandals

Police resources might further drop in Nyanga, former ‘murder capital’ of SA

Provincial government and the City of Cape Town cannot plug the gap for national government’s responsibility for crime prevention, says DA

Ingonyama Trust Board wins right of leave to appeal

Argument against the residential leases programme court ruling will be heard at the supreme court of appeal

Parliamentary legal opinion urges steps on MPs, former minister named in Zondo report

Senior MP Cedric Frolick should face an inquiry by the ethics committee while Gwede Mantashe and Nomvula Mokhonyane could face criminal sanction

Inside the 18-month investigation into Roodepoort man’s rape of family dog

Perpetrator jailed for eight years after he sexually assaulted his neighbour's puppy

Fight for accessible Braille texts hinges on ConCourt ruling

Applicant BlindSA says the law limits or prevents those with visual and print disabilities from accessing information

More than just a book festival

After a two-year hiatus, the Franschhoek Literary Festival is once again face to face. Some literary icons tell us about their favourite spots at the book event

NPA sees off challenge to restraint order on Gupta assets

The Free State high court ruled that the provisional restraint order will remain in place until late October, when argument will be heard for it to be made indefinite, dismissing Oakbay’s application for a postponement

Treasury lifts tender ban but new regulations have ‘unintended consequences’

Government department accounting officers can now authorise contract deviations that previously had to go through the treasury

Mabuyane’s ambition: ANC top six

The ANC Eastern Cape chairperson is likely to use his influence in rural provinces to bolster his bid to become the deputy president of the party

Nathaniel Julies’ mother frustrated that murder trial has to start over

Bridgette Harris says it’s unfair to relive her son’s death for a second time in court

Energy transition from coal will cost jobs, Mantashe says

The ‘coal fundamentalist’ energy minister says more research on cleaner coal is needed

Mkhwebane takes on Zondo in unprecedented application

Public protector accuses the constitutional court of ignoring alleged wrongdoing by its members

South Coast residents to start payment go-slow over Ugu water crisis

Residents of the towns and villages falling under the Ugu district municipality have been fighting for a secure water supply for years

Defence department blames lack of funding for failure to act on gender-based violence in the SANDF

An investigation by the auditor general into the defence department’s records found that a lack of accountability and consequence management is rife

Abortions 101: Here’s the pills, tools and terms to know if you plan to terminate your pregnancy

The Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act makes abortion legal in South Africa. But how far along your pregnancy is determines whether you can have an abortion, what type of termination would be best for you and who should perform it

Brand new online weather portal is live. This is what you need to know to use it

The floods in KwaZulu-Natal in April caused R25-million damage to private and public infrastructure

How laws can be bolstered to stop the human rights box-ticking of big corporates

There’s always a risk of due diligence becoming a mere box-ticking exercise for big firms, panel discussion hears
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