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Concourt dismisses Mkhwebane’s rescission application

The public protector is attempting to use an alleged leak on the rescission decision to undermine the ruling - and the highest court in the land

Diepsloot raids ‘illegal’, say lawyers

Harassment, xenophobia – and jubilation – are on display when Mail & Guardian visits the township

Parliament says it will mull Mkhwebane’s demand to delay impeach processes

Busisiwe Mkhwebane wants the process halted pending an investigation she has demanded the constitutional court conducts into an obscure text message — and is trying to dictate the terms of it

Hlophe loses high court bid to overturn misconduct finding

The high court said Western Cape judge president’s arguments were either not sustainable or worthy of a review application and held that the Judicial Service Commission’s directive that he faces an impeachment process stood

Defence department can’t account for R1.5 billion

An investigation by the auditor general investigation has found that out of R10.5-billion of unnecessary spending, the department could neither provide a cause nor hold anyone accountable for the R1.5-billion

Steenhuisen in Kyiv: Criticism of Ukraine visit is ‘immature and myopic’

There is a ‘palpable tension and brittleness in the air,’says DA leader John Steenhuisen as he visits war-stricken Ukraine

Mkhwebane says she will lay charges against SMS sender

The embattled public protector has also again petitioned the constitutional court on the subject of the message, which she claims suggest the outcome of her rescission application was leaked

Ramaphosa nominates Maya as deputy chief justice

The supreme court of appeal president, who was the Judicial Service Commission’s recommendation for chief justice, would be the first woman to hold the post

Eskom warns of possible load-shedding in winter months

Besieged power utility cites deficit between demand and available capacity

Report: Breach of Lake St Lucia estuary did not contravene recommendations

The independent panel noted that no significant harm occurred and has recommended that breaching can continue in exceptional circumstances

Zondo calls Teffo arrest an affront to judiciary

He said there was no justification for arresting Teffo inside the court and that police had failed to safeguard the dignity and independence of the judiciary

Lamola says government noting Zondo’s advice on permanent anti-graft body

The minister said it was not true that the Investigating Directorate had been “slumbering”

Outa takes legal action opposing Karpowership licences

The civil action group says Nersa was premature and lacked transparency when it granted the generation licences

Eastern Cape mountain village comes back to life as Covid eases

The lockdowns interrupted villagers’ communal lives. Lidudumalingani returned to his home village of Zikhovane to photograph the effect of the pandemic

People must use common sense says health department as mask mandate deadline approaches

Our focus should shift to preventing deaths and being ready for future health crises, say experts

Senzo Meyiwa trial: Gun expert in Oscar Pistorius case to testify

The police captain’s evidence in the Paralympian’s case resulted in a murder conviction

Zondo granted eighth extension as part four of state capture report is awaited

The commission’s urgent application to the high court was unopposed and it now has until 15 June to deliver the final chapter of its findings on state capture

Senzo Meyiwa trial: Bheki Cele is behind my arrest, says Dan Teffo

A dramatic court day during the Senzo Meyiwa trial ended with the arrest of defence advocate Dan Teffo, who had earlier spoken about a...
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