Ramaphosa calls for unity in GNU partnership
/ 19 June 2024

Ramaphosa calls for unity in GNU partnership

The president made the plea after being inaugurated for a second term on Wednesday at the Union Buildings

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MK party asks concourt to order fresh elections
/ 11 June 2024

MK party asks concourt to order fresh elections

The party argues that the May vote was marred by material irregularities and demands a rerun within 90 days

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MK party’s boycott threat is legal nonsense
/ 11 June 2024

MK party’s boycott threat is legal nonsense

Parliament can proceed to elect the president without the party’s 58 MPs present

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How could you get it so wrong, Lamola asks Zondi on Zuma ruling
/ 22 May 2024

How could you get it so wrong, Lamola asks Zondi on Zuma ruling

The minister confronted the future deputy president of the SCA on the electoral court’s overturned judgment on Jacob Zuma’s eligibility for parliament

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Maya proposes increasing number of Concourt judges to 15
/ 21 May 2024

Maya proposes increasing number of Concourt judges to 15

The deputy chief justice also called for the court to be allowed to sit in panels and for full administrative and financial independence for the judiciary

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JSC struggles to recommend Concourt candidate amid workflow, jurisdiction challenges
/ 10 April 2024

JSC struggles to recommend Concourt candidate amid workflow, jurisdiction challenges

The Judicial Service Commission could not find the requisite four candidates after interviews notable for the justice minister’s eagerness to merge the court with the supreme court of appeal

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Concourt candidates pressed on solution to its backlog problem
/ 9 April 2024

Concourt candidates pressed on solution to its backlog problem

None of the four candidates for a vacancy at the apex court were in favour of merging it with the supreme court of appeal

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Concourt aspirant pleads for greater realisation of social rights
/ 8 April 2024

Concourt aspirant pleads for greater realisation of social rights

Professor David Bilchitz said the state should not be able to claim a lack of resources prevented it from providing a minimum of food and shelter

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Ramaphosa nominates Mandisa Maya for chief justice
/ 27 February 2024

Ramaphosa nominates Mandisa Maya for chief justice

The deputy chief justice is now likely to become the first woman to head the South African judiciary

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High court hands DA a humiliating defeat on cadre deployment
/ 23 February 2024

High court hands DA a humiliating defeat on cadre deployment

The opposition’s constitutional challenge on the ANC’s cadre deployment was spun out of conjecture and speculation, a full bench found

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Zondo commission punished with costs order in Salim Essa case
/ 21 August 2023

Zondo commission punished with costs order in Salim Essa case

The order raises questions as to who directs the defence of challenges to the work of commissions of inquiry

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The trouble with the JSC and the Concourt
/ 14 April 2023

The trouble with the JSC and the Concourt

With only three candidates shortlisted, the JSC will again not be able to fill a vacancy that arose at the constitutional court in late 2021

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What the Ngcobo report meant for the Zondo report
/ 23 December 2022

What the Ngcobo report meant for the Zondo report

The ANC’s reaction to the Zondo findings was a precursor of its attitude to the Ngcobo ‘Farmgate’ report

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Concourt orders release of Janusz Walus on parole
/ 21 November 2022

Concourt orders release of Janusz Walus on parole

The court held that the latest decision of the justice ministry in 2020 to deny Chris Hani’s murderer parole was irrational

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Judicial Service Commission interviews will be a test for Zondo
/ 2 October 2022

Judicial Service Commission interviews will be a test for Zondo

Zondo’s reform mission for the JSC was prompted by shambolic interview which saw judges being harassed by politicians

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Concourt halting live-streaming lands hard blow on democracy
/ 9 September 2022

Concourt halting live-streaming lands hard blow on democracy

Independently filming and live-streaming sittings comes with a cost but the court is closing a window that showed up its critics and was good for transparency

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Why it would be prudent to keep judges off Ramaphosa impeachment panel
/ 3 September 2022

Why it would be prudent to keep judges off Ramaphosa impeachment panel

The reputation of the judiciary could suffer in the political repercussions of the process

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