Chief Justice

Cardinal Pell appeals landmark child sex conviction

Cardinal George Pell, found guilty earlier this year on five counts including oral rape and molestation, will begin his appeal against the convictions

As Nigeria votes, Buhari moves from messiah to maligned

Nigerians must not put up with attempts by Nigerian President Buhari to steal the February 16 elections like his predecessors did, says the author

Limited seating for State v Zuma

Members of the media, public and special interest groups will have to apply if they want to watch and report on the proceedings in person

DA: ‘Does Zuma not trust the wisdom and decision of the chief justice?’

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is opposing President Zuma's high court application to delay investigations of state capture by a commission of inquiry

NPA confirms two laptops stolen from NPA offices

Two laptops belonging to prosecutors were stolen at the offices of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in Pretoria.

Chief justice break-in fuels conspiracy theories

Insiders say the country’s spies have better ways to get ‘kompromat’ than stealing judges’ PCs.

Swaziland’s judiciary and government rocked by arrests

The justice minister and two judges have been arrested, although police have held off arresting controversial Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi

No financial independence for chief justice

Financial independence still eludes the chief justice's office, but it will receive much-needed capacity in the form of more than 1 000 staff members.

No funds for Mogoeng’s independence

Despite its importance, the office of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng remains a mere executive "programme" without independent funding.

SA mourns former chief justice Arthur Chaskalson

Tributes to former chief justice Arthur Chaskalson continued to pour in from political parties, the legal fraternity and civil society on Monday.

Chaskalson embraced a courageous role against apartheid: Zuma

President Zuma has sent condolences to the family of Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson who passed away in Johannesburg.

Threats to judiciary will be confronted Justice Mogoeng tells editors

'I will not hesitate to confront anybody who actually does something that poses a threat to the independence of the judiciary,' says Mogoeng.


Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it