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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Concourt denies ANC leave to appeal cadre deployment order
/ 12 February 2024

Concourt denies ANC leave to appeal cadre deployment order

The court’s decision means the ruling party remains compelled to hand over its deployment records to the Democratic Alliance

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Concourt eases path to polls for independents
/ 5 December 2023

Concourt eases path to polls for independents

But the court concurred that there was not sufficient argument to alter lMPs’ contested split between provincial and proportional votes

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Concourt lowers signature requirements for independent candidates
/ 4 December 2023

Concourt lowers signature requirements for independent candidates

A majority judgment held that the stipulation was unconstitutional and reduced it to a 10th of the number stipulated by the new electoral act

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Electoral Amendment Act ‘will end free and fair elections’
/ 1 September 2023

Electoral Amendment Act ‘will end free and fair elections’

‘Onerous’ signature and deposit requirements prevent access for independents and new parties

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Government asks litigants for submissions on Zuma’s fate
/ 28 July 2023

Government asks litigants for submissions on Zuma’s fate

Correctional services wants input as it considers a court order that says the former president must return to jail because his medical parole was unlawful

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Moti Group asks concourt for leave to appeal amaBhungane ruling
/ 28 July 2023

Moti Group asks concourt for leave to appeal amaBhungane ruling

It wants the apex court to set limitations on the right to receive and report on leaked information in the public interest

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The price South Africa pays for Zuma’s freedom
/ 21 July 2023

The price South Africa pays for Zuma’s freedom

The former president is probably correct in believing he will never serve another day in prison but he has shaken faith in the justice system

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Zuma back to jail
/ 13 July 2023

Zuma back to jail

The court said there was no reasonable prospects of success for an appeal on the judgment finding that his release on medical parole was unlawful

Manuel Chang extradited to United States
/ 12 July 2023

Manuel Chang extradited to United States

The former Mozambican finance minister will stand trial in New York for his alleged central role in a debt scandal that triggered a sovereign default

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JSC drafting sexual harassment policy for judiciary
/ 18 April 2023

JSC drafting sexual harassment policy for judiciary

Pressure to do so increased after a serious complaint against the Eastern Cape judge president came to light

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JSC gives Molemela the nod for head of appeal court
/ 17 April 2023

JSC gives Molemela the nod for head of appeal court

Justice Mahube Molemela said she would retire in the position, abandoning her earlier ambitions for a seat on the constitutional court

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Motsoaledi tore up policy paper in scrapping Zimbabwe exemption permit, court hears
/ 14 April 2023

Motsoaledi tore up policy paper in scrapping Zimbabwe exemption permit, court hears

The Helen Suzman Foundation argued in court this week that the home affairs minister mislead permit holders and failed to give them a fair chance to regularise their status

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