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Duduzani Zuma culpable homicide case postponed

The charges relate to a car accident in February 2014 where Zuma lost control of his car and rear-ended a taxi

Ace’s hand is a tight fist for litigious party members

Members of the ANC who take the party to court could find themselves having to pay hefty legal bills in future

De Lille asks for another month as mayor to clear her name

​Patricia de Lille has asked the court to suspend the decision by the DA to terminate her membership for another month so she can clear her name

Zuma to receive official summons to be in court in April

​Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to be issued with a summons this week to appear in the Durban High Court in April on corruption charges

Formal rules are needed for class action lawsuits

A number of cases brought before the courts have started to build a fram​ework to guide class actions. But there is still a gap

#lionmama raises funds for woman who stabbed daughter’s rapists

She was charged with murder and attempted murder, but South Africans are pitching in to fund the 'lionmama's' legal fees.

Zuma’s ghosts return to haunt him

The president returns to court in three separate cases, but Parliament will also be a battleground.

President the target of two court bids

The EFF wants him grilled in public over Nkandla and the DA wants his corruption charges to stick

Courts last refuge from Hurricane JZ

The parliamentary standing committee says his objection has no sound basis and is refusing to back down.

Former Eskom director found guilty of fraud, money laundering

Former Eskom managing director Dawid Malherbe was found guilty on Friday, with at least R10-million recouped by the asset forfeiture unit thus far.

Winnie loses court battle over Mandela Qunu home

Nelson Mandela's former wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has lost a legal bid for ownership of the Mandela family's Eastern Cape home.

McBride questions evidence that led to Dramat’s suspension

The suspended Ipid head further claimed that there was interference in the case on the part of former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Mining companies’ black shareholder case in court

A dispute between South Africa's Chamber of Mines and the Department of Mineral Resources started arguments in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday.

Apple fights court order to hack shooter’s phone

In a letter published on its website, the company has called for public debate, adding that complying with the order would make their users less safe.

Judgement reserved in urgent application sought by Basson’s lawyers

Wouter Basson’s lawyer, Jaap Cilliers, said that his client "wouldn't have been a doctor by now" had he not brought the application.

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