Court Cases

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.

Forging the shape of democracy will keep the courts busy

A look ahead at the most important court cases 2015 will bring. Important political cases, but also the state's appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case.

‘Doctor Death’ and team walk out of HPCSA hearing

Wouter Basson and his legal team walked out of his sentencing hearing to file an urgent interdict at the high court in Pretoria.

Concourt: DA’s ‘Zuma stole’ SMS is fair comment

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the DA was within its rights when it said in an SMS that President Jacob Zuma had stolen money.

Eskom sued over funeral fund switch

The embattled electricity parastatal is heading to court over a disputed employee benefit scheme.

NPA: Oscar appeal is about justice, not winning

NPA spokesperson Nathi Mncube says the authority is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Appeal to set a date for the Oscar Pistorius appeal.

Nel: Pistorius shown ‘too much mercy’

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who is appealing the judgment in the Oscar Pistorius case, says the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".

Court: Steve Hofmeyr’s order seeks to ‘advance’ racist views – dismisses case

Steve Hofmeyr’s attempt to have his interim protection order against Conrad Koch made permanent was dismissed with costs in court on Thursday.

National key point case – police minister’s argument is ‘indefensible’

The counsel for the Right2Know Campaign argued that Minister of Police, Nkosinathi Nhleko's arguments "don’t stand up to logical scrutiny".’s Marcel Golding loses bid to halt disciplinary action

Although Judge Anton Steenkamp raised concerns over political interference, he said Golding had failed to show that was related to his suspension.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories