Crimen Injuria

Red berets hit back at Gordhan with charges of their own

The EFF announced a criminal case will be opened against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gordhan lays criminal charges against Malema

Last week, the EFF leader launched a scathing attack on Pravin Gordhan outside the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture

Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim

Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko

Vicki Momberg refused leave to appeal conviction and prison sentence

Momberg was sentenced to three years in prison, of which one year was suspended, following her racist tirade in 2016.

‘Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng’

​The SA Human Rights Commission received 486 racism complaints for the 2016/2017 period, most centred around hate speech and the use of the k-word

Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent

In a landmark court ruling, a South African woman has been sentenced to three years in jail (one suspended) for using a racist and offensive word

Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent

Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that

KZN mayor lays charge over Gupta slur

Newcastle's mayor Afzul Rehman has laid a complaint against a traffic official for calling him a Gupta.

Reitz Four to appeal sentencing

The four former University of the Free State students known as the "Reitz Four" will appeal their sentencing, their lawyer said on Monday.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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