Criminal Justice System

Use the workplace to stop socially embedded violence

The judicial system alone and appealing to miscreants has not stopped attacks on women

Revolving door of crime and jail

The prisons department says it has rehabilitation programmes. Others disagree, including an ex-inmate who says the only way to come right is to want to change

​The NPA’s annual report figures show a troubled criminal justice system

Conviction rates are high, but backlogs are mounting and key crime cases are languishing.

Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later

A police officer’s laxity led to a boy shooting his brother but the family still waits for compensation.

‘Justice system overhaul would mean no more meddling’

A proposed overhaul of South Africa's justice system will prevent "meddling" with case files, says the high court's Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann.

Doubts over replicating Cup courts successes

There are doubts over plans to replicate the successes of World Cup courts which have seen cases around the tournament swiftly concluded.

Transformation on the agenda at JSC sitting

Transformation of the judiciary was again high on the agenda of the Judicial Service Commission as it began a marathon sitting in Cape Town on Monday.

In pursuit of the Holy Grail … the Freedom Charter dream

The new legal norm is now the spirit of the people as interpreted by certain politicians and not through the Constitution.

In search of active citizens

The conflation of the ruling party with the government and the state is fuelled by the myth of the party as the liberator of a passive citizenry.

Rape victim draws short straw

Incompetent prosecution often frustrates the intention of minimum sentencing legislation.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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