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Zuma and Nxasana’s fates linked
Zuma and Nxasana’s fates linked
In May 2015 Mxolisi Nxasana suddenly had it pretty good. True, he had just lost one of the most important and high-profile jobs in the country, but...
There should be no Abrahams-vs-Nxasana beauty contest, court hears
There should be no Abrahams-vs-Nxasana beauty contest, court hears
The high court in Pretoria on Tuesday made no promises on exactly when it would deliver judgement in what Gauteng judge president Dunstan Mlambo...
Mbalula withdraws Ntlemeza’s bid to remain Hawks boss
Mbalula withdraws Ntlemeza’s bid to remain Hawks boss
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has withdrawn the appeal of a high court judgment setting aside the appointment of Berning Ntlemeza as head of the...
Concourt savages Teflon Dlamini in grants ruling
Concourt savages Teflon Dlamini in grants ruling
Social development minister Bathabile Dlamini on Friday offered her first apology for the social grants crisis she created, as the ANC almost...
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
The Constitutional Court is once again being asked to deal with a highly politically charged matter that affects South Africa's government. The last time was over the question of President Jacob Zuma’s failure to repay state money spent on his personal...
Bathabile Dlamini, Sassa acting CEO file late affidavits to Concourt
Bathabile Dlamini, Sassa acting CEO file late affidavits to Concourt
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini filed a late affidavit to the Constitutional Court, confirming her attorney’s explanation of why...
Sassa fails to meet Constitutional Court deadline
Sassa fails to meet Constitutional Court deadline
The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) on Monday said the public protector and auditor general should monitor the process in the coming...
Ministers kill ‘done but unsigned’ emergency grants deal
Ministers kill ‘done but unsigned’ emergency grants deal
A high-powered task team of cabinet ministers has thrown out the deal negotiated between the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) and outsourced...
Committee that recommended Hawks boss Ntlemeza was 'ill-equipped', court hears
Committee that recommended Hawks boss Ntlemeza was 'ill-equipped', court hears
The committee that recommended Berning Ntlemeza for the job of Hawks head did not have the full findings by two judges which found him biased, the...
HSF, FUL application to have Shaun Abrahams suspended struck off roll
HSF, FUL application to have Shaun Abrahams suspended struck off roll
The application by the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) and Freedom Under Law (FUL) to force President Jacob Zuma to suspend public prosecutions boss...
Breakdown: Courts emerge as main theatre for SA’s political wars
Breakdown: Courts emerge as main theatre for SA’s political wars
The courts are becoming the main theatre of political battles in South Africa as feuding for power and access to state funds in Africa’s most...
Mdluli wins bid to appeal charges ruling
Mdluli wins bid to appeal charges ruling
Suspended police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli, the National Prosecuting Authority and the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit may appeal...

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