General Council of the Bar

 
Ramaphosa makes his first ConCourt appointments
Ramaphosa makes his first ConCourt appointments
President Cyril Ramaphosa has made his first appointments to South Africa’s highest court. Justices Zukisa Tshiqi and Steven Majiedt — both...
Are critics of the judiciary legitimate or dangerous?
Are critics of the judiciary legitimate or dangerous?
As a branch of government, the courts must naturally be accountable for the exercise of their power. The means of achieving their accountability must be balanced against their necessary independence....
Jiba, Mrwebi still to clear their names
Jiba, Mrwebi still to clear their names
Axed National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi may have been successful in fighting an effort to have their...
Mokgoro delivers report on Jiba, Mrwebi to Ramaphosa
Mokgoro delivers report on Jiba, Mrwebi to Ramaphosa
Former Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro has delivered her report into whether deputy prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba and special...
Jiba to remain on leave until Abrahams gives the go ahead for her return
Jiba to remain on leave until Abrahams gives the go ahead for her return
Deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba will remain on special leave until the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) gives her...
SCA overturns ruling that struck Jiba, Mrwebi off roll of advocates
SCA overturns ruling that struck Jiba, Mrwebi off roll of advocates
The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has overturned a high court ruling that called for the National Prosecuting Authority's Nomgcobo Jiba and...
Govt criticised for silence on anti-gay legislation
Govt criticised for silence on anti-gay legislation
The General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) on Tuesday decried the South African government's silence on the passing of anti-gay...
GCB raises concerns over info Bill
GCB raises concerns over info Bill
The draft Protection of Information Bill does not pass constitutional muster, the General Council of the Bar of South Africa (GCB) said on...
Mpshe: Legal challenge in doubt
Mpshe: Legal challenge in doubt
The General Council of the Bar is reconsidering mounting a legal challenge to the appointment of former acting director of public prosecutions...
Nthai caught on tape 'soliciting bribe'
Nthai caught on tape 'soliciting bribe'
Top senior advocate Seth Nthai was allegedly taped soliciting a bribe from Italian investors litigating against South Africa in Washington.
Black lawyers' body backs JSC on Hlophe
Black lawyers' body backs JSC on Hlophe
The lawful decision by the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) not to continue its inquiry into Cape Judge President John Hlophe has upset some...
Cape advocates say Hlophe must quit
Cape advocates say Hlophe must quit
Nine senior advocates from the Cape Bar, some of them former acting judges, have publicly called on Cape Judge President John Hlophe to quit.

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