The suspended public protector urged the Judicial Service Commission to investigate the incident further, saying the judges she named must be removed from the bench
The SCA president said she was shocked by a leak from the apex court, days after an investigation ordered by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo found that there could not have been one
The decision came despite inventive litigation launched by the public protector to stave off both suspension and a parliamentary impeachment inquiry
Public protector accuses the constitutional court of ignoring alleged wrongdoing by its members
The South African Law Reform Commission has also called on police to fast-track the establishment of a victim identification database, and link it to Interpol
The sense that the commissioners who nominated five candidates for appointment to the Constitutional Court voted for their constituencies, rather than with their conscience, is difficult to shake off.
Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo protected the integrity of the process after it descended into politicking in April
The court dismissed Magashule’s claim that its scathing July judgment showed little sound reasoning, but rather a bias towards the Ramaphosa faction
This move comes after allegations that the initial deliberations to fill two vacancies at the apex court were compromised by blatant politicking
An ANC Youth League member said at least 500 people are expected to gather near the court precinct in Bloemfontein in support of the suspended secretary general
In his application for leave to appeal the high court judgment, Magashule argues that the court erred in holding that Ramaphosa’s suspension was not lawful without giving any explanation for that conclusion
The court ruling may be the final nail on Magashule’s coffin at this weekend’s ANC national executive committee meeting
The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution argues that politicking tainted the Judicial Service Commission’s selection process
Judges Fayeeza Kathree-Setiloane, Jody Kollapen and Bashier Vally complete the list, while Dhaya Pillay fails to make the cut
Constitutional Court candidate describes the causes of friction as ‘complex’
Commission head says the concerns of disgruntled staff are being addressed
An audit of the SAHRC finds ‘certain funds cannot be satisfactorily accounted for’, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge.
South Africa is moving further away from the visions of those who struggled for liberation, Jody Kollapen said on Wednesday.
Suboptimal conditions in prison hospitals is not a valid basis for releasing fraud convict Schabir Shaik on medical parole, experts said on Tuesday.
Alcohol-free public spaces and the idea of businesses not selling alcohol on payday were suggested at a conference as ways of reducing crime.
Congress of South African Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has expressed regret over his recent ”shoot and kill for Zuma” comments.
President Thabo Mbeki on Monday reiterated his call for an immediate end to attacks on foreign nationals in Gauteng, which have left 22 people dead and up to 10Â 000 seeking refuge in shelters. ”Citizens from other countries on the African continent and beyond are as human as we are and deserve to be treated with respect,” the president.
The establishment of a media tribunal in South Africa should not be viewed as interfering with press freedom, the African National Congress (ANC) on Saturday. Spokesperson Jessie Duarte said the ANC was only making a proposal and that it was open to public debate.
In its investigation of complaints laid against the Forum of Black Journalists, the South African Human Rights Commission twice wrote to FBJ chief Abbey Makoe.
Claims by chairperson of the Forum for Black Journalists (FBJ) Abbey Makoe following a South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) finding against the FBJ — which Makoe labelled a ”judicial ambush” — are mischievous and untruthful, the SAHRC said on Wednesday.
Abbey Makoe, chairperson of the Forum of Black Journalists (FBJ), has lashed out at a South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) finding regarding a controversial FBJ meeting where white journalists were barred based on the colour of their skin, calling it "nothing more than a judicial ambush" and a "banning order".
Reitz hostel, at the centre of a racist video controversy, on Wednesday apologised unconditionally to all students and other hostels. Reitz house father and head of hostel Christo Dippenaar said the whole hostel and its house committee had discussed the video and had decided to offer an unconditional apology for the video.
South Africa 2010 Soccer World Cup chief Irvin Khoza apologised unreservedly in a statement on Wednesday for using the word ”kaffir” towards a black journalist. In a formal statement issued through the South African Human Rights Commission, Khoza said he had decided on this action after seeing the University of the Free State (UFS) racist video on the news.
South Africa’s early democracy after 1994 reached out too far with a policy of reconciliation at the expense of transformation, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday. ”We focused too much on reconciliation in the first years of our democracy,” said SAHRC chairperson Jody Kollapen.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to hold a public forum on complaints of racial prejudice against the Forum of Black Journalists (FBJ) and the issue of exclusive organisations. This stems from last Friday’s controversial FBJ meeting addressed by African National Congress president Jacob Zuma in Johannesburg.
Yusuf Abramjee, Primedia Broadcasting group’s head of news and talk programming, and Talk Radio 702/567 host Kieno Kammies on Monday laid a formal complaint of discrimination with the South African Human Rights Commission over the inaugural meeting of the Forum of Black Journalists.
The R98,7-million penalty imposed on Tiger Brands was too lenient, the Congress of South African Trade Unions said on Wednesday at a Competition Tribunal hearing in Pretoria. ”Bread in particular is a diet of the poorest and it is appalling that people should enrich themselves by robbing the poor,” it said.