Judiciary

Gender reform in the judiciary is still skin deep

The judicial candidates for SA's highest court are all women, but real change requires an end to sexism.

Efforts to transform the judiciary have failed

The General Council of the Bar has announced the establishment of a transformation committee to monitor progress after initiatives failed.

South Africa must choose between accountability and blind trust

Mogoeng's statement was by far the most sustained and tenacious defence of the judicial institution by a sitting chief justice.

Zuma to attend to Mogoeng’s request following Brics summit

President Jacob Zuma's office said on Thursday it had "noted" the request for a meeting from Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

ANC’s contempt for the judiciary cause for alarm

The party's secretary general perceives judges as anti-majoritarian contesters of political power.

Editorial: SA’s democracy is under attack

The pernicious claim is that because Parliament is elected any move to question its actions represents an undemocratic subversion of the popular will.

How far may judges go when airing their views?

The inward-looking culture of the old judiciary is gradually being abandoned as judges come to see themselves as members of a global legal community.

Top judge resigns over ‘politics’

KZN judge president Chiman Patel is retiring early, amid racial divisions in the province.

Judiciary can’t defend democracy on its own

Two legal experts debate the deputy chief justice’s warning about the 'uncanny' power the president wields.

Out of tune with world’s democracies

Two legal experts debate the deputy chief justice's warning about the 'uncanny' power the president wields.

Mogoeng: Judiciary ‘begs’ for money and independence

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says weakening the independence of the judiciary threatens SA's peace, stability and constitutional democracy.

Editorial: Clean case for judges

Their personal independence guarantees the institutional independence of the judiciary so it is worrying when judges breach their own code of conduct.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories