Secrets revealed … but still secret

Elements of judgments in Sanral and 'spy tapes' cases do not accord with principle of open justice.

Swazi judgment deals a heavy blow to freedom of expression

A judgment delivered in Swaziland recently has thrown a cloak of invincibility over the judiciary there.

Judges’ arrests on hold as Swazi furore continues

Deepening crisis in Swaziland's judiciary following media reports that arrest warrants have been drawn up for three senior judges

The taming of Swaziland’s judiciary

Pliant judges who do King Mswati III's bidding are wreaking havoc on the kingdom's legal system, writes Khethiwe Dlamini*.

Letters to the editor: March 14 to 20 2014

M&G readers are all about politics and the law this week.

No funds for Mogoeng’s independence

Despite its importance, the office of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng remains a mere executive "programme" without independent funding.

Scales of justice could tip either way for judiciary in 2014

Severe challenges for the judiciary and its continuing role as a key custodian of our constitutional democracy will come to the fore this year.

Lawyers put JSC’s conduct in the dock

The judges body needs introspection as it prepares for interviews for vacant positions.

Law’s upper echelons still white men

Women and black men are seriously outnumbered by pale males at South Africa's corporate law firms.

Women in ConCourt row won’t go away

With criticism about an all-male candidates list ringing in its ears, the Judicial Service Commission will interview candidates in Johan­nesburg.

Judiciary: Who guards the guardians of the law?

"As Antoine de Saint-Exupéry said, it is harder to judge oneself – and one may add, the fruits of one's labours – than to judge others."

Judiciary: Appointment queried on gender grounds

President Jacob Zuma's choice of Raymond Zondo for top court judge has been undermined by the notion that it was a done deal.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

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

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