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Rural women take the Ingonyama Trust to court

Forced to sign lease agreements and pay rent for land they have been living on for years, residents have had enough and are taking the Ingonyama Trust to court

Riddle of Zuma’s sick note

SANDF officials considered launching a probe into the ‘doctored’ certificate

Court judgment to restore farm dwellers’ dignity

A Pietermaritzburg high court ruling has found that municipalities were in breach of the Constitution in not providing farm occupiers with services

Nkandla architect’s date in court with the SIU postponed

The unit believes Minenhle Makhanya authorised and oversaw the implementation of improvements and the installation of security measures at Nkandla

A stay of prosecution for Zuma would threaten the rule of law — state

State argues that it is important for the law to treat important public officials the same as everybody else

LIVESTREAM: Zuma application for stay of prosecution in graft case

Zuma’s team argues that there was so much political and improper external interference that he will not get a fair trial

Shaun Abrahams had no legal power to reinstate Thales prosecution, court hears

The French-owned company, which is former president Jaob Zuma’s co-accused on corruption charges, is seeking to permanently halt its prosecution

‘It is the state on trial’, high court told in Zuma hearing

Zuma’s lawyers say the courts should not condone unconstitutional conduct by the NPA

LIVESTREAM: Zuma application, first day of hearing

Zuma’s team argues that there was so much political and improper external interference that he will not get a fair trial

Delay in removing KZN PEC as court reserves judgement

The application for the enforcement order was heard along with an application by the PEC for leave to appeal against the September judgement.

KZN pupils head to court over school transport

A case will be heard in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday morning on whether or not provincial government is liable to provide transport.

Story of an African farm murder

In July 2010, three people were brutally murdered on Sherwood Farm in KZN. But what really happened that night only unravelled in the courtroom.

Mantashe: Zuma’s prosecution is an attack on ANC

The African National Congress on Wednesday confirmed that it would join Jacob Zuma in his legal battle as friends of the court.

Zuma turns to highest court in graft case

<a href="http://www.mg.co.za/specialreport.aspx?area=zuma_report"><img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/243078/zuma.jpg" align=left border=0></a>African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma has asked the Constitutional Court to strike down a court ruling allowing seized documents to be used against him in a corruption case. Zuma and his lawyer Michael Hulley argued that prosecutors and investigators had acted illegally when they raided and seized documents.

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