Sandile Ncgobo

Ngcobo: Don’t take your freedoms for granted

Former chief justice Sandile Ngcobo says South Africans should not take their rights to freedom of expression and information for granted.

Chief justice appointment to be delayed

Jacob Zuma has said he will delay the appointment of a new chief justice as "it was a crucial decision impacting on the lives of South Africans".

Why did Ngcobo pull out now?

Did Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo know that his colleagues would rule within two days on whether the law relied on by the president was constitutional?

Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo hangs up his gavel

Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo has withdrawn his acceptance of the extension of his term of office. President Zuma has begun seeking his replacement.

Validity of chief justice tenure extension questioned

The Constitutional Court will have to decide whether the president's extension of their boss Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo's tenure is valid or not.

Extension of Ncgobo’s term as chief justice gets Cabinet nod

President Jacob Zuma has extended Chief Justice Sandile Ncgobo's term by another five years after Cabinet approved the draft judges amendment Bill.

A bad call could backfire on legal judgments

Two weeks ago, Zapiro commanded our attention with a cartoon suggesting a second bad government move.

Zuma’s move on Ngcobo ‘illegal’

Experts say a political decision to extend a judge's term compromises the judiciary's independence.

‘Good argument’ for not reappointing Chief Justice

The courts will have to decide whether it is constitutionally correct for Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo to serve another term.

Decision on new arms deal probe delayed

Concourt postpones arms deal activist Terry Crawford-Browne's bid to force President Jacob Zuma to appoint a commission of inquiry into the arms deal.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences