Supreme Court Of Appeals

Zuma’s legal woes lay bare justice system vulnerabilities

A court should consider a punitive costs order if Zuma’s counsel continues a ‘Stalingrad defence’

SCA ruling means Zuma has little wiggle room left

With his appeal rejected, it will be tough for the president to avoid his long-standing charges

Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hears

The DA told the high court in Pretoria that only Parliament could decide to withdraw from a treaty which the country had entered into.

Supreme Court of Appeals overturns ruling allowing “assisted dying”

In 2015, the High Court granted a terminally ill man, Robin Stransham-Ford, the right to die with dignity by way of euthanasia.

Al Bashir ruling a ‘landmark judgement for international criminal justice’

Security experts weigh in on the possible implications of the SCA's ruling about Sudanese President Omar al Bashir's stay in South Africa.

Company shareholders’ information: Privacy vs public’s right to information

A potentially precedent-setting ­dispute on the right to access information on unlisted firms' shareholdings came before the Supreme Court of Appeal.

Cities are publicly accountable, appeal court rules

Johannesburg’s long-running legal battle over its obligations to evictees have increasingly become uncomfortably clear to its functionaries.

Concourt hears arguments in Zim torture case

A Supreme Court of Appeal ruling compelling SA authorities to probe alleged crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe, is being challenged in the Concourt.

M&G vindicated in Oilgate appeal

The Supreme Court of Appeals dismissed the Public Protector's appeal against a high court setting aside its report into the Oilgate saga.

NPA confident Selebi conviction will hold

The NPA said is confident the Supreme Court of Appeals will confirm the conviction of former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it