Zondo can boldly ask ConCourt to find Zuma in contempt
/ 2 February 2021

Zondo can boldly ask ConCourt to find Zuma in contempt

The commissioner’s other option is the long, route through the courts for breach of the Commissions Act, but the inquiry’s lifespan is short.

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The last Trump?
/ 12 January 2021

The last Trump?

US President Donald Trump may have less than a fortnight left in office, but he’s not done yet — he may well be remembered for destroying the Republican party

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/ 24 May 2008

Man loses lawsuit over fly in bottle of water

Canada’s Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the case of a man who said he lost interest in sex after he found two dead flies in an unopened bottle of drinking water. Waddah Mustapha sued the bottling company, saying he had suffered psychological damage, including depression, phobia, anxiety and damage to his sex life after the unpleasant 2001 discovery.

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/ 14 May 2008

Waterkloof Four file appeal papers

Lawyers for convicted murderers the Waterkloof Four have filed papers in the Pretoria High Court for an application for leave to appeal, it was reported on Wednesday. The four want to take their murder-conviction appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeal after they lost their first appeal case in the Pretoria High Court last week.

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/ 14 May 2008

Jo’burg to appeal water-meter ruling

The City of Johannesburg will appeal a high court ruling that found forcibly installing prepaid water meters is unconstitutional, mayor Amos Masondo said on Wednesday. In a speech prepared for delivery, Masondo said the city had consulted its lawyers, who had carefully considered the judgement regarding meters in Phiri, Soweto, and found that it was ”distorted”.

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/ 12 May 2008

Mbeki ‘ignored judges’ on Zim’s 2002 poll

President Thabo Mbeki’s role as a mediator in the Zimbabwean crisis took another knock after disclosures that he ignored the advice of two judges he commissioned to observe that country’s 2002 general elections. Mbeki commissioned judges Sisi Khampepe and Dikgang Moseneke to observe the controversial Zimbabwean election in 2002.

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/ 11 May 2008

Fidentia’s Brown expected in court on Monday

Fidentia chief executive J Arthur Brown is expected to appear in court in Cape Town on Monday after he was arrested on charges of theft, fraud and money laundering on Friday. He was arrested in Cape Town’s central business district appeared in the district court. The case was postponed to Monday and Brown was to remain in police custody until he appeared in court.

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/ 10 May 2008

Fidentia’s Brown arrested in Cape Town

Fidentia chief executive J Arthur Brown has been arrested on charges of theft, fraud and money laundering, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Friday. ”J Arthur Brown was arrested on the strength of a warrant following the investigation that was carried out on a separate leg of the bigger Fidentia investigation,” said NPA spokesperson Tlali Tlali.

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/ 7 May 2008

Court upholds Waterkloof Four murder conviction

The Pretoria High Court on Wednesday turned down an application by the so-called Waterkloof Four to overturn their murder conviction and sentence. Judge Willie Seriti ruled that the earlier decision by the Pretoria Regional Court to convict Christoff Becker, Frikkie du Preez, Gert van Schalkwyk and Reinach Tiedt of murder and assault was correct.