Masondo ‘used Hawks to arrest me’
/ 27 May 2021

Masondo ‘used Hawks to arrest me’

The politician’s former lover is suing him and the police for her ‘unlawful’ arrest, which suggests a pattern of abuse of state resources by powerful men

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/ 19 February 2008

Top court stops Jo’burg evictions

The City of Johannesburg cannot evict inner-city tenants living in central Johannesburg unless adequate alternative accommodation is provided, the Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday. ”Potential homelessness must be considered by a city when it decides whether to evict people from buildings,” said the court.

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/ 30 August 2007

Delays in judgement payments slammed

After meting out a severe tongue-lashing over the behaviour of the state attorney and director general of justice’s offices on Thursday, the Constitutional Court said it wanted to issue an order making them accountable for their work. ”I have a deep intolerance for state officials who are paid to do their work and don’t do it,” said Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke.