Zak Yacoob

French presidents ‘tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe’

An arms deal insider has quit the People's Tribunal on Economic Crimes after claiming French leaders tried to quash the probe into Thales and Thint.

Landlords have to pay for housing for evicted people and other myths

We dispel some of these myths using what we already know when it comes to evictions and temporary alternative accommodation.

Mbeki launches veiled attack on Zuma for disregarding the Constitution

Thabo Mbeki believes the responsibility for SA's failure to achieve its constitutional ideals lies firmly at the feet of its leaders.

ANC veterans tell President Zuma to step down

ANC veterans and civil society members met at the steps of the Concourt on Wednesday and demanded that President Jacob Zuma resign.

JZ ignores damning NPA report

Recommendations against the key actors in the Richard Mdluli fraud case have gone unheeded.

NPA: Nxasana fights back against JZ

The man Jacob Zuma appointed as head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Mxolisi Nxasana, has won a meeting with No 1 to discuss his suspension.

Yacoob: I did not say I would have found Zuma guilty of rape

Former justice Zak Yacoob says reports on his comments missed his point: that the sexual history of witnesses in rape trials are irrelevant.

Women in ConCourt row won’t go away

With criticism about an all-male candidates list ringing in its ears, the Judicial Service Commission will interview candidates in Johan­nesburg.

Yacoob hopes for more women in Constitutional Court

Former Constitutional Court Justice Zak Yacoob hopes President Jacob Zuma will reject an all-male list of candidates to replace him.

Constitutional icon Yacoob keeps the faith

Justice Zak Yacoob is retiring from the court, but not the overarching democratic project. Niren Tolsi spoke to him.

Top judge defends judicial dissent after Zuma criticism

Acting deputy chief justice Zak Yacoob has defended SA's highest court, saying dissenting judgments demonstrated rigour and debate in the ConCourt.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders