NPO welcomes ConCourt ruling on burying early-term foetuses
Last year, the Pretoria High Court found that foetuses which didn’t survive past 26 weeks were effectively considered “medical waste” and so couldn’t be buried - and this is what the group has been challenging.
Court debates fairness of challenge against 'lenient' corporal punishment ruling
A high court judge who has been asked to order fresh disciplinary proceedings for two teachers has questioned whether this would be fair on them.
Dlamini-Zuma's office studying SCA judgment on lockdown tobacco ban
Not only did the SCA on Tuesday dismiss the appeal, it upheld a cross-appeal from British American Tobacco South Africa, which launched the original case, on the issue of costs.
SCA dismisses govt's bid to overturn tobacco sales ban ruling
In December 2020, the Western Cape High Court declared the ban to have been both unconstitutional and invalid, on the back of an application brought by British American Tobacco South Africa.
Load shedding could be implemented at short notice, warns Eskom
Eskom said due to a continued shortage of generation capacity, the power system will be very constrained this evening and over the next few days and that load shedding may be required at short notice.
SACE protects pupils from 'secondary trauma' in corporal punishment case
The Pretoria High Court on Tuesday heard a case brought by the Centre for Child Law – represented by Section27 – against SACE over what they label “shockingly lenient” sanctions meted out to two primary school teachers who pleaded guilty to using corporal punishment in the classroom.
Sentencing of man convicted of killing girlfriend and fleeing SA set for July
It took seven years to track Gerhardus Jansen van Vuuren down to Brazil, re-arrest him and extradite him to South Africa.
'Kill the boer': Malema buying top brands doesn't mean he can pay R500k - lawyer
Counsel for the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has told the Johannesburg High Court that just because Julius Malema wears designer brands, doesn’t mean he or his party can afford to fork out R500,000 for damages in the 'Kill the boer' case.
Court to hear landmark case on use of corporal punishment by teachers
The Centre for Child Law, is taking the South African Council of Educators to court in a bid to secure harsher sanctions for two primary teachers who received what the organisations describe as “shockingly lenient” sanctions after pleading guilty to using corporal punishment in class.
Judgment reserved in the EFF vs AfriForum case
Advocate Mfesane Ka-Siboto, representing the EFF, said the party's use of the song had been taken out of context.
Court grants bail to high-ranking cop and 7 others accused of corruption
Brigadier Stephina Mahlangu and seven businesspeople appeared in the Pretoria Magistrates Court on Monday in connection with four irregular contracts - valued at a total of more than R960,000 - from the National Police Commissioner’s Corporate Services Office.
AfriForum bays for EFF's blood in 'kill the boer' song case
Closing arguments in the case took place in the Equality Court, sitting in the Johannesburg High Court.
Mkhwebane ordered to pay costs of failed bid to halt impeachment proceedings
The Western Cape High Court dismissed her application on Friday morning.
Health MEC in talks with Rahima Moosa Hosp over suspension of whistleblower doc
In an open letter to the Health Department, paediatrician Dr Tim De Maayer said the poor state of public hospitals was contributing to the deaths of children, adding that things were “falling apart”.
Western Cape High Court dismisses Mkhwebane's bid to halt impeachment process
In dismissing her bid, Judge Nathan Erasmus essentially found the matters at hand had already been dealt with by the courts.
Collision between bus and truck in Rosslyn claims 15 lives, 37 others injured
Thirty-seven other people were injured when a bus and truck collided early on Friday morning.
R350 social grants: Minister Zulu meeting with dept, Sassa to discuss payments
Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said that since the grants were no longer being paid out under the COVID-19 regulations, new regulations had to be put in place and negotiations with the banks.
Cabinet nods to consultations to restrict illegal scrap metal trade
Cabinet has moved to reverse the illicit activity within the sector.