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We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty The post We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Pwc, Treasury, National, National Prosecuting Authority, Economic Freedom Fighters, The Hawks, Steinhoff, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Ronald Lamola, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Dondo Mogajane, Zondo, Lamola, Zondo Commission, Tito Mboweni


Maths and physical science pass rates show a decline, even after leaked papers

Home languages have remained steady, with a 90% pass mark, but other critical subjects have declined slightly The post Maths and physical science pass rates show a decline, even after leaked papers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, History, English, Mathematics, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Sadtu, Siswati, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric Pass Rate, COVID-19, Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba, Naptosa, Class Of 2020


Apex court to rule on Zuma’s Zondo commission appearance

Last year, the former president walked out on the deputy chief justice, despite being summoned to give evidence The post Apex court to rule on Zuma’s Zondo commission appearance appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Jacob Zuma, Constitutional Court, Zuma, Pretoria High Court, Raymond Zondo, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Eric Mabuza, South Africa (country, State Capture, Muzi Sikhakhane, Recusal Application, Itumeleng Mosala, Commissions Act


Department of basic education edges closer to releasing matric results

The basic education department has said that it is almost done with the marking process and that the capturing of marks is in progress. The post Department of basic education edges closer to releasing matric results appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, DBE, Sadtu, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Marking, South Africa (country, Matric Results, COVID-19, Mathanzima Mweli, Class Of 2020, Norman Davis, Matric Exam


Racial bias against black medical practitioners ‘reflects fissures of an unresolved past’

The testimonials of black doctors have given credence to allegations of racial profiling. Of those listed on a Gems blacklist, 94% of general practitioners were black The post Racial bias against black medical practitioners ‘reflects fissures of an unresolved past’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Discovery, Racism, Constitution, Racial Profiling, Racial Discrimination, Kwazulu Natal, Openaccess, Gems, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi, South Africa (country, Medical Schemes Act, Health Professions Council Of South Africa, Medical Practitioners


Batsa fires back in response to Dlamini-Zuma’s appeal

The tobacco company has counter-filed for leave to appeal December’s tobacco ruling, should the government’s application for leave to appeal be successful The post Batsa fires back in response to Dlamini-Zuma’s appeal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Tobacco, Western Cape, Openaccess, Dlamini Zuma, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, FITA, Cogta, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Tobacco Ban, Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association, Batsa


Government appeals Covid-19 lockdown tobacco ban ruling

A fresh legal wrangle and jostling at the courts over the ban could run for much of the life span of the pandemic itself The post Government appeals Covid-19 lockdown tobacco ban ruling appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, Western Cape, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, FITA, Cogta, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Tobacco Ban, Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association, Batsa, British American Tobacco South Africa


‘No national matric rewrite’, says court

This follows an urgent application by individual learners and Sadtu, who wanted the court to set aside a decision by the department for a rewrite of two leaked matric exam papers The post ‘No national matric rewrite’, says court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Court, Learners, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, South African Democratic Teachers Union, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside

The Pretoria high court will rule tomorrow on the case of a rewrite of two matric exam papers that were leaked, after learners and a teachers union challenged the decision in court The post Matric results may be withheld if rewrite decision is set aside appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Cem, Openaccess, Pretoria, Angie Motshekga, Sadtu, Rewrite, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, South Africa (country, Matric, Mathanzima Mweli, Norman Davis, Matric Exams, Umalusi, Mafu Rakometsi


Sadtu says Motshekga bowed to pressure from Umalusi to allow rewrite

The teachers union and several learners will appear before the Pretoria high court on Thursday, where they will ask that Motshekga’s decision for a national rewrite of two leaked matric exams be set aside The post Sadtu says Motshekga bowed to pressure from Umalusi to allow rewrite appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Education, Openaccess, Pretoria, Motshekga, Angie Motshekga, Department of Basic Education, Elijah Mhlanga, Sadtu, Top Six, Gauteng Department of Education, Pretoria High Court, Panyaza Lesufi, AfriForum, South Africa (country, Mathanzima Mweli, Mugwena Maluleke


Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on

The DA has won a high court victory, but the ANC is taking its campaign for power to the Constitutional Court. All the while, residents are left leaderless and without services The post Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Constitutional Court, Openaccess, ANC, Democratic Alliance, Economic Freedom Fighters, David Makhura, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, City of Tshwane, Lebogang Maile, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Katlego Mathebe, Sithembile Mbete, Tessa D


Reining in the public protector

As well as its scathing findings on Mkhwebane’s investigation into Ramaphosa, the high court also made important in-principle pronouncements The post Reining in the public protector appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Article, National, Constitutional Court, African National Congress, Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, Cyril Ramaphosa, Ramaphosa, National Prosecuting Authority, Economic Freedom Fighters, Floyd Shivambu, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Patronage, Busisiwe Mkhwebane


Law firms hit Road Accident Fund with court action

Billions of rand at stake if lawyers lose out, but the fund says it is only trying to reduce the ballooning costs associated with personal injury claims The post Law firms hit Road Accident Fund with court action appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, Lawyers, Law Firms, Pretoria High Court, Collins Letsoalo, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, Road Accident Fund, Pritzman Mabunda


Anarchy rules at home affairs

It is unwise to entrust our fingerprints, biographical details and legislative authority to a syndicate of delinquent government officials The post Anarchy rules at home affairs appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Article, Migrants, New Delhi, Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, Department of Home Affairs, Home Affairs Department, The Hawks, Home Affairs Ministry, Cape Town High Court, Pretoria High Court, Corruption Watch, Gupta Family, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks


Mkhwebane’s CR17 report is ‘confused, inexplicable, irrational’

The Public Protector was derided by the Pretoria High Court for refusing to consider facts logically and for a material error of law The post Mkhwebane’s CR17 report is ‘confused, inexplicable, irrational’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, National, Money Laundering, African National Congress, Economic Freedom Fighters, Floyd Shivambu, Pretoria High Court, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Public Protector, Mkhwebane, Dunstan Mlambo, Andile Ramaphosa, Bosasa, Gavin Watson, South Africa (country, Elias Matojane


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation" The post State capture commission granted a 13-month extension appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, National, SABC, Eskom, SAA, Paul Kennedy, Thuli Madonsela, Transnet, SA Express, Pretoria High Court, Prasa, Denel, Raymond Zondo, Zondo Commission, The Editors Picks, Judge Raymond Zondo


Zondo argues for more time for state capture commission

But Casac says this should be the final extension granted The post Zondo argues for more time for state capture commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Article, National, Paul Kennedy, Pretoria High Court, Raymond Zondo, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Casac, South Africa (country, The Editors Picks, State Capture, Council For The Advancement Of, Michelle Le Roux, state capture inquiry (Zondo Commission, Wendy Hughes


UK: Directors Owe A Duty To The Company, Not To Shareholders - Clyde & Co

Recently Justice Molopa-Sethosa handed down judgment in the Pretoria High Court in an important exposition of the law in relation to the liability of directors for claims by shareholders.
Tags: UK, News, Pretoria High Court, Molopa Sethosa


Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole
Tags: Hani, Janusz Walus, Pretoria High Court


Southern Africa:Parents Go to Court to Stop Children Being Repatriated to Zimbabwe

[GroundUp] On Wednesday, parents of eight Zimbabwean children filed an urgent application in the Pretoria High Court for an interdict to stop the Minister of Social Development and the Minister of Home Affairs from repatriating their children to Zimbabwe. The parents are in Cape Town.
Tags: News, Zimbabwe, Social Development, Pretoria High Court


South Africa:Judgment Day for DA's State Capture Order Application Against Zuma

[News24Wire] Judgment is expected in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday on the DA's application for an order that President Jacob Zuma adhere to the Public Protector's "State of Capture" remedial actions, establish a commission of inquiry and allow the Chief Justice to appoint a judge for the inquiry.
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Zuma, Pretoria High Court


South Africa:Judgment Day for State Capture Order Application vs Zuma

[News24Wire] Judgment is expected in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday on the DA's application for an order that President Jacob Zuma adhere to the Public Protector's "State of Capture" remedial actions, establish a commission of inquiry and allow the Chief Justice to appoint a judge for the inquiry.
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Zuma, Pretoria High Court


South Africa: Zuma, Public Protector Behind Attack on Reserve Bank - Court Papers

[Daily Maverick] An explosive affidavit filed by the South African Reserve Bank in the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday has confirmed suspicions that Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, colluded with President Jacob Zuma's legal advisers and the State Security Agency to use an investigation by her office into a 1985 SARB bailout of Bancorp to launch an attack on the independence of the South African Reserve Bank. The affidavit also suggests Mkhwebane lied about meeting "the Presidency". The reve...
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Reserve Bank, State Security Agency, Bancorp, South African Reserve Bank, Pretoria High Court, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Mkhwebane


South Africa: 'Politically Exposed' Guptas Try to Save Companies' Bank Accounts

[Daily Maverick] The Pretoria High Court is set for a major showdown on Friday morning when 20 companies connected to the country's most powerful family take on their lone banker to avoid commercial impotence. By JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT for SCORPIO.
Tags: News, South Africa, Pretoria High Court, Save Companies Bank Accounts, JESSICA BEZUIDENHOUT


South Africa: Central Bank Case Exposes Incompetence of Public Protector

[The Conversation Africa] The South African Reserve Bank has won a critical court battle. The Pretoria High Court has set aside a ruling by the country's Public Protector that the central bank's constitutional mandate should be changed. The Conversation Africa's Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to consider the implications of the court's decision, and the events that led up to it.
Tags: News, Africa, South Africa, Reserve Bank, Conversation Africa, Pretoria High Court, Sibonelo Radebe, Jannie Rossouw


Jacob Zuma, South Africa's $50 billion burden?

By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - It is the question on the lips of many South Africans: how much is Jacob Zuma's crisis-ridden leadership costing them? When Zuma, whose seven years in office have been marked by scandal and economic stagnation, withdrew a last-ditch court bid this week to block a watchdog report on alleged influence-peddling, the currency jumped 1 percent against the dollar. It gained further when the Pretoria High Court ordered the report by the constitutionally mandat...
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Johannesburg, Reuters, Zuma, Ed Cropley, Pretoria High Court


South Africa: Strict Liability Under The Consumer Protection Act: Update - Clyde & Co

Supreme Court of Appeal overturns Pretoria High Court decision of Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Limited.
Tags: News, South Africa, Supreme Court of Appeal, Pretoria High Court


South Africa's Zuma appeals against corruption charges ruling

South African President Jacob Zuma is appealing against a court ruling that corruption charges against him should be reinstated, his office said. The Pretoria High Court last month ordered a review of a 2009 decision by the National Prosecuting Authority to set aside hundreds of charges against Zuma, terming it "irrational". Zuma's office said the court made a mistake in saying the National Director of Public Prosecutions was not entitled to terminate a prosecution on the basis of misconduct...
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Zuma, National Prosecuting Authority, Pretoria High Court


South Africa court rules Zuma should face almost 800 graft charges

South African President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges that were dropped in 2009, a judge said Friday, piling further pressure on the embattled leader. The charges, relating to a multi-billion dollar arms deal, were dropped by the chief state prosecutor in a move that cleared the way for Zuma to be elected president. "The decision... to discontinue the charges against Mr Zuma is irrational and should be reviewed," Pretoria High Court judge Aubrey Ledwaba said.
Tags: News, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Zuma, Pretoria High Court, Aubrey Ledwaba


Cosatu wants Walus parole to be fought in the Constitutional Court

On Thursday the Pretoria High Court dismissed the application for leave to appeal the release of Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus.
Tags: Constitutional Court, Cosatu, Chris Hani, Pretoria High Court, Walus