Despite a split in the outcome of the appeal, all three appellate judges agreed that the standard of proof for a criminal trial was not met.
Malema may yet get off the hook
What will be made of the offences Malema is said to have incited remains to be seen.
The Labour Court in Braamfontein on Friday heard an urgent application by the union seeking an order that will prevent the SABC from going ahead with its plans to reduce its workforce.
‘I’m now more sure or certain that this postponement is just there to ensure a mastermind appears before court. I expect the mastermind to be arrested and appear before court,’ Nel said.
The Metro Police officers, Constable Jerome Govender, 33 and Constable Themba Mbhele, 34, appeared in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court for corruption.
AfriForum, which paid for the appeal, says it is grateful that the duo’s convictions and sentences have been set aside.

Courts Zane Killian ‘to provide alibi in Charl Kinnear murder case’

Killian’s court diary will be busy next week, with an appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the attempted murder of Cape Town lawyer William Booth.

Courts ANC MP Bongani Bongo back in two separate courts next year

In the first case, it’s alleged that Bongo tried bribing a senior parliamentary official in an attempt to disrupt an inquiry into Eskom.

Courts Malema land grab comments: ConCourt rules on incitement laws

EFF leader Julius Malema challenged the Riotous Assemblies Act, as part of a last-ditch attempt to dodge criminal prosecution.

Courts Senzo Meyiwa murder case postponed to March 2021

The state requested that the matter be postponed for further investigations and also be transferred to the High Court.

Courts Senzo Meyiwa murder suspects back in court on Friday

The arrests were made on 26 October, which was six years to the day since Meyiwa was shot and killed at the Vosloorus home of his girlfriend, actress and musician Kelly Khumalo.

Courts Mkhwebane ‘may have gone too far’ in CR17 report

Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane – for the public protector – on Thursday acknowledged in the ConCourt it was ‘possible in the drafting, she may have gone further than she should have’.

Courts Ters fraud: Pretoria businessman’s bank accounts of R111m frozen

The Asset Forfeiture Unit says Thabo Simbini claimed Ters and UIF benefits for 6 647 employees, while the company had only one employee – Simbini himself.

Courts Cape Town taxi deck shooting: Four more accused in court

NPA spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said Xolani Thafeni, Thobela Dingani, Meluxolo Pikini and Lwandiso Paul Diomond were added to the docket along with the other two accused.

Courts ConCourt hears of Mkhwebane’s ‘reckless attempt to nail the president’

Wim Trengove, for President Cyril Ramaphosa, says the public protector misread and misquoted the executive ethics code when compiling her report over his ANC presidential campaign funding.

Courts Palesa Madiba’s alleged killer denies that he confessed to ‘crushing’ her

Madiba went missing in 2013 after a sleepover at the home of her friend, Tshidi Mkhwanazi, in Phiri, Soweto. Tshidi is the accused’s niece.

Courts Suspended Western Cape judge didn’t get new cases – judiciary

Two complaints against Judge Mushtak Parker were referred to the Judicial Conduct Committee.

Courts Ramaphosa’s answer to parliament ‘remains untrue’, Mkhwebane tells ConCourt

Advocate Muzi Sikhakhane, for public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, says the court is at liberty to set aside certain aspects of her report on the funding for Ramaphosa’s ANC presidency campaign but not in its entirety.

Courts WATCH: ConCourt hears Mkhwebane’s CR17 funding report appeal

The public protector’s report originally found that Ramaphosa had misled parliament.

Courts Man held for allegedly strangling ex due in court on 2 December

Police say the suspect allegedly killed his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend after he saw her with her current boyfriend.

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