The orgamisation also wants the court to declare that the coronavirus “poses no threat to the country and its people”.
In his application, he requested that he be temporarily exempted from the travelling restrictions and be allowed to leave Mbombela on March 28 and return on April 7.
Yolanda Botha received R1,169,068.49 worth of kickbacks for signing off on multimillion-rand leasing agreements between her offices and Trifecta, the court found.
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Tau wins battle against Mashaba, but the war isn’t over
The Supreme Court of appeals on Thursday ruled in favour of former Joburg mayor Parks Tau, but also warned that this ruling did not let him off the hook completely in his ongoing defamation battle with Herman Mashaba.
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Divorced parents may not be able to see kids for 21 days
Some parents have brought urgent applications to have their children handed over to them during the looming lockdown, but two judges have already warned that this could be a very risky and costly approach.
The Cape Town Magistrate’s Court was informed that a decision from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) was still outstanding.
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Concourt gives Numsa a smack for not staying in its lane

Courts Concourt gives Numsa a smack for not staying in its lane

The country’s highest court on Thursday ruled that Numsa had violated its own constitution by accepting members that did not work in the sectors within its usual scope.

Courts Clanwilliam teacher’s alleged killer’s case to be heard in Western Cape High Court

Primary school teacher Allison Plaatjies’ boyfriend, Philip April, appeared briefly in the Clanwilliam Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

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Courts remain open, but lawyers still in the dark

Courts Courts remain open, but lawyers still in the dark

Legal practitioners are concerned about the lack of clarity regarding the courts’ continued operations during the looming lockdown, with different courts giving contradictory messages to that of the office of the Chief Justice.

Courts EFF files for leave to appeal court judgment in Ramaphosa review of PP’s CR17 report

A full Bench of the High Court earlier this month delivered a scathing judgment setting aside Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report and remedial actions.

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SCA upholds 12-year sentence for predator swim coach

Courts SCA upholds 12-year sentence for predator swim coach

The Supreme Court of Appeal, in Bloemfontein, dismissed the swim coach’s application to be placed under house arrest, after he was found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old.

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Child rapist’s sentence slashed by high court

Courts Child rapist’s sentence slashed by high court

The high court found that the 22-year-old rapist’s life sentence was excessive, as his own ‘absence of parental guidance, love and care’ was not taken into consideration.

Courts Law firm secretary in court for allegedly siphoning over R12m from trust funds

The police say half of the funds were recovered and paid back into the trust fund.

Courts DA hopeful in legal battle to fight ‘disgraceful power grab’ of Tshwane

The DA remains encouraged after its court hearing on the fate of the Tshwane council.

Courts Arrest warrant reserved for Speaker Thandi Modise – AfriForum

This follows the announcement by AfriForum’s private prosecution unit in 2019 that it would privately prosecute Modise on behalf of the NSPCA.

Courts Man accused of killing pregnant ex-wife gets R1,000 bail

The case against Mandla Benson Luthuli was remanded until May 5 for police to conduct further investigations.

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Courts will continue their work during shutdown

Courts Courts will continue their work during shutdown

If you have any plans to get arrested during the coming lockdown, don’t despair, as the courts are likely to continue operating and will use various interventions to ensure the maintenance of the justice system.

Courts Judge who chaired Prasa board to face tribunal

If the serious allegations against her were to be proven, it is likely that a finding of gross misconduct would be made, the Judicial Conduct Committee said.

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Justice system let me down – Bob Hewitt victim

Courts Justice system let me down – Bob Hewitt victim

One of the convicted child rapist’s victims says she will now focus on working to improve the system and that what had happened to her would remain with her forever.

Courts Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt granted parole

He has been in prison since September 2016, serving six years.



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