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Julius Malema’s apartheid act challenge hampered by lawyer failing to serve notice

Julius Malema’s apartheid act challenge hampered by lawyer failing to serve notice

Julius Malema’s apartheid act challenge hampered by lawyer failing to serve notice
Inmate attacks warden in court during failed escape attempt

Inmate attacks warden in court during failed escape attempt

A Department of Correctional Services official was stabbed twice by an inmate who was attempting to escape at the High Court in Johannesburg. The official was treated for his wounds and could go home and the inmate was captured.

Inmate attacks warden in court during failed escape attempt
Meet the 5 witnesses set to testify at the state capture inquiry

Meet the 5 witnesses set to testify at the state capture inquiry

The long wait is finally over, the much vaunted and highly anticipated Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is set to start on Monday. The inquiry which will be headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

Meet the 5 witnesses set to testify at the state capture inquiry
Presidency hints that Zuma may be asked to pay back legal fees

Presidency hints that Zuma may be asked to pay back legal fees

According to reports, the presidency has dropped a hint that it will decide whether Zuma should pay back his legal fees following the outcome of a court challenge regarding government's funding of his corruption trial defence.

Presidency hints that Zuma may be asked to pay back legal fees
Chris Hani's murderer, Janusz Walus, to apply for bail once again

Chris Hani's murderer, Janusz Walus, to apply for bail once again

Janusz Walus, convicted murderer, will be applying for parole once again after being denied in 2015. Walus assassinated communist leader Chris Hani in 1993 and is currently serving a life imprisonment sentence.

Chris Hani's murderer, Janusz Walus, to apply for bail once again
Enough said: Judge orders convict’s mouth taped shut when he won’t stay quiet

Enough said: Judge orders convict’s mouth taped shut when he won’t stay quiet

One unfortunate convict met the wrath of a frustrated judge who had enough of being interrupted and ordered the convict’s mouth taped shut. The convict kept interrupting him in a sentencing case and so the judge acted swiftly.

Enough said: Judge orders convict’s mouth taped shut when he won’t stay quiet
Convicted racist Vicky Momberg was allegedly racist even when behind bars

Convicted racist Vicky Momberg was allegedly racist even when behind bars

Vicki Momberg was found guilty of being racist but apparently, her behaviour didn't change when she was in prison. The former estate agent was released on R2 000 bail on the 2nd of August and has served 4 months of her sentence.

Convicted racist Vicky Momberg was allegedly racist even when behind bars
Vicki Momberg, convicted racist, was released on R2000 bail

Vicki Momberg, convicted racist, was released on R2000 bail

South Africa's first convicted racist was released on R2 000 bail on Thursday, 2 August. Momberg was sentenced to 3 years in jail (1 year suspended) after she was found guilty of racism. She served 4 months of her sentence.

Vicki Momberg, convicted racist, was released on R2000 bail
Convicted racist Vicki Momberg’s applications for leave to appeal prison sentence granted

Convicted racist Vicki Momberg’s applications for leave to appeal prison sentence granted

The Randburg Magistrate’s Court has granted Vicki Momberg leave to appeal her prison sentence. Momberg was sentenced to three years in prison with one-year suspended after being found guilty on four charges of crimen injuria.

Convicted racist Vicki Momberg’s applications for leave to appeal prison sentence granted
Mother of model assaulted by Grace Mugabe: 'I’m proud of her'

Mother of model assaulted by Grace Mugabe: 'I’m proud of her'

Debbie Engels has praised the High Court ruling which overturned the government’s granting of immunity to Grace Mugabe. The ruling could see Mugabe face a court of law for allegedly assaulting Gabriella Engels.

Mother of model assaulted by Grace Mugabe: 'I’m proud of her'
ANCYL plays the blame game with Juju and Shivambu over bankruptcy

ANCYL plays the blame game with Juju and Shivambu over bankruptcy

The African National Congress Youth League was declared bankrupt by a High Court on 30 July. The league feels their former leaders are to blame for this situation they are now in and says it is one of many problems left by them.

ANCYL plays the blame game with Juju and Shivambu over bankruptcy
Grace Mugabe will face the music for assaulting South African model

Grace Mugabe will face the music for assaulting South African model

The wife of the former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe could be facing a charge of assault after she allegedly attacked a South African model in 2017. Mugabe had diplomatic immunity but it was set aside by a court.

Grace Mugabe will face the music for assaulting South African model
Court declares ANCYL bankrupt because of unpaid legal bills

Court declares ANCYL bankrupt because of unpaid legal bills

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) was declared bankrupt on Thursday because of a legal bill it has failed to pay. The legal debt comes from a defamation case against the league in 2010, laid against them by Helen Zille.

Court declares ANCYL bankrupt because of unpaid legal bills
Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance

Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance

Loyal supporters of Jacob Zuma gathered to hold a night vigil outside of the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Thursday night. The event was attended by ANC supporters and a group made up of religious and business leaders.

Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance
Beautiful 28-year-old attorney is breaking boundaries for women in law

Beautiful 28-year-old attorney is breaking boundaries for women in law

28-year-old Tebello Kutoane, an attorney and founder of legal consultancy firm Collective Intelligence, has been featured in True Love Magazine's Women's Month edition. Read more about the inspiring lady on Briefly.co.za.

Beautiful 28-year-old attorney is breaking boundaries for women in law
DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille

DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille

DA member and Western Cape mayor Patricia de Lille was to face a second motion of no confidence on Wednesday. However, after a meeting between de Lille and the DA, the motion was withdrawn. It seems a deal was made.

DA withdraws motion of no confidence against de Lille
Ramaphosa to have say on 24-month extension of state capture inquiry

Ramaphosa to have say on 24-month extension of state capture inquiry

The state capture inquiry has been granted a 24-month extension if there is no opposition against it. President Cyril Ramaphosa, political parties like the DA and EFF and the Public Protector are called on to have a say on this.

Ramaphosa to have say on 24-month extension of state capture inquiry
Sihle Zikalala clarifies ANC KwaZulu-Natal’s stance on supporting Jacob Zuma

Sihle Zikalala clarifies ANC KwaZulu-Natal’s stance on supporting Jacob Zuma

The ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial Chairperson Sihle Zikalala has already been forced to backtrack on an earlier statement and sought to clarify his apparent withdrawal of support for former president Jacob Zuma.

Sihle Zikalala clarifies ANC KwaZulu-Natal’s stance on supporting Jacob Zuma
Zuma has a new legal dream team, but who is paying them?

Zuma has a new legal dream team, but who is paying them?

Jacob Zuma is due to appear in the Pietermaritzburg High Court again on Friday and for the first time, in around ten years he will have a brand new legal team. Zuma will reportedly be represented by four senior advocates.

Zuma has a new legal dream team, but who is paying them?
Mandela’s daughters head to ConCourt to challenge will in Qunu dispute

Mandela’s daughters head to ConCourt to challenge will in Qunu dispute

Nelson Mandela’s daughters Zenani and Zindzi Mandela are heading to the Constitutional Court to challenge their father’s decision to leave the family home in Qunu, Eastern Cape under the stewardship of a family trust.

Mandela’s daughters head to ConCourt to challenge will in Qunu dispute
Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?

Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?

Daniel Mantsha has taken on what is probably the most publicised criminal court case in the country. Mantsha will serve as Jacob Zuma’s new lawyer after the former president fired his former lawyer Michael Hulley two-weeks ago.

Who is David Mantsha, the man hired by Jacob Zuma to defend him?
VBSBank execs could have stolen as much as 75% of the bank’s assests

VBSBank execs could have stolen as much as 75% of the bank’s assests

Execs from #VBSBanks could have stolen as much as 75% of the bank’s assets, it was recently reported. The curator is currently underway with efforts to try and recover some of the lost assets, a task that incredibly difficult.

VBSBank execs could have stolen as much as 75% of the bank’s assests
‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him

‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him

Duduzane Zuma said he is innocent of all the Gupta-linked state capture allegations levelled against him. Zuma said he intended to plead not guilty in the upcoming trial which is related to allegations of bribery.

‘I’m confident of my innocence’ Duduzane Zuma on Gupta-linked charges against him
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