Home Affairs taken to court over blocked IDs

About 700,000 identity documents are blocked


Law | 18 September 2023

Officer testifies why he shot homeless man

“I believed they were going to injure me, take my gun and shoot me”


News | 14 September 2023

“I was fearing for my life” officer tells court during homeless murder trial

Her colleague is on trial after Dumisani Joxo was shot and killed in 2022


News | 12 September 2023

Nandipha Magudumana denied bail

Bloemfontein magistrate says “nothing would stand in her way” to assist Bester escape again


News | 11 September 2023

Woman “wrongly” sentenced to 16 years for drug dealing must be immediately released

Beaufort West magistrate committed a litany of errors in sentencing says High Court


Law | 11 September 2023

Nandipha Magudumana’s kidnapping claim questioned by state

Magudumana has “a right to liberty” until convicted, court told


Brief | 4 September 2023

Cape Town lawyer back on trial for malicious damage to property

Charges against attorney Gary Trappler have been reinstated after CCTV footage came to light


Brief | 28 August 2023

Court dismisses expelled NUMSA official’s urgent application

“The fact that the applicant wants the matter heard urgently does not make it urgent” says judge


Law | 24 August 2023

Fired deputy director back at work following another scathing court ruling

Minister Kubayi who acted as “complainant, initiator and chairperson” had “adopted a deplorable and gung-ho posture in dismissing the applicant”, the courts have said


Law | 18 August 2023

Court confirms suspended sentence for man who sexually assaulted seven-year-old

“This is not justice” says a researcher for Judges Matter


Law | 16 August 2023

Explained: How a judge gets impeached

What happens now to “drunk” Judge Nkola Motata?


Law | 14 August 2023

Court was wrong to release woman from curatorship, full bench rules

The Western Cape High Court has overturned an order by Judge Nolundi Nyati releasing a woman from the control of a curator bonis


Law | 11 August 2023

Cape law enforcement officer’s trial delayed due to taxi strike

Most cases were delayed at Wynberg Magistrates Court on Tuesday as staff and interpreters struggled to get to work


Brief | 10 August 2023

“Alex Mafia” case: Judge urges people to complain to the Press Ombud rather than the courts

Judge Ingrid Opperman says Lemane Sithole and Michael Maile’s application “abused the court process”


Law | 8 August 2023

Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana allege inhumane treatment while in custody

Bester says possessions, which he claims are worth R40-million, were confiscated during his arrest

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Brief | 8 August 2023