Articles containing the tag ‘law
By Cindy Trillo On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Can South Africa’s Legal System Ever Work Smoothly?

The South African legal system is flawed. A muddle of pre-colonial, western and common law principles has created a hybrid legal system with its own flaws. Without clearly defined boundaries through which parti... Read more »
By Sbusiso Nkala On Monday, August 6th, 2018

Depression – The mysterious death of Prof. Bongani Mayosi

The startling death of Prof. Mayosi has raised much attention around the subject of depression. Conversations surrounding the tragic death of an icon, and a pioneer who has made great contributions to the publi... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Zuma to Oppose Recommendations Made by Madonsela in State of Capture Report

The President Jacob Zuma announced on Friday that he would be taking the remedial action that is contained in the State of Capture report that was presented by former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, on judic... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Contralesa Asks Zuma to Grant King Dalindyebo a Presidential Pardon

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) has sent President Jacob Zuma a letter and petition asking him to grant Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo a presidential pardon, the presiden... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Recent Crime Statistics Are No Surprise, Says EFF

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said that the declining levels of public order and policing in South Africa which were released on Tuesday by Riah Phiyega comes as no surprise. Riah Phiyega, the National Po... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Zeifert Speaks Against the Idea of Ending Dual Citizenship

The African National Congress’ proposal to end dual citizenship has been condemned by the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and the South African Zionist Federation, saying the proposal was meant to prev... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson who Raped 15-year-old Revealed

Mbuso Mandela (24), one of the grandsons of Nelson Mandela, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Friday, where he faced a rape charge. He is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in the toilets of a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Nxasana Finally Agrees to Step Down

The embattled head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Mxolisi Nxasana has agreed to vacate the office of the National Director of Prosecutions with immediate effect following a productive meeting betw... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Metro Cop Drugged and Raped 16 Year Old

The law enforcement agents in South Africa have been rocked by another public humiliation when one of its members was accused of drugging and raping a teenager in Johannesburg. This was contained in a statement... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 12th, 2015

National Heritage Council Calls for the Fast Tracking of Policies on National Statues

The National Heritage Council has called for the fast tracking of the proposals to deal with the issue of statues of former leaders in the apartheid era in order to help protect them from the vandalism that see... Read more »