Zuma High Court Application ‘An Abuse of Power’ – State Capture Commission Secretary

The secretary of the State Capture Commission, Professor Itumeleng Mosala, has lashed out at the former president, Jacob Zuma, who has launched an appeal against the 15-month jail term that was handed down to him last week by the Constitutional Court for contempt of court. Mosala accused the former president of what he called a “continuation of his pattern of abuse of court processes.” On Tuesday last week, the Constitutional Court sentenced Zuma to 15 months in prison af... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

ConCourt to Hear Zuma Case on Monday as Zuma Plans to Address Nation on Sunday

The constitutional court on Saturday acceded to the request by the former president Jacob Zuma for it to hear his urgent application following the judgment that it made earlier this week. The apex court on Tues... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Zuma Set to Appeal Sentencing as Deadline Approaches

In a last-minute bid to stop himself from going to prison, former president Jacob G. Zuma is said to have made an urgent application seeking to rescind the ruling that sought to incarcerate him. The former pres... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Opinion on Zuma Sentencing Polarises Nation

The ruling of the Constitutional Court ruling that the former President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, hand himself over to the nearest police station to start serving a 15-month jail term, has cr... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Jacob Zuma to Spend 15 Months in Prison

Following the incident in which former president Jacob Zuma walked out of the Zondo Commission, the constitutional court, on Tuesday, ruled against the former president, found him guilty of contempt of court an... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 27th, 2021

Alcohol Sales and Gatherings Banned as South Africa Moves to Alert Level 4

South Africa has been moved to alert level 4 with effect from Monday, 28 June 2021, as a way of attempting to combat the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus. This was announced by the President of the Republic ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 26th, 2021

Delta Covid-19 Variant Wreaks Havoc in Gauteng

A new coronavirus variant is wreaking havoc in South Africa and this is the cause of all the rapidly rising infections that have seen the country recording as much as 18 000 new cases in a period of twenty-four... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 24th, 2021

Stricter Lockdown Looming as Gauteng Registers in Excess of 10 000 daily cases

As the country battles a runaway Covid-19 infection rate, the president of the republic, Cyril Ramaphosa, was announced to be planning a meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) to discuss t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Special Tribunal Allows SIU to Freeze R22 Million From Digital Vibes Saga

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has revealed that it has managed to secure an order that freezes part of the money that is connected to the ill-fated contract between the Department of Health and the marke... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Gauteng Most Likely to Have a Tighter Lockdown

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has hinted that a tightening of the lockdown regulations, particularly in Gauteng, may be in the offing. Ramaphosa was speaking from Cape Town por... Read more »