Articles containing the tag ‘law
    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 »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

    ANC Celebrations: Zuma Speaks on Corruption, Eskom and Land Acquisition

    Despite having gone in the firing line himself a number of times, African National Congress leader, Jacob Zuma disputed the fact that his party is the main cause of corruption and moved to assure those members ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius’s Defence Lawyer Barry Roux Says Prosecution Has No Grounds For Appeal

    The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius case have no ground to appeal both the conviction and sentencing for Oscar as the law was applied correctly, the North Gauteng High Court heard on Tuesday. This was said b... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

    Ambrosini, who Wanted Marijuana Legalised Dies at the Age of 53

    A veteran lawyer turned law maker for Inkatha Freedom Party who, in February this year, called on President Zuma to legalize the use of Marijuana or cannabis for medicinal purposes, Mario Ambrosini died on Satu... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

    The Mandela Feud Rages On – Winnie Fights for Qunu Home

    In a move that promises to destabilise an already strained family, Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, was reported on Wednesday as intending to challenge the will that was left by her lat... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius’s Brother Carl Fractures Limbs in N1 Accident

    Carl Pistorius, the elder brother of the murder-accused athlete, Oscar Pistorius, was on Friday seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident along the N1 Freeway. Carl was apparently traveling from Polokwane, ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

    Zuma Considers Suspending NPA Head Mxolisi Nxasana

    President Jacob Zuma has communicated his intention to suspend the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Mxolisi Nxasana. According to presidential spokesman, Mac Maharaj, Zuma is considering suspen... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, July 14th, 2014

    DA Going to Court Over Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s Appointment as SABC COO

    There is much furore over the permanent appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as the SABC’s Chief Operations Officer. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has decided to take this matter to court so that this appointm... Read more »
    By R On Monday, June 30th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Unstable

    On the night which Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot dead his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, he did not suffer any mental aberrations or defects, the High Court in Pretoria heard t... Read more »
    By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, April 28th, 2013

    New Harassment Act to Tackle Abuse Via Sms and Social Media

    South Africans had a lot more to celebrate on Freedom Day when the Protection from Harassment Act became effective. For a long time, South Africans from all walks of life battled with behaviour that violated th... Read more »