Legal Articles and Guides
The Ugu District Municipality's decision to terminate the employment of municipal manager Dhanpalan Naidoo has been slammed by opposition parties which did not agree with how the matter was handled.
The Department of Public Works & Infrastructure is cracking down on huge costs for state and official funerals with new standards developed to cut down on these costs, IoL reports.
SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter yesterday said there were encouraging signs of progress at the organisation, but there was still a long way to go.
The Western Cape High Court has dismissed the provincial government's application for leave to appeal its decision to set aside the sale of the controversial Tafelberg property in Sea Point.
Minister of International Relations & Co-operation Dr Naledi Pandor has lost a court bid to protect her department from incurring wasteful and fruitless expenditure stemming from a multimillion-rand land acquisition deal in New York.
Poultry giant Astral Foods has taken government, including National Treasury, to court and won a landmark order to secure better service delivery at municipal level in the Standerton area, where it has one of its biggest processing facilities, says a Moneyweb report.
Eskom, which is involved in a payment dispute with US-based technology giant Oracle, says it has put measures in place to ensure operations would not be disrupted should the company withdraw its services as threatened.
The State Capture Inquiry is yet to respond to Jacob Zuma's three-month-old legal bid to force Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo's recusal because the former President went after Zondo in his personal rather than official capacity, notes legal writer Karyn Maughan in a News24 report.
It has taken over 10 years but a long-standing battle between Prasa and Primedia may finally be drawing to a close. And it has not ended well for the rail agency, says a GroundUp report.
Political analysts predict that the ANC’s ‘step aside’ decision on Ace Magashule will end up in court and more battle will ensue in the next 30 days, says a Beeld report.
Pfizer is demanding that SA’s Health and Finance Ministers personally sign a Covid-19 vaccine supply agreement so that it is indemnified from any claims over the shot made against it in the country.
National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sithole and two other SAPS senior officials have lost their application for leave to appeal against an earlier judgment regarding the declassification of documents.
Amid demands for free higher education, which have led to protests, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has racked up R6.8bn in irregular expenditure, while auditors raised concerns about a further R50bn that was irregularly spent, but not disclosed.
Divisions in the ANC grew wider yesterday when the ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule applauded party MPs who did not participate in the vote to establish a special committee to probe Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s fitness to hold office.
Judgment in the case of the controversial sale of a piece of prime property in Sea Point, Cape Town, has been reserved until the second quarter of the year.