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 The High Court in Pretoria found that the then NPA Head, Mokotedi Mpshe's decision to drop 783 corruption charges against Jacob Zuma in 2009 had been irrational.
Zuma can apply for permanent stay of prosecution: Ngobeni

Saturday 30 April 2016 07:31

A legal consultant, Doctor Paul Ngobeni says President Jacob Zuma can apply for a permanent stay of prosecution based on abuse of processes by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).


The Mamalodi residents claim that they have been asking for land since 2008.
Mamelodi land grabbers forcefully removed

Friday 29 April 2016 20:40

The quest for land continues to place the homeless and authorities on a collision course.


Opposition parties represented in Parliament are threatening to take legal action against the then NPA head, Mokotedi Mpshe, for failing to prosecute President Zuma.
Opposition parties call for President Zuma to resign

Friday 29 April 2016 17:01

Opposition parties in Parliament are reiterating their calls for President Jacob Zuma to resign with immediate effect.


Muhammed Vawda says the Constitution allows only the National Director of Public Prosecution to review a decision whether to prosecute.
Spy Tape verdict in violation of Constitution

Friday 29 April 2016 14:42

Muhammed Vawda says the judgment in the Spy Tape case is in serious violation of the Constitution, because there must be independence between the NPA and the judiciary.


Mmusi Maimane says the judgement states that Jacob Zuma must face prosecution.
Spy tape ruling is a victory for the constitution: Maimane

Friday 29 April 2016 12:20

The Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says the judgement on the Spy tape case is a victory for the rule of law and the constitution.


The Pretoria High Court Judge Aubrey Ledwaba.
Decision to drop Zuma charges irrational: High Court

Friday 29 April 2016 10:41

The Pretoria High Court Judge Aubrey Ledwaba has ruled that the decision to drop criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma must be reviewed.


 The court will rule whether to overturn a decision by the NPA to drop fraud and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma seven years ago.
DA confident court will rule in their favour in Spy tape case

Friday 29 April 2016 09:18

The Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says he is confident that the high court in Pretoria will rule in the party's favour in Friday's judgment regarding the so-called spy-tapes saga.


Jacob Zuma was indicted before he became president of the country.
D-Day for Spy Tape Case

Friday 29 April 2016 05:29

The high court in Pretoria will on Friday rule on the DA’s application to have the NPA review its decision to drop criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma.


President Jacob Zuma on Thursday conferred six categories of National Orders in Pretoria.
SA women dominate at this year's National Orders

Thursday 28 April 2016 14:49

Women dominated this year's National Orders in the fields of business, science and technological innovation.


The court acquitted the accused of one rape and two murder charges due to insufficient evidence.
Serial rapist and killer to be sentenced in two months

Thursday 28 April 2016 13:55

Serial rapist and killer Andries Makgae will know his fate in just two months as the Pretoria High Court has postponed sentencing until July 21.


  In April 2013, the court ordered that the old names be displayed with the new names.
Afriforum’s urgent application on street names struck off the roll

Thursday 28 April 2016 12:31

An urgent application, in which Afriforum is asking the High Court in Pretoria to review the City of Tshwane's decision to replace old street names with new ones, has been struck off the roll.


President Jacob Zuma is bestowing the luminaries with National Orders in various categories at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential guest house in Pretoria.
Zuma bestows National Orders in Pretoria

Thursday 28 April 2016 11:34

South Africans and foreign nationals that have made outstanding contribution to the country in various fields are currently being honoured in Pretoria.


Andries Makgae to appear at the High Court in Pretoria.
Judgment day for suspected serial killer

Thursday 28 April 2016 09:54

The High Court in Pretoria will on Thursday morning hand down judgment in the multiple rape and serial killer case of Andries Makgae.


 Zwelakhe Sisulu will be bestowed the Order of Mapungubwe for his contribution to journalism in the country.
Zwelakhe Sisulu to receive National Orders Award

Thursday 28 April 2016 07:50

The wife of late Businessman and former media executive, Zwelakhe Sisulu says she is grateful for the National Orders Award that is going to be bestowed unto his husband.


Madikizela-Mandela to be honoured

Thursday 28 April 2016 07:15

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be among those that President Jacob Zuma will honour for her role in the struggle against apartheid.


Kaizer Chiefs score 2-1 comeback win over Tuks

Thursday 28 April 2016 06:47

The University of Pretoria were beaten 2-1 by Kaizer Chiefs in an Absa Premiership clash at the Tuks Stadium on Wednesday night. AmaTuks led 1-0 at halftime.


Panyaza Lesufi says the majority of the technical glitches have since been resolved.
Over 370 000 online school applications processed so far: Lesufi

Tuesday 26 April 2016 15:43

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says over 370 000 online applications for Grades 1 and 8 learners for the 2017 academic year have been processed so far.


 Buyiswa Mjamba-Matshoba has agreed with the HPCSA to part ways with effect from the end of this month.
Former HPCSA chief won’t receive golden handshake: Motsoaledi

Tuesday 26 April 2016 10:03

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the Registrar and CEO of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), Buyiswa Mjamba-Matshoba, will not receive a golden handshake.


Chairperson of the Commission for Employment Equity Tabea Kabinde.
Equity report reveals racial dynamics remain unchanged in employment

Monday 25 April 2016 20:16

A report by the Commission for Employment Equity reveals that racial dynamics at top management level remain largely unchanged.


Prasa tests new passenger trains

Monday 25 April 2016 19:22

Prasa has commenced with the technical and open line speed testing of its newly acquired multi-billion rand passenger train sets.


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