Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay pension fails

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application for leave to appeal a judgment on former South African Revenue Service (SARS) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay’s pension package. It has also dismissed Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Pillay’s applications for a cross-appeal in so far as the court found against […]

Busisiwe Mkhwebane loses bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay’s early retirement

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, ex-acting SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Ivan Pillay and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane have all lost their bid to overturn the North Gauteng High Court ruling on Pillay’s early retirement. A full bench of the high court – Judges Elizabeth Kubushi, Mpostoli Twala and Norman Davis – dismissed Mkhwebane’s appeal […]

Chief Justice Mogoeng files appeal, won’t apologise for Israel remarks

According to a report by a local publication, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng filed a 39-page appeal on Saturday 3 April 2021 against a ruling ordering him to apologize and retract his public comments on SA’s foreign policy on Israel. He was ordered by the Judicial Conduct Committee to retract and apologize for his pro-Israel utterances […]

Free State police appeal to public to help identify trio that raped teenage girl

Free State police are calling on the public for help in identifying a group of men who raped a teenage girl and wounded her friend in Odendaalsrus. The three men stormed into a house in the K8 Section in Kutloanong in the early hours of Friday morning. Police say they gained entry through an unlocked […]

ATM will appeal high court ruling on secret ballot

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) will approach the Western Cape High Court for leave to appeal its dismissal of the party’s application to review and set aside Parliament’s decision to refuse its request to hold a motion of no confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa by way of a secret ballot. On Friday, the high court […]

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to appeal ruling

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng intends to appeal the Judicial Conduct Committee ruling that he apologize for his pro-Israel comments. During a webinar hosted by The Jerusalem Post last year, he cited Biblical references to justify his comments. Africa 4 Palestine, SA Boycott Disinvestments and Sanctions Coalition and Women’s CulturalGroup, laid complaints about Mogoeng’s comments. They […]

Busisiwe Mkhwebane waits for ConCourt to hear appeal challenging Parliament, says spokesperson

The Office of the Public Protector has given clarity on advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s legal bid to appeal the Western Cape High Court’s dismissal of her application in November 2020 seeking an interdict against the parliamentary removal proceedings against her. After the parliamentary removal proceedings got underway early last year, Mkhwebane unsuccessfully asked the high court […]

Mitchells Plain police appeal for leads after fatal shooting

Four friends died in a hail of bullets in broad daylight on a street in Mitchells Plain on Saturday. The one who was lucky to escape, sustained bullet wounds. This is the second shooting in the area in two days. On Thursday, two boys were killed in Beacon Valley, just a few kilometres from Saturday’s […]

Outa to oppose former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni’s appeal

Outa will be opposing former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni‘s appeal against the delinquency judgment against her. Myeni was declared a delinquent director for life in May last year but she filed an urgent appeal against the ruling last month. Her previous appeal was denied. Outa accuses Myeni of plunging SAA into financial chaos. In […]

Gauteng govt won’t appeal SCA decision on Tshwane

Gauteng Co-operative governance MEC Lebogang Maile says he won’t appeal a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling in favour of the DA in the City of Tshwane. Maile says the Gauteng government would rather wait for a Constitutional Court decision on the matter. Last week, the appeals court ruled his decision to place the metro under […]