Lawyers’ council defends its handling of rogue lawyer

“The matters have been seriously litigated and time consuming. However, that is the nature of the legal process” - Legal Practice Council chairperson


Law | 22 February 2024

Joburg communities protest against City Power

The utility says its ageing and damaged infrastructure is battling to cope with demand, and calls on electricity users to pay their bills


Brief | 19 February 2024

Shabbat against genocide held at Nelson Mandela Foundation

The evening was co-hosted with South African Jews for a Free Palestine


Brief | 19 February 2024

Lawyers for child victims of rogue attorney take on Legal Practice Council

Court tells Council to finalise investigation into alleged R348-million plunder of trust funds by disgraced attorney Zuko Nonxuba


Law | 14 February 2024

Evicted Alexandra families spend the night on the street

Dozens of families evicted from container housing by the City of Johannesburg


News | 13 February 2024

Judge Makhubele says she never called Tribunal witnesses liars

Hearings at the Judicial Conduct Tribunal into alleged gross misconduct by the judge will resume on 22 February


Law | 9 February 2024

Judge Makhubele says there’s no evidence she aided state capture at PRASA

Hearing by the Judicial Conduct Tribunal into possible gross misconduct by the judge continues


Law | 8 February 2024

Judge Makhubele accuses PRASA whistleblowers of lying

The judge is before the Judicial Conduct Tribunal to answer charges of gross misconduct


Law | 7 February 2024

Tough judge on the ropes for scathing Road Accident Fund rulings

Judicial Conduct Committee rules Judge Fisher must answer misconduct charge


Law | 5 February 2024

Judge “grossly misconducted herself” says Mlambo

Judge Mngqibisa-Thusi delivered over 20 judgments late


Law | 30 January 2024

Disciplinary tribunal for tardy judge goes behind closed doors

Judiciary watchdog “surprised” by blanket ban


Law | 29 January 2024

Judge Makhubele contradicts Gauteng Judge President’s testimony

“I deny there was such a meeting,” Makhubhele tells judicial tribunal


Law | 26 January 2024

Judge Makhubele finally gives evidence in her conduct Tribunal

Hearing commences four years after complaint was lodged against her


Law | 25 January 2024

Judge Makhubele threatens urgent court application to postpone conduct inquiry

She must be ready to give evidence on Thursday, tribunal rules


Brief | 24 January 2024

Tribunal rejects postponement of Judge Makhubele hearing

Hearings will resume whether or not Makhubele has legal representation, tribunal rules


Brief | 22 January 2024

Parents try to force Gauteng high school to admit their children

About 30 parents from a neighbouring suburb insist their children be allowed to attend Florida Park High


News | 18 January 2024