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SOCIETY

If you are arrested in South Africa, Here's what you need to know about bail.

While law enforcement is put in place to take criminals off the street, they can sometimes make mistakes and innocent people can find themselves behind bars. If you are ever in this situation here's some helpful information about getting bail as given by the managing director of Mashalane Associates.

  2 days ago ago
If you are arrested in South Africa, Here's what you need to know about bail.

EDUCATION

A teacher has been given a green light by the Court to sue the Department of Education R8 million.

There is no secret that our schools have become violent and unsafe. There are a lot of attacks in schools than there are at taverns. This may be partly because of the level of drug abuse by school children. In a move that will definitely set a precedent, a teacher has been given the green light by the Court in Mpumalanga to sue the Department of Basic Education a total of R8 million rands.

  1 month ago ago
A teacher has been given a green light by the Court to sue the Department of Education R8 million.

JUSTICE

Mr Mosia in Senzo trial told the Court that he failed to collect gunshot swabs from house occupants

Mosia needed a Sesotho interpreter as he faced cross-examination from advocate Zandile Mshololo, who forced the forensic officer to admit that the only evidence collection he did was at the direction of the late Brigadier Philani Ndlovu, Gauteng's former head of detectives. In her Twitter post, Chriselda Lewis mentioned that the forensic detective in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial told the High Court he did not take any swabs of gunshot residue from ANY of the occupants in the house to determine if the shooter was in the house.

  2 months ago ago
Mr Mosia in Senzo trial told the Court that he failed to collect gunshot swabs from house occupants

POLITICS

Court Cancels Two Billion Brown Envelope Security Tender In Mpumalanga For These Reasons

The longer the African National Congress remains the south african ruling,the more corruption will prevail,despite the fact that many government officials especially those affiliated with the African National Congress has been exposed and the party is dying a slow death due to corrupt members,the other comrades continues to be on the looting spree as if nobody knows or suspicious of their corrupt motives.The south african manucipalities including the metropolitans are practically dysfunctional and couldn't serve the people as they are mandated to do,corruption has played a huge role in destabilizing many manucipalities around the country,people have been going from one position to another after they were found to have been engaged in some irregularities in their previous positions.Apparently,the court has cancelled two billion security tender that was due to be taken by 20 security companies for the next three years,the court found that the tender was irregularly awarded to the winners who are somehow connected to some of the politicians,it has been reported that the bidders who lost have approached the court earlier this year as they were not satisfied with how bidding went,the losers claims that the winners have been showering the MEC for security and safety Vusi Shongwe and his deputy Godfrey Ntombela in the province of Mpumalanga with the gifts that came with the sports bags,they went on to claim that one businessman who represents five companies that won the tender gave the MEC 2,5 million hard cash in sports bags which were filmed by the CCTV.The court had also ordered the implicated individuals to personally pay the legal fees to one of the complaints who hired a private legal team,the court is of the opinion that the implicated individuals committed this fraud in their own personal capacity,so the government shouldn't pay the legal fees for them,other complainants are reported to be filling for their legal fees to be paid by these government officials.The tendering system had paved a way for many corrupt businessmen and the arrogant government officials who are vested with the powers to reward the tenders.

  1 month ago ago
Court Cancels Two Billion Brown Envelope Security Tender In Mpumalanga For These Reasons

POLITICS

Bowman Lusambo's last message in Parliament before his seat was nullified

It has been a sad day to the former minister of Lusaka province and the immediate Member of parliament for Kabushi Constituency Mr. Bowman Lusambo. Today 28th July 2022 the constitutional Court has nullified the seat of the mentioned MP. Immediately after he was nullified, the Member of parliament has posted on his Facebook page encouraging his followers.

  11 days ago ago
Bowman Lusambo's last message in Parliament before his seat was nullified

JUSTICE

Bad news for foreigners looking for jobs in South Africa, court had ruled & it will be difficult now

For some years now, South Africans have been up in arms demanding government of the Republic of South Africa to enforce that companies operating in South Africa prioritize South Africans when it comes to employment. This has been fight for some years and led to formation of movement such as Put South Africa first and Operation Dudula fighting for the same goal.

  29 days ago ago
Bad news for foreigners looking for jobs in South Africa, court had ruled & it will be difficult now

JUSTICE

Groundbreaking Court Judgement || Here is what will happen if a foreign spouse divorces an SA spouse

Newzroom Afrika shared a groundbreaking Court judgement regarding what should happen when a South African parent/spouse/caregiver gets separated from his/her foreign spouse. The ruling that was made by the Western Cape High Court stipulated that if a foreign parent , spouse, or caregiver ends the relationship with the South African spouse, the former will nolonger be required to leave the country.

  1 month ago ago
Groundbreaking Court Judgement || Here is what will happen if a foreign spouse divorces an SA spouse

JUSTICE

Cyril is on the wrong side of law. He is set to meet with these people at Court. See who they are.

Durban - On Thursday, the case against President Cyril Ramaphosa and Sibanye-Stillwater Mines will be heard in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. The case is about the Marikana Massacre and the "concurrent action" emails. Last year, the case was put off because it came to light that the judge in charge at the time, Colin Lamont, owned shares in Sibanye-Stillwater worth about R225,000.

  2 months ago ago
Cyril is on the wrong side of law. He is set to meet with these people at Court. See who they are.

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

My friend impregnated a married woman and the husband decided to adopt the child.

"My friend impregnated a married woman and the husband decided to adopt the child, now my friend wants his child. What should I do.?" This was posted by a twitter user after the Friend had an affair with a married woman. I think he should go to court and fight for his rights as a father.

  2 months ago ago
My friend impregnated a married woman and the husband decided to adopt the child.

JUSTICE

Just in - Busisiwe Mkhwebane Recieves Another Sad News From The Constitutional Court

Suspended Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane has received another sad news, in the form of a legal setback. Busisiwe Mkhwebane has requested for a leave of appeal to enable her to appeal the ruling against her. But the constitutional Court has turned it down, saying that they have seen that the case do not possess any prospect that would make it successful.

  1 month ago ago
Just in - Busisiwe Mkhwebane Recieves Another Sad News From The Constitutional Court

JUSTICE

Mr Mosia in Senzo trial told the Court that he failed to collect gunshot swabs from house occupants

Mosia required a Sesotho translator as he confronted interrogation from advocate Zandile Mshololo, who constrained the criminological official to concede that the main proof assortment he did was at the course of the late Brigadier Philani Ndlovu, Gauteng's previous head of investigators. In her Twitter post, Chriselda Lewis referenced that the legal analyst in the Senzo Meyiwa murder preliminary told the High Court he took no swabs of shot buildup from ANY of the tenants in the house to decide whether the shooter was in the house.

  2 months ago ago
Mr Mosia in Senzo trial told the Court that he failed to collect gunshot swabs from house occupants

JUSTICE

The Court Rejected The Queen's Request For 50% Stake In The King MisuZulu Estate.

The Pietermaritzburg High Court has rejected an application by Queen Sibongile MaDlamini of the Royal Household and costs. Queen Sibongile wanted to take 50% of the estate of King Goodwill Zwelithini of BhekuZulu who is still bowing as they were officially married. Judge Mjabuliseni Madondo said the petitioner had failed to ask the court to annul five more marriages of the king's wives as he said the marriages were illegal.

  5 months ago ago
The Court Rejected The Queen's Request For 50% Stake In The King MisuZulu Estate.

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

My friend impregnated a married woman and the husband decided to adopt the child.

"My companion impregnated a wedded lady and the spouse chose to take on the youngster, presently my companion needs his kid. How would it be advisable for me I respond.?" This was posted by a twitter client after the Friend had an unsanctioned romance with a wedded lady.

  2 months ago ago
My friend impregnated a married woman and the husband decided to adopt the child.

ENTERTAINMENT

What happened to Maggie Benedict AKA Akhona. The Court Case and international acting Gigs.

Maggie was born in the 1980s and she rose to fame in 2011 when she played the character of Akhona Griffiths. She played this character to perfection and to date it is still the role South Africans remember her for. She is a writer, director and mostly an actress.

  5 months ago ago
What happened to Maggie Benedict AKA Akhona. The Court Case and international acting Gigs.

CAREER-JOBS

VIDEO|| A Company Employing 90% Illegal Foreigners Busted In Boksburg

A new group has been formed called jawsa, who are representing workers and also their responsibility is to fight against the employment of illegal immigrants. Oppressors must not be allowed to run business in peace in this country. We are at Boksburg, company called Orama Roadhouse Restaurant does not pay Provident fund etc and worse it has employed 90% illegal foreigners and only 10% is South Africans.

  4 months ago ago
VIDEO|| A Company Employing 90% Illegal Foreigners Busted In Boksburg

JUSTICE

Heartbreaking|| A KZN Parolee Received A Deserving Sentence For Forcing Himself Onto His Daughter.

A parolee father who was released for parole on forcing himself on women showed that he was never sorry about his earlier crime, as he again forced himself on his own daughter. A father from Newlands West was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Ntuzuma regional Court in KwaZulu-Natal for the repeated forcing himself on his own daughter in 2020.

  3 months ago ago
Heartbreaking|| A KZN Parolee Received A Deserving Sentence For Forcing Himself Onto His Daughter.

JUSTICE

The South African Judiciary Aims to take trial to online

ABOUT COURT ONLINE AN OVERVIEW OF THE SYSTEM The OCJ is in the process of developing and implementing COURT ONLINE (an advanced cloud -based collaboration solution); that is aimed at providing a platform for Law Firms (LFs) / Litigants to file documents to the Courts electronically (E-Filing) over the Internet from anywhere.

  2 months ago ago
The South African Judiciary Aims to take trial to online

ENTERTAINMENT

Court Judgement||Opposers Of The Ascension Of King Misizulu Have Released A Disturbing Statement

The Royal Rebels have released another statement amid the Court Judgement and it's not so good. The Royal rebels said that they are aware of the Judgement imposed by Judge Madondo in matters filed by the first wife of the late King, Queen Sibongile Dlamini Zulu, and her two daughters Princess Ntandoyenkosi Nad Ntombizosuthu and also the senior Royal Prince Mbonisi who is also the ring leader of opposers.

  5 months ago ago
Court Judgement||Opposers Of The Ascension Of King Misizulu Have Released A Disturbing Statement

JUSTICE

NSFAS theft: Donors throw support behind Sibongile as Court grants her leave to appeal

South African citizens were touched by the sentence that was given to Walter Sisulu's student Sibongisile Mani. The business owners and some ordinary people are putting their head together to collect the funds in order to free the lady who mistakenly spent R818 000 from intel card that was sent to her.

  4 months ago ago
NSFAS theft: Donors throw support behind Sibongile as Court grants her leave to appeal

JUSTICE

Advocate Teffo 's Arrest in the Court Room was Unacceptable, Says Zondo

The law enforcement agencies are at work, and in full force trying to maintain order and stability in the society. The narrative that no one is above the law is been exercised and the message is sent out to perpetrators that you find yourself in the wrong side of the law, you will be arrested.

  3 months ago ago
Advocate Teffo 's Arrest in the Court Room was Unacceptable, Says Zondo