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26 July 2018 4:30 PM ConCourt dismisses Gauteng education department's appeal in Overvaal language case

The Constitutional Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the Gauteng Department of Education against a high court judgment that found Hoërskool Overvaal does not have capacity to enrol English-speaking pupils. In January this year, Hoërskool Overvaal, a high school where the medium of instruction is Afrikaans, approached the North Gauteng High Court 51

26 July 2018 11:02 AM CAS confirms 2 Russians stripped of 2008 Olympic medals

Lausanne - Russian athletes Tatyana Lebedeva and Maria Abakumova lost their appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday and were stripped of three silver medals for doping at the 2008 Olympic Games. CAS confirmed the IOC decisions in 2016 to disqualify the pair plus compatriot Ekaterina Gnidenko. The banned anabolic steroid turinabol was discovered 33

24 July 2018 8:04 AM ConCourt grants Mkhwebane direct access to appeal personal costs order

The Constitutional Court has granted Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane direct access to challenge the constitutionality of the personal costs order made against her, her office has said. In February, Mkhwebane was ordered by the North Gauteng High Court to pay 15% of the legal costs of the South African Reserve Bank's challenge of her Absa/Bankorp 49

23 July 2018 6:00 PM Sundowns host Chiefs in epic Absa Premiership opener

Cape Town - The Premier Soccer League (PSL) on Monday confirmed opening fixtures of the 2018/19 Absa Premiership season. The season is scheduled to get under way on the weekend of August 4-5 - with six games being played. The opening fixture sees the defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns take on Kaizer Chiefs at Loftus Versfeld. Some of the fixtures 40

20 July 2018 3:36 PM CAS rules in favour of AC Milan

Lausanne - The world's top sports court on Friday overturned a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA's financial fair play rules, calling the punishment "not proportionate." UEFA banned Milan from playing in next season's Europa League citing the club's failure to meet the "break-even requirement," which bars clubs from taking on debt to fund daily 57

20 July 2018 12:20 PM ICC denies damages to kids born after DRC village attack

War crimes judges ruled on Thursday that five children born after their parents were victims of a brutal 2003 attack on a Congolese village were not eligible to receive compensation. The International Criminal Court (ICC) judges "dismissed the requests for reparations made by these applicants" in the case of the convicted warlord Germain Katanga, the tribunal 46

15 July 2018 4:04 AM More tax money to fund JZ case

President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed that taxpayers must once again cough up for former president Jacob Zuma’s legal costs in a court case. This time it is for an appeal against the personal costs order granted against Zuma following his aborted attempt to review former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s state capture report. A letter from the state 105

09 July 2018 1:47 PM Soccer star Teko Modise on SARS' name and shame list

Former Bafana Bafana regular Teko Modise is among 10 taxpayers convicted for failing to submit their outstanding tax returns, a spokesperson from the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has confirmed. SARS issued a statement on Monday, publishing the names of offenders in terms of section 74 of the tax administration act. All 10 offenders were fined 65

05 July 2018 10:38 AM Another child drowns in a pit toilet

A three-year-old boy has died after he allegedly fell into a pit toilet at Diteteng village in Moletji, Limpopo police said on Thursday. Police spokesperson Constable Maphure Manamela said little Omari Monono died on Wednesday at his aunt's home, where he usually plays. "His aunt took off his clothes and left him to relieve himself outside the toilet 56

04 July 2018 4:11 PM Cape Town launches a place for the homeless to sleep

GroundUp reports that an overnight sleeping facility for homeless people under the Culemborg bridge in Cape Town's city centre was launched on Tuesday. The "Safe Space" is an initiative of the City's social development and early childhood development department and is intended to take strain off the shelter system as well as help reintegrate homeless 43