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28 October 2017 9:23 AM Coffin assault duo hopes SCA will give different ruling

JOHANNESBURG - The two men who assaulted and forced Rethabile Mlotshwa into a coffin say they believe the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) could present a different ruling on their hefty jail sentences. The pair made headlines last year when a video of the attack on Mlotshwa emerged. The man who was beaten and forced into a coffin in Mpumalanga says his attackers 95

21 October 2017 5:29 AM Zuma's days of avoiding his day in court may be over

After almost a decade of evading court, he now has until November 30 to make representations to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) as to why he should not stand trial for the 783 criminal charges against him. The NPA’s decision yesterday seemed a mere formality as the National Director of Public Prosecution (NDPP) advocate Shaun Abrahams appeared 91

15 October 2017 6:57 PM Thabo Mbeki Foundation 'hopeful' after SCA spy tapes judgment

Cape Town - The Thabo Mbeki Foundation said it has renewed hope following the Supreme Court of Appeals' (SCA) judgment in the spy tapes saga against President Jacob Zuma. The SCA on Friday upheld the ruling of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that the decision to drop charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2009 was irrational. Zuma's office 45

15 October 2017 4:00 AM Zuma will evade justice

Prosecuting President Jacob Zuma will be an uphill battle that is “highly unlikely” to be won – even after a process that will take “at least four years”. Highly placed sources within the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and security cluster told City Press on Friday that huge pitfalls in the way of a successful prosecution include the fact that the top prosecutor 94

13 October 2017 9:36 AM REACTION: SCA sends Zuma case right back to NPA

Finally, after almost a decade of ducking and diving, and squandering millions of rand of public money on his own legal fees, President Jacob Zuma will now face 783 charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering for stealing the people's money. The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) this morning 45

13 October 2017 7:52 AM SCA upholds High Court decision on Zuma charges

The Supreme Court of Appeal has confirmed that the decision to withdraw the 783 criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma was irrational. PRETORIA - The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and President Jacob Zuma against a High Court order which set aside the decision to withdraw charges against the president 47

13 October 2017 3:21 AM SCA to rule on Zuma 'spy tapes' saga

Bloemfontein - The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein will hand down judgment in an appeal by President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the "spy tapes" saga on Friday. The SCA was now ready to give its verdict after Zuma and the NPA conceded that former NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe's decision not to prosecute him for corruption 142

30 September 2017 7:31 AM Journalist Vuyo Mvoko wins case against SABC

But Mvoko‚ who had a three-year contract as a contributing editor‚ was not. The Centre for Constitutional Rights said on Friday it welcomed the SCA’s decision. “The decision makes it apparent that the public broadcaster is bound by constitutional considerations”‚ which states that public services must be provided impartially‚ fairly‚ equitably and without 50

29 September 2017 10:10 AM Thandi Maqubela's murder conviction overturned

BLOEMFONTEIN - The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) on Friday overturned the conviction of Thandi Maqubela for the murder of her husband, acting judge Patrick Maqubela. Patrick Maqubela died in June 2009. His body was found in his Bantry Bay apartment in Cape Town. His 62-year-old widow was found guilty of his murder in November 2014, as well as of falsifying 39

17 September 2017 3:57 AM Why Zuma won't get his day in court

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and lawyers for President Jacob Zuma are considering a plan to ensure that it will be many years before the country’s first citizen gets to have his day in court. The plan emerged after Zuma’s advocate, Kemp J Kemp, made a dramatic concession at the Supreme Court of Appeal on Thursday. Kemp conceded that the decision 97