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31 January 2017 4:19 PM #GerrieNel: Juniors can handle Oscar Pistorius case well

Tshwane – Veteran prosecutor Advocate Gerrie Nel on Tuesday, said that he believes that the prosecutorial team he worked with on the Oscar Pistorius matter is competent to handle the high profile case to its justifiable conclusion without him. "As far as the Pistorius case is concerned, I am not leaving only that matter. I have been involved in a few [other] 19

31 January 2017 12:49 PM Pistorius case to be led by Nel's 'fiery' co-prosecutor

Johannesburg - Advocate Gerrie Nel’s co-prosecutor Andrea Johnson will lead the State’s case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius, the NPA said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed this shortly after News24 announced that Nel had tendered his resignation with the authority on Monday and had given them a 24-hour notice period 20

30 January 2017 5:42 PM NPA's Jiba and Mrwebi to launch fightback in Supreme Court of Appeal

The National Prosecuting Authority’s deputy national director of public prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba, and special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi’s have been granted leave to appeal a court decision which saw them struck off the state prosecutor’s roll of advocates last year and subsequently placed on special leave. In September, Judge 19

14 December 2016 3:43 PM Faith Muthambi absolves herself of crisis at SABC

Appearing before the parliamentary inquiry into the SABC board’s fitness to hold office, Communications Minister Faith Muthambi said she had no influence on many of the happenings that have plagued the SABC. Muthambi was given just over 40 minutes to make a presentation to the ad hoc committee in Parliament which has been hearing testimony about the SABC board 15

07 December 2016 5:03 AM 'Not up to judges to say when people could die'

Issues about choosing when to die were "engaging profound moral questions beyond the remit of judges to determine [and] should be decided by the representatives of the people of the country as a whole". This was the view of the Supreme Court of Appeal when it upheld the government's appeal against a High Court judgment that gave euthanasia advocate Robert 11

06 December 2016 2:26 PM High Court decision 'wrong' in right-to-die order

Cape Town – The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday found it was wrong for a high court to issue an order allowing a terminally ill cancer patient to commit suicide with a doctor’s help. "It was wrong to hold that the common law crimes of murder and culpable homicide needed to be or should be developed to accommodate PAE [physician-assisted euthanasia] 12

06 December 2016 12:39 PM Parliament‚ not courts‚ should decide on the right to die: SCA

Terminally ill people cannot approach the courts and ask for the right to die after the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) upheld the government's appeal against a high court judgment. Euthanasia advocate Robin Stransham-Ford had won the right to have doctor-assisted suicide last year‚ but died two hours before the ruling was given. Stransham-Ford‚ who had terminal 13

25 November 2016 9:07 AM AbaThembu Chief Daludumo Mtirara found dead

Johannesburg - AbaThembu Chief Daludumo Mtirara has allegedly killed himself, a royal family member said on Friday morning. He shot himself in his home in Pretoria, according to the relative, who asked not to be named. Police could not confirm Mtirara's death. The source said some members of the royal family still had to be informed. Mtirara was vehemently 15

24 November 2016 9:05 PM 'DA can't tell SABC who to employ'

LAWYERS representing the SABC told the Western Cape High Court the DA cannot tell the public broadcaster who it can employ. Advocate Stephan du Toit SC, acting for the SABC, said they regarded the DA’s 
move to have the reappointment of group executive of corporate affairs Hlaudi Motsoeneng declared invalid as unfair. Du Toit was arguing on the second 13

24 November 2016 12:58 PM DA cannot tell SABC who to employ, court hears

Cape Town - The Democratic Alliance cannot tell the SABC who it can employ. That was the contention by Advocate Stephan du Toit SC, acting for the SABC, in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. Du Toit was arguing on the second day of hearings into an application brought by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to have the re-appointment of Group Executive 14