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ConCourt dismisses Mkhwebane's appeal against Bankorp costs order

ConCourt dismisses Mkhwebane's appeal against Bankorp costs order

The Constitutional Court has dismissed Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s appeal against a personal costs order.

Exposed: The long battle to escape fraudulent marriages in SA

Exposed: The long battle to escape fraudulent marriages in SA

A fraudulent marriage happens when the victim’s ID number is used without their knowledge to create a marriage to a stranger that exists only on paper. Their surnames as recorded on the Home Affairs registry then change to those of their alleged 'spouses'.

Gigaba resigns as Home Affairs Minister

Gigaba resigns as Home Affairs Minister

Malusi Gigaba has faced a difficult few weeks - with pressure mounting from opposition parties on him to resign.

Jacob Zuma fires attorney Michael Hulley

Jacob Zuma fires attorney Michael Hulley

Hulley saw Zuma through more than a decade of the drawn-out spy tapes saga and represented him at his 2006 rape trial, where he was acquitted.

State Security Agency boss Fraser moved to Correctional Services Dept

State Security Agency boss Fraser moved to Correctional Services Dept

The move comes as the Inspector-General of Intelligence prepares to go to court to challenge Fraser’s decision to revoke his security clearance.

Report: Gupta properties raided in India

Report: Gupta properties raided in India

Members of the family and their business associates are wanted in connection with fraud and corruption related to numerous ongoing state capture investigations.

Zuma will meet with Ramaphosa to discuss terms of his exit

Zuma will meet with Ramaphosa to discuss terms of his exit

It’s not known when that meeting will take place but it’s a continuation of talks between the pair which took place earlier this week.

High Court sets aside GP Edu Dept instruction in Afrikaans school case

High Court sets aside GP Edu Dept instruction in Afrikaans school case

Judge Bill Prinsloo has found that the department did not have the authority to unilaterally override the school’s language policy and that it failed to assess the school’s capacity to accommodate the pupils.

[ALERT] Oscar Pistorius takes sentence appeal to ConCourt

[ALERT] Oscar Pistorius takes sentence appeal to ConCourt

Details of the grounds for Pistorius’s appeal are not yet known, however, its understood he filed his notice of intention to appeal at the Constitutional Court on Tuesday.