SCA dismisses second appeal by company implicated in Gauteng PPE tender fraud

22 September 2021, 8:51 PM
The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed with costs, the second application for leave to appeal by Ledla Structural Development against the Special Investigating Unit's Special Tribunal order, as unlawful and invalid.
2 967 new COVID-19 cases in SA 22 September 2021, 7:48 PM

A total of 42 579 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs in South Africa, with 2 967 new cases, representing a 7.0% positivity rate.

ConCourt rules that UNISA must offer Afrikaans as a medium 22 September 2021, 6:04 PM

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the University of South Africa (UNISA) has to change its language policy to include teaching and learning in Afrikaans.

UN’s Coordinator in SA pledges millions for social cohesion following July unrest 22 September 2021, 5:38 PM

United Nations Resident Coordinator in South Africa, Nardos Bekele-Thomas has pledged more than R20 million towards the country's economic growth. Bekele-Thomas says the money will also be used to revive businesses that were affected during July's unrest in KwaZulu-Natal.

Government working on sewer spillages: Mabuza 22 September 2021, 5:00 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is working on a plan to deal with sewer spillages that end up in rivers and pollutes drinking water.

Justice Sutherland orders Part B of Hlophe’s review application be removed from court roll 22 September 2021, 4:18 PM

Gauteng Division Deputy Judge President Roland Sutherland has ordered that Part B of Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's review application will be removed from the court roll today. This is to allow legal representatives to exchange court papers that must be submitted to his office.

Additional R12-million required for technical assessment of incomplete Giyani water project 22 September 2021, 3:48 PM

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu met with stakeholders responsible for the project two weeks ago.

Hlophe’s request for his matter to be heard by another judge dismissed 22 September 2021, 12:58 PM

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's request for his matter to be heard by a judge in another division has been dismissed by Deputy Judge President of the High Court in Johannesburg Roland Sutherland.

Hlophe does not want any of the judges in the Gauteng Division to hear his case 22 September 2021, 11:00 AM

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe says he does not want any of the judges in the Gauteng Division to hear his case. Judge President Dunstan Mlambo heads two high court divisions in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Judge Hlophe’s urgent review application to be held on Wednesday 22 September 2021, 7:15 AM

Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe's urgent review application will on Wednesday be heard by Deputy Judge President of the High Court in Johannesburg Roland Sutherland.

Judgment expected in Tsegofatso Pule’s killer’s bail application 22 September 2021, 6:28 AM

Judgment is expected to be delivered in the High Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday in the bail application of the alleged mastermind behind the murder of Tsegofatso Pule.

SA records 2 197 new COVID-19 cases 21 September 2021, 8:08 PM

The NICD says the current downward trend in COVID-19 cases seems to be continuing as the country records 2 197 new infections.  

Undocumented SA citizens frustrated by ID system for COVID-19 vaccinations 21 September 2021, 6:07 PM

The government has mounted a concerted campaign to get South Africans to vaccinate against the coronavirus pandemic. President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphasised the importance of vaccinating every time he speaks to the nation. But what happens if you want to be vaccinated, but don't have an Identity Document?

Anti-vaxxers within their rights if they stay at home in self-isolation: Archbishop Makgoba 21 September 2021, 5:39 PM

Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba says anti-vaxxers are within their right not to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they are willing to stay at home in self-isolation.

UK’s decision to keep SA on travel red list unfounded: HPCSA 21 September 2021, 5:22 PM

President of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) Doctor Kgosi Letlape says COVID-19 vaccines administered in South Africa, are the same as those administered in other parts of the world.

Court compels Education Department to revise plans regarding eradication of pit toilets 21 September 2021, 2:24 PM

The parents of a Limpopo learner who died in a pit toilet want the Basic Education Department to abide by the Polokwane High Court judgment. The judgment compels the department to revise its plans towards completely eradicating pit toilets.

Bathabile Dlamini’s perjury court case postponed to October 21 September 2021, 12:09 PM

The Perjury case against former Social Development Minister and African National Congress Women's League President Bathabile Dlamini has been postponed to the 1st of October in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Team of KZN social workers dispatched to probe rape incident 21 September 2021, 11:21 AM

A team of social workers has been dispatched to investigate an incident of rape following reports of a 52-year-old man accused of having sex with his biological daughter for more than 12 years at Bulwer in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.

Nomia Ndlovu’s trial postponed to Monday 21 September 2021, 10:14 AM

Multiple murder accused Nomia Ndlovu’s trial has been postponed to next week Monday. Ndlovu made a brief appearance at the Johannesburg High Court on Tuesday morning. 

Strong police presence outside Pietermaritburg High Court ahead of Zuma, Thales trial 21 September 2021, 8:49 AM

There is a strong police presence outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of the arms deal corruption trial of former President Jacob Zuma and French arms dealer Thales.

Cape Town to spend over R140 million on security for empty plots of land 21 September 2021, 7:13 AM

The City of Cape Town says its housing projects have been severely impacted by a surge in gang violence, extortion rackets, sabotage and theft.

Bathabile Dlamini to appear in court on perjury charges 21 September 2021, 7:09 AM

Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will appear at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on a charge of perjury on Tuesday.

Zuma, Thales case back in court 21 September 2021, 5:51 AM

The corruption case against former President Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales is back in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday.

Ramaphosa hints that R350 grant will be extended beyond March 2022 20 September 2021, 9:06 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has given a strong signal that the R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant will be extended beyond March next year.

SA shows sustained downward trend in COVID-19 cases with 1 504 new infections 20 September 2021, 7:43 PM

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)  says the current surge in COVID-19 infections seems to be showing signs of a sustained downward trend. 

Residents in Cradock and Middelberg decry lack of services by municipality 20 September 2021, 6:34 PM

Service delivery is expected to be a key issue in the November first local government elections. The area has been hit by frequent protests. These locals are tired of what they say are empty promises.

Pre-trial hearing in Talana Hostel shack corruption case postponed 20 September 2021, 5:16 PM

The pre-trial hearing of the six people accused of corruption in the contract to build accommodation at the Talana Hostel in Tzaneen, Limpopo, has been postponed

Giyani water project corruption case postponed to October 20th 20 September 2021, 3:56 PM

The trial of two Limpopo businessmen accused of corruption related to the Giyani water project has been postponed to October 20th by the Specialised Crimes Court in Polokwane.

Nomia Ndlovu accused of tampering with evidence at sister’s home 20 September 2021, 3:56 PM

Former police officer, Nomia Ndlovu has denied tampering with evidence when she visited her sister, Audrey’s room in Tembisa after she was found dead.

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Trial of ten suspects in 2020 North West cash-in-transit heist postponed to March next year 20 September 2021, 2:31 PM

A trial against ten suspects following a botched cash-in-transit heist has been postponed to March next year at the High Court in Mahikeng in North West.

Nomia Ndlovu denies enquiring about boyfriend’s insurance premiums 20 September 2021, 2:00 PM

The court has heard shocking revelations about events leading up to the murder of Maurice Mabasa, multiple murder accused Nomia Ndlovu’s boyfriend.