Cecil Burgess, the senior ANC MP who championed the controversial Protection of State Information Bill in Parliament, could soon be entrusted with the crucial job of protecting South Africans from abuse by the country’s spies.
Charl du Plessis
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will soon be the next law enforcement authority to find itself plunged into uncertainty and without a permanent head.
Justice Minister Mike Masutha wants to meet with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng so that the country’s most senior jurist can explain his public, and very scathing, attack on the minister.
Mmusi Maimane, the official leader of the opposition in Parliament, will have less than 10 minutes today to try steal the limelight back from the Economic Freedom Fighters.
What does the DA hope to find on the spy tapes? The answer is simple: nothing.
The Democratic Alliance will not release the contents of the widely discussed spy tapes to the public today.
A five-year battle to hold back the spy tapes ran out of steam on Friday. Charl du Plessis reports.
President Jacob Zuma’s lawyer has conceded in the Supreme Court of Appeal that the spy tapes which got Zuma off the hook on corruption charges should be made public.
Oscar Pistorius should never have been charged with murder.
Even if Judge Thokozila Masipa believes Oscar Pistorius is telling the truth, he cannot escape being convicted of murder, the state has argued.
Opposition political parties are “astounded” by Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Chairperson Pansy Tlakula’s argument that a seemingly misleading statement she made to Parliament is not admissible as evidence in court.
After more than two years of investigating South Africa’s controversial multi-billion rand arms procurements, another two evidence leaders employed by the commission of inquiry have called it quits.
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