Malawian National bust for human trafficking

PRETORIA - A sting operation comprising members of the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and the Department of Home Affairs has led to the arrest of a Malawian national for human trafficking in Johannesburg on Thursday. The 38-year-old man told undercover police that he was selling four…

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Attorneys Amendment Bill

The legal profession in this country remains an un-level and non-uniform playing field. The profession, it can be said, "has had it too good for too long" From the exorbitant legal fees charged by Senior Counsel and established law firms to the non- cooperation of…

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NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

Pretoria - Since the 20th of 0ctober 2014 the prosecution team, Adv Gerrie Nel and Adv Andrea Johnson, have been hard at work studying the judgement, researching and also consulting with legal experts with the view to establish whether or not there are sufficient grounds…

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Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year. Pistorius was also sentenced to three years, suspended for five years, for firing a pistol under a table…

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SCA dismisses President Zuma appeal over tapes

Bloemfontein - Justice Mahomed Solomon Navsa of the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed President Jacob Zuma's application to prevent the release of taped recordings with costs.  The recordings will now be handed over to the Democratic Alliance. In response to the ruling the National Prosecuting…

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Minister green lights SA Police Force executions at Marikana

Marikana - In a written statement read back to the Farlam Commission by Dali Mpofu, Minister Susan Shabangu stated in 2008: "You must kill the bastards if they threaten you or the community. You must not worry about the regulations. That is my responsibility. Your…

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