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Jeanette Chabalala


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Recent articles by Jeanette:

Zondo commission preparing to resume hearings end of June

Chairperson of the commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, says the commission is preparing to resume its hearings end of June or early July. → Read More

Teachers' union in court bid to stop schools from opening, tells its members to stay home

The Educators Union of South Africa has lodged an urgent court application to interdict the reopening of schools on 8 June. → Read More

SA Reserve Bank must release apartheid-era records, court rules

The South Africa History Archive has won a six-year long battle against the South African Reserve Bank), forcing it to release apartheid-era records. → Read More

Homeless attacks: Accused to arrange new court date for bail application

A man charged with the attempted murder of two homeless people in Tshwane is expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court to arrange for a new date for his official bail application. → Read More

State capture crimes: BLA 'baffled' by appointment of all-male senior counsel

The Black Lawyers Association says it is "deeply disappointed" that not a single woman was appointed to join a team of advocates briefed to prosecute state capture crimes. → Read More

UCT at fault for student's drowning, says Mkhwebane

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found that UCT was at fault more than three years after student Mosimanegape Boyz Madiba drowned during a training session with the university's rowing team. → Read More

Justice Edwin Cameron: 'If any judge has ever taken money, I would be utterly amazed'

Retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron says if any judge has ever taken money as alleged, he would be utterly amazed. → Read More

As a judge, you see where government, courts are failing people

Justice Edwin Cameron, who recently retired from the Constitutional Court, remains a force to be reckoned with. → Read More

Man who clocked 172km/h sentenced to 10 months in prison or pay a fine of R20 000

A 36-year-old man, who was convicted of reckless driving, has been sentenced to 10 months in prison or a R20 000 fine, the Gauteng Department of Community Safety has said. → Read More

Zuma poison saga: New twist as MaNtuli mulls legal action against SAPS, NPA

Former president Jacob Zuma's wife, Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, is considering legal action against the police and the National Prosecuting Authority, her lawyer told News24 on Friday. → Read More

'It is our time to eat' - Ntlemeza allegedly told investigator in charge of Mdluli probe

Senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that former Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza did not want him to investigate former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli on fraud and corruption charges. → Read More

Richard Mdluli 'frustrated' investigations into abuse of secret service account

Senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse has told the state capture commission that former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli failed to co-operate with officers while he was under investigation for fraud and corruption. → Read More

KZN serial rapist who threatened victims with knife sentenced to seven life terms

A 32-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man who threatened his victims with a knife before raping them was sentenced to seven life terms in prison, police say. → Read More

Northern Cape serial rapist sentenced to 43 years in prison

A 29-year-old Northern Cape serial rapist has been sentenced to 43 years in prison, according to local police. → Read More

Hlongwa was 'selfless and humble to the end'

Tributes have poured in from political parties and colleagues following the death of Mineral Resources and Energy Deputy Minister Bavelile Hlongwa. → Read More

Manhunt launched after 3 people found shot dead near Klerksdorp

A manhunt has been launched after three people were found killed in the Chis Hani Section of Kanana near Klerksdorp, North West police say. → Read More

Mogoeng speaks out against insults on female judges

Chief Justice Mogoeng has spoken out against personal attacks against female judges, adding that it should never be open to anyone to mock them. → Read More

Black Lawyers Association 'concerned' about recent accusations levelled at judges

The Black Lawyers Association says it is concerned about recent claims and accusations that some members of the judiciary are corrupt or beneficiaries of President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign funds. → Read More

Motsoeneng claims he had nothing to do with SABC 8 dismissals

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told the state capture commission of inquiry that he did not play any part in the decision to suspend or dismiss the so-called SABC 8 when they spoke out against what they called "censorship" under his leadership. → Read More

At no stage has Motsoeneng lectured at Wits Business School, says the university

The Wits Business School (WBS) has denied claims made by embattled former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who testified at the state capture inquiry, saying he lectured at the school. → Read More