North Gauteng High Court

Nhleko asks Parly to fire Dramat
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This followed the successful application by the Helen Suzman Foundation's application in the North Gauteng High Court last week for Nhleko to lift the suspension, but the minister has appealed the ruling. In his plea to the committee Nhleko said he was …

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Committee biased against Basson – lawyer
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Pretoria – The HPCSA committee sentencing apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson for unethical conduct is biased against him, the North Gauteng High Court heard on Thursday. "They exercised very improper conduct and bias towards the …

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HPCSA files answering papers in Basson bid
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Pretoria – The Health Professions Council of SA filed answering affidavits in the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday in an application by apartheid-era warfare chemical expert Wouter Basson. He wants to remove two members of the HPCSA committee …

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Decision in Greenberg saga today
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“By not putting the defendant in the box, it will in essence nullify the court actually hearing this witness' testimony, looking at her character, making character findings, her demeanour and actually deprive the plaintiff [Greenberg] and obtain, if …

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Gauteng Hawks chief worried about morale
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JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng Hawks chief Shadrack Sibiya has raised concerns about morale among the unit's staff. This follows the suspension of national Hawks chief Anwa Dramat. Sibiya secured a Labour Court interdict last night while section head …

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Millions lost in contract calamity
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The Sunday Independent reported last month that the SIU had asked the North Gauteng High Court to declare the contract invalid and set it aside. This was after the investigating body found evidence suggesting there had been irregularities in the tender …

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3 rhino poaching syndicate accused get bail
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Johannesburg – Three of the 10 alleged members of a rhino poaching syndicate accused of killing 22 rhino over several years were granted bail in the North Gauteng High Court, Netwerk24 reported on Tuesday. The 10 accused are the alleged ringleader …

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Tragedies hit SA sport in 2014
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Meanwhile, three days before Mulaudzi's tragic death, double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria after being convicted of culpable homicide for shooting dead his girlfriend …

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Quotes of the year
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Prosecutor Gerrie Nel in his closing arguments in the trial of murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. "You know… if Mr Pistorius is very anxious, if he screams it sounds like a woman's voice …

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It was 12 months of tension and drama
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial starts at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, where he pleads not guilty to the charge of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. – Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappears over the South China Sea.

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SIU: R360m IT tender was rigged
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In its founding affidavit to the North Gauteng High Court, the SIU makes serious allegations about what appears to be tender-rigging that took place to ensure that Gijima was awarded the tender. The unit also submitted affidavits of witnesses who were …

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RAF payout criteria is sexist – judge
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The couple had one child and Robin Robinson, aged 33, had been the sole breadwinner in the family. The court had been hearing evidence from experts who had calculated what the widow had lost financially, following her husband's death. The criteria used …

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Pakistani shopkeeper's killers jailed
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Mbombela – Two Mpumalanga men convicted of murdering a Pakistani shopkeeper were sentenced to 25 years behind bars by the Nelspruit circuit of the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday. Xolani Chauke, 25, and Njabulo Mathonsi, 27, of Naas near …

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South African toddlers 'swapped at birth' shouldn't be exchanged: court adviser
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One of the mothers had initially wanted to get her biological child back, while the other preferred to keep the one she had raised, leaving the North Gauteng High Court to decide. The court asked the University of Pretoria's Centre for Child Law to …

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Court to rule on Pistorius appeal
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Mr Hood said that with the decision of a Cape Town court on Monday to throw out the Shrien Dewani case — another high-profile murder trial involving a young woman — SA's courts need to demonstrate they are rigorous and fair. "From a perception point …

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Toddlers swapped at birth shouldn't be exchanged – expert
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Johannesburg – Two toddlers accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert said on Wednesday. The two children, who are now aged 4, …

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Spy tapes: DA gearing up to get Zuma prosecuted for corruption
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The party says it's gone through all documents provided by the NPA with a fine-toothed comb. DA leader Helen Zille stands outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria with the so-called Zuma spy tapes on 4 September 2014. Picture: Vumani …

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South African toddlers 'swapped at birth' shouldn't be exchanged: court adviser
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One of the mothers had initially wanted to get her biological child back, while the other preferred to keep the one she had raised, leaving the North Gauteng High Court to decide. The court asked the University of Pretoria's Centre for Child Law to …

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Baby L's injuries not accidental, court told
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Pretoria – A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L was not injured accidentally but was the victim of child abuse, a medical expert testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Dr Lorraine Du Toit-Prinsloo, a forensic pathologist …

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Bestmed fights back
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The scheme has now turned to the North Gauteng High Court, asking it to suspend the removal of the trustees until the appeal is heard. The scheme has, in the interim, filled the vacancies on its 12-member board of trustees so that it can continue to …

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Oscar defence files opposing papers
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It is respectfully submitted that the principles enunciated in our case law with regard to dolus eventualis are clear. The trial Court's exposition of legal principles relevant to dolus eventualis in relation to facts found by the trial Court, is in …

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