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S v Zuma and Masuthu Ocean View CAS 87/07/2015 – charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice under investigation by the Hawks

3 November 2016   Dear Major General, Further to our recent telephonic conversations and your queries regarding the corruption charges arising out of the “retirement” of Mr M Nxasana, we attach the supplementary affidavit you require together with your letter of inquiry to us dated 16 September 2016 to help you to complete the investigation […]

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Marikana: State must do the right thing now and accept civil liability

THE publication in the Government Gazette of the hard copy of the report of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the incidents at Marikana in 2012 presents a suitable opportunity to reassess the reams of commentary critical of the findings of the commission. It seems that, in their understandable haste to respond to the publication […]

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Accountability Now has laid charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice against President Zuma and his Minister of Justice Michael Masutha

Dear Mr Mantashe, We refer to our letter of 23 June 2015 addressed to you, a copy of which is attachment “B” to the affidavit that is attached to this email. We do not appear to have received any formal acknowledgment or reply, nor has any public explanation of an accountable kind been given for […]

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The Constitutional Court Judgment in the Glenister Case

Helen Suzman Foundation v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others; Glenister v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others The Constitutional Court judgment in the matter concerning the independence of the anti-corruption unit in the South African Police Service (SAPS), informally known as the “Hawks”. Application for confirmation of the […]

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Basic Education in South Africa - Accountability

Basic Education Litigation

Read the founding papers in the court case in which the government is sued by Jean Pease and the Progressive Principals Association to secure delivery of the right to basic education. The case focuses on the promotion of early childhood development, the professionalization of teachers, securing delivery of textbooks and other learning materials on time, […]

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