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Civil society to challenge commission’s Arms Deal findings 

By: Sane Dhlamini     18th August 2016 Civil Society groups Corruption Watch (CW) and the Right2Know Campaign (R2K) announced on Thursday that they would challenge the findings of the Seriti Commission in the North Gauteng High Court in September. The commission, chaired by Judge Willie Seriti, was tasked with investigating widespread... 

Denel wins Gupta capture court challenge

By: African News Agency      28th July 2016 Denel on Wednesday said it felt vindicated from allegations of being co-opted by the Gupta family after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria dismissed an urgent business rescue application made by LMT Holdings against the state-owned defence conglomerate. The application for business rescue... 

Competition Commission sets sights on paper packaging companies

By: Creamer Media Reporter      26th May 2016 The Competition Commission on Thursday said it was investigating packaging paper products producers Mpact and New Era Packaging over allegations of collusion. A search and seizure operation of the parties’ Gauteng and Free State premises got under way on Thursday after warrants were obtained from... 

AfriForum moves against fracking regulation 

By: RDM News Wire      27th November 2015 AfriForum has taken its fight against fracking a step further. The group released a statement on Friday saying it had‚ together with the Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG)‚ submitted documentation at the North Gauteng High Court “challenging the regulations with regard to petroleum... 

Shuttleworth loses R250m exchange control battle

By: News24Wire      18th June 2015 Billionaire Mark Shuttleworth has lost a battle in Johannesburg’s Constitutional Court with the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) over a R250.5-million levy dispute. Last year, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) ordered SARB to repay Shuttleworth R250-million plus interest in a case about exchange... 

Comair: It was never our aim to ground SAA

By: News24Wire      1st June 2015 The application to challenge the R5-billion government guarantee for South African Airways (SAA) in 2012 was not an attempt to shut down or privatise the airline, Comair said on Monday. Comair CEO Erik Venter said on Monday that the action taken by JSE-listed Comair was not a challenge to stop... 

Comair's challenge to SAA bailouts continues 

By: News24Wire      6th May 2015 Comair's challenge to the legality of government's bailouts of South African Airways (SAA) will continue in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Thursday. Comair, which is a franchise partner for British Airways, argued on Tuesday that instead of going into business rescue, the technically... 

Molewa welcomes withdrawal of Sasol litigation over emissions

By: Natalie Greve     29th April 2015 Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has welcomed a recent decision by Sasol to withdraw its legal action against herself and the National Air Quality Officer in the High Court of South Africa.  On April 17, the petrochemicals group gave notice in the North Gauteng High Court of its... 

Scrap export policy effects ripple through South African scrapyards

     19th November 2013 By Bianca Markram A new policy on the export of scrap from South Africa continues to draw fire from local scrap merchants, with the country’s second-largest scrap trader, SA Metal, taking the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) to court last week to force the... 

Two parties to challenge e-tolling

By: Sapa     7th November 2013 Two political parties plan to take legal action against e-tolling in Gauteng, the parties announced on Wednesday. The Freedom Front Plus said it would launch a court application to have the e-toll Act declared unconstitutional. 

Eskom abides by court decision on the removal of H-Pole structures on customer’s property

     1st November 2013 Eskom was ordered by the North Gauteng High Court to remove a set of offending H-Pole structures from a customer's property situated in Beaulieu, Midrand within 30 days from the date of the court order. Eskom has made the necessary arrangements to ensure that it timeously abides by the court... 

Judge Kriegler is at present working in Malé in the Maldives

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd September 2013 Judge Kriegler is at present working in Malé in the Maldives By coincidence two important cases initiated by FUL are likely to attract public attention this week. Although the cases are wholly unrelated, one involving a senior police officer and the other a senior judge, there are a number of... 

Zimbabwe pays punitive order; auction suspended

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th September 2013 The auction of a house located at 28 Salisbury Avenue in Kenilworth, Cape Town, was suspended after the Zimbabwean Government hastily acceded to a punitive cost order on Friday. The order was handed down by the Tribunal of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Full payment of the... 

Waste tyre management plan to go ahead after court application dismissal

By: Natalie Greve     31st January 2013 Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa on Thursday welcomed a decision by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to dismiss, with costs, the application brought by the Retail Motor Industry Organisation (RMI) and Circuit Fitment. 

Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     21st September 2012 The Constitutional Court has set aside the interdict preventing South African National Roads Agency Limited from tolling some of Gauteng’s recently upgraded highways. 

Molewa welcomes court decision on waste tyre plan

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     18th September 2012 Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa on Tuesday welcomed the decision of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to dismiss with costs the application brought by the South African Tyre Recycling Process Company (SATRP). The matter was heard on September 11, and Monday’s judgment... 

Outa spells out its position on Gauteng toll roads 

By: Irma Venter     2nd July 2012 There are many reasons the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) is against the tolling of Gauteng’s freeways, says chairperson Wayne Duvenage, one of these being what the alliance believes has been a lack of consultation on the project. “If you get 28 responses out of millions of people... 

Duvenage to leave Avis but aims to see e-tolling case to the end

By: Natasha Odendaal     18th June 2012 After five years at the helm, Wayne Duvenage on Monday announced his resignation as CEO of Avis Rent a Car to explore new opportunities, but said he would continue to work on the legal case opposing the introduction of e-tolling on Gauteng’s upgraded highways. Duvenage is heading up the... 

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