BACKGROUND The parties in this matter were as follows: “The Homo Sapiens, Negro, Ethiopian, Semite, Israelite People of South Africa” (the “First Applicant”) who were represented by Ms. Sabina Valerie Clarisse (the “Second Applicant”); The first respondent was the President of South Africa (the “First Respondent”), and the National Treasury (the “Second Respondent”), and the
BACKGROUND The High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria (the “Court”) was recently tasked to consider an application for urgent relief by Eskom (the “Applicant”) pending an application in terms of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (“PAJA”) for judicial review and setting aside of a decision taken by the National Energy Regulator of
BACKGROUND The four Appellants are, the Commissioner of the National Lotteries Commission (“the NLC”), the NLC, the board of the NLC, and the Human Capital Manager of the NLC (“the HCM”). The Respondents are respectively the National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers (“NUPSAW”) and Ms Mokgatlha (“Mokgatlha”). The appeal is against the Labour
BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY In casu, the court considered whether it had the power to review the findings of a judicial commission of inquiry. In the absence of any reported judgment of a South African court, the court examined comparative material. In 1997, a procurement process commenced to implement the Strategic Defence Procurement Package (“SDPP”). Through
SUMMARY Mr. Notyawa (hereinafter “the Applicant”) applied for a position as the municipal manager of the Makana Municipality, during November 2014 and was duly appointed as same by the Municipal Council in March 2015. Subsequent to the Applicant’s appointment, and under the authority of section 54A of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act (hereinafter “the
  SUMMARY This case dealt with a tender review of an award challenged for non-compliance with the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act 5 of 2000 (“PPPFA”). On or about 11 March 2015, the Laser Transport Group (Pty) Ltd t/a Stuttaford Van Lines (the “Laser Group”) and Gin Holdings (Pty) Ltd (“Gin Holdings”) (the “Appellants”), which
SUMMARY   The Applicant was a prisoner, who had been convicted of multiple offences, inter alia, murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances. The Applicant had served 15 (Fifteen) years of his life sentence and would be considered for parole only on or about 10 April 2019. On 28 December 2017, the Applicant’s mother passed away
SUMMARY Vumela Industrial Consultancy (Pty) Ltd (“Vumela”) successfully tendered for a contract for the provision of quality control and approved inspection authority services for PetroSA, being an organ of state (“the Contract”). Vumela had obtained the highest score in the tender evaluation process and offered a tender price that was R4.6 million lower than that
SUMMARY In 2013, the Minister of Energy determined, in terms of section 34 of the Electricity Regulation Act, that South Africa required 9.6 gigawatts of nuclear power, and further that the Department of Energy should begin the procurement process for same. In this review application, Earthlife Africa – Johannesburg and the Southern African Faith Communities’’