BACKGROUND AND SUMMARY The court was tasked with considering whether or not the sentence passed in the trial court was in accordance with justice, in terms of section 304 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 51 of 1977 (“the Act”).   The accused appeared before the magistrate in Muizenberg in the district of Simon’s Town and
SUMMARY The Applicant in this matter, as the nominated executrix of her deceased husband’s estate, sought an order of ejectment, by the High Court of the Eastern Cape Local Division, against the First Respondent in respect of premises previously owned by the deceased. The First Respondent is the deceased’s nephew and heir of the only
SUMMARY Review proceedings were launched in the Gauteng Local Division, Johannesburg, before Acting Judge Phahlane, based on a number of procedural irregularities which occurred during a criminal trial, which subsequently resulted in a conviction and the imposition of a prison sentence. On 1 November 2017, in the Oberholzer Magistrate’s Court, Thuso Nyembezi (“the accused”) was,