March

May 28, 2020

Mahlangu and another v Minister of Police (1393/2018) [2020] ZASCA 44 (21 April 2020)

The parties successfully sued the Minister of Police for Unlawful arrest in the High Court, however they appealed the case on the basis of the damages […]
May 22, 2020

BUSINESSES FACING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Considering the state of South Africa’s pre-pandemic economy, COVID-19 and the concomitant lock-down could arguably not have come at a worse time for businesses and individuals […]
May 22, 2020

Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohamed and others v The President of the Republic of South Africa and others

In the case of Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohamed and others v The President of the Republic of South Africa and others, there was an urgent application […]
May 22, 2020

Mahlangu and another v Minister of Police (1393/2018) [2020] ZASCA 44 (21 April 2020)

Summary This matter concerned the unlawful arrest of one Mr Mahlangu and his co-accused Mr Mtsweni (hereinafter referred to as the First & Second appellant respectively). […]
May 22, 2020

Victim’s rights group: ‘Declare Road Accident Fund an essential service’

In light of the Corona Virus and the lockdown imposed, Victim’s rights group have petitioned to declare Road Accident Fund an essential service. With thousands of […]
March 30, 2016

Six injured in JHB train accident

JOHANNESBURG – There has been a train accident in Doornfontein, east of Johannesburg.
March 30, 2016

Afro 4000 train derails in Northern Cape, several injured

A Prasa Afro 4000 train travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town derailed just before midnight as it passed through Kimberley, close to Modder River, in the […]
March 30, 2016

Train did not experience system failure – Prasa

Johannesburg – A Johannesburg train, from which panicked commuters jumped from, did not experience a system failure in its brake system, the Passenger Rail Agency of […]
March 30, 2016

Rail Regulator Mulls Prasa Safety Standards

THE Rail Safety Regulator, an agency better known for investigating train derailments and crashes than issuing operating permits to operators, has been thrust into the spotlight […]