Franny Rabkin

Franny is the legal reporter at the Mail & Guardian

Judicial Conduct Committee finds prima facie gross misconduct by Judge Mushtak Parker

The committee says if two complaints against him are found to be true, they are “extremely serious”

Dlamini-Zuma seeks to appeal the judgment that set aside lockdown regulations

Reyno de Beer had ‘raised an attack … on unidentified regulations, on undisclosed grounds and for unknown reasons’

Ipid recommends disciplinary action against police who watched Khosa beating

Police watchdog report finds that metro police members did not participate in the assault

Mapisa-Nqakula ‘regrets confusion’ after contradictory statements on Khosa case

The minister’s media statement follows a letter from Khosa’s attorneys that they were considering a perjury charge or a complaint with the Public Protector

Second SANDF report-back to court is silent on Khosa investigation

Despite a court-ordered deadline for the completion of the internal investigation, no explanation is given for Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s contradictory positions

Judge trashes entire lockdown regime as constitutionally flawed

The high court ruling will delight gatvol South Africans but is unlikely to stand the test of time

High court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Coalition politics and law: The fight over Tshwane

With coalition politics on the rise, particularly in local government, this kind of court case is likely to become more common

SANDF inquiry clears soldiers of the death of Collins Khosa

The board of inquiry also found that it was Khosa and his brother-in-law Thabiso Muvhango who caused the altercation with the defence force members

Disaster vs separation of powers

The Democratic Alliance’s court case is about much more than an esoteric question of constitutional law

Police release guidelines for the use of force during lockdown

The guidelines follow a court order in the case of Collins Khosa, who died after an alleged assault by members of the army and the Johannesburg metro police

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LISTEN: Episode Two of Be Accountable

If you run a business, or you need to hire an accountant, you need to know the importance of belonging to a professional body

Standard Bank Podcasts: How small businesses can survive Covid-19

Many commercial enterprises are having to change the way that they do business in order to survive the economic chaos forced upon them

SME in a Covid World: Stimulating Small Business Growth

Small businesses must re-examine their business models and endeavour to understand their customers, and know what their new needs are

GIZ has three Calls for Expression of Interest

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit seeks service providers for projects that will aid South Africa in its development

Nurturing South Africa’s future professionals

The Foundation’s focus is to improve access to tertiary education and to address the social issues of tertiary students beyond the lecture room

Debt Relief Fund a mere drop in the ocean

Most South African SMMEs have received no assistance from the Debt Relief Fund, 90% are in crisis, and many will be forced to close

Cutting salaries? Five ways to make the process less painful

Debt will only put a future strain on cash flow and could result in tremendous financial stress on the owners of the business if they're not able to recover

Request for applications for: Epidemiologist for Lesotho Covid-19 project

The epidemiologist will provide support to the Ministry of Health to build the capacity of the disease surveillance programme for the Covid-19 pandemic

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