Tag Archives: EFF

‘Dangerous Times, in a Delicate Year’

  “This is  a dangerous time, in a delicate year,” President Jacob Zuma’s legal counsel, Jeremy Gauntlett SC, observed on Tuesday at the Constitutional Court. “It would be wrong for this court to be inveigled into a position of making some form of wide, condemnatory order, which will be used, effectively,… for an impeachment [of [...]

Zuma’s Disappearing Charges Act

  How many potential ‘get out of jail’ cards can President Jacob Zuma collect up his sleeve for just in case? That cynical question seemed to hang, politely unasked, behind another question raised by Justice Edwin Cameron two weeks ago when the Constitutional Court heard applications brought by the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) and businessman [...]