‘No evidence at all that the applicant is a flight risk’ – Bhantshana gets bail

MISA-Swaziland | Alert January 24 2014 “This court has a Constitutional duty to dispense justice without fear or favour … Justice must not only be done, it must also be seen to be done.” These are the words of High Court Judge Bheki Maphalala as he granted bail to Swaziland’s chief government vehicle inspector BhantshanaContinue reading “‘No evidence at all that the applicant is a flight risk’ – Bhantshana gets bail”

Times of Swaziland apologises to Chief Justice, retracts comments

MISA-Swaziland | Alert January 24 2014 The Times of Swaziland, a private daily newspaper in the landlocked southern African nation, has “unreservedly” apologised to Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi for publishing so-called “contemptuous” comments from its readers. The apology comes amidst a developing saga involving government chief vehicle inspector Bhantshana Gwebu and High Court Judge (andContinue reading “Times of Swaziland apologises to Chief Justice, retracts comments”