SA court rules in favour of DPP


The South African courts have given a lifeline to the Butterfly case and have ruled in favour of Botswana government in the rescission application by the South African government.

The judgement delivered this week Wednesday has upheld an earlier court order, and directed that the South African government should assist Botswana with its request for information.

According to the judgement by Justice Joseph Raulinga, the South African government even after being given the opportunity to settle the matter out of court “still dilly-dallies and failed to offer a solution to get the matter settled.

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CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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