Independent News deal with Auction Alliance

Independent News deal with Auction Alliance

More of the exposé of Auction Alliance's kick-back deals is being hidden by Independent Newspapers.

Shortly before publication the newspaper bosses and Auction Alliance hurriedly struck a backroom deal to ensure that you would never be told the best part of the story. Unbelievable as it may seem, there is news that that bastion of press freedom, that flag bearer for freedom of speech, transparency and the right to know, Independent Newspapers, does not want you to know.

To view the court papers in Cape high court case no. 2604/2012 click on the folders below:

Deed of Settlement

Notice of Motion

Rael Levitt's  Founding Affidavit

Fiona Forde's Answering Affidavit

Christopher Whitfield's Answering Affidavit

Moegsien Williams' Answering Affidavit

Bruce Whitfield talks to Chris Whitfield & Martin Welz- 2012-06-27

 

 

 

Joburg Bar tizzy

Joburg Bar tizzy

Rape and blackmail allegations against two Johannesburg advocates has Bar Council struck dumb.

The Joburg Bar is in a tizz and although a trial date was set for late 2010 there are still no answers as the case file quite conceivably finds itself at the bottom of the 'too hard' pile.

Julian Assange – in his own words

Julian Assange – in his own words

“Oppressive forces draw much of their strength from their ability to wield their power in secret.”

“I guess I will always seem alien to many people, because I was part of a generation that dug down into our machines, asking them to help us fight for justice in ways that would fox the old guard, even the protest element of the old guard, such as my parents, who didn’t know how to break the patterns of power and corruption that kept the world unfair.

Discovery has its i on you

Discovery has its i on you

An intriguing medical ethics debate has been sparked by Apple’s digital tablet.

Hundreds of doctors in the country’s three main cities last month queued up for a discounted Discovery Health iPad boasting a multi-purpose application revolutionising administration and patient management – as the company rushed to address misgivings raised by a Stellenbosch University bio-ethics professor.

Law of the jungle

Law of the jungle

It's a jungle out there and quick actions are sought to block looting of lawyers’ trust funds. There are 4,590 complaints pending against attorneys in the northern provinces.

“The profession of an attorney, as of any other officer of the court, is an honourable profession which demands complete honesty, reliability and integrity from its members; and it is the duty of  the [Law] Society to ensure, as far as it is able, that its members measure up to the high standards demanded of them. A client who entrusts his affairs to an attorney must be able to rest assured that that attorney is an honourable man [or woman] who can be trusted to manage his affairs meticulously and honestly.” These were the words of the appeal court in 1998.

There's no place like home

There's no place like home

The legendary squatter-conman St Michael Pierre Kotze (noses122, 136, 152) has a cheeky Joburg imitator in the form of Zimbabwean immigrant Mathias Ndlovu who, by day, works for Old Mutual as a financ ...

Goodbye and hello: comeback for Siva Pillay

Goodbye and hello: comeback for Siva Pillay

Chris Bateman reports back on the ongoing saga in the Eastern Cape of progressive disempowerment and provinical health-care underbudgeting forcing the resignation of its crime-buster, Dr Siva Pillay and his most trusted administrators.

The big kill

The Big Kill Last year, 590 farmers in the Western Cape were given six months to kill almost 900,000 black-backed jackals and caracals (rooikatte) using prohibited methods like leg-hold traps, dogs ...

Right Whingers

Right Whingers

Harking back to the good old bad old days

The first things you see in the photograph are the assault weapon, the rounds of ammunition slung over the soldier’s arm, and orange. The orange of a military flag – the orange at the bottom of the old South African flag – a colour that’s been seared into a national psyche by apartheid.

Code Breaker

Code Breaker

Big Brother everywhere is out to get WikiLeaks. It's the story of our time. Big Brother is trying to stop Julian Assange by unleashing a series of sinister, secret plots to close down WikiLeaks and ...
 
Independent News deal with Auction Alliance

Independent News deal with Auction Alliance

More of the exposé of Auction Alliance's kick-back deals is being hidden by Independent Newspapers. Shortly before publication the newspaper bosses and Auction Alliance hurriedly struck a backroom deal to ensure that you would ...

Joburg Bar tizzy

Joburg Bar tizzy

Rape and blackmail allegations against two Johannesburg advocates has Bar Council struck dumb. The Joburg Bar is in a tizz and although a trial date was set for late 2010 there are still no answers as ...

Julian Assange – in his own words

Julian Assange – in his own words

“Oppressive forces draw much of their strength from their ability to wield their power in secret.” “I guess I will always seem alien to many people, because I was part of a generation that dug ...

Discovery has its i on you

Discovery has its i on you

An intriguing medical ethics debate has been sparked by Apple’s digital tablet. Hundreds of doctors in the country’s three main cities last month queued up for a discounted Discovery Health iPad boasting a multi-purpose ...

Law of the jungle

Law of the jungle

It's a jungle out there and quick actions are sought to block looting of lawyers’ trust funds. There are 4,590 complaints pending against attorneys in the northern provinces. “The profession of an attorney, as of ...

There's no place like home

There's no place like home

The legendary squatter-conman St Michael Pierre Kotze (noses122, 136, 152) has a cheeky Joburg imitator in the form of Zimbabwean immigrant Mathias Ndlovu who, by day, works for Old Mutual as a financial advisor (or ...

Goodbye and hello: comeback for Siva Pillay

Goodbye and hello: comeback for Siva Pillay

Chris Bateman reports back on the ongoing saga in the Eastern Cape of progressive disempowerment and provinical health-care underbudgeting forcing the resignation of its crime-buster, Dr Siva Pillay and his most trusted administrators. ...

Right Whingers

Right Whingers

Harking back to the good old bad old days The first things you see in the photograph are the assault weapon, the rounds of ammunition slung over the soldier’s arm, and orange. The orange ...

Books: Jane tells the truth

Books: Jane tells the truth

Len Ashton reviews: JANE RAPHAELY: UNEDITED (Associated Media Publishing) by Jane Raphaely ...

Books: Falsity in False Bay

Books: Falsity in False Bay

Len Ashton reviews WHEN IN BROAD DAYLIGHT I OPEN MY EYES (Kwela Books) by Greg Lazarus   ...