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The Modise Network | Government's Role in Addressing Gender-Based Violence | Part 2 | 07 September 2019
Deputy Minister of Justice John Jeffery laments the amendment of the Sexual Offenders Register to include all convicted rapists, and those men should hold each other accountable in the fight against femicide. Courtesy #DStv403

The Modise Network | The Aftermath of the Gauteng Looting | Part 1 | 07 September
Deputy Minister of Justice John Jeffrey stresses that the law must be enforced following the lootings that erupted in parts of Gauteng this past week and calls for the implementation of the Border Management Bill. Courtesy #DStv403.


Minister Lamula Vists Legal Aid SA, Braamfontein
GovernmentZA, Published on 31 Jul 2019.

Legal Aid Board | Service for the underprivileged
Published on 31 Jul 2019 | SABC Digital News
The Department of Justice will today embark on a drive to create public awareness about Legal Aid South Africa. This service was created to provide legal assistance for underprivileged members of the public who cannot afford the services of an attorney. While this independent statutory body was established in 1969, it appears as though not many South Africans are aware of, or even make use of this service. Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola is joining us to discuss this.

Ronald Lamola takes no-nonsense approach to guns in court
Published on 6 Jun 2019 | News24
Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola is taking a no-nonsense approach to guns in court.

Deputy Minister Jeffery on the Traditional Courts Bill
Deputy Minister Jeffery discussing Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill, 05 June 2019
Source: Power FM (Power Perspective Show) 34:32 min


Unfiltered, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola: 02 June 2019
Published on 3 Jun 2019 | SABC Digital News.

In conversation with new Justice minister Ronald Lamola
Published on 3 Jun 2019 | SABC Digital News
In line with President Cyril Ramaphosa's commitment to bringing new blood into the cabinet - 35 year old, ANC NEC member Ronald Lamola was last week appointed Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.

Lamola's journey to Cabinet
Published on 1 Jun 2019 | eNCA
Ronald Lamola is SA's youngest Minister of Justice and Correctional Services since the dawn of democracy.

New Minister Ronald Lamola reminded of Sindiso Magaqa
Published on 31 May 2019 | eNCA
New Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has reflected on his relationship with Sindiso Magaqa.

John Jeffery on Trafficking National Policy Framework
24 Apr 2019 | SABC Digital News

Anti-Racism Week: Minister Michael Masutha
18 Mar 2019 | SABC Digital News

Mortal remains of slain anti-apartheid activists given back to families
16 March 2019, 8:07 PM | SABC | @SABCNewsOnline
The Full View

Families of slain anti-apartheid activists have received the mortal remains of their loved ones at Pretoria’s Freedom Park. The families will now be able to give their relatives a proper burial, closing a painful chapter.The remains of the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) members known as the “Krugersdorp Four” finally come. They were sentenced to death in 1963 after being convicted of the fatal shooting of a member of the security police.The remains of two others are of African National Congress (ANC) members. Justice Minister Michael Masutha says South Africans from various backgrounds contributed immensely to the struggle for democracy. Read more.

SABC News: Masutha hands over exhumed anti-apartheid activists' remains to families


Small Claims Court: Monetary Jurisdiction Increase
Resident legal expect, Nqobizitha Mlilo and Senior Small claims commissioner at the Thembisa magistrates court, Mr Henro Du Plessis discuss the Small Claims Court. 06 Mar 2019, Kaya FM
Source: IONO FM (


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SA Businessman in hot water for racist rant, SAFM, The Talking Point, 22 Aug 2018: A South African entrepreneur, has landed himself in hot water after his racist video went viral. In the video, Adam Catzavelos uses the k-word while expressing his joy for not seeing black people at a beach he was on while on holiday.
GUESTS : John Jeffrey, the Deputy Minister of Justice & Dr Sath Cooper, a Psychologist and President of the Pan-African Psychology Union.

[SAFM, The Talking Point, 22 Aug 2018, 23:36 min/mp3]

Deputy Minister Jeffery's interview on the Prevention and combating of Hate Crime and Hate Speech Bill, Talk Radio 702, 17 Nov 2016

[Talk Radio 702, 17 Nov 2016, 07:05 min/mp3]

Discussion on dangers of cyber bullying & sexting, ANN7, 03 June 2016

Justice dept works to improve cases affecting children, Morning Live: SABC 2, 01 June 2016. Director of Legal Services, Mr Tshilidzi Ramathikithi on Child Protection Week.

The Gallows Exhumation Project launched in Pretoria, SABC Digital News, 23 March 2016

Remains of political prisoners to be exhumed at Kgosi Mampuru, Jacaranda FM, 23 March 2016

Gallows Exhumation Project to bring closure to families of executed political prisoners, eNCA, 23 March 2016

No Justice for Children, Ntombi Matjila on Carte Blanche talking about National Register for Sex Offenders, Carte Blanche, 20 March 2016

AM Live on SAfm, 16 Sep 2015, Deputy Minister John Jeffery says constitution is not an easy to read document
The Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional Development Mr John Jeffery says the constitution is not an easy document to read. The Minister was responding to a Forum@8 discussion in which SAfm listeners said the constitution was not easily accessible.

Deputy Minister Jeffery's 2015 Women's Month message
The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr Jeffery, addresses and reminds the South African nation about the significance of women's day/month and the sacrifices or contribution made by women for the achievement of our democracy.

View all episodes on our channel: Let’s Talk Justice: Live Your Rights radio programme

"We are Africa", 2015 - Together one big African family #WeAreAfrica, GovernmentZA


"Human Rights Day, 2015 - The Constitution is ours. Let's live it. Let's own it. Everyday. #Amarightza


#Amarightza Human Rights Special, 21 March 2015
Top celebs Kelly Khumalo, Joey Rasdien, DJ Sbu, Thandiswa Mazwai & Masechaba Lekalake talk human rights. Learn about your right to food and sex, and find out who the 'human' in human rights points to!

"Letter to my son" Maintenance Campaign, 2014

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Advert, 08 May 2014

Minister Radebe on Morning Live discussing the launch of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Programme, 02 May 2014

President Jacob Zuma on Nelson Mandela Month, 10 Jul 2013

Minister Jeff Radebe being interviewed by SowetoTV on Small Claims Courts at the Protea Magistrates Court, 18 April 2013. (Video in Isizulu)

The Child Justice Act: Radio Programme (05-08 Nov 2012)

Interview with Judge Ngoepe on SABC 3, Interface, 04 Nov 2012 (via SABC)

Media breakfast briefing by Minister Radebe: Discussion on Transformation of the Justice system and the initiatives to enhance access to justice, 21 May 2012

Minister Radebe opens the Ashton Magistrate Court, 15 May 2012

Interview with N Chiloane: National Register for Sex Offenders, SABC 2, Fokus, 22 April 2012

National Register for Sex Offenders [NRSO]: Radio 702 interview with Ms N Chiloane, 20 Apr 2012

SAFM interview with Ambassador Dr Seekoe discussing the progress made in the implementation of TRC recommendations, 20 Apr 2012

SAFM interview with Adv Basson on Auctions and liquidators, 13 Apr 2012

Remarks by Mr Jeff Radebe, Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, on the occasion of the Human Rights Day celebrations, Kliptown, Soweto, 21 March 2012

SAFM interview with Mr F Heyns on Expungements, 09 Mar 2012

Interview with Deputy Minister Nel on the discussion document on the judicial transformation and an assessment of the Constitutional Courts judgement, Cii Broadcasting, 05 Mar 2012

Interview with Minister Radebe on judicial transformation, SABC 2, Morning Live, 01 Mar 2012

RSG interview with Deputy Minister Nel on Judicial Transformation, 29 Feb 2012

Minister Radebe at Talk Radio 702 during the Redi Thlabi Show (9H00-9H30), 02 Feb 2012

Minister Radebe's address at the UN Security Council Meeting, 14 July 2011
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Departmental Achievements and Plans Part 01 - Minister Radebe

Departmental Achievements and Plans Part 02 - Deputy Minister Nel

"The Final Verdict"

The Final Verdict is a 26 part television programme produced as a partnership between the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DoJ&CD) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). It is produced in the form of a documentary-drama to enhance its informative and entertainment potential...more