ARTICLES RELATING TO NPA

Inquiry into NPA head progressing - presidency

2014-07-26 07:02

The establishment of an inquiry into National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana's fitness to hold office is at an advanced stage, the presidency says.

Remove blue lights, branding: JPSA

2014-07-18 22:46

Sanral must remove Gauteng traffic police branding, blue lights and sirens from its vehicles, says Justice Project SA.

E-tolls relief a trick, warns Outa

2014-07-16 11:53

Relaxed conditions relating to the payment of e-tolls are another attempt to entice the public to adopt the system, claims the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance.

NPA to go after e-toll offenders

2014-07-15 13:02
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The National Prosecuting Authority has appointed two prosecutors to work with the SA National Roads Agency Limited relating to non-payment of e-tolls.

NPA losing the war on drugs - experts

2014-07-14 10:24

The NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit has been paralysed by the vicious leadership battle in its uppermost ranks, and as a result it is losing the fight against well-heeled drug barons, according to a report.

Hawks: Raid was not for spy tapes

2014-07-11 11:03

A raid conducted at an NPA staff member's residence was to investigate corruption allegations, and not a search for the so-called spy tapes as reported, the Hawks have said.

'R3bn' drug bust downscaled to R20m

2014-07-09 09:11
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What was billed as the country’s largest-ever drug bust has almost faded into insignificance after police and NPA officials scaled down the value of the haul from R3bn to just R20m.

Prosecution hasn't seen Oscar video - NPA

2014-07-07 08:18

The NPA says the prosecution team in the Oscar Pistorius trial, led by Gerrie Nel, has not seen the video of the athlete re-enacting the scene of the killing of Reeva Steenkamp.

Zuma institutes NPA head inquiry

2014-07-05 15:51

President Jacob Zuma has decided to institute an inquiry into NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana.

NPA: Nxasana not ordered to quit

2014-07-04 14:30

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied newspaper reports that its head Mxolisi Nxasana was ordered by President Jacob Zuma to resign or face being fired.

Minister begs for ceasefire at NPA

2014-07-02 13:10

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has called for an end to infighting at the NPA, and saw the first priority at the troubled body as resolving the fate of prosecuting chief Mxolisi Nxasana.

Initiation schools must abide by act - NPA

2014-06-26 08:24

Initiation schools should abide by the Children's Act when performing circumcision on boys, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

NPA mum on unit head's apparent suspension

2014-06-23 10:02

The NPA has declined to comment on a report that the head of its integrity management unit was served with a suspension notice after a document on former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach was leaked to the media.

No pending cases against Breytenbach

2014-06-20 11:00

There are currently no pending criminal cases against former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, despite reports that she could face a number of charges, according to a report.

Cameron: NPA appears chaotic and dysfunctional

2014-06-18 19:41

The National Prosecuting Authority appears to be "chaotic and dysfunctional" and it is not performing as it should, Constitutional Court Judge Edwin Cameron has said.

Father's Day for responsible men - Zille

2014-06-15 12:28

Father's Day is not a celebration for men who "happen to have made a baby" but a day for those men who are committed to being responsible parents, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Breytenbach: MPs must probe NPA head

2014-06-11 18:29

The DA is seeking an urgent probe into the appointment of National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana.

No decision on NPA boss

2014-06-09 18:11

No decision has been taken on how to handle NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana's security clearance, Justice Minister Mike Masutha says.

Another scandal hits the NPA

2014-06-08 14:09

A senior National Prosecuting Agency boss has been accused of interfering in a R20m tender investigation and word is charges will be brought against him, according to a report.

NPA boss accused of second murder

2014-06-08 09:04

Controversy around the National Prosecuting Agency boss Mxolisi Nxasana has deepened after he was accused of being linked to a second murder, a report says.

Breytenbach: Nxasana being targeted

2014-06-04 17:58

NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana is being targeted because he permitted the reinstatement of fraud and corruption charges against Richard Mdluli, a DA MP has said.

23 face charges for initiation deaths - NPA

2014-06-03 14:51

The NPA says 23 people will be prosecuted for the deaths of at least 30 young men during last year's initiation season in Mpumalanga.

Minister still to meet Zuma over NPA boss

2014-06-01 13:00

Justice Minister Michael Masutha is still awaiting a meeting with President Jacob Zuma to discuss NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana.

NPA boss claims there is a plot to oust him

2014-06-01 08:16

National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana claims there is a smear campaign to oust him and has pointed a finger at his deputy and at Special Director of Public Prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi.

NPA boss remains in his position - report

2014-05-30 22:21

NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana will remain in his position until Justice Minister Michael Masutha makes a decision on issues around his security clearance.

 

Arms deal cases 'disappeared' - De Lille

2014-07-24 15:57

Charges laid against some individuals by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille were never followed up and disappeared, she has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry.

Zuma's son won't be prosecuted over crash

2014-07-17 14:38
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The NPA has declined to prosecute President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane following an accident in which one person was killed, saying there is insufficient evidence.

State wants tax consultant's bail revoked

2014-07-15 20:16

The State has asked the Cape Town Magistrate's Court to revoke bail granted to a tax consultant accused of fraudulently claiming tax refunds.

Zuma urged to act fast on NPA head inquiry

2014-07-15 11:41

President Jacob Zuma needs to announce the terms of reference for the investigation of NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana soon, the DA says.

Zuma goes to court over 'corrupt crook' claims

2014-07-13 08:05
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President Jacob Zuma has gone to court over accusations that he is a “corrupt crook” and that his government is “extremely corrupt”, it has been reported.

Hawks in raid for Zuma spy tapes - report

2014-07-11 09:26

Internal battles at the National Prosecuting Authority appear to be intensifying with a reported Hawks raid at the homes of several employees in a hunt for the controversial Zuma spy tapes.

DA: Open NPA inquiry to the public

2014-07-08 16:22

The inquiry into NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana's appointment should be open to the public and its mandate broadened, the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane says.

DA welcomes NPA probe

2014-07-05 20:29

The DA has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's decision to institute an inquiry against NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana.

Zuma denies ordering NPA head to quit

2014-07-04 16:12

President Jacob Zuma has denied reports that he ordered NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana to resign or face being fired.

Former ANC whip blocks questions on NPA strife

2014-07-03 19:00

The chairperson of Parliament's justice portfolio committee has firmly shielded contested NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana from MPs' questions on strife besetting the organisation.

Oscar trial to continue - NPA

2014-06-27 14:25

The NPA says Oscar Pistorius’s murder trial will continue, despite the psychiatrist who evaluated him being hospitalised.

Minister tells NPA to keep mum on suspension

2014-06-25 10:07

The NPA has been instructed by Justice Minister Michael Masutha not to comment on any organisational matter, including the reported suspension of its integrity management unit head Prince Mokotedi.

Spies probe NPA war

2014-06-22 20:29

The State Security Agency is investigating an alleged plot to oust prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana - but an affidavit it’s using in the probe may be a fake.

Breytenbach unfazed by corruption charges report

2014-06-19 09:03
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DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach is not perturbed by news that she may be charged for crimes ranging from corruption to racketeering as reportedly recommended in a final report by the NPA.

NPA: Some charges against Mdluli reinstated

2014-06-18 05:00

Some charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli have been reinstated, the NPA says.

NPA boss facing woman beater allegations

2014-06-15 09:21

Embattled National Prosecuting Agency boss Mxolisi Nxasana has been accused of being a woman beater by a former girlfriend’s mother.

NPA ordered to pay maintenance to mom

2014-06-11 08:44

The National Prosecuting Authority has been ordered to pay thousands of rands to a mother of three children for overdue maintenance.

Mxolisi Nxasana 'is a good man'

2014-06-09 09:02

Family and former neighbours of beleaguered NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana have leapt to his defence, saying the murder charges he faced in the eighties was a tragedy he had never fully recovered from.

Atmosphere of paranoia at NPA – report

2014-06-08 11:42

It is apparently open war at the National Prosecuting Agency with an atmosphere of paranoia prevailing, a report says, adding there are claims emails and calls are being intercepted.

LSSA: Finalise Nxasana matter

2014-06-05 10:00

The controversy around NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana should be dealt with urgently to restore stability to his office, the Law Society of SA says.

DA wants Parly to probe NPA appointment

2014-06-04 14:05

The DA will call on Parliament to look into the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority head Mxolisi Nxasana, the party says.

Black lawyers' group defends NPA boss

2014-06-02 18:29

The Black Lawyers Association says it is disturbed by a call for NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana to resign.

Zuma adviser behind NPA appointment

2014-06-01 08:57

President Jacob Zuma’s legal adviser, Michael Hulley, has been named as the person behind the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana.

Justice minister to discuss NPA head with Zuma

2014-05-31 08:23

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has requested a meeting with President Jacob Zuma to discuss NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana, after reports that Nxasana was not given security clearance due to past brushes with the law.

Minister, NPA must pay mom's maintenance, court rules

2014-05-28 05:00

The justice minister and the National Prosecuting Authority must stand in for the maintenance an Mpumalanga mother lost, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled.

 
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