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Toddler stabbing case thrown out

2014-12-19 10:42

The case against a man accused of stabbing two toddlers, their mother, and grandmother has been withdrawn, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Duduzane Zuma mum on inquiry findings

2014-12-11 13:01

President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane says he would not comment on the finding of an inquiry that he was negligent in an accident in which a woman was killed.

Findings in Duduzane Zuma's accident inquest

2014-12-11 08:03

Findings of an inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane in which a woman was killed is expected to be heard at the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

DA wants review on NPA's effectiveness

2014-12-09 20:15
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The DA is calling on the justice ministry to launch a review of the state and effectiveness of the National Prosecuting Authority given the judgment handed down in the Shrien Dewani murder case.

Minister wants lack of guilty verdicts probed

2014-12-09 05:15
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Justice Minister Michael Masutha has requested a full report from the NPA, detailing the investigation and prosecution of the Shrien Dewani case and the lack of guilty verdicts in other prominent murders.

NPA to file in response to Dewani discharge papers

2014-11-21 06:08

The National Prosecuting Authority will file responding papers after lawyers for British businessman Shrien Dewani filed heads of argument for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni.

I'm not a criminal - Phiyega

2014-11-19 17:42

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega is at pains to point out to MPs that she is not involved in crime.

Bar application brought against NPA officials

2014-11-17 22:28

The General Council of the Bar is to bring a High Court application to bar three senior NPA officials from practice or to strike them from the advocates' roll.

Not enough evidence in Meyiwa case - NPA

2014-11-11 12:04

There is insufficient evidence to successfully prosecute a man allegedly implicated in the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, the NPA says.

Oscar: State applies for leave to appeal

2014-11-04 10:24
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The State has applied its leave to appeal against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's conviction and sentence, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Oscar appeal not personal - NPA

2014-10-30 19:18
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As the State prepares to launch its appeal against the conviction and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, the National Prosecuting Authority says it’s not personal, according to a TV interview.

Jiba, Mrwebi not helping NPA probe - report

2014-10-29 13:46

The National Prosecuting Authority has reported two senior officials to the justice minister after they refused to participate in a probe at the authority.

ANCWL welcomes Oscar appeal

2014-10-28 05:00
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The ANC Women's League has welcomed the NPA's decision to appeal the conviction and sentence of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Cops only had authority for drug sting, court hears

2014-10-27 14:22

A police undercover operation into human trafficking, which led to the arrest of a Durban doctor and four others, was never authorised by the NPA, the Durban Regional Court has heard.

NPA hasn't yet decided on Pistorius appeal

2014-10-24 11:30
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The NPA says it has not decided yet if it will appeal the Oscar Pistorius sentence, after it emerged that prosecutor Gerrie Nel had asked a law professor for his advice on the matter.

NPA to discuss Pistorius sentence with prosecutors

2014-10-21 14:38
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The head of the NPA has told Parliament he will discuss the five-year prison sentence handed down to Oscar Pistorius, and a possible appeal, with prosecutors.

R48m assets order against Mulaudzi reversed

2014-10-13 19:39

The Western Cape has reserved a provisional order to seize R48m worth of assets from Luvhombo Group executive chair Matthews Tuwani Mulaudzi.

Trio appear for Midrand shooting

2014-10-13 17:28

The NPA says three men arrested for murder and attempted murder following a fatal shooting in Midrand have appeared in court.

Appeal Mpuma rape case, ANCWL asks NPA

2014-10-10 22:40

The ANC Women's League has called on the National Prosecuting Authority to appeal the suspended sentence imposed on a border officer found guilty of rape in Mpumalanga.

Zuma, ANC in 'eternal corruption scheme'

2014-10-10 10:10
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President Jacob Zuma was part of a broad corruption scheme intended to benefit the ANC in perpetuity, a memo from a senior NPA prosecutor reportedly states.

NPA doesn't want Dewani trial broadcast live

2014-10-03 10:12
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The NPA says it will not be in the interests of justice for the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani to be broadcast live, as it "may impact negatively on his health".

NPA denies Malema 'interference' claim

2014-10-01 21:05

The NPA has denied claims by EFF leader Julius Malema of interference in his corruption case.

Ipid back decision not to prosecute Phiyega

2014-09-17 08:18

The Ipid has expressed support for the NPA following their decision not to prosecute national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega.

Zuma charges: Kasrils denies political interference

2014-09-14 14:47

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils has defended his involvement in the decision not to charge Jacob Zuma in 2007, saying "it was not political interference whatsoever".

Oscar emotionless after verdict

2014-09-12 13:46
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After a gruelling 43-day trial Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has showed no emotion as Judge Thokozile Masipa found him guilty of culpable homicide.

 

No bad feelings towards Zuma - victim's family

2014-12-11 16:10
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The family of Phumzile Dube says they do not harbour bad feelings against President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane after an inquest into the accident which caused her death found he was negligent.

Duduzane Zuma can be charged for fatal crash

2014-12-11 10:11
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An inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane has found that he should be prosecuted. One person was killed in the crash.

State can't say why Dalindyebo not jailed

2014-12-10 10:36

The National Prosecuting Authority could not give details as to why AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo remains at liberty after failing to meet an appeal deadline.

We're tackling corruption head-on, says Zuma

2014-12-09 05:20
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President Jacob Zuma says reducing corruption is of the critical goals for the next five years and the government is implementing "one of the most comprehensive anti-corruption strategies in the world".

NPA files Dewani response

2014-11-21 22:18

The NPA have filed papers in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyers' heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni Hindocha.

NPA blames cops for messy Taegrin investigation

2014-11-19 22:31

The National Prosecuting Authority has blamed the police for the withdrawal of charges against the man arrested for the murder of 4-year-old Taegrin Morris.

State's appeal is flawed, Pistorius lawyers argue

2014-11-18 12:08
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Oscar Pistorius's lawyers have reportedly challenged the State's intention to appeal his conviction and sentence, saying it is deeply flawed and should be dismissed.

Downer: NPA supportive of Boeremag trial award

2014-11-17 19:50

The NPA has been very supportive towards four prosecutors awarded an international prize for their work on the Boeremag trial, prosecutor Billy Downer says.

Oscar legal team to oppose State's appeal

2014-11-07 13:29
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Oscar Pistorius's legal team will oppose the State's application to appeal the athlete's conviction and five-year sentence, which will be heard on 18 November, according to reports.

NPA confirms Meyiwa murder suspect in court

2014-10-31 18:35

The NPA has confirmed that a man appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa.

Fate of top NPA officials not resolved - Masutha

2014-10-30 15:46

Justice Minister Michael Masutha could not yet give clarity about the future of national prosecutions chief Mxolisi Nxasana or the outcome of a call to suspend three other top NPA officials.

Law must take its course, Pistorius family says

2014-10-28 11:03
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The law must take its course regarding the State's intention to appeal the conviction and sentencing of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, his family says.

NPA to appeal Oscar sentencing, conviction

2014-10-27 14:49
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The National Prosecuting Authority has announced their plan to appeal the conviction and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius.

NPA: Decision not imminent on Jiba

2014-10-26 21:15

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied a report that a decision is imminent on whether its deputy head Nomgcobo Jiba should be prosecuted.

KZN Judge President to be charged

2014-10-23 09:32

KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Chiman Patel will be charged with crimen injuria and is expected to appear in court next month, according to a report.

Official available to speak on prison conditions

2014-10-15 09:07

The justice department will make an official available to provide information in Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings in the North Gauteng High Court relating to the conditions in prisons, a spokesman says.

Zuma NPA corruption view worrying - Maimane

2014-10-13 18:42

President Jacob Zuma's 2009 representations to the NPA apparently stating, among others, that corruption is only a crime in a "Western paradigm" is worrying, DA MPL Mmusi Maimane says.

NPA: State will argue for maximum sentence

2014-10-13 09:34

The State will argue in the High Court in Pretoria that paralympian Oscar Pistorius must get the maximum sentence for culpable homicide, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Mpshe declines to comment

2014-10-10 16:15

Former acting NPA boss Mokotedi Mpshe has declined to comment on reports that he was informed that the corruption case against President Jacob Zuma carried "utmost gravity".

DPP could appeal Jub Jub ruling

2014-10-08 14:51

The NPA says it respected the court ruling to scrap the murder and attempted murder convictions of hip hop singer Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala.

Lengthy jail term for Muldersdrift crimes

2014-10-02 22:28

Three men accused of various crimes in Muldersdrift, on the West Rand, including the murder of a schoolgirl, have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms.

Zuma must consider firing Phiyega - DA

2014-09-29 05:00

The Democratic Alliance says it is time for President Jacob Zuma to consider "discharging" national police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Seized $9.3m linked to arms invoice

2014-09-15 17:28

An invoice for helicopters and armaments intended to be used in Nigeria could indicate why an Israeli citizen was bringing $9.3m (about R102m) into South Africa.

NPA won't charge Phiyega over 'tip-off'

2014-09-14 14:04

The NPA says it will not pursue complaints of defeating the ends of justice against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, after she allegedly tipped off a top official that he was under investigation.

NPA disappointed by Pistorius verdict

2014-09-12 12:19
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The NPA says it is disappointed that Oscar Pistorius has been acquitted of murder, and says it will weigh its future options after he is sentenced.

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