Arbitrator appointed in spy tape matter

2014-08-23 09:00

Legal teams representing the DA, President Jacob Zuma and the NPA have agreed on an arbitrator to review the full-set of the so-called spy tapes records, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Friday.

Power without proper review is dangerous - HSF

2014-08-19 18:23

The police minister's powers to suspend the head of the Hawks are too broad and open to abuse, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Govt won't amend NPA law - Zuma

2014-08-19 05:00

Government does not intend amending the Constitution in regards to how the National Prosecuting Authority head is appointed, President Jacob Zuma says.

Zuma spy tape appeal in SCA

2014-08-15 05:47

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear an appeal by President Jacob Zuma against a High Court decision ordering the NPA to hand over a copy of the so-called spy tapes.

Nxasana: Allegations part of a plot

2014-08-14 17:45

National director of public prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has dismissed allegations that he is unfit to serve in his post as a plot by some of his colleagues to discredit him.

NPA disappointed at Zuma son's no show

2014-08-12 21:28

The National Prosecuting Authority is disappointed by the failure of President Jacob Zuma's so, Duduzane, to attend an inquest at the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

Mdluli back in court

2014-08-11 05:00

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli will appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court after criminal charges against him were reinstated.

DA welcomes NPA inquiry recommendation

2014-08-10 19:11

The DA has welcomed reports that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has recommended inquiries be conducted into three senior officials' fitness to hold office.

NPA IMU head resigns

2014-08-07 15:55

Suspended National Prosecuting Authority integrity management unit head Prince Mokotedi has resigned.

Mokotedi set to be charged - NPA

2014-08-07 09:57

Formal charges are set to be served on suspended NPA integrity management unit head Prince Mokotedi, the NPA has confirmed.

No warrant of arrest for AbaThembu king

2014-08-06 10:47

No warrant of arrest has yet been issued for AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, Eastern Cape police have said.

NPA head possible suspension raise questions

2014-08-02 14:28

President Zuma's notice to NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana that he is considering suspending him raises questions as the terms of reference into the enquiry of his appointment has not been made public, the DA says.

NPA mum on ex-head’s alleged affair

2014-08-01 11:08

The NPA has declined to comment on a report regarding its former head Mokotedi Mpshe's alleged affair with a colleague which rendered him vulnerable to blackmail.

Zuma fears DA could use spy tapes info against him

2014-07-31 14:36

President Jacob Zuma wants to keep his communications with the NPA in the so-called spy tapes case secret because the DA could use it against him, his lawyers argue.

NPA probe into Selebi case - report

2014-07-31 07:14

The National Prosecuting Authority is conducting an internal probe into the prosecution of convicted former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi, according to reports.

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

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

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.


Zuma's 'spy tapes' filed at SCA

2014-08-22 22:41

Papers have been filed at the Supreme Court of Appeal as agreed upon in the appeal hearing on the so-called spy tapes litigation regarding President Jacob Zuma.

Hawks' independence vital - foundation

2014-08-19 14:29

The Hawks' independence must be ensured regardless of whether the unit is housed in the National Prosecuting Authority or the SAPS, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Doubts about Jiba’s qualifications

2014-08-17 15:59

Deputy director of public prosecutions Nomqcobo Jiba failed to submit copies of her qualifications, raising doubts that she might not be an admitted advocate, it has been reported.

NPA provides Yacoob with documents

2014-08-14 21:42

The National Prosecuting Authority has provided retired judge Zac Yacoob with documents so he can begin his investigation into media leaks at the prosecuting authority.

NPA delaying probe into leaks - judge

2014-08-14 09:06

Retired judge Zac Yacoob has expressed concern about a delay in getting documents from the NPA so that he can begin his investigation into media leaks at the prosecuting authority.

Mdluli appears in court, formally charged

2014-08-11 12:50

Former police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been formally charged and his case has been postponed to October because his lawyer was not available.

Intelligence committee must probe SSA unit - DA

2014-08-10 20:42

The JSCI must probe reports that state resources were abused by the special operations unit of the State Security Agency, the DA has said.

Charges laid against top NPA officials

2014-08-10 13:17

Criminal charges have been laid against three NPA senior officials, the prosecuting authority has confirmed.

22 arrested for corruption in Jhb - mayor

2014-08-07 15:36

Johannesburg's mayor Parks Tau says 22 people have been arrested for corruption, fraud and tampering with the city's revenue collection systems.

NPA must be accountable - ISS

2014-08-06 18:43

The Institute for Security Studies says South Africa needs a more accountable National Prosecuting Authority.

Former spy boss drops spy tapes bombshell

2014-08-03 13:01

Former spy boss Mulangi Mphego has dropped a bombshell, which could lead to charges of corruption reinstated against President Jacob Zuma, a report says.

Zuma considers NPA head suspension

2014-08-01 14:33

President Jacob Zuma has notified NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana that he is considering suspending him.

NPA: Nxasana not suspended

2014-08-01 09:05

National Prosecuting Authority head Mxolisi Nxasana has not been suspended, the NPA has said, following a newspaper report stating that he had.

Former Scorpion accused of fraud

2014-07-31 12:05

Former Scorpions advocate Jeff Ledwaba allegedly had R10 000 paid into the account of the prosecutor handling his fraud and theft case in an attempt to sabotage it, it has been reported.

Suspended NPA official set to quit

2014-07-30 09:42

The head of the NPA's integrity management unit, who was suspended after a document on former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach was leaked to the media, plans to resign, the NPA says.

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

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

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.

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