In politics, perception is reality, Adv Nel

2017-02-07 08:27

Gerrie Nel is going to have an uphill battle to convince SA that the people he will prosecute weren't chosen by his employer with its set of political prejudices, writes Max du Preez.

Nel’s move is a moot point

2017-02-05 05:58

Prosecutor’s shift to AfriForum should be seen in the broader context of the erosion of public trust in state institutions, writes Brutus Malada.

WATCH: It was right to televise the Oscar trial - Gerrie Nel

Watch as Gerrie Nel reflects on the Oscar Pistorius case. He talks about why it was important for the case to be televised and why he did not celebrate after the case.

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Creating a private prosecutions unit 'arrogant' - ANCWL

2017-02-03 10:29

The Constitution is being exploited by “opportunistic anti- transformation agents”, the ANCWL has said in reaction to AfriForum establishing a private prosecutions unit under Gerrie Nel.

WATCH: Don't criticise NPA staffers, criticise management - Nel

Watch as Gerrie Nel says he has 100% faith in the NPA's litigators. It's management one could criticise, Nel says.

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Here's the highlight of Gerrie Nel's week. Hint: it's not litigation!

Former NPA prosecutor Gerrie Nel talks about his loves outside litigation: golf and wrestling. Watch.

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What the law says about AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit

2017-02-02 10:40

The future of AfriForum's private prosecutions unit depends on one single question: does it have the right to institute a private prosecution, writes Jamil Mujuzi.

EXCLUSIVE: Gerrie Nel faced internal investigation when he resigned

2017-02-01 13:12

NPA head Shaun Abrahams ordered an investigation into advocate Gerrie Nel and other senior prosecutors just three days before Nel resigned, it has emerged.

New prosecuting unit in the interest of all South Africans - AfriForum

2017-01-31 22:31

Lobby group AfriForum has denied claims that the organisation serves to protect the rights of the white Afrikaner population in the country.

I'm not leaving the NPA because I'm upset - Nel

2017-01-31 17:23

Gerrie Nel says the decision to leave the NPA after serving as a career State advocate for 35 years was not an easy one to make, and is still difficult to process.


Nel, De Lille get a roasting for resigning

2017-02-05 06:57

The country’s comedians have been insulting each other big time as part of the requisite verbal thrust-and-parry that defines TV channel Comedy Central’s Roast Battle every Monday night.

Quotes of the week

2017-02-03 19:54

A selection of quotes from some of the quirky and major stories of the past week.

FULL INTERVIEW: Nel talks AfriForum, NPA and wrestling with News24

Speaking to News24, former NPA advocate defended his decision to join controversial lobby group Afriforum, his appreciation for NPA litigators and wrestling.

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Nel explains why he gave 24 hours notice to the NPA

If Gerrie Nel's decision to join AfriForum was a long time coming, why did he resign from the NPA on 24-hours' notice? Speaking to News24 Nel explains his quick exit from the NPA.

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'I'm not deserting people; I'm going the extra mile' - Gerrie Nel

Speaking to News24, Gerrie Nel discusses his decision to leave the National Prosecuting Authority for the controversial AfriForum. Nel says the decision "hurt". Watch.

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Nel insists AfriForum work won't favour 'one racial group'

Speaking to News24, former NPA advocate defended his decision to join controversial lobby group Afriforum. Watch.

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Ngcuka, Msphe: Give Gerrie benefit of doubt

2017-02-01 17:22

Adv. Gerrie Nel’s move from the National Prosecuting Authority to lobby group AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit has been met with mixed reactions. Here’s what some of his peers had to say.

'Our paths never crossed' - Gerrie Nel on Shaun Abrahams

Lobby group AfriForum has denied claims that the organisation serves to protect the rights of the white Afrikaner population in the country.

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Mixed reactions to Nel joining forces with AfriForum

2017-01-31 21:16

The move by AfriForum to establish a private prosecuting unit to be led by Advocate Gerrie Nel has been met with mixed reactions from members of the public and legal experts.

'I'm a prosecutor at heart' - Gerrie Nel says leaving the NPA was difficult

NPA advocate Gerrie Nel has said his decision to quit was to ensure that all South Africans were equal before the law. That's what he said during a press briefing on Tuesday. Watch.

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