ARTICLES RELATING TO MENZI SIMELANE

Zuma woos black professionals

2013-08-04 16:40
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President Jacob Zuma is wooing black professionals and opinion makers back into the ANC’s fold ahead of next year’s elections.

Simelane joins North West team

2013-07-12 16:36

Former NPA boss Menzi Simelane is reportedly part of a government team sent to the North West to help turn around embattled municipalities.

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Mangaung Timeline

2012-12-12 12:18

Take a look at a timeline of the main events leading up to the ANC's national elective conference in Mangaung.

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Simelane still a Joburg Bar member

2012-12-05 17:57

Menzi Simelane remains a member of the Johannesburg Bar while it continues its disciplinary procedures against him, chairperson Modise Khoza SC says.

Menzi Simelane 'no longer works for NPA'

2012-12-05 08:23

Embattled National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane has been removed from the National Prosecuting Authority, according to a report.

No word on Simelane

2012-10-10 18:59

There has been no further word from either the presidency or the NPA on the status of National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane after the Constitutional Court ruled his appointment invalid.

Zuma can restore NPA credibility - expert

2012-10-05 22:18

President Jacob Zuma has an opportunity to appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions to restore the credibility of the National Prosecuting Authority, an expert says.

Simelane appointment invalid - ConCourt

2012-10-05 10:55
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The Constitutional Court has declared Menzi Simelane's appointment as national director of public prosecutions invalid.

Paying Simelane's legal fees 'a disgrace'

2012-07-19 22:25

It is a "disgrace" for the state to pay the legal fees of Menzi Simelane during a challenge against his appointment as chief prosecutor, the DA says.

Judges question Simelane appointment

2012-05-08 20:06

Constitutional Court judges have asked how Menzi Simelane was chosen as the best man for National Director of Public Prosecutions despite an adverse report on him.

Doesn't matter if Simelane right for job: DA

2012-05-08 14:19

It does not matter whether Menzi Simelane turns out to be the right person for the job of NDPP, the question is whether the president applied his mind when appointing him, the Constitutional Court has heard.

NPA needs money, points finger at Simelane

2012-04-17 19:30

The NPA needs R250m extra funding a year, MPs have heard, while national director of public prosecutions Menzi Simelane has been blamed for its biggest performance hurdle.

NDPP bosses not open about Zim torture case

2012-03-27 17:55

A national prosecuting authority official says the body is not open about why it wouldn't go ahead on a case involving a raid of Zimbabwean opposition offices in South Africa.

Zuma accepts Simelane ruling, appoints Jiba

2011-12-28 22:15

President Jacob Zuma has accepted the court ruling that struck down his appointment of Menzi Simelane as national director of public prosecutions, and named Simelane's deputy to act in the post.

Papers filed over Simelane ruling

2011-12-22 20:35

The government has filed papers to the Constitutional Court for its review of the appeal court's decision to strike down Menzi Simelane's appointment as national prosecutions chief.

Maharaj may have broken the law - report

2011-12-04 19:00

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj may himself have broken the law he hopes will be used to prosecute journalists.

Simelane ruling 'a setback for Zuma'

2011-12-02 08:49

Newspaper editorials say the ruling against Menzi Simelane's appointment as prosecution head is an embarrassing setback for President Jacob Zuma.

All Simelane decisions 'now invalid'

2011-12-01 18:23

All decisions Menzi Simelane took as head of public prosecutions have been rendered invalid by the appeal court ruling setting aside his appointment, says constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos.

Zuma made errors with Simelane - judge

2011-12-01 14:14

The Supreme Court of Appeal has found that President Jacob Zuma and Justice Minister Jeff Radebe made material errors of fact and law in the process leading to Menzi Simelane's appointment.

NPA gets M&G's request to publish

2011-11-23 16:18

The National Prosecuting Authority has received a request from the Mail & Guardian to publish information said to prove that presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj lied in an inquiry.

M&G to hand letter to Simelane

2011-11-21 22:28

The Mail & Guardian is to hand a letter to Menzi Simelane regarding the use of information allegedly implicating presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj in illegal kickbacks.

DA back in court over Simelane

2011-10-31 11:38

The DA is expected to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal that the National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane was not fit and proper to do his job.

Drunken driving: Cape law students nailed

2011-10-21 14:23

Final year Western Cape law students often approach the National Director of Public Prosecutions to review decisions to prosecute them for drunken driving.

NPA settles Molelle dispute

2011-09-14 20:08

Suspended KZN asset forfeiture unit head Knorx Molelle will resume his duties, says the National Prosecuting Authority.

Simelane facing 'racist' complaint

2011-09-06 13:18
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A complaint has been lodged against NPA boss Menzi Simelane relating to alleged "racist" comments he made in a Sunday newspaper about white people.

 

NPA head announcement welcomed

2013-07-25 18:25

President Jacob Zuma's intention to appoint a national director of public prosecutions has been welcomed by the Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution.

Simelane appointed special adviser

2013-04-28 13:22

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane has been appointed special adviser to Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Simelane still a Joburg Bar member

2012-12-05 20:10

Menzi Simelane remains a member of the Johannesburg Bar while it continues its disciplinary procedures against him, chairperson Modise Khoza SC says.

Simelane's salary stopped - justice dept

2012-12-05 12:28

Embattled National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane's salary has been terminated even though internal processes against him are still under way, the justice department has confirmed.

Radebe stifled arms probe - report

2012-11-18 21:15

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe reportedly blocked senior prosecutors working on the arms deal investigation from travelling to Switzerland to investigate secret bank accounts.

There's no wisdom in Nkandla - Malema

2012-10-09 22:41
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Julius Malema has criticised the reported R203m upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, asking "who goes to Nkandla of all places?"

Simelane ruling 'victory for Constitution'

2012-10-05 20:12

The Constitutional Court ruling that found the appointment of Menzi Simelane as National Director of Public Prosecutions invalid has been welcomed.

ConCourt to rule on Simelane

2012-10-04 22:21

The Constitutional Court is scheduled to rule on the validity of the appointment of National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane.

State to pay Simelane's legal bills

2012-07-19 07:42

The State will pay the legal costs for Menzi Simelane, whose appointment as national director of public prosecutions has been challenged by the Democratic Alliance.

Set aside Simelane order: ConCourt hears

2012-05-08 15:41

The order of invalidity of Menzi Simelane's appointment as national director of public prosecutions should be set aside, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Last round for Simelane in ConCourt

2012-05-07 22:11

The Constitutional Court is due to hear an application on whether the appointment of Menzi Simelane as the country's chief prosecutor is valid.

Radebe appealing Simelane ruling

2012-03-30 10:15

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe is appealing against the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to set aside the appointment of Menzi Simelani as national director of public prosecutions, a report says.

Simelane should pay costs of appeal - DA

2012-01-02 12:01

Government should not cover the costs of Menzi Simelane’s appeal against the ruling that his appointment as national director of public prosecutions was unconstitutional, the DA says.

Zuma withdraws Simelane appeal bid

2011-12-28 16:01

President Jacob Zuma has withdrawn his bid to appeal the court ruling that set aside his appointment of Menzi Simelane as national director of public prosecutions.

Bizos warns govt on judiciary

2011-12-09 22:44

Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos has fired a blunt warning at the government not to undermine the judiciary.

Presidency to study Simelane judgment

2011-12-02 15:48

President Jacob Zuma will first study the judgment rendering Menzi Simelane's appointment as NPA head invalid, before deciding what to do, his spokesperson says.

Menzi Simelane keeps job, for now - dept

2011-12-01 22:10

Prosecution head Menzi Simelane will stay on until the Constitutional Court confirms an appeal court ruling setting aside his appointment, says the justice ministry.

Menzi Simelane ruling a victory: DA

2011-12-01 15:30

The Supreme Court of Appeal's ruling that National Prosecuting Authority head Menzi Simelane's appointment is invalid is a victory for constitutional democracy, says the DA.

Menzi Simelane's appointment 'invalid'

2011-12-01 11:30

The appointment of National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane by President Jacob Zuma in November 2009 was invalid, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Hawks to investigate Mail & Guardian

2011-11-22 21:06

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj's criminal charges against the Mail & Guardian newspaper are to be investigated by the Hawks, police say.

Simelane not fit for the job, SCA hears

2011-10-31 16:35

There is no evidence that President Jacob Zuma applied his mind properly in appointing the country's prosecution head, the Supreme Court of Appeal has heard.

State didn't initiate Bees Roux deal

2011-10-21 17:39

The State did not initiate the deal that saw former Blue Bulls rugby player Jacobus Roux being ordered to pay R750 000 to the family of the metro police officer who was killed in a fight with him.

Simelane fails to report to Parliament

2011-10-12 19:43

National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane has infuriated MPs by not turning up to answer questions on the National Prosecuting Authority's annual report.

Simelane will continue to 'raise issues'

2011-09-06 22:45

National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane will continue to raise issues that reflect society, his spokesperson says,

Twenty-four prosecutors prosecuted

2011-08-25 22:25

Twenty-four prosecutors are being prosecuted for various crimes including murder and accepting bribes, says the NPA.

 
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