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.

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.

New NPA boss locks out staff

2013-10-27 13:20

The new National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana has failed to make a good impression among his staff after having his predecessor’s executive secretary barred from her office.

Decision on Mdluli was illegal - judge

2013-09-23 20:19

The decision to withdraw fraud and corruption charges against former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli has been slated by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.


Zuma granted leave to appeal

2013-09-06 16:41

President Jacob Zuma was granted leave to appeal by the High Court in Johannesburg on Friday against the order to release the "spy tapes". Watch.

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Parly indebted to Langa - Sisulu

2013-08-27 23:53

National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu says Parliament is "deeply indebted" to former chief justice Pius Langa for his contribution to democracy.

Date set for spy tapes appeal

2013-08-26 23:28

An application for leave to appeal by President Jacob Zuma in the so-called spy tapes saga will be heard.

Judges: ConCourt NPA case not urgent

2013-07-05 10:01

The Constitutional Court has reportedly rejected a request to urgently hear a case regarding the appointment of a permanent head of the National Prosecuting Authority.

Radebe: Full jails a sign NPA is working

2013-05-29 14:27

Busy courts and over-crowded jails indicate that the NPA is doing a good job, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Breytenbach finding welcomed

2013-05-28 13:48

The Centre for Constitutional Rights has welcomed a ruling made by a disciplinary hearing in favour of suspended NPA prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach.

DA calls for Breytenbach to be re-instated

2013-05-27 20:39

The Democratic Alliance MP Dene Smuts has called for NPA senior prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach to be re-instated immediately.

Breytenbach: Mdluli has case to answer

2013-02-07 22:21

Former police crime intelligence head Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli has "a strong case" to answer, suspended NPA senior prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach has told her disciplinary hearing.

Mdluli comes up in Breytenbach hearing

2013-01-19 07:23

The NPA withdrew charges against crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli because the case had loopholes, not because it was instructed to do so, a disciplinary hearing has heard.

Breytenbach's boss testifies

2013-01-18 14:47

It is against the NPA code of conduct for complainants to help prosecutors with their investigation, Glynnis Breytenbach’s boss has told her hearing.

Dispute dominates Breytenbach hearing

2013-01-15 18:48

Details of a prospecting rights dispute have dominated proceedings at suspended NPA advocate Glynnis Breytenbach's disciplinary hearing in Pretoria.

Independence proposed for NPA

2012-11-24 10:19

Amendments to the National Prosecuting Authority legislation were being proposed so that it was stand-alone "independent" entity.

Jiba: NPA doesn't just withdraw charges

2012-11-20 14:07

The NPA does not withdraw charges against people without reason, acting head Nomgcobo Jiba says, in reference to charges against Jacob Zuma being withdrawn in 2009.

Media wants in on Breytenbach hearings

2012-11-13 12:44

The media has applied to cover the proceedings around the suspension of NPA senior prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, the Public Sector Bargaining Council says.

Charges dropped against Marikana miners

2012-09-02 14:56

Murder charges brought against 270 Lonmin miners will be withdrawn and the workers released on a warning, the NPA says.

Nel story a smear against Jiba - Radebe

2012-08-22 22:13

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has dismissed reports that acting prosecutions chief Nomgcobo Jiba sought to scupper an international award for Gerrie Nel.

Lawyer explains Breytenbach complaint

2012-08-14 18:35

Lawyer Ronnie Mendelow says prosecutors should act fairly, as he explained why he had complained to the NPA about Glynnis Breytenbach.

NPA witness feared fist fight

2012-08-06 22:54

An NPA official feared a fight if he took prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach's laptop, a disciplinary inquiry into her suspension has heard.

NPA out to nail Breytenbach - lawyer

2012-07-25 22:47

The NPA set out to "nail" its prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach when it suspended her, her disciplinary hearing in Pretoria has heard.

Breytenbach pleads not guilty

2012-07-24 13:02

Suspended NPA prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach has pleaded not guilty to the 16 charges against her at the start of her disciplinary hearing in Pretoria.

Judgment reserved in Breytenbach bid

2012-06-25 21:49

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has reserved judgment in an application by prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach challenging her suspension by the NPA.


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.

Jiba's charges unconstitutional, judge rules

2014-02-26 20:37

A KwaZulu-Natal High Court judge has set aside the racketeering charge against former Hawks head, saying the acting NDPP's charge was arbitrary and unconstitutional.

Mpisane trial to be decided in 2014

2013-10-22 22:31

Durban businesswoman Shauwn Mpisane will have to wait until next year to see if the trial in which she is accused of inflating invoices to cut her tax bill, will go ahead.

DA disappointed by 'spy tapes' ruling

2013-09-06 17:35

The DA has expressed disappointment at a South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ruling granting President Jacob Zuma leave to appeal against the release of the so-called "spy tapes”.

Zuma granted appeal for spy tapes release

2013-09-06 15:03

President Jacob Zuma has been granted leave to appeal by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg against the order to release the "spy tapes".

Praise for Pius Langa

2013-08-27 12:37

Former chief justice Pius Langa had ensured prosecutorial independence from the executive, acting NPA head Nomgcobo Jiba says.

Spy tape ruling a victory - DA

2013-08-16 21:42

The court ruling that the acting NPA head must lodge a copy of the so-called Zuma spy tapes with the court registrar, is a victory for democracy, the DA says.

NPA to challenge Breytenbach ruling

2013-05-28 17:13

The NPA says it will bring a court challenge against a disciplinary hearing's ruling in favour of suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach.

NPA respects Breytenbach ruling

2013-05-27 22:18

The NPA respects a ruling made by a disciplinary hearing in favour of suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, a spokesperson says.

Breytenbach: No evidence destroyed

2013-03-04 17:59

Suspended National Prosecuting Authority prosecutions director Glynnis Breytenbach has refuted claims that she deleted vital information from her laptop.

Jiba in contempt over spy tapes - DA

2013-02-06 11:30

The DA has called for acting head of prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba to be held in contempt of court for failing to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes.

Breytenbach can re-enrol Mdluli case

2013-01-18 21:03

Suspended NPA advocate Glynnis Breytenbach is free to re-enroll the case against former crime intelligence head Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli, her boss Lawrence Mrwebi says.

Forged deeds raised in Breytenbach case

2013-01-15 20:47

There were two versions of the forged title deed relating to Imperial Crown Trading's application for prospecting rights, suspended NPA prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach's disciplinary hearing has been told.

NPA witness' evidence 'extraordinary'

2013-01-14 22:29

A witness who accused suspended NPA prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach of colluding with another lawyer has been questioned.

NPA above politics, Jiba says

2012-11-20 17:47

It is mere perception that the National Prosecuting Authority is politically influenced, acting head Nomgcobo Jiba says.

Breytenbach: Media should apply formally

2012-11-13 21:10

The media should formally apply to cover proceedings around the suspension of NPA senior prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, the Public Sector Bargaining Council says.

NPA: Hulley didn’t comply with court order

2012-10-19 10:21

The National Prosecuting Authority has blamed President Jacob Zuma's lawyer for its failure to comply with a court order to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes.

ANC split over Marikana?

2012-09-02 10:51

Tension over the National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to charge 269 Marikana miners with murder is leading to a possible clash within the ANC.

'Irregular' approach made to director

2012-08-16 23:02

Prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach and another lawyer made a "highly irregular" approach to an ICT director to turn State witness, her disciplinary hearing has been told.

Breytenbach: NPA official faces grilling

2012-08-13 17:40

An NPA official is expected to be cross-examined about suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach's laptop when her disciplinary inquiry resumes in Pretoria.

Breytenbach suspension: No proper reasons

2012-07-26 19:20

The National Prosecuting Authority did not give Glynnis Breytenbach adequate reasons for her suspension, her disciplinary hearing has heard.

Breytenbach deleted info, witness claims

2012-07-24 16:39

Suspended prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach deleted evidence from her work laptop before returning it to the National Prosecuting Authority, a witness has told her disciplinary hearing.

Media allowed access to Breytenbach hearing

2012-07-23 10:18

Media must be allowed at the disciplinary hearing of suspended National Prosecuting Authority prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

Ministers' offices swept for bugs - Cwele

2012-05-10 15:50

Cabinet members have asked to have their offices swept for fear that they are being tapped, State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele says.

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