ARTICLES RELATING TO ZUMA SPY TAPES

The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

2014-08-29 10:54

President Jacob Zuma has lost his appeal to block the release of the so-called “spy tapes”. News24 charts the battle that began over a decade ago.

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President Jacob Zuma is facing pressure from all sides: The Public Protector, along with the EFF, want an accounting for Nkandla-expenditure and the spy tapes are set for release. Newspapers honed in on Zuma's woes. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through what you need to know.

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ANC 'notes' Zuma spy tapes ruling

2014-08-28 11:44
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The ANC says it has noted the Supreme Court of Appeal's order that the so-called Zuma spy tapes be released, and hopes this brings the matter closer to finality.

Zille: Spy tapes ruling important for democracy

2014-08-28 10:52

DA leader Helen Zille has lauded the Supreme Court of Appeal order that the so-called "spy tapes" be released, after opposition by President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma's 'spy tapes' filed at SCA

2014-08-22 22:41
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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.

Spy tapes: Legal battles ‘point to cover-up’

2014-08-18 15:52
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President Jacob Zuma's protracted legal attempts to prevent the release of the so-called spy tapes to the Democratic Alliance points to a cover-up, opposition leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma, DA given deadline to agree on tapes

2014-08-15 14:36

The Supreme Court of Appeal is prepared to give President Jacob Zuma and the DA another opportunity to resolve their differences regarding the so-called spy tapes.

DA questions origin of spy tapes

2014-08-04 11:17

Former crime intelligence head Mulangi Mphego's concerns over the veracity of secret recordings of conversations that led to corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma being withdrawn, strengthens the case for them to be made public, the DA says.

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.

Zuma's attorneys rake in over R8.8m

2013-11-20 18:08
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President Jacob Zuma's attorneys have been paid more than R8.8m to represent him in court during the past four years.

DA: Pikoli claims proof of interference

2013-10-21 16:34

The DA says that allegations made by former NPA head Vusi Pikoli are direct proof that the justice system is being abused for political purposes.

Mdluli ruling affects Zuma - expert

2013-09-26 23:12

A court ruling overturning the withdrawal of charges against former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli has implications for President Jacob Zuma, an expert says.

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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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Mpshe ignored recommendations - report

2013-08-30 13:31

Former acting NPA head Mokotedi Mpshe has reportedly ignored recommendations to continue with the prosecution against President Jacob Zuma.

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.

Court erred in spy tapes ruling - Zuma

2013-08-23 14:31
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Court papers submitted by President Jacob Zuma's legal team list several grounds for appeal against the ruling forcing the NPA to hand over the so-called spy tapes.

DA: NPA must hand over tapes

2013-08-22 19:00

The National Prosecuting Authority's failure to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes would spark a constitutional crisis, the DA has said.

DA wins Zuma spy tape bid

2013-08-16 14:06

The North Gauteng High Court has ordered the NPA to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes within the next five days, and ordered the NPA and president to pay the costs of the DA's application.

Zuma spy tapes confidential - lawyer

2013-07-24 22:12

The so-called Zuma spy tapes are part of confidential information disclosed by President Jacob Zuma to the NPA, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Judgment reserved in spy tapes case

2013-07-24 16:56

Judgment has been reserved in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on the release of the so-called Zuma spy tapes.

NPA 'not spy tapes arbiter'

2013-07-24 13:16

The NPA is not the appropriate entity to decide whether transcripts of the tapes which led to charges against President Jacob Zuma being dropped are confidential, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Zuma spy tapes battle continues

2013-07-24 08:28

The Democratic Alliance will head to the North Gauteng High Court to continue fighting for the release of the so-called Zuma spy tapes.

Lawyers know Zuma tapes damaging - DA

2013-02-06 22:30
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It is clear President Jacob Zuma's lawyers know the so-called spy tapes could be damaging and do not want them to get out, the DA says.

Judge Ngoepe denies 'spy tapes' talk

2012-10-31 22:18

Retiring Gauteng judge president Bernard Ngoepe has denied discussing the release of tapes in the possession of the NPA with reporters, the office of the chief justice says.

Zuma wants court to clarify instructions

2012-10-26 22:39

President Jacob Zuma has asked the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to clarify what records regarding the so-called spy tapes should be released, his attorney says.

 

D-day for Zuma? Newspapers focus on pressure

2014-08-29 10:16

President Jacob Zuma is facing pressure from all sides: The Public Protector and EFF want an Nkandla accounting and the spy tapes are set for release. Newspapers honed in on Zuma's woes. Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through what you need to know.

DA to analyse Zuma spy tapes 'very carefully'

2014-08-28 12:16
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The DA will thoroughly review and analyse the so-called Zuma spy tapes to make sure they are authentic, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma has hijacked the judiciary - Zille

2014-08-28 11:30
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Nobody is above the law, but President Jacob Zuma and his "network" have hijacked the judiciary, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma spy tapes appeal dismissed

2014-08-28 09:28
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The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma's application to prevent the release of the so-called spy tapes.

Ministers have had it with Zuma lawyers - report

2014-08-22 09:11
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President Jacob Zuma has come under criticism from none other than his security cluster ministers for his continued reliance on his legal advisers, including his longtime lawyer, Michael Hulley, it has been reported.

Judges: No facts to support Zuma's appeal

2014-08-15 19:07

The Supreme Court of Appeal has no facts before it to decide whether the so-called spy tapes are part of a confidential representation by President Jacob Zuma to the NPA, SCA judges have said.

Spy tapes appeal: Judgment reserved

2014-08-15 11:57

Judgment has been reserved in the appeal against the release of the so-called spy tapes, the Supreme Court of Appeal says. President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers earlier conceded there was no legal basis to keep it secret.

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.

Cope: Spending on Zuma lawyer a discrimination

2013-11-20 23:15
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The state's spending of R8.8m on attorneys representing President Jacob Zuma over the past four years is a blatant act of discrimination, Cope has said.

Zuma's legal adviser paid R700 an hour

2013-10-21 22:06
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President Jacob Zuma’s special legal adviser, who helped get corruption charges against him dropped in 2009, was being paid close to R700 an hour for providing legal advice.

Spy tapes case cost taxpayers over R1m

2013-10-21 14:57
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A court case involving the DA trying to gain access to the so-called spy tapes, has cost taxpayers over R1m.

DA disappointed by 'spy tapes' ruling

2013-09-06 17:35
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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
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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".

Spy tapes: Zuma not stalling - lawyer

2013-08-29 09:02
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President Jacob Zuma's lawyer has reportedly dismissed the DA's claims that the postponement of the application for leave to appeal in the so-called spy tapes saga was "stonewalling".

Vavi: Jacob Zuma's cop out to get me

2013-08-25 15:20
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A former bodyguard of President Jacob Zuma faces the wrath of the Cosatu boss over rubbished spy report.

Zuma spy tapes appeal 'a delaying tactic'

2013-08-23 07:24
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The DA is to oppose President Jacob Zuma's appeal of the court decision forcing the NPA to hand over the so-called spy tapes, saying the grounds for the appeal are flimsy and it's "a delaying tactic".

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 gets 5 days to hand over spy tapes

2013-08-16 10:47

The National Prosecuting Authority has been ordered to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes to the DA within five days, according to a report.

DA wants transcripts of spy tapes

2013-07-24 18:36

The DA wants the transcripts of the tapes, which led to charges against President Jacob Zuma being dropped because they are confidential, the high court has heard.

NDPP 'not in contempt of court'

2013-07-24 14:37

The NDPP is not in contempt of court for failing to file transcripts of tapes, which led to corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma being dropped, the high court has heard.

DA: NPA in contempt of court

2013-07-24 11:56

The North Gauteng High Court must interpret a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal compelling the NPA to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes to the DA, the court has heard.

Full bench to hear 'spy tapes' bid

2013-04-29 10:55

A full bench of judges is to hear an application by the Democratic Alliance to be granted access to the transcripts of the alleged "spy tapes" of President Jacob Zuma, DA spokesperson James Selfe says.

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.

Release spy tapes - Ngoepe

2012-10-31 16:34

Retiring Gauteng Judge President Bernard Ngoepe wants the tapes, which halted the prosecution of President Jacob Zuma, to be released, a report says.

Zuma to dispute meaning of 'spy tapes' ruling - DA

2012-10-26 21:04

President Jacob Zuma will dispute the meaning of a SCA decision that he must authorise the release of the National Prosecuting Authority's "spy tapes", the Democratic Alliance says.

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