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NGOs Black Sash and Freedom Under Law say the Constitutional Court's ruling on former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is a victory.
Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba will refrain from entering the offices of the National Prosecuting Authority in Pretoria to avoid the "impression that she is contemptuous of the courts", says her legal representative.
Freedom Under Law is seeking answers after National Prosecuting Authority bigwig Nomgcobo Jiba, who has been placed on special leave, has been spotted at its Pretoria office.
Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza's retirement would hopefully put his appointment saga to a close, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law have said.
Former Hawks head Major General Berning Ntlemeza can petition the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein if he really wants his job back.
Public interest group Freedom Under Law has entered the social grant fray, asking the Constitutional Court to order Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to play open cards and file all documents relating to negotiations and approvals for any last-minute contract signed with Cash Paymaster Services.
The High Court in Pretoria will deliver its ruling in the Freedom Under Law’s application to have Specialised Prosecutions head Nomgcobo Jiba, and head of the Commercial Crime Court Lawrence Mrwebi barred from work.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the appeal of suspended police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli and the National Prosecuting Authority.
The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear an urgent appeal by suspended police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli and the NPA in April.
The race is on to find a new National Director of Public Prosecutions and organisations are keeping a close watch as the process unfolds.
Freedom Under Law is preparing to take NPA head Shaun Abrahams to court, claiming Abrahams and deputy Nomgcobo Jiba are in contempt of court after she apparently visited its offices while on special leave.
Freedom Under Law has accused Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini of "insincerity" and showing contempt for social grant recipients and the Constitutional Court.
The case involving Freedom Under Law and the National Prosecuting Authority’s National Director of Public Prosecutions Authority’s, Nomcebo Jiba, has been postponed to October 30 and 31.
Freedom Under Law wants to intervene in Black Sash’s Constitutional Court application to ensure that grant beneficiaries will still be protected after March 31.
An urgent application by rights group Freedom Under Law aimed at suspending two senior National Prosecuting Authority officials has been struck off the roll in the High Court in Pretoria.
The High Court in Pretoria would rule if Freedom Under Law could continue with an urgent application aimed at suspending two senior National Prosecuting Authority officials.
Not all internal procedures to convince the NDPP to reinstate charges against suspended police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli have been followed, the Supreme Court of Appeal has heard.
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