NPA boss drops racketeering charges against Johan Booysen & co

2019-07-09 10:05

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has withdrawn racketeering charges against former Hawks General Johan Booysen and several current and former officers.

Ramaphosa just washed his hands of the corrupt politically connected

2018-12-10 08:24

When confronted with the common political dilemma of having to consider pleas from the politically connected, Ramaphosa has washed his hands by appointing the most likely independent prosecutor, writes Ralph Mathekga.

WATCH: ConCourt's ruling on Shaun Abrahams explained

The Constitutional Court has found that the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Shaun Abrahams was unconstitutional and invalid. Here's what you need to know. Watch.

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Shaun Abrahams fights to keep his job - NPA confirms

2017-12-08 20:17

The National Prosecuting Authority and its head, Shaun Abrahams, have confirmed they filed a notice of their intention to appeal a North Gauteng High Court judgment, finding Abrahams’ appointment invalid.

LISTEN: Breytenbach claims political motive behind charges

Glynnis Breytenbach maintains the NPA is pursuing a politically motivated campaign against her.

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WATCH: NPA slams Breytenbach with new charges

The NPA has hit DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach with two new charges.

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Nokuthula Simelane's sister wants answers, truth

Nokuthula Simelane's sister Nthembi Nkadimeng speaks about the murder of her sister and says she was "disappointed" with the testimony of men accused of Simelane's murder. Umkhonto we Sizwe member Simelane went missing in 1983 after security police arrested her. Her remains were never recovered

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HEADLINES: NPA's new face, EFF vs Nkandla and penis transplants

In today's news headlines: the NPA gets a new head, EFF threatens Zuma with court & men hoping for sex reassignment surgeries offer their penises for transplant.

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Mokgoro inquiry: No one willing to sign Breytenbach's suspension letter

2019-01-30 18:32

Initially no one wanted to sign the letter in terms of which former state prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach was suspended, the Mokgoro inquiry has heard.

Will Ramaphosa settle on an insider for NPA top job?

2018-08-31 12:52

The president has been turned down by a number of advocates. Now he is looking inside the NPA to replace Shaun Abrahams, writes Adriaan Basson.

The unsung heroes of the Zuma prosecution

2018-03-16 19:28

The two people who fought a brutal battle of nine years to bring Zuma closer to justice were veteran politicians Helen Zille and James Selfe, along with the late attorney Mervyn Smith, writes Adriaan Basson.

Oilgate: AG confirms billions are missing. Why no action from Hawks, NPA?

2016-10-10 06:00

How are Zuma and the Guptas able to ignore laws that apply to the rest of society? A retired Supreme Court judge explains why.

WATCH: Robert McBride's case in NPA's view

Suspended Ipid head Robert McBride is out on bail until his next court appearance in April.

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Pistorius backers want UN to step in

International Supporters for Oscar Pistorius have launched an online petition to the United Nations Commissioner on Human Rights regarding his murder sentence.

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Mbeki defends his axing Pikoli

Former President Thabo Mbeki has tackled those who accuse him of abusing State power over the suspension of former NPA head Vusi Pikoli.

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