Twitter account impersonating NPA head Shamila Batohi suspended

2020-01-25 08:48

A Twitter account impersonating NPA boss Shamila Batohi is suspended after it posts a tweet promising high-profile arrests.

PwC forensic auditor Trevor White to testify at Zondo commission

2020-01-20 09:05

All eyes are expected to be on PricewaterhouseCoopers forensic auditor Trevor White when he takes the stand at the state capture commission of inquiry.

Fake! NPA distances Shamila Batohi from bogus Twitter account

2020-01-09 12:27

A fake account purporting to belong to NPA head Shamila Batohi continues to tweet, despite being reported numerous times by the NPA’s official account.

From Uyinene to the Dros rapist: these 10 court cases shocked SA in 2019

2020-01-02 06:12

From murders-by-appointment to the gruesome killing of seven family members and a tragic rape and murder in a post office, these are the 10 court cases that shocked South Africans in 2019.

Senzo Meyiwa death: AfriForum wants formal inquest into killing

2019-12-11 16:21

Lobby group AfriForum has called on the National Prosecuting Authority to recommend a formal inquest into the death of football star Senzo Meyiwa.

Police escalate rape case of former MMA released hours after arrest

2019-12-05 12:37

The South African Police Service says the case of former mixed martial arts fighter, Patrick Luindula, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at LaBoom night club in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, has been escalated to provincial level "as a matter of urgency".

AfriForum has withdrawn private prosecution of prominent businessman accused of child rape - NPA

2019-12-02 14:38

The National Prosecuting Authority in Gauteng says it has learnt that lobby group AfriForum has withdrawn its private prosecution of a prominent businessman who allegedly raped his three-year-old granddaughter.

NPA charges Malema for Mdantsane rally shooting

2019-11-27 10:34

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that it has charged EFF leader Julius Malema for allegedly firing a weapon in public during a party rally in the Eastern Cape in 2018.

Ralph Mathekga: Bongo's arrest no high profile state capture case

2019-11-26 09:02

It is a stretch to say Bongani Bongo's arrest is a high profile state capture arrest. He is not even a high profile politician; he is merely a low level fixer who was inexplicably appointed to Cabinet by Zuma, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Ten arrested for ADM toilet tender wanted to 'misappropriate funds' - NPA

2019-11-22 20:55

The National Prosecuting Authority says ten people arrested in connection with the Amathole toilet scandal had a “prior agreement” to appoint private company Siyenza as the service provider for the toilet tender.


Apartheid state covered up 'real circumstances' of Dr Neil Aggett's death, inquest hears

2020-01-20 17:46

The lawyer for the Aggett family says they believe anti-apartheid activist Dr Neil Aggett was killed "either directly or through unrelenting systematic torture, abuse and neglect which pushed him to take his own life".

I'm still gobsmacked by extent of state capture devastation - NPA's Hermione Cronje

2020-01-18 21:20

There is a long list of people who stood idly by, turned a blind eye or enabled the deterioration and destruction of state institutions, Hermione Cronje, the head of the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) Investigative Directorate, has said.

Mandy Wiener | 2020: The year of prosecutions? You betcha!

2020-01-02 10:29

There is only so much the executive can do to assure citizens and prospective investors that there is change and that there is no room for the corrupt and crooked. An effective, efficient and independent NPA bringing the high profile state capture accused to book, will have a massive effect on public sentiment, writes Mandy Wiener.

AfriForum awaits decision from NPA on Jiba, Malema ahead of private prosecutions

2019-12-11 19:18

AfriForum's Private Prosecution Unit has sent a letter to the National Prosecuting Authority demanding a decision be taken on former deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba within two weeks. The letter was sent on December 5.

Joburg man found guilty of 54 violent offences, including rape, kidnapping, murder and robbery

2019-12-05 17:16

Sibusiso Ndlovu has been found guilty of 54 violent offences, ranging from rape, kidnapping and assault, in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sitting in Palmridge Magistrate's Court.

The National Assembly decides not to reinstate Jiba and Mrwebi at NPA

2019-12-03 18:08

The National Assembly has resolved that former senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi should not be restored to their senior positions at the National Prosecuting Authority.

EXCLUSIVE: The damning evidence against Julius Malema the NPA chose to ignore

2019-12-01 06:52

New evidence shows that the EFF leader scored a R1m Merc, tyres for his luxury German sedan, a chartered jet, holidays in Zimbali and even legal fees from a Limpopo tender company.

End of the road for Jiba, Mrwebi as justice committee set to recommend they not be reinstated at NPA

2019-11-26 22:09

The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has resolved it would not recommend to the National Assembly to have Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi reinstated in their positions at the NPA.

After securing asset freeze, prosecutors to start analysis of Regiments servers

2019-11-25 16:15

The National Prosecuting Authority says it is continuing its probe of the Gupta-linked financial advisory group of companies by analysing company servers previously confiscated in a search and seizure operation.

DPP to appeal sentence of Vanderbijlpark father who shot and killed his son

2019-11-21 18:49

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Pretoria will appeal the conviction of a Vanderbijlpark father who shot and killed his son after he mistook him for a burglar.

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