Court dismisses Jiba's bid to be reinstated at NPA

2019-10-18 16:37

Sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba's application to be reappointed has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court with costs.

Presidential pardon: Helping Fees Must Fall activist doesn't undermine justice - Lamola

2019-10-16 18:14

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.

Students need to be responsible, can't burn libraries or try to burn a police car - Batohi

2019-10-16 09:40

Students have to behave responsibly and expect consequences if they try to set alight a police vehicle with people in it, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has said.

Major victory for deputy directors of public prosecution after decade-long salary battle

2019-10-15 18:24

Past and present deputy directors of public prosecutions at the National Prosecuting Authority will finally receive their increases and benefits after a decade-long battle.

SARS 'Sunday Evenings' project case postponed for Batohi to consider representations

2019-10-14 11:56

The State's case against three former SARS officials has been postponed to February next year, to allow for new NDPP Shamila Batohi to review the decision to prosecute.

High Court: Both Jacob Zuma and NPA 'complicit' in long corruption trial delays

2019-10-11 13:35

The National Prosecuting Authority and former president Jacob Zuma are equally complicit in causing a near eight-year delay in bringing charges against Zuma to court, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg has found.

Thuto-Tiro school stabbing: Insufficient evidence but investigation continues

2019-10-09 12:38

There is insufficient evidence in the murder case of a 15-year-old Thuto-Tiro Comprehensive School pupil in Sebonkeng, Gauteng, according to National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.

Batohi eyes rampant corruption in healthcare, but hamstrung by lack of capacity

2019-10-01 22:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa has launched the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum in partnership with different government stakeholders, including National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.

Ghosts of tenders past haunt Ramaphosa’s head of security

2019-09-22 07:32

Six years after President Cyril Ramaphosa's head of security was charged in connection with an allegedly corrupt tender, he brought the same company owned by his former co-accused on board to provide security to the CR17 campaign.

No evidence Jacob Zuma was ever poisoned, MaNtuli will not be prosecuted - NPA

2019-09-20 08:00

The National Prosecuting Authority has decided not to prosecute anyone for the alleged poisoning of former president Jacob Zuma.


Man in court on 62 counts including rape, kidnapping, murder and robbery

2019-10-16 19:34

The trial of a 29-year-old man, who is facing 62 counts relating to various charges that include 19 counts of rape and the alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl, was postponed after the interpreter fell ill.

The wheels of justice must turn unhindered - Lamola

2019-10-16 14:21

Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola says the ultimate test of SA's resolve against corruption lies firmly in the ability of the criminal justice system to ensure those who have ploughed state coffers are held accountable.

NPA having difficulties with mutual legal assistance from India and UAE

2019-10-15 20:35

The National Prosecuting Authority is having "particular difficulties" with requests for mutual legal assistance from India and the United Arab Emirates, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has told the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services.

Jacob Zuma 'poison plot': MaNtuli wants to sue after '5 years of hell'

2019-10-15 12:05

Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, who was accused of being involved in a plot to poison her estranged husband, former president Jacob Zuma, is planning to sue the NPA and the Hawks for malicious prosecution.

Capture and corruption: US to provide training and expert advice to NPA, SARS and others

2019-10-13 07:39

US experts in the combating and prevention of corruption, money-laundering and other cross-border crimes will be providing training to South African prosecutors and law-enforcement officials.

WATCH | Mercedes and lamborghinis: Luxury home, cars seized in Gumede, co-accused tender scandal case

2019-10-10 18:54

The Amaoti home of former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede and luxury cars from her co-accused in the Durban Solid Waste tender scandal were among the assets seized by authorities.

SIU's work in the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum reaps big reward

2019-10-02 17:54

The Special Investigating Unit has arrested an attorney in the Eastern Cape on charges relating to fraudulent medico-legal claims to the tune of more than R100m as part of its work within the Health Sector Anti-Corruption Forum.

Presidency defends Ramaphosa's decision to reverse Zuma's NPA appointees

2019-09-25 16:02

The Presidency has defended President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to reverse former president Jacob Zuma's senior appointments at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), according to a report.

No reconciliation for those who have 'derailed' liberation - Ronald Lamola on looting

2019-09-20 12:02

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says there won't be any reconciliation with those who have "derailed" the liberation of South Africa.

Ramaphosa disobeyed court order, charges Jiba's counsel

2019-09-19 20:51

President Cyril Ramaphosa disobeyed a court order when he appointed a commission of inquiry into sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba, her legal counsel has charged in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.

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