NPA awaiting Enock Mpianzi forensic report before announcing prosecution decision

2020-03-13 12:02

The NPA is still waiting for the forensic report into the death of Parktown Boys' High School pupil Enock Mpianzi, according to Gauteng spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.

Enock Mpianzi case: Senior prosecutor receives inquest docket, will refer for decision

2020-03-10 10:28

The senior prosecutor in Brits in the North West has received the inquest docket into the death of Parktown Boys' High School pupil Enock Mpianzi, according to Gauteng NPA spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.

NPA picking up speed in dealing with 64 municipal cases from SIU

2020-03-03 15:42

While the wheels of justice are known to turn slowly, they seem to be picking up some speed as far as municipal corruption goes under the watch of National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.

Mandy Wiener: How the criminal justice system failed Tazne

2020-02-25 06:02

It's evident that authorities released him into society before he should have been and that once he was released, they lost track of his whereabouts, writes Mandy Wiener.

Former Drakensberg Boys' Choir pupil to go on trial for rape of 13-year-old boy - report

2020-02-24 08:29

A former Drakensberg Boys' Choir School pupil will go on trial in April for the alleged rape of a younger boy.

Zuma says NPA abuse of power reminiscent of apartheid - report

2020-02-11 12:02

Former president Jacob Zuma likens prosecutors at the National Prosecuting Authority to those of the apartheid era, Business Day reports.

NPA withdraws charges against so-called SARS rogue unit trio

2020-02-07 20:28

Charges against three former senior South African Revenue Service officials accused of involvement in the so-called rogue unit have been withdrawn.

Adriaan Basson: Dear Shamila Batohi, the honeymoon is over

2020-02-03 06:00

She has been in the position of national director of public prosecutions for a year and Shamila Batohi needs to get on with the job, writes Adriaan Basson.

ANALYSIS | Shamila Batohi’s NPA: The state of play one year on

2020-01-31 08:44

Public frustration over the lack of prosecutions for those involved in the grand corruption that characterised state capture is understandable, writes Gareth Newham

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.


OPINION | Amnesty for corruption? Let's start with a few successful prosecutions first

2020-03-12 11:36

Do we really not have the information, or the means by which to obtain it, as to how state capture has happened? Is amnesty a price worth paying for something we may well already have? writes Nicole Fritz.

Mandy Wiener: Amnesty for corruption? It would look like we've given up

2020-03-10 06:00

The proposal is enormously controversial and seemingly being shot down by the public and correctly so, but often when such radical ideas are given time to marinate, they become more palatable, writes Mandy Wiener.

Drakensberg Boys Choir faces new sex assault claims - report

2020-03-02 08:26

Another alleged incident of sexual assault at the at the Drakensberg Boys Choir School in KwaZulu-Natal has come to light, according to a report.

Malema unfazed by arrest warrant as NPA confirms issued as 'matter of procedure'

2020-02-24 13:05

The NPA and a lawyer representing Julius Malema say the arrest warrant issued in the EFF leader's gun case is only a matter of procedure.

'You're free to go' - Relief for ex-SARS officials as charges withdrawn in lengthy 'rogue unit' saga

2020-02-17 12:21

"You are free to go." These were the words of Acting Judge Anthony Millar as charges were officially withdrawn against three former senior SARS officials in the so-called "rogue unit" saga.

EFF to take NDPP decision to withdraw charges against 'rogue unit' on review

2020-02-09 18:14

The EFF is set to take the National Director of Public Prosecutions' (NDPP) decision to withdraw charges against the so-called SARS rogue unit on review.

Mandy Wiener: Bathohi’s first year could have been better, but it's not bad

2020-02-04 08:00

A large part of Batohi’s job has been about winning over the public and restoring confidence in the organisation. It is about the optics. Her media strategy has been questionable, creating the impression that she is overwhelmed, writes Mandy Wiener.

NPA declines to prosecute deputy finance minister and his former lover

2020-02-02 11:42

The National Prosecuting Authority has decided there are no cases for either Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo or his ex-lover to answer to.

9 men who went on a violent 8-month crime spree in Gauteng sentenced to life

2020-01-29 21:52

The men raped, murdered, kidnapped and robbed unsuspecting women during this time, and were convicted on 53 counts.

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".

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