No investigation against judge who presided over Zuma criminal case - NPA

2019-05-14 17:23

The National Prosecuting Authority says it has not issued an instruction to police to investigate the judge who had been presiding over former president Jacob Zuma's criminal trial.

DA hands 'evidence' against Magashule to the NPA, including 'Gangster State'

2019-05-03 17:14

Among the evidence the party has submitted to the National Prosecuting Authority is investigative journalist and author Pieter Louis Myburgh's Gangster State book.

Ramaphosa to Jiba: 'You lied to me'

2019-04-26 18:03

Former Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba "lied" to President Cyril Ramaphosa, and should be fired immediately, according to the president’s letter addressed to her.

Mrwebi refuses to comment on dismissal, waits on Parliament

2019-04-26 14:19

Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi has declined to comment on the decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to sack him and his colleague Nomgcobo Jiba from the NPA, saying he believes Parliament still needs to consider the matter.

Nxasana says Mokgoro report vindicates the NPA

2019-04-25 18:31

Nxasana previously complained about Jiba and Mrwebi when he wrote to Justice Minister Michael Masutha complaining that the duo had not been cooperative since he assumed office in 2013.

Without the NPA upholding the rule of law, we are 'dead in the water'

2019-04-25 10:52

Whether one wields power or is of the most vulnerable, the rule of law guarantees equal treatment. Without it, the vision of a constitutional democracy is dead in the water, writes Yvonne Mokgoro.

Former Rwandan Intelligence head's murder case referred back to the NPA

2019-04-19 20:08

The murder case of former Rwandan Intelligence head, Colonel Patrick Karegeya, has been referred back to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to decide whether they will prosecute the responsible suspects.

From Batohi to Kieswetter to Mkhwebane: Are our institutions up to the task?

2019-04-16 05:00

The imperative to restorate the integrity of key institutions dictates that by the end of this year at the very least, cases must have been brought to court and convictions obtained, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

President Ramaphosa asks Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to respond to Mokgoro inquiry report by Tuesday

2019-04-11 10:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met retired Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro to discuss the inquiry into the fitness of Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office in the National Prosecuting Authority.

NPA applies for warrant to arrest Babes Wodumo

2019-04-05 13:14

The National Prosecuting Authority has applied for a warrant of arrest for Gqom artist Bongekile "Babes Wodumo" Simelane after she failed to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court for charges of common assault.


Mandela funeral 'spending irregularities': Eastern Cape NPA provisionally withdraws charges

2019-05-10 18:18

National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi has expressed serious concerns following the provisional withdrawal of charges against those accused of fraud relating to former president, Nelson Mandela’s funeral in 2013.

NPA team to review high-profile IPID cases

2019-04-29 21:44

The National Prosecuting Authority has agreed to appoint a team of prosecutors to review high-profile police watchdog cases.

Batohi: Jiba and Mrwebi axing sets NPA on a new path

2019-04-26 17:09

The President's decision to fire advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi from the National Prosecuting Authority sets it on a new path, the newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions, advocate Shamila Batohi has said.

Mokgoro Report: When will Ramaphosa act?

2019-04-26 06:06

A panel chaired by former Constitutional Court judge Yvonne Mokgoro has recommended that Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi should be fired, but the president has not yet indicated if he will do so.

Mokgoro inquiry: 10 damning findings against Nomgcobo Jiba & Lawrence Mrwebi

2019-04-25 16:41

While the country awaits the president's decision on the future of the National Prosecuting Authority's Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, News24 looks at 10 crucial findings from the Mokgoro inquiry report.

Mokgoro inquiry: Mrwebi and Jiba not fit for office, report finds

2019-04-25 07:01

It appears to be the end of the road for advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, given the finding by retired Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro that the pair is neither fit nor proper to hold their respective offices within the NPA.

NPA mum on Afriforum claim of Grace Mugabe extradition

2019-04-16 21:41

The National Prosecuting Authority has kept mum about Afriforum's claims that the NPA has applied for the extradition of Zimbabwe's former first lady Grace Mugabe.

Incorrect report used to suspend former Hawks head Anwa Dramat - state capture inquiry hears

2019-04-11 22:28

Former police minister Nathi Nhleko allegedly acted on an incorrect report when suspending former Hawks head Anwa Dramat, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.

Who will head the state capture prosecution directorate?

2019-04-11 05:12

A shortlist of candidates who will potentially head up a new investigative directorate within the National Prosecuting Authority, is currently being vetted for approval.

Willie Hofmeyr to head Asset Forfeiture Unit - report

2019-04-03 15:47

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has moved Willie Hofmeyr back to the Asset Forfeiture Unit, according to a report.

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