Jacob Zuma says court was biased, files notice appealing permanent stay of prosecution ruling

2019-11-04 23:00

Former president Jacob Zuma says the Pietermaritzburg High Court "mis-focused" on the gist of his permanent stay of prosecution application and was biased against him when it dismissed it.

'I was not sure NPA's prospects of success were strong enough for a winnable case against Zuma,' Ngcuka says in court papers

2019-03-13 08:55

There was doubt whether the case of corruption against former president Jacob Zuma more than 10 years ago was "winnable", former NPA boss Bulelani Ngcuka has said.

Why the appointment of the NPA boss is so important

2018-10-23 14:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a panel to help him appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions. This is how it will work and why it's important.

Spy Tapes: What did the court find?

2016-04-29 17:26

The High Court in Pretoria ruled on Friday that the decision to discontinue the prosecution against President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed and set aside. Here are the court's main findings.

Spy tapes: I didn't delay Zuma prosecution, says Mpshe

2015-06-30 16:09

Former chief prosecutor Mokotedi Mpshe insists it was not his decision to delay the prosecution of President Jacob Zuma.

Mbeki abused NPA: Hofmeyr

2015-03-31 21:20

The Thabo Mbeki administration used the NPA as a political tool against Jacob Zuma, Willie Hofmeyr has said in the authority's court response to the DA's application for a review of the withdrawal of corruption charges against Zuma.

Ngcuka - Don't blame me

2014-10-05 18:20

The former national director of public prosecutions Bulelani Ngcuka has lashed out at suggestions that his conduct was to blame for the dropping of corruption charges against Jacob Zuma.

Spy tapes reveal Polokwane paranoia

2014-09-28 10:58

The so-called spy tapes have revealed how paranoia gripped the rival camps of Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki in the run up to the ANC’s Polokwane conference in December 2007 – amid fears of "chaos" and "bloodshed".

SA's rich continue to get richer

2013-12-01 19:35

The collective wealth of the 20 richest people in South Africa grew by 8.6% compared to last year, it has been reported.


Ramaphosa sent on his mission by a Bible, a squadron of Gripens and a new NDPP

2019-05-26 06:52

Moments after administering the oath of office to President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Loftus Versfeld Stadium erupted in song, Chief Justice Moegoeng Mogoeng tugged at the head of state’s right elbow, writes Pieter du Toit.

Shamila Batohi gets the hardest job in the republic

2018-12-04 20:00

Competing interests, political smokescreens and power struggles all come into play in our volatile political environment, where ANC battles have had such a corrosive effect on South Africa's institutions. Shamila Batohi has her work cut out for her.

Ngcuka, Msphe: Give Gerrie benefit of doubt

2017-02-01 17:22

Adv. Gerrie Nel’s move from the National Prosecuting Authority to lobby group AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit has been met with mixed reactions. Here’s what some of his peers had to say.

NPA files papers in 'spy tapes' case

2015-07-03 21:50

After repeated delays, the NPA has finally filed answering papers in the DA's bid to review the dropping of corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

DA: Zuma múst have his day in court

2015-03-31 21:42

The DA has said that President Jacob Zuma must have his day in court after the NPA's answering affidavit showed no substantive reason why the charges against him were dropped.

Cancer claims former NPA deputy head

2015-03-09 10:35

Former National Prosecuting Authority deputy head Jan Henning SC has died of cancer, a report says.

Ngcuka breaks silence over spy tapes

2014-10-05 10:06

Bulelani Ngcuka has lashed out at President Jacob Zuma’s defence team and accused them of acting criminally.

Vote DA to teach Zuma lesson - Zille

2014-09-06 14:35

A vote for the DA could teach President Jacob Zuma a lesson, opposition party leader Helen Zille has said two days after the so-called "spy tapes" were handed over to her party.

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