Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The pressure on National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi is increasing daily. The public is getting restless, investors are skittish and diplomats’ questions are more pressing. And some believe Batohi is becoming increasingly frustrated, if not despondent. What is happening?
Advocate Hermione Cronje is still riding the wave of euphoria from her appointment as the new National Prosecuting Authority Investigative Directorate head
For the first time in years, it felt like the NPA was back. The dynamic duo of national director Shamila Batohi and the new head of the investigating directorate Hermione Cronje, faced the media and the nation and told us everything we needed to hear.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Advocate Hermione Cronje as head of the new Investigating Directorate at the NPA. This unit will be located in the office of Shamila Batohi, the national director of public prosecutions.
NDPP Shamila Batohi made a big call on Tuesday: she withdrew charges against former KZN Hawks boss General Johan Booysen. Mandy Wiener believes this decision is a clear marker on the road to recover the NPA's credibility.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has assured South Africans that the NPA will not hold back if there is evidence of wrongdoing against high-profile individuals.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi says she is under no illusion that she, the National Prosecuting Authority and the new Investigative Directorate will be the target of political attacks.
Western CapeThe Building Company
Cape TownTop Vending - Nespresso
Cape Town CBDLiberty Financial Advisers
R 2 960 000
R 2 750 000
R 2 350 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.