ARTICLES RELATING TO LAWRENCE MRWEBI

ConCourt to deliver judgment in Jiba, Mrwebi matter

2019-06-25 16:50

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgment in a General Council of the Bar of South Africa application aimed at having axed deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi, struck from the roll of advocates.

Slowly, slowly, CR's patient long game is paying off

2019-04-28 07:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been playing the long game, patiently waiting for his strategy to pay off. And pay off it is starting to do, writes Mandy Wiener.

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.

ANALYSIS: Mokgoro findings give NPA a chance to get rid of a dark stain

2019-04-25 08:16

Like an ugly stain, the controversy around Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba and Special Director Lawrence Mrwebi has refused to disappear from the National Prosecuting Authority. Now it seems that stain is closer to being removed.

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.

Mokgoro inquiry report on Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi handed to Ramaphosa

2019-04-01 10:35

Justice Yvonne Mokgoro led an inquiry into whether Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi are fit to hold office in the National Prosecuting Authority.

Mokgoro inquiry: Jiba did not lie about her qualifications or mislead NPA - lawyers

2019-03-11 18:53

There is no evidence that suggests that suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba " in any way misled" the NPA when it came to her appointment as deputy director of public prosecutions in 2001.

 

Breytenbach: If you're right, you're right

2019-04-28 12:00

Glynnis Breytenbach says she found herself in the thick of a triple threat attack on the NPA by Menzi Simelane, Jiba and Mrwebi.

Praise all-round for Mrwebi and Jiba axing

2019-04-26 19:40

The DA, ANC as well as lobby group Corruption Watch, among others, have welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to axe former senior prosecutors advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi.

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.

ANALYSIS: Understand Mokgoro's report into Jiba, Mrwebi

2019-04-25 09:12

A report by former judge of the constitutional court Yvonne Mokgoro recommends that two senior officials at the National Prosecuting Authority, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, be removed from their positions. Read this if you want to understand the report's implications.

State capture inquiry: Mrwebi queried validity of cases former KZN Hawks boss probed

2019-04-18 15:44

Former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen says suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi queried the legal validity of the corruption case of a policeman and a controversial KZN businessman.

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.

ConCourt reserves judgment in Jiba, Mrwebi striking off matter

2019-03-14 17:25

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a General Council of the Bar of SA application aimed at having suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi, struck from the roll of advocates.

Mokgoro inquiry: Witnesses wanted to settle scores - Mrwebi's counsel

2019-02-28 22:51

Suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi's legal representative have argued that witnesses who came before the Mokgoro inquiry wanted to "settle scores".

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