Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana has told the state capture commission of inquiry that a failure to act against senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, who have since been fired, harmed the National Prosecuting Authority.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana claims former president Jacob Zuma knew about an "orchestrated" campaign against him in the National Prosecuting Authority, led by Nomgcobo Jiba, Lawrence Mrwebi and Sibongile Mzinyathi.
If context matters at all in law, then the context of a corrupted NPA and the need for its reconstruction should alone have justified the assumption of jurisdiction for the Constitutional Court, writes Serjeant at the Bar.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
A concerted campaign against former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana to oust him from his position culminated in him conceding he would only go if he was paid out for the remainder of his term.
The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services and the select committee on security and justice have received legal advice that they can determine their own procedures to deal with the Jiba and Mrwebi matter.
Former deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba was too "emotional" and "distraught" to talk following a ruling by the Constitutional Court, which kept her and Lawrence Mwebi on as advocates, says her lawyer.
Glynnis Breytenbach says she found herself in the thick of a triple threat attack on the NPA by Menzi Simelane, Jiba and Mrwebi.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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