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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

No evidence of abuse of power, political agenda - Jiba's lawyer tells Mokgoro inquiry

2019-02-28 16:44

While suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba may have made mistakes in her leadership decisions, it is not sufficient to find that she is no longer fit and proper to hold office, the Mokgoro inquiry has heard.

OVERVIEW: 'We have to take responsibly in that we have failed in addressing the NDPP' - Jiba at #MokgoroInquiry

2019-02-25 09:47

Suspended deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba previously concluded her testimony before the Mokgoro inquiry, and will now return to the stand for cross examination.

#MokgoroInquiry hears: 'Jiba actually considers herself an expert on the field' of racketeering

2019-02-15 17:30

The legal team representing suspended deputy National Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba says she considers herself an expert on racketeering cases.

Mrwebi 'interfered' to halt Mdluli probe, Mokgoro inquiry hears

2019-02-05 15:27

Suspended special director of public prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi allegedly interfered with investigations against then-crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli in order to stop the case.


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.

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.

No comment! Jiba's lawyer won't be drawn on Mokgoro inquiry sacking recommendation

2019-04-25 08:35

Retired Constitutional Court justice Mokgoro led an inquiry into Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, and handed her report to President Cyril Ramaphosa at the beginning of April.

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.

Public prosecutions decisions should not be a popularity contest – Casac

2019-02-27 15:59

Senior public prosecutions officials should not be in the business of seeking "popularity or being loved", says executive secretary for Casac Lawson Naidoo.

Jiba, why should we believe you?

2019-02-22 06:01

Appealing to sentiment won't be enough to convince the fed up general public that Nomgcobo Jiba had nothing to do with the largescale destruction of the prosecuting authority, writes Mandy Wiener.

It doesn't take 'rocket science' to know there were efforts to get Selebi off the hook – Willie Hofmeyr

2019-02-12 15:09

There was no doubt that there was something sinister behind Gerrie Nel's arrest, Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Willie Hofmeyr has told the Mokgoro commission.

'What was the point of your evidence?' - Jiba lawyer says Booysen's evidence is premature

2019-02-04 18:35

The lawyer for suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has hit back at former KZN hawks boss Johan Booysen, saying it was "hopelessly premature" for him to testify before the Mokgoro inquiry.

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