Failure to act against Jiba, Mrwebi harmed NPA - Nxasana tells state capture commission

2019-09-02 14:55

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.

Nxasana's 'golden handshake' not what it seems, Zondo commission hears

2019-08-19 18:21

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.

Nomgcobo Jiba's bid to cross-examine Angelo Agrizzi at state capture inquiry delayed... for now

2019-08-13 11:02

Nomgcobo Jiba wants to put questions to Angelo Agrizzi after he claimed she was paid money by Bosasa bosses for leaking NPA documents.

Concourt's increasing jurisprudential incoherence concerning

2019-07-07 11:06

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.

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.


ANALYSIS: A disfigured leadership team is Shamila Batohi's biggest obstacle to success

2019-08-28 11:24

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?

Jiba and Mrwebi peddled misinformation to Zuma - former NPA head testifies

2019-08-19 15:05

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.

FIRST TAKE: Batohi's big call starts reversal of NPA capture

2019-07-09 12:08

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.

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.

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