For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
PricewaterhouseCoopers forensic auditor Trevor White learned charges against ANC heavyweight Mike Mabuyakhulu would be dropped in the "Amigos fraud case" from former special director of public prosecutions advocate Lawrence Mrwebi.
The National Assembly has resolved that former senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi should not be restored to their senior positions at the National Prosecuting Authority.
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.
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 wants to put questions to Angelo Agrizzi after he claimed she was paid money by Bosasa bosses for leaking NPA documents.
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 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 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.
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.
AfriForum's Private Prosecution Unit has sent a letter to the National Prosecuting Authority demanding a decision be taken on former deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba within two weeks. The letter was sent on December 5.
The portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has resolved it would not recommend to the National Assembly to have Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi reinstated in their positions at the NPA.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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