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Sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba's application to be reappointed has been dismissed in the Western Cape High Court with costs.
Parliament's process to consider President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to fire senior prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi has been put on ice until September 19 at the earliest.
Former senior prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba has approached the Western Cape High Court, challenging Justice Yvonne Mokgoro's report which found she was unfit for office.
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.
Former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana has been barred from giving evidence at the state capture commission of inquiry which could implicate axed deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) advocate Nomgcobo Jiba and others.
Glynnis Breytenbach says she found herself in the thick of a triple threat attack on the NPA by Menzi Simelane, Jiba and Mrwebi.
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.
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.
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".
Suspended deputy NDPP Nomgcobo Jiba has denied any wrongdoing in authorising racketeering charges against former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen.
President Cyril Ramaphosa disobeyed a court order when he appointed a commission of inquiry into sacked deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba, her legal counsel has charged in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.
Fired former prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba has managed to stall Parliament's process to endorse President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to fire her, for now.
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.
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.
Former deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba ran a campaign against former National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana in pursuit of his post, which was promised to her, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
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.
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.
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.
Suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has told the Mokgoro inquiry that there was no way she could have saved former president Jacob Zuma after he granted her husband a presidential pardon.
Suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba has denied receiving money from facilities management company Bosasa or anyone else.
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