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Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.
South Africa is constitutionally obliged to ensure the effective prosecution of corruption even if the offence occurs outside of its borders, a lawyer representing the Helen Suzman Foundation has argued.
The NPA has been plagued by allegations of political interference, and the minister's announcement to seek a presidential pardon on behalf of Kanya Cekeshe does nothing to fight the perception of political interference, writes Phephelaphi Dube.
The confidence with which the US department of treasury announced sanctions against the Guptas should be a boost for the NPA to bring the brothers and their political enablers to book, writes Adriaan Basson.
South African law enforcement agencies have issued mutual legal assistance requests to eight countries around the world, including the US.
Following the high prevalence of violence against women and children in the month of August, the question over whether the sexual offenders registry should be open to the public has been brought to the fore.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says there won't be any reconciliation with those who have "derailed" the liberation of South Africa.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has inaugurated the opening of a new sexual offences court in Sibasa, Limpopo.
The reinstatement of the death penalty will not deal with femicide and other forms of violence against women and children, said the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said despite an agreement reached between his predecessor and student leaders in the #FeesMustFall protests, student leaders have failed to bring to the department a collated list of students locked up for their roles in the protests.
Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola says the ultimate test of SA's resolve against corruption lies firmly in the ability of the criminal justice system to ensure those who have ploughed state coffers are held accountable.
Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola has announced that the presidential pardon application of Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been put on hold.
COPE has questioned when Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola will blacklist controversial company Bosasa and terminate its existing contracts.
South African authorities must crack the whip on the Gupta family, say opposition parties as the US moved to blacklist the controversial brothers and their associate Salim Essa.
"The era of impunity is behind us," Justice Minister Ronald Lamola warned as he announced that the special tribunal to recover billions looted from the state will commence its work on October 1.
State-owned enterprises cannot be rescued without strategic partnerships, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has said, adding that bold and decisive action is needed.
The Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture has cost the taxpayer R356m so far, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has told Parliament.
The NPA's Asset Forfeiture Unit recovered R115.9m in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act during June and July this year, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says.
A moment of silence and prayer has been declared for September 8 to mourn women killed in gender-based violence.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has confirmed that the risks associated with private donors funding the National Prosecuting Authority have been ''thoroughly considered'' and the parties have reiterated their commitment to ensuring any funding provided is channelled per the approved framework.
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