Batohi: Mkhwebane's Bosasa-order 'infringes constitutional mandate of NPA'

2019-09-13 16:58

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's order that the NPA must investigate money laundering in President Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC presidential campaign infringes on the mandate of the NPA, says Shamila Batohi.

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?

A state in depression? Finding the green shoots in SA

2019-08-02 05:00

South Africa is in a depressed state. The outlook is grim and questions about the current climate are rich with cynicism and doubt. But there is hope yet, writes Mandy Wiener.

Ferial Haffajee: Six reasons the economy is stuck at 0.6% growth

2019-07-26 15:00

SA's economy is expected to grow by just 0.6% for 2019. But why is the economy stuck in neutral? Here are some of the reasons, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Corruption busters still cash-strapped, but DOJ in talks with Treasury about private funding

2019-07-16 21:42

While fighting corruption and fraud remains a part of the Department of Justice's "core mandate", Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola conceded that key corruption-fighting institution the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) "is really financially constrained".

I was always confident there was no case - Johan Booysen reacts to NPA dropping charges

2019-07-09 13:14

Former Hawks General Johan Booysen has welcomed the decision by NPA head Shamila Batohi to withdraw racketeering charges against him.

NPA boss drops racketeering charges against Johan Booysen & co

2019-07-09 10:05

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has withdrawn racketeering charges against former Hawks General Johan Booysen and several current and former officers.

State capture: 'Putting pressure on NPA amounts to interference' - Lamola

2019-07-02 06:04

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says if he is to put pressure on the National Prosecuting Authority to make arrests in state capture cases, it will amount to political interference.

Hermione and her magic wand

2019-05-26 07:54

Advocate Hermione Cronje is still riding the wave of euphoria from her appointment as the new National Prosecuting Authority Investigative Directorate head

Batohi warns: 'From the president downwards, if there is evidence, you will be prosecuted'

2019-05-24 16:33

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has assured South Africans that the NPA will not hold back if there is evidence of wrongdoing against high-profile individuals.


Pieter du Toit: A disinformation campaign against Shamila Batohi was always going to come

2019-09-10 14:52

A screenshot "showing" that NPA head, advocate Shamila Batohi, allegedly received R1.6m from President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign is obviously bogus. It is, however, a shot across the bow of Batohi and the National Prosecuting Authority from those who are feeling the heat. And disinformation will be used to muddy the waters, writes Pieter du Toit.

Mashaba slams 'utterly ineffectual' NPA, asks Parliament to intervene on Joburg corruption

2019-08-06 17:12

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has written to Parliament to ask for its intervention in the City, saying he has received no assistance from Hawks head Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya or NPA head Shamila Batohi.

ANC not alone in corruption, lack of accountability

2019-07-30 10:48

Poor people, many of whom were contributors to the liberation struggle, have been relegated to being powerless observers of massive heists of public resources. This must end, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

Less talk and more action, vows NPA boss Batohi

2019-07-24 21:48

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has vowed to return the National Prosecuting Authority to an institution that South Africans can be proud of once again.

Batohi wants to repair NPA's 'massive credibility challenges'

2019-07-09 21:32

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi wants to repair the "massive credibility challenges" at the National Prosecuting Authority.

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.

Batohi and Cronjé bring hope in fight against corruption - Lamola

2019-07-03 19:56

The new investigative directorate in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) must start its work immediately in dealing with the matters arising from the several commissions of inquiry, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola says.

NPA head to review prosecution of SARS 'Sunday Evenings' trio

2019-06-12 22:44

Three former SARS officials accused of being part of a project to bug the offices of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in 2007 have agreed to a request by prosecutors to postpone their case to later this year.

Ramaphosa sent on his mission by a Bible, a squadron of Gripens and a new NDPP

2019-05-26 06:52

Moments after administering the oath of office to President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Loftus Versfeld Stadium erupted in song, Chief Justice Moegoeng Mogoeng tugged at the head of state’s right elbow, writes Pieter du Toit.

Batohi and Cronje take charge of the NPA and they're playing open cards

2019-05-24 15:08

For the first time in years, it felt like the NPA was back. The dynamic duo of national director Shamila Batohi and the new head of the investigating directorate Hermione Cronje, faced the media and the nation and told us everything we needed to hear.

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