It matters not that at some moments in the past, a person did good or bad. What matters is the evolution of their work over time, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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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.
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?
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.
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.
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".
Former Hawks General Johan Booysen has welcomed the decision by NPA head Shamila Batohi to withdraw racketeering charges against him.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has withdrawn racketeering charges against former Hawks General Johan Booysen and several current and former officers.
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.
Advocate Hermione Cronje is still riding the wave of euphoria from her appointment as the new National Prosecuting Authority Investigative Directorate head
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi wants to repair the "massive credibility challenges" at the National Prosecuting Authority.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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