EXCLUSIVE: McBride 'begged' ex-NPA boss to prosecute IPID cases for months, Abrahams denies 'baseless' claims

2019-03-02 08:26

Weeks before his term as IPID head ended, Robert McBride revealed his previous troubles with the NPA to new National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.

Shaun Abrahams wishes new NPA boss 'well'

2018-12-05 07:34

Shamila Batohi will take up her post in February 2019 after serving her notice as senior legal advisor at the International Criminal Court.

Zuma's legal fees: He abused his office and should not receive special treatment, court hears

2018-11-06 17:45

Former president Jacob Zuma has abused his office and has always been given special treatment, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

I was not appointed to protect anyone - Shaun Abrahams on links to Bosasa bosses

2018-09-26 21:33

Former national director of public prosecutions Shaun Abrahams has responded to revelations that Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson planned to lobby former president Jacob Zuma over the appointment of a National Prosecuting Authority boss.

'I have not been asked to lead NPA,' says Thenga

2018-09-05 17:40

Limpopo's director of public prosecutions has denied being in the running to become the country's new head of the NPA.

Will Ramaphosa settle on an insider for NPA top job?

2018-08-31 12:52

The president has been turned down by a number of advocates. Now he is looking inside the NPA to replace Shaun Abrahams, writes Adriaan Basson.

The New York Times praises Shaun Abrahams' sacking

2018-08-17 15:34

The influential paper’s editorial board says Abrahams was appointed by former president Jacob Zuma “to ensure impunity for his intimate and lucrative dealings with” the Gupta family.

ConCourt ruling a chance for South Africa to reboot

2018-08-16 16:18

An outstanding appointment as NDPP who can turn the NPA around will move South Africa back onto the constitutional path, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Abrahams is packing and is ready to vacate his office - NPA

2018-08-15 15:04

The National Prosecuting Authority has said that former prosecution head Shaun Abrahams was well in the process of packing up and vacating his office.

Constitutional Court strikes a blow for criminal justice system

2018-08-14 15:18

The decision by the Constitutional Court nullifying former president Jacob Zuma’s appointment of the country’s prosecutions boss three years ago closes an unhappy chapter in the country’s recent past, writes Pierre de Vos.


LISTEN: Is this proof that Zuma did Bosasa boss' bidding?

2019-01-25 06:01

A secret recording of Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson bragging about how he would lobby Jacob Zuma has arguably been the most explosive state capture testimony by Angelo Agrizzi so far.

Shamila Batohi gets the hardest job in the republic

2018-12-04 20:00

Competing interests, political smokescreens and power struggles all come into play in our volatile political environment, where ANC battles have had such a corrosive effect on South Africa's institutions. Shamila Batohi has her work cut out for her.

Why the appointment of the NPA boss is so important

2018-10-23 14:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a panel to help him appoint a new National Director of Public Prosecutions. This is how it will work and why it's important.

UPDATE: How Bosasa bragged about Zuma, NPA influence

2018-09-26 15:13

In the weeks leading up to the appointment of Shaun Abrahams as the country’s prosecutions boss, Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson bragged how he planned to lobby former president Jacob Zuma to appoint someone who would 'protect' his allies at the NPA.

Shaun Abrahams retires from NPA, with benefits

2018-08-31 14:26

Former NPA boss Shaun Abrahams has retired from the institution, News24 has learnt. Abrahams' departure has been processed as a retirement, which holds benefits for him.

Editorial: Involve the people

2018-08-19 10:31

The Constitutional Court ruling this week that Shaun Abrahams’ appointment as the country’s chief prosecutor was invalid could be the turning point that South Africa needed in the fight against crime.

What ConCourt's NPA judgment didn't fix

2018-08-17 11:03

The NPA has pursued baseless cases against opponents of people in power and is losing its effectiveness. How much of this did the ConCourt's judgment fix, asks Cathleen Powell.

Shaun Abrahams on his post-NPA plans: 'I will not be lost to the legal fraternity'

2018-08-15 18:23

Former National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams appears to be taking a breather after a court order kicked him out of his position.

SA, so much is still at stake

2018-08-15 06:15

ConCourt's ruling on Shaun Abrahams is to be welcomed, but our next hurdle is awaiting the appointment of a permanent NDPP, says Solly Moeng.

Vusi Pikoli: 'I have no intentions of going back to the NPA'

2018-08-14 09:09

Former NPA boss Vusi Pikoli has closed the door on speculation that he might be returning to the post.

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