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.

NDPP judgment: Organisations, lobby groups enter the fray

2018-08-13 20:53

The race is on to find a new National Director of Public Prosecutions and organisations are keeping a close watch as the process unfolds.

ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa's options...and who might be in the running for NPA boss

2018-08-13 17:42

The Constitutional Court granted President Cyril Ramaphosa a fighting chance to immediately start urgent repairs to the National Prosecuting Authority - one of the most damaged and debased institutions in our democratic architecture.

10 blistering quotes from the ConCourt ruling on Shaun Abrahams, Nxasana

2018-08-13 14:54

Here are 10 scathing quotes from the Constitutional Court's ruling on former president Jacob Zuma's decision to remove Shaun Abraham's predecessor Mxolisi Nxasana from the position of NDPP.

 

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.

Ramaphosa to tackle NPA leadership urgently after Abrahams' appointment declared invalid

2018-08-13 18:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa has undertaken to ensure that leadership issues at the National Prosecuting Authority are urgently addressed "to ensure that this critical institution is stabilised and able to perform its mandate unhindered".

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Shaun Abrahams 'gravely disappointed' by ConCourt ruling

2018-08-13 13:08

Shaun Abrahams has expressed disappointment following the Constitutional Court's confirmation that his appointment as NPA head was unconstitutional and invalid.

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