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.

Hate speech, race and gender: Judge Makhubele lodges complaint against Judge Tuchten over Prasa judgment

2019-04-30 13:18

Judge Tintswalo Nana Makhubele has lodged a complaint with the Judicial Conduct Committee against Judge Neil Tuchten for “defamatory statements and unwarranted criticisms” against her.

JSC recommends 5 candidates as Constitutional Court judges

2019-04-04 12:42

The Judicial Service Commission has recommended five candidates to President Cyril Ramaphosa for vacancies on the Constitutional Court Bench.

Court orders Malema's lawyer to hand over his trust accounts for inspection

2019-03-28 06:10

Prominent Polokwane lawyer Tumi Mokwena, who has represented EFF leader Julius Malema, has to make available for inspection all trust accounts and books relating to his practice to the Law Society of the Northern Provinces.

PODCAST | Justice Denied, Episode 2: 'Freedom or death' - the choices for a man wrongfully convicted of murder

2019-03-07 07:35

Imagine spending 13 long years behind bars, for a murder you did not commit. Boswell Mhlongo doesn’t need to imagine... this living nightmare was his life.

Ramaphosa's Special Tribunal to recover state capture money might not pass constitutional muster

2019-03-01 08:27

If the creation of the president's special tribunal to recover monies lost to corruption passes constitutional muster, a host of questions still remain: Will ordinary high court procedure be followed, asks Serjeant at the Bar.

OVERVIEW: 'We have to take responsibly in that we have failed in addressing the NDPP' - Jiba at #MokgoroInquiry

2019-02-25 09:47

Suspended deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba previously concluded her testimony before the Mokgoro inquiry, and will now return to the stand for cross examination.

OVERVIEW: Cross examination to continue with Mrwebi at #Mokgoroinquiry

2019-02-21 09:06

Suspended deputy NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba has concluded her testimony before the Mokgoro inquiry, Lawrence Mrwebi has returned to the stand for cross examination.

Mokgoro inquiry: Lawrence Mrwebi to take the stand for the first time

2019-02-20 05:26

Suspended special director of public prosecutions, advocate Lawrence Mrwebi, will have the opportunity to respond to his detractors and accusers as he takes the stand for the first time at the Mokgoro inquiry.

Omotoso trial: This is what happens when a judge is recused

2019-02-14 07:31

The rape case against Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is far from over; in fact, it will soon have to start all over again.


'When you go after the king you have to make sure you kill him' Batohi expects political attacks

2019-05-24 14:46

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi says she is under no illusion that she, the National Prosecuting Authority and the new Investigative Directorate will be the target of political attacks.

3 judges reported to JSC for late judgments, some late by years

2019-04-23 16:37

A judgment in the Pietermaritzburg High Court of KZN has been outstanding for more than six years, according to a list of late reserved judgments as of 31 December.

Land Claims Court's mandate has been diverted - Ngcukaitobi

2019-04-03 06:01

Section 25 of the Constitution is not the problem when it comes to the question of land expropriation without compensation. It's a lack of political will, according to advocate and author Tembeka Ngcukaitobi.

Application for right of individuals to stand for elections delayed

2019-03-07 16:55

The application to hear the rights of individuals to stand for elections independently has been delayed in the Western Cape High Court after Judge Siraj Desai insisted that political parties represented in the National Assembly be joined in the application.

Public Protector to only defend 13 out of the 21 cases on judicial review due to constraints

2019-03-01 08:43

Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane has revealed that the institution will only be able to defend 13 out of the 21 cases on judicial review.

Case not closed: Western Cape High Court backlog shows no sign of improvement

2019-02-26 07:19

Thirteen judgments in the Western Cape High Court are more than six months overdue, four of which are more than a year late.

Mokgoro inquiry: 'I faced unprecedented attacks not recorded in South African history' - Jiba

2019-02-21 13:23

Suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba has told the Mokgoro inquiry that she was shocked to hear her colleagues say she was not qualified to lead the NPA.

OVERVIEW: 'That money did not reach my account' - Mrwebi on allegations of receiving R10 000 from Bosasa #Mokgoroinquiry

2019-02-20 10:13

Suspended special director of public prosecutions advocate Lawrence Mrwebi has responded to his detractors and accusers after taking the stand for the first time at the Mokgoro inquiry in Centurion. Nomgcobo Jiba is set to testify on Thursday.

Mokgoro Inquiry: 'Jiba kept me in the dark' - deputy NDPP

2019-02-14 15:48

Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomvula Mokhatla has revealed that she was kept in the dark on high-profile cases which suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba had been involved in.

Helen Suzman Foundation, Corruption Watch apply to step in to IPID court battle

2019-02-10 13:46

Civil society organisations Corruption Watch and The Helen Suzman Foundation have applied to be admitted as friends of the court in proceedings instituted by IPID executive director Robert McBride against Minister of Police Bheki Cele.

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