State capture inquiry: Former NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana to testify

2019-06-12 08:43

Former National Prosecuting Authority boss, Mxolisi Nxasana, is expected to testify before the commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.

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.

Sunshine is the best antiseptic – NDPP interviews an inquiry into NPA capture

2018-11-18 08:00

Over three days of gruelling interviews of candidates to run the prosecuting authority this week, the process seemed more like an inquiry into the state of the NPA than an interview for a director, writes Mandy Wiener.

OVERVIEW: #NDPPInterviews candidate says allegations of racism against her are ‘in the past’

2018-11-16 09:58

The third day of interviews for short-listed candidates in the running for the vacant NDPP position has ended in the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

The good, the bad and the ugly of the NDPP shortlist

2018-11-11 07:02

A panel assisting President Cyril Ramaphosa with appointing a new National Director of Public Prosecutions has published a shortlist of candidates. Mandy Wiener takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of the shortlist.

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.

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.

I was not involved in Pikoli's suspension - Simelane

2015-07-14 13:05

Former national director of public prosecutions Menzi Simelane has told his disciplinary inquiry that he was not involved in the suspension of his predecessor at the NPA, Vusi Pikoli.


10 top priorities in new NDPP Shamila Batohi's inbox

2019-02-02 20:14

Advocate Shamila Batohi on Friday began her term as Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Here are ten top priorities that she should tackle.

10 top priorities in new NDPP Shamila Batohi's inbox

2018-12-04 15:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed advocate Shamila Batohi as the new Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Here are ten top priorities that she should tackle.

Who will be the new NPA boss? Here are our top picks for NDPP

2018-11-17 12:03

After listening to the NDPP candidate interviews this week, here are our top picks for the new boss of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

'I can assure the panel I am very independent' – advocate Mapoma says during NDPP interview

2018-11-14 16:25

Advocate Siyabulela Mapoma, who is vying for the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions, has assured the panel tasked with recommending prospective candidates to President Cyril Ramaphosa that he is an independent man.

Jeff Radebe's oversight of NDPP appointment undermines its integrity

2018-10-23 08:09

President Cyril Ramaphosa has done all the right things to ensure that the selection of the new NDPP is as independent and objective as possible. Except for one thing, writes Mandy Wiener.

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.

Zuma, Masutha still waiting for summons

2015-07-21 18:10

President Jacob Zuma and Justice Minister Michael Masutha have not yet been served with summonses relating to charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice laid against them by watchdog group Accountability Now.

Six big cases the new NPA boss worked on

2015-06-18 14:26

New NPA boss Shaun Abrahams has been involved in a number of high profile cases over the years. Here are six of them.

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