It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
High level clouds. Mild.
A high-ranking official in the NPA has made the shocking admission that many “serious corruption cases” haven’t been brought to trial in the past decade.
Sources within both organisations say relations are poor, undermined by distrust and a fight for control of cases. To a degree, this is hampering investigations into complex commercial crimes but overall, insiders say things are happening and the wheels are turning. Action is happening, writes Mandy Wiener.
A concerted campaign against former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana to oust him from his position culminated in him conceding he would only go if he was paid out for the remainder of his term.
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.
Glynnis Breytenbach says she found herself in the thick of a triple threat attack on the NPA by Menzi Simelane, Jiba and Mrwebi.
A report on whether former deputy prosecutions boss, Nomgcobo Jiba, and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi, are fit to hold office is expected to be provided to President Cyril Ramaphosa by no later than March 9, 2019.
As 2018 winds down, let's take a moment to look at what was achieved in 2018 and what was left undone, writes Solly Moeng.
After listening to the NDPP candidate interviews this week, here are our top picks for the new boss of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).
The inquiry into the National Prosecuting Authority's Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi should probe whether they fulfilled their responsibilities as senior officials and complied with the Constitution and the National Prosecuting Authority Act.
And she's not alone. Soapie actor Rapulana Seiphemo appeared before the Special Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday for missing tax returns dating back 2013.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that the government is taking steps to resurrect key institutions like the the National Prosecuting Authority and the South African Revenue Service.
The Democratic Alliance intends to lodge a complaint with the Public Protector to investigate a report that Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo misused state resources in settling a personal matter.
Lobby group AfriForum has vowed to go to court to force the National Prosecuting Authority to decide on the prosecution of EFF leader Julius Malema in three different criminal cases, including the On-Point Engineering tender scandal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Advocate Hermione Cronje as head of the new Investigating Directorate at the NPA. This unit will be located in the office of Shamila Batohi, the national director of public prosecutions.
Like an ugly stain, the controversy around Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba and Special Director Lawrence Mrwebi has refused to disappear from the National Prosecuting Authority. Now it seems that stain is closer to being removed.
The country’s new National Director of Public Prosecutions, advocate Shamila Batohi, has made history yet again.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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