Ramaphosa to receive Jiba, Mrwebi inquiry report by March 9

2018-12-10 14:33

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.

Solly Moeng: Thanks for the NPA head. Here's what else we need in 2019

2018-12-05 06:25

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.

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).

Jiba and Mrwebi investigation: Terms of reference revealed

2018-11-09 19:44

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.

Bonang Matheba didn't show up in court for a tax case – now she could face an arrest warrant

2018-09-27 14:41

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.

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.

Founder of Power FM Given has taken leave from work after arrest

2018-07-18 11:58

NPA is looking into a matter of alleged domestic violence against Given Mkhari

Court ruling gives a glimpse of life under Ramaphosa

2017-12-11 10:15

If Ramaphosa were to become the president, he would certainly have to bring to an end the frivolous litigation that government, particularly Zuma's executive, has embarked on, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Battle over Abrahams’ exit

2017-12-10 05:53

While the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) insists that its national director Shaun Abrahams remains in his job, civil society bodies who beat him in court this week are taking their fight to the next level.

Abrahams a 'lighty' next to judges who say Zuma must be prosecuted

2017-12-01 10:51

Eight judges have concluded that President Zuma should be prosecuted. Individually and collectively, they are all far more experienced in the law than the man with the final say: Shaun Abrahams, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

 

Former colleagues in Pietermaritzburg sing Batohi’s praises

2018-12-05 16:10

The country’s new National Director of Public Prosecutions, advocate Shamila Batohi, has made history yet again.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Abrahams has no other choice but to charge Zuma

2018-03-16 13:47

If Abrahams had any shred of decency, he would have waited for the Constitutional Court to rule whether he should be in his job before making the announcement. But he is too arrogant for that, writes Adriaan Basson.

Appoint Thuli Madonsela as new NDPP

2017-12-10 07:54

Madonsela's credentials are impeccable, she has been hardened to the rigors of chapter 9 leadership, and she would be the people's favourite.

'Audacious' NPA ruling SA's early Christmas present - critics

2017-12-08 15:43

While critics have lauded a court decision ordering NPA head Shaun Abrahams to vacate his post, President Jaocb Zuma had already indicated that he intends to appeal and his co-respondents could follow suit.

NPA drops Symington 'SARS hostage' case

2017-11-08 22:00

The National Prosecuting Authority will not be pursuing a case against four Hawks members accused of holding SARS legal expert Vlok Symington hostage in 2016.

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