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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.

Zuma corruption charges: Time to draw a line in the sand

2017-10-17 08:22

Through its inaction, the judiciary runs the risk of being viewed by the citizenry as condoning Zuma’s efforts to avoid justice, writes Max du Preez.

EDITORIAL: How about that day in court?

2017-10-15 06:19

The current appeasement strategy being pursued by elements of the NPA is not something President Zuma would be able to call on at a future time, irrespective of who the president will be.

NPA still undecided on charging Zuma

2017-09-09 22:28

The National Prosecuting Authority claims that it has not abandoned processing corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, adding that it is investigating a previous decision not to prosecute the president and has reinstated some of the charges that were dropped.

What the law says about AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit

2017-02-02 10:40

The future of AfriForum's private prosecutions unit depends on one single question: does it have the right to institute a private prosecution, writes Jamil Mujuzi.

Shaun Abrahams rejects claim of R50bn market loss over Gordhan charges

2016-11-15 20:30

Head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shaun Abrahams, has played down the economic impact of charges being levelled against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma ‘weakened’ by NPA-Gordhan saga - Daniel Silke

2016-11-01 06:55

President Jacob Zuma is weaker after the National Prosecuting Authority dropped charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says a political analyst.

WATCH: NPA drops charges against Pravin Gordhan

2016-10-31 10:50

The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, indicated that he will be holding an impromptu press conference on Monday in Silverton, at 10:30. Watch it live here.

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WATCH: Rand nose-dives in wake of Gordhan summons

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was issued with a summons on Tuesday on charges of fraud, relating to the early retirement of his former deputy at SARS, Ivan Pillay. Watch.

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‘Best qualified for the NPA job’

2015-06-19 09:42

LEGAL corridors buzzed with ­excitement yesterday when it was revealed that former “Maritzburg boy” Shaun Abrahams had been appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions by President Jacob Zuma.

 

NPA finalising decision on Bosasa, correctional services corruption case

2017-11-07 13:06

The NPA has confirmed it is "finalising" a decision on whether to prosecute Bosasa executives and former civil servants for corruption at the Department of Correctional Services.

Zuma's lawyer deserves the Order of Ikhamanga

2017-10-16 09:04

President Jacob Zuma wants to catch the wave of controversy surrounding KPMG to avoid his day in court. It's convenient. And desperate, writes Adriaan Basson.

What will the Book of Jacob say?

2017-09-17 06:06

Just a few hours after he had conceded through his lawyers that the NPA’s decision in 2009 to drop charges against him was irrational, President Jacob Zuma threatened to write a book, writes Mondli Makhanya.

How South Africa can stop political interference in who gets prosecuted

2017-06-27 10:11

Could a separate prosecuting body assigned only to political cases be the answer to South Africa's compromised National Prosecuting Authority, asks Jameelah Omar.

Useless Abrahams being fed to the wolves

2016-11-16 10:58

Shaun Abrahams has fallen out with his political bosses because he has become useless, if not a hindrance, to the grand plan to prosecute Finance Minsiter Pravin Gordhan, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Will the real Shaun Abrahams please stand up?

2016-11-07 08:16

The man who appeared in front of Parliament on Friday was very different to the overly confident Abrahams who had spoken in front of the same committee in October. The confident law man was gone, and in his place was one telling tales, writes Thulani Gqirana.

Fraud U-turn strengthens Gordhan's hand

2016-10-31 14:05

The National Prosecuting Authority’s dropping of fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has had a huge bearing on the rand's strengthening, say experts.

BBC CEO denies he was forced to quit

2016-10-30 07:30

Black Business Council (BBC) CEO Mohale Ralebitso has denied he was forced to resign from the organisation, just more than a year into his tenure, because of his support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma gave NPA boss Nxasana his R17m handshake ‘with a corrupt intention’

2015-07-21 14:52

President Jacob Zuma’s R17.3-million golden handshake to former National Prosecuting Authority boss Mxolisi Nxasana has come back to haunt him.

NPA boss Nxasana throws in the towel

2015-05-31 08:10

The ‘exhausted’ director of public prosecutions, who had an inquiry into his fitness to hold office cancelled at the last minute, has left his position

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