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Batohi has “experience, consciousness and integrity” to lead NPA

PRETORIA, December 4 – The newly-appointed National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Advocate Shamila Batohi, has the requisite experience and integrity required from South Africa’s top prosecutor, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday. “She started her public service as a junior prosecutor in the Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court in 1986, and steadily rose through the ranks […]

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Presidency refutes NDPP shortlist reports

PRETORIA, November 9 – The Presidency on Thursday refuted media reports purporting that certain individuals have been shortlisted as candidates for the position of National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). “The panel, established by President [Cyril] Ramaphosa, to assist identify and select candidates for consideration is still busy with shortlisting. There is therefore no truth […]

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NPA boss wants answer by next Friday on whether Zuma should be charged

CAPE TOWN, February 13  – South Africa’s prosecutions boss Shaun Abrahams on Tuesday said he has given the team dealing with corruption allegations against the State President Jacob Zuma until next Friday to make recommendations on whether he should be charged.   “The NPA [National Prosecuting Authority] confirms that the National Director of Public Prosecutions […]