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Constitutional Court rules that Abrahams appointment as NPA boss is invalid

JOHANNESBURG, August 13 – The Constitutional Court said on Monday Shaun Abrahams’ appointment by former president Jacob Zuma as the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) was unconstitutional. The court further directed President Cyril Ramaphosa to appoint a new NPA boss within 90 days. Abrahams and the NPA approached the highest court to appeal a judgment last […]

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SA gender organisation condemns NPA’s decline to prosecute Manana over alleged assault

CAPE TOWN, July 25  – South African gender organisation, Sonke Gender Justice on Wednesday said it was disappointed by the National Prosecuting Authority’s  (NPA) decision not to prosecute former higher education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana for allegedly assaulting his domestic worker. The organisation said it also welcomed Manana’s resignation as African National Congress (ANC) member […]

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South African prosecuting authority declines to obtain arrest warrant for Prime Minister of India

PORT ELIZABETH, July 20 – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) have declined to obtain a warrant of arrest for Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the NPA said in a statement on Friday. The NPA received a request last month from the Muslim Lawyers Association (MLA) to investigate, arrest and prosecute the Prime Minister of […]

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Former SARS officials appear in Pretoria court

TSHWANE, April 9 – Three former senior South African Revenue Services (SARS) officials appeared briefly at Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday where they face charges of corruption and contravention of the Rica Act. Ivan Pillay‚ Johann van Loggerenberg and Andries Janse van Rensburg are accused of bugging the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) offices in 2007. The matter […]

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NPA decision on Jacob Zuma is a ‘witch-hunt’, says Edward Zuma

DURBAN, 19 March 2018 – Edward Zuma, the eldest son of former president Jacob Zuma, said in a statement on Monday that the decision taken by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to pursue a corruption case against his father was a “witch-hunt” and “very suspicious”. In his statement addressed to “all South Africans and global citizens”, Edward Zuma […]