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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 […]

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Atul Gupta to challenge freezing of R10mln from his personal account in Free State court

JOHANNESBURG, March 1 – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is on Thursday, expected to oppose Atul Gupta’s application in the Bloemfontein High Court to challenge the freezing of R10 million from his personal bank account. The Asset Forfeiture Unit says the money was paid from the Estina dairy project which was meant to benefit poor farmers […]

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NPA decision on Zuma corruption charges expected

PRETORIA, February 23  – South Africa’s head of prosecutions Advocate Shaun Abrahams was on Friday scheduled to receive recommendations from his prosecution team, on whether former president Jacob Zuma will be charged for corruption. Last week, the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Abrahams said he had given the team dealing with corruption allegations against Zuma until today to […]

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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 […]