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DPP tells Mokgoro inquiry that Mrwebi withdrew charges against Mdluli without valid reasons

PRETORIA, 30 January – South Africa’s suspended special director of public prosecutions, Lawrence Mrwebi, withdrew charges against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli without supplying valid reasons, the Mokgoro inquiry heard on Wednesday. The evidence came from advocate Sibongile Mzinyathi, who is the director of public prosecutions in the North Gauteng division. He was testifying […]

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Jiba did not posses skills and experience to be acting NDPP – Breytenbach

PRETORIA, 29 January – Former State prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach told the Mokgoro inquiry on Tuesday that suspended Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba did not have the skills nor experience to be appointed as the acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Retired Constitutional Court justice Yvonne Mokgoro is investigating the fitness of […]

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Nxasana ‘had no choice but to accept R17 million cash settlement’, Concourt hears

JOHANNESBURG, February, 28 – Former National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana was entitled to the R17 million golden handshake he received to vacate his post as he was subjected to very difficult circumstances by former South African president Jacob Zuma, the Constitutional Court heard on Wednesday. Nxasana’s advocate Michelle Le Roux argued that her […]