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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 […]

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DA requests to meet with NDPP over decision on Nkandla Charges

Solly Makganoto Cape Town, May 19 The Democratic Alliance (DA) has written to the Minister of Justice Michael Masutha, requesting that he urgently see to it that a decision is taken on the investigation into the eight charges of corruption regarding the Nkandla scandal against the president, Jacob Zuma in March 2014. In his reply to the DA, the Minister of Justice […]

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Abrahams directs a barb at Gordhan over FICA council

PARLIAMENT, May 18 – National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams on Thursday indirectly accused former finance minister Pravin Gordhan of hampering the fight against illicit money flows and money-laundering by failing to establish a special advisory council provided for in the previous version of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act (FICA). At a media briefing […]