National Prosecuting Authority

More arrests expected in Gauteng health tender fraud case

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says more arrests are imminent in the Gauteng Health Department’s R1.2 billion tender fraud case. Four former senior government officials have been granted bail at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court, east of Johannesburg. The officials were arrested for alleged tender irregularities believed to have taken[…]

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Corrupt Cape Town cops sent to jail for drug-running

Two police officers have been sentenced to 10 years in jail each for their role in drug-running in Cape Town, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday. According to the charge sheet, the Hawks received information that officers at Woodstock police station were involved in dealing in drugs and[…]

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More people implicated in Eskom fraud case

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says more people have been implicated in the Eskom fraud case. On Thursday, Eskom’s former senior managers, Abram Masango, France Hlakudi together with two business directors Antonio Jose Trindade and Hudson Kgomoeswana appeared in court in the Johannesburg Regional Court. They face charges of fraud, corruption and[…]

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ConCourt to rule on Shaun Abrahams’ appointment

The Constitutional Court is expected to deliver its judgment on whether or not the appointment of National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams was lawful. In February this year, the ConCourt heard an application brought by two NGOs, Corruption Watch and Freedom under Law to confirm two declaratory orders that[…]

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Zuma back in court over arms deal

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Friday morning, after his case was postponed in April. The embattled former president appeared in court on one count of racketeering, two counts of corruptions, one count of money laundering and 12 counts of[…]

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Zuma to face 18 charges

Prosecutors analysing former president Jacob Zuma’s representations to avoid his day in court have recommended that all charges against him be reinstated. City Press has reliably learnt that a team of five senior prosecutors unanimously recommended on Friday that Zuma face all charges that were previously withdrawn against him. They[…]

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Ramaphosa withdraws Zuma’s appeal over Abrahams appointment

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday withdrew an appeal lodged by his predecessor‚ Jacob Zuma‚ against a court ruling that the appointment of the National Prosecuting Authority‚ Shaun Abrahams‚ should be set aside and that he was too conflicted to appoint anyone to the position. Zuma appealed the ruling last month[…]

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WCape police welcome life sentences for Cameron Wilson

The Western Cape police welcomed the life sentences handed to 20-year-old convicted killer Cameron Wilson on Thursday. Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula praised both the investigation and prosecution teams for “a job well done”. “Arresting suspects is one thing but ensuring they remain behind bars and pay their[…]

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