A high ranking South African police officer was on Monday morning arrested in a pre-dawn raid at her house, the Investigating Directorate of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. The police officer is the 13th accused, including a company represented by its director, expected to appear before the Palm Ridge[…]
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the arrest this weekend of five suspects accused of being part of “the enterprise that scammed R5.7 million” from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) meant to provide relief for workers during the coronavirus (Covid-10) lockdown. The five suspects were arrested in Pretoria[…]
We are not winning the fight against corruption, yet, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi told the Portfolio Committee on Justice on Tuesday. “At the moment, we are not winning. I have to be candid. At this moment, we are not winning the battle yet,” she said. “The amount[…]
Nicholas Ninow showed no genuine remorse for raping a 7-year-old girl. That’s according to the North Gauteng High Court, which sentenced him to life behind bars for the rape. He was also handed another five years for drug possession. READ: Nicholas Ninow jailed for life There was jubilation from many in court as Ninow was handed[…]
By Loushe Jordaan-Gilbert The release of a 57-year-old man alleged to have raped a one-year-old child from Woodlands in Mitchells Plain last week has left residents in disbelief. Thomas Demas was arrested last Thursday on charges of rape after the mother of the little girl discovered blood on her nappy.[…]
Thirty years since the deaths of two young Cape Town anti-apartheid activists, their families are still seeking justice. The families want the National Prosecuting Authority to properly investigate the cases. Coline Williams and Robbie Waterwitch are alleged to have accidentally detonated a bomb they were planning to plant at a[…]
By Anees Teladia A memorial service was held in honour of two operatives of the former armed wing of the ANC (uMkhonto weSizwe) last night, marking 30 years since their tragic sacrifice for liberation. The two freedom fighters, Coline Williams and Robbie Waterwitch died for South African freedom in an[…]
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi wants to repair the “massive credibility challenges” at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Batohi presented a frank assessment of the NPA to the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services on Tuesday afternoon. She said it was publicly known that the NPA had[…]
The TRC Victims Family Group has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish a commission of inquiry into the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) because many cases from the Apartheid era remain untouched. The group includes families of the late Imam Abdullah Haron, Steve Biko, Chief Albert Luthuli as well as[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has fired controversial senior National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi. An inquiry, chaired by retired Constitutional Court justice Yvonne Mokgoro, found that Jiba, the suspended deputy national director of public prosecutions, and Mrwebi, suspended special director of public prosecutions, were not fit and[…]
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