Sentencing proceedings of Henri van Breda are expected to get underway in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. On May 21, Judge Siraj Desai found Van Breda guilty of murdering his parents and brother at their family home in Stellenbosch in 2015. He was also convicted of the attempted[…]
It’s been three months since Cyril Ramaphosa was inaugurated as South Africa’s president and his pledge for a “new dawn” is unravelling, albeit slowly in some cases. Before he was sworn in on February 15, Ramaphosa’s influence as ANC president started to show: a new board was announced at the[…]
An urgent application brought by three former South African Revenue Service (SARS) executives to stay prosecution against them on charges of corruption, has been dropped after they reached an agreement with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). According to a report by The Citizen, the application was removed from the urgent[…]
The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) wants the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in KwaZulu-Natal to make every effort in the trial of former President Jacob Zuma. On Friday, Head of the NPA, Shaun Abrahams, announced that Zuma would face trial in KZN on charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering. These relate[…]
The NPA will prosecute former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering. The charges relate to 783 questionable payments Zuma allegedly received in connection with the controversial multi-billion rand arms deal. “I am of the view that there are reasonable prospects of a successful prosecution[…]
National Director of Public Prosecutions (NPA) Shaun Abrahams will argue alone at the Constitutional Court on Wednesday that his appointment is valid. His appointment was set aside by a full bench of the North Gauteng High Court. He and former President Jacob Zuma took the matter to the highest court[…]
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says the latest developments regarding President Jacob Zuma‘s fraud and corruption case will not pressure them to prosecute the President. NPA spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku says everything will be conducted within the confines of the law. The reaction comes after President Jacob Zuma’s lawyers met the[…]
The Democratic Alliance has hailed a ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, against embattled NPA boss Shaun Abrahams, saying that it has demonstrated that he is unfit for high office and that he should vacate his office. DA MP and party justice spokesperson Glynnis Breytenbach – a[…]
Journalist Jacques Pauw says he will oppose an application by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in the Western Cape High Court over his recently published book. “We will oppose the application and we will argue that I published the information legally and there was huge public interest in what[…]
President Jacob Zuma has until the end of day today to make representations to the National Prosecuting Authority on why corruption charges should not be reinstated against him. The Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed Zuma and the NPA’s bid to appeal a 2016 High Court ruling that a 2009 decision[…]
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