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The governing party is holding a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Cape Town to discuss, among other things, the National Prosecuting Authority reinstating charges against former president Jacob Zuma. Just two weeks ago, Zuma was on the campaign trail for the ANC and now party ...
Moody's put South Africa's foreign- and local-currency ratings on review for a downgrade to junk in November, citing increased economic and fiscal ... of Tom Moyane as commissioner of the South African Revenue Service and the National Prosecuting Authority's decision to reinstate corruption charges ...

Solontsi, who was on trial for 39 charges of rape and several of housebreaking with intention to rape, and robbery, was described as South Africa's "worst ... National Prosecuting Authority regional spokesperson Tsepo Ndwalaza said that Solontsi's two previous rape convictions also played a role in the ...
The latest instalment in South Africa's longest running political soap opera played out dramatically on 16 March when Shaun Abrahams, the head of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), announced that 16 criminal charges against former president Jacob Zuma must stand and be tested in ...
"This is associated with an aggressive attempt to influence and infiltrate South Africa's national treasury, the South African Revenue Service (SARS), the National Prosecuting Authority, and others.” By March 2016, several members of Parliament, including Vytjie Mentor, and ministers such as Mcebisi Jonas ...
The latest instalment in South Africa's longest running political soap opera played out dramatically on 16 March when Shaun Abrahams, the head of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), announced that 16 criminal charges against former president Jacob Zuma must stand and be tested in ...

JOHANNESBURG—Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face old charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering, prosecutors announced Friday, deepening the legal woes of a leader whose tenure was marked by scandals. Shaun Abrahams, head of the National Prosecuting Authority, ...
... we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) have said it was unlikely that former president, Jacob Zuma would get a fair trial in South Africa. ... Mr Mmusi Maimane, who was yesterday clowning with popping champagne bottles outside the offices of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), toasting ...
As Jacob Zuma hogs the legal limelight in South Africa, there's a new twist in the tragic saga of the Marikana massacre. ... The South African National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is obviously much in the news this morning in the wake of yesterday's decision to pursue former president Jacob Zuma on a ...
Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face old charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering, prosecutors announced Friday, deepening the legal woes of a leader whose tenure was marked by scandals. Shaun Abrahams, head of the National Prosecuting Authority, noted the "long ...
Mr. Zuma will face 16 charges relating to 783 instances of alleged wrongdoing, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesman Luvuyo Mfaku said. Then deputy president, Zuma was linked to the arms deal through Schabir Shaikh, his former financial adviser who was jailed for corruption. The counts were ...
South Africa Prosecutors Set to Announce Steps on Zuma Charges ... (Bloomberg) -- South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority will announce on Friday whether it will pursue graft charges against former President Jacob Zuma that were shelved nine years ago amid allegations of political interference.
Zuma faces 16 corruption charges stemming from a government arms deal made in 1999. The charges were eventually dropped by the National Prosecuting Authority before he ran for president in 2009. But the scandal never fully went away. And in 2016, South Africa's courts ruled Zuma should face those ...
Shaun Abrahams, the national director of public prosecutions at the National Prosecuting Authority, announced on March 16 that Zuma will face sixteen charges of corruption and money laundering. The governing African National Congress (ANC), which Zuma dominated during his years as party president ...
WATCH: NPA briefs Parliament. South Africa; Wednesday 14 March 2018 - 6:30pm. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is to brief Parliament on Wednesday night on the cases it is handling. ... a position to announce my decision now. I first have to inform Mr Zuma what my decision is. Only then will I tell South Africa”.
Parliament is demanding answers on allegations that the National Prosecuting Authority deliberately delayed making arrest in the high-profile investigation ... The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it has bank statements that prove that Atul Gupta benefitted from the proceeds of crime in relation to .
Jacob Zuma's son Edward says the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is out to get his father. Read his full, unedited statement below: Greetings to all South Africans and global citizens. I have taken my own personal time to try and make myself understand the reasons as to what the former President ...

"I view any attempt to restrain the decision-making powers vested in my office by the Constitution and the legislation thereunder, as itself a serious threat to the institutional independence of the National Prosecuting Authority." He said if it was Casac's concern that the decision regarding Zuma would be ...
How did a man, wanted by the police in South Africa, managed to vist the South African consulate in Dubai last week and leave unscathed, twice? ... The hunt for Gupta comes as the special anti-corruption police unit, the Hawks, and the National Prosecuting Authority feud over who was responsible for ...
At its hearing on Wednesday, 28 February 2018, the Constitutional Court will also be considering whether or not to confirm the High Court's decision that some sections of the National Prosecuting Authority Act - those dealing with suspension of the NDPP - are unconstitutional. President Ramaphosa has ...
The National Prosecuting Authority's Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) has filed opposing papers in a court application Atul Gupta has lodged to have a preservation order against him set aside. In an answering affidavit, which was filed in the Free State High Court in Bloemfontein on Wednesday, prosecuting ...
Nel was known for his sharp questioning of witnesses during the trial of Pistorius, who is serving a 15-year jail sentence for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Nel quit the National Prosecuting Authority last year and joined AfriForum, which primarily represents South Africa's white Afrikaner minority.
The same travel records show that eldest Gupta brother Ajay left South Africa on February 6 on a flight to Dubai and has not returned on either his Indian or ... Duduzane Zuma left just days before the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) sent him a letter asking him to supply them with reasons as to why he ...
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) are set to come under the microscope as President Cyril ... “We will urgently attend to the leadership issues at the National Prosecuting Authority to ensure that this critical institution is stabilised and able to perform its ...
Thirteen people who bagged R104.4-million in one of South Africa's biggest cash heist have been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the high court sitting in Delmas. “All are sentenced to 20 years direct imprisonment‚” confirmed National Prosecuting Authority provincial spokesperson Monica Nyuswa.
Milliken pointed to the dysfunctional National Prosecuting Authority and Crime Intelligence division of South Africa's police, two of the country's main crime fighting institutions. Poachers are frequently caught but the organisers rarely traced or if they are prosecutions are slow and sentences light. Cathy Dean ...
South African President Jacob Zuma is likely to end his presidency the same way he started it: mired in corruption charges. In 2009, just two weeks before Zuma led the African National Congress to victory at the polls, the National Prosecuting Authority dropped an eight-year-old corruption case against him.
Party of Nelson Mandela faces calls to oust South Africa's president ... In South Africa, calls are mounting for the party that has been in control since Nelson Mandela's presidency, the African National Congress (ANC), ... But it appears as if the National Prosecuting Authority is gearing up to charge him.
Less than three hours before deadline, President Jacob Zuma filed representations to the National Prosecuting Authority on why he should not be prosecuted on fraud and corruption charges. The NPA said that the representations came in just after 9pm on Wednesday night. Zuma had originally been given ...
JOHANNESBURG - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Sunday rubbished reports that Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and the Gupta brothers face arrest. The minister and the controversial siblings have been implicated in the Vrede Dairy Farm scandal in the Free State, where ...
Philip Solomon – who stands accused of murdering a former employee at a funeral on his farm – was denied bail in the New Hanover Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. National Prosecuting Authority spokeswoman Natasha Ramkisson-Kara said that Solomon was remanded in custody and would return to ...
It involves the participation of the Department of Home Affairs, State Security Agency, the National Prosecuting Authority and the military, among others, ... One of the reasons for persistent high crime rate in South Africa is that criminal elements are present in the South African Police Service (SAPS), ...
... Town - Eight people have been arrested for the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl for marriage in Dutywa, in the Eastern Cape, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday. ... "In line with the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, the CGE respects cultural freedom and choice.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it is probing seven cases related to what has come to be known as “state capture”, involving R50 billion. This development follows months of public frustration due to lack of action by the country's law ...
The Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries welcomes the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA's) announcement of its investigation into the Estina Dairy Farm project at Vrede, Free State Province. ... Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Republic of South Africa: The Parliament.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it is probing seven cases related to what has come to be known as “state capture”, involving R50 billion. This development follows months of public frustration due to lack of action by the country's law ...
So when the Asset Forfeiture Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) confirmed its intention to serve summons on members of the Gupta family ... cronies, for Ramaphosa and the ANC's electoral future, and for the credibility of South Africa as a trustworthy destination for much needed investment.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit of South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed that it is probing seven cases related to what has come to be known as "state capture", involving R50 billion. This development follows months of public frustration due to lack of action by the country's law ...
On Saturday the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said it has seized the Gupta-linked Estina diary farm in Vrede in the Free State in a bid to recoup up to R1.6-billion in looted funds. The NPA said Atul Gupta's personal bank account will also be frozen. It said he had received proceeds of crime in cash.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit had made several requests to take action against dodgy deals involving the Guptas to the head of the National Prosecuting Authority but these fell on deaf ears. Zwelinzima Vavi, founder of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) was influential in ensuring that some of ...
So when the Asset Forfeiture Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) confirmed its intention to serve summons on members of the Gupta family and their cronies on January 15 this year ordering them to preserve assets to the tune of R1.6 billion, the first question that sprung to mind was "why now"?
Cape Town. - In its second major move against state capture, the National Prosecuting Authority has seized control of a dairy farm in the Free State and the bank accounts of Atul Gupta, companies co-owned by Duduzane Zuma and other entities in the Gupta empire. News24 is in possession of the court ...
White minority rule ended in South Africa with all-race elections in 1994. As part of a reconciliation process, a commission chaired by Nobel ... The National Prosecuting Authority said after the 2017 inquest that they could be prosecuted. ___. Follow Christopher Torchia on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ ...
... Joseph Zwane at the Africa Mining Indaba on February 8, 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. ... The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)'s Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) is on the hunt for R50 billion looted from the state coffers through state-capture corrupt ...
Speaking at the pre-World Economic Forum breakfast in Sandton, Johannesburg, Ramaphosa said the seriousness of state capture allegations required decisive response from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). “We want to see action being taken against those that did wrong things. The freezing of ...
Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) had asked the SCA to overturn the High Court decision, which found that the NPA's 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against .... In 2017, South Africa missed key opportunities to consistently place human rights at the center of its foreign policy.
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – OCTOBER 31: The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) boss advocate Shaun Abrahams during a media briefing to announce the withdrawal of fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his co-accused Irvin Pillay and Oupa Magashule on October 31, ...
JOHANNESBURG - The family of slain anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, want the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to take action on the findings of an inquest. In October Judge Billy Mothle recommended that three former security police members face charges, Joao Rodrigues, 80, as an accessory ...
South Africa prosecutors urged to act in apartheid-era death ... Imtiaz Cajee, nephew of Ahmed Timol, poses with his book "Timol, A Quest for Justice" in the North Gauteng High court in Pretoria, South Africa. ... The National Prosecuting Authority said after the 2017 inquest that they could be prosecuted.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's company's registry office says the cases it has opened against SAP, accounting firm KPMG and McKinsey are related to other ongoing investigations being pursued by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) ...


 

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