Adriaan Basson

 

Selebi saga bags M&G top newspaper award

Imke Van Hoorn, Sapa-AFP

The saga of police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi has won the Mail & Guardian's investigations team the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Award for story of the year, it was announced on Wednesday evening at the seventh annual awards ceremony held at the Wanderers club in Johannesburg.

Selebi to be charged with corruption

Mail & Guardian Online reporter and Sapa, Sapa-AFP

Police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi is to be charged with corruption and defeating the course of justice after his application to prevent the National Prosecuting Authority from prosecuting him was denied in the Pretoria High Court on Friday. Judge Nico Coetzee said Selebi's application bore no merit.

You got it wrong, Mr Selebi

Mail & Guardian Online reporter and Sapa, Sapa-AFP

The Mail & Guardian has strongly objected to allegations made about it in an affidavit by police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi supporting his court application to stop the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) from prosecuting him. Selebi's bid was being heard in the Pretoria High Court on Friday.