Brigitte Mabandla

 

Cabinet: SAA did consult on Ngqula

Staff Reporter

Cabinet on Wednesday conceded that the SAA board had consulted with the relevant minister on the settlement reached with CEO Khaya Ngqula.

ANC asks lawyers to review NPA Act

Staff Reporter

The ANC parliamentary caucus has asked party lawyers to review the NPA Act in the wake of Monday's judgement in the Jacob Zuma case.

Blurring law and politics

Staff Reporter

The success of the Jacob Zuma application took many by surprise. To be fair, the lengthy and reasoned judgement is hardly without legal controversy.

Scorpions case goes to top court

Staff Reporter

Johannesburg businessman Hugh Glenister's bid to stop the disbandment of the Scorpions will come before the Constitutional Court on Wednesday.

'Where is Mabandla?'

Jenni O'Grady

Justice Minister Brigitte Mabandla's order against the prosecution of Jackie Selebi was a criminal instruction, Vusi Pikoli's lawyer said on Friday.

The 'friendly' inquisition

Staff Reporter, Adriaan Basson

It was touted to be a friendly, "inquisitorial" forum, but had all the elements of a bitter family feud where old comrades squared up in new battles. On the one side: the mandarins of the state and the political party that brought liberation, fighting to protect old networks of solidarity.

NPA, cops work to mend relations

Staff Reporter

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the South African Police Service are hard at work repairing their relationship ahead of a planned merger with the Scorpions, NPA acting head Mokotedi Mpshe said on Wednesday. "We're focusing primarily on salvaging whatever relations there are," Mpshe told reporters in Johannesburg.

DA says Parliament dodges questions

Staff Reporter

The Democratic Alliance on Sunday accused Parliament's questions office of "obstructing" the party's parliamentary questions probing corruption. The questions office had disqualified two written questions on the grounds that they were too vague in terms of the National Assembly's guide to procedure.

Court ruling on Scorpions expected next week

Louis Oelofse

Johannesburg businessman Hugh Glenister will likely hear next week whether his court bid to stop the government from disbanding the Scorpions has succeeded. The Pretoria High Court on Wednesday reserved judgement in his case, with Judge Willie van der Merwe indicating it was likely he would deliver judgement sometime next week.