Billy Downer

 
Zuma expected to file papers seeking a permanent stay of prosecution
Zuma expected to file papers seeking a permanent stay of prosecution
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to file papers in the KwaZulu-Natal high court seeking a permanent stay of prosecution.
Big legal battles for prominent SA officials scheduled for June
Big legal battles for prominent SA officials scheduled for June
Prominent public figures risk losing their jobs or facing jail time as legal cases involving several South African politicians and high-ranking...
'Improper not to prosecute JZ'
'Improper not to prosecute JZ'
The chief prosecutor in President Jacob Zuma's corruption case has criticised three consecutive prosecutions bosses for the fact that Zuma's case...
'The NPA is very upset about it'
'The NPA is very upset about it'
Jacob Zuma's prosecutor, Billy Downer, is not a happy man. But he won't be quitting any time soon, he tells Adriaan Basson
The man who won't go down
The man who won't go down
Two leading members of the NPA were pitted against each other recently. We profile both men Aslo read The Master of Compromise...
Champagne on ice for JZ
Champagne on ice for JZ
Prosecutors staged a surprise comeback this week in their battle with the National Prosecuting Authority's chiefs over charges against Jacob Zuma...
Magistrate seeks recusal of Zuma prosecutor
Magistrate seeks recusal of Zuma prosecutor
A Pietermaritzburg magistrate, a former member of the Scorpions, has launched a legal bid to block state prosecutor Billy Downer from taking part...
Zuma thrills fans as court bid continues
Zuma thrills fans as court bid continues
Jacob Zuma's court bid continues in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday, and the African National Congress leader has promised to explain...
Disbanding Scorpions 'will protect politicians'
Disbanding Scorpions 'will protect politicians'
The disbanding of the Scorpions will protect corrupt and criminal politicians from prosecution, the deputy director of Public Prosecutions warned...
Zuma to fight charges
Zuma to fight charges
African National Congress president Jacob Zuma will not stand trial on August 4, instead he will be seeking to have the decision to charge him...
Zuma in court: 'What should be in warrant?'
Zuma in court: 'What should be in warrant?'
There is no statute determining exactly what provisions should be in a search warrant, the Constitutional Court heard on Tuesday as African...

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