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The thorny issue of  ‘silk’ status for advocates

Decisions about who is recommended for the advocates’ top honour were always the exclusive terrain of the independent bar councils

Jiba, Mrwebi still to clear their names

This is despite the Constitutional Court quashing a bid to debar the former NPA officials

Mokgoro delivers report on Jiba, Mrwebi to Ramaphosa

In a statement on Monday morning, the former ConCourt justice said she would be meeting with Ramaphosa “for a formal presentation and handover”

Inquiry into Jiba and Mrwebi’s fitness to hold office set to begin

President Cyril Ramaphosa suspended both Jiba and Mrwebi in October 2018 pending the outcome of the inquiry

ConCourt to hear Bar’s application for leave to appeal in Jiba, Mrwebi saga

In July, the SCA overturned a ruling of the high court in Pretoria that Jiba and Mrwebi be struck from the roll of advocates

NPA abandons appeal on Jiba charges

Spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed on Thursday that the NPA wrote to Freedom under Law this week, informing the organisation of the NPA's decision

Jiba and Mrwebi to face inquiries – Presidency

Ramaphosa invited the two to make submissions by August 10 to say why they should not be suspended pending the inquiry

Jiba likely to remain at the NPA pending appeal against SCA ruling

Nomgcobo Jiba, who asked to be placed on special leave pending the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling, returned to work last week

Decision to appeal Jiba ruling not racist — General Council of the Bar

GCB statement follows comments made by the Advocates for Transformation, which said it was "concerned about the intolerable inconsistency" of the Bar

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