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NPA admits to political interference in prosecutorial decisions

The NPA has denied that it played any role in delaying the prosecution of apartheid-era crimes, but concedes politicians interfered in its decisions

Politics tops questions for NDPP job

It was the panel’s chief concern and might have cost some of the candidates their chances

NPA insider tells NDPP panel Abrahams refused to tackle interference

Advocate Andrea Johnson revealed that former NPA boss Shaun Abrahams ‘chose not to listen’

Mabuza appoints former spy boss as adviser

Mulangi Mphego has what is best described as a checkered past

Mbeki guilty of misinterpreting the law

The former president’s excuse of "national security" for interfering in the prosecution of Jackie Selebi is a misinterpretation of the law.

Zuma shuts down inquiry into NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana

The inquiry into whether the prosecutions boss is fit for the job has been terminated just as it was due to begin, on the orders of the president.

Editorial: Exploiting Selebi’s death

All the whitewashing after Jackie Selebi's funeral looks suspiciously like another attack from Zuma's circle on the National Prosecuting Authority.

Mourners turn out to bid farewell to Selebi

Friends and family have paid tribute to former police commissioner Jackie Selebi with some taking a swipe at those who 'preyed on his legacy'.

SACP: Selebi will be remembered for crucial role during struggle

The SACP has sent its condolences to the family of former police commissioner Jackie Selebi.

Jackie Selebi dies aged 64 after long illness

The former police commissioner has died in hospital after a long illness, which in 2012 prompted his release from prison on medical parole.

Selebi’s nemesis targets Phiyega

The private investigator credited with taking down Jackie Selebi, Paul O'Sullivan, has set his sights on police commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Editorial: End this dirty war, the NPA is broken

What makes it so treacherous for those seeking to cut through the NPA murk is that Mxolisi Nxasana cannot be considered a straightforward victim.

Krejcir rules in gangster’s paradise!

America's old-school mobsters have nothing on Jo'burg. Guys like Radovan Krejcir have been painting the town blood-red since the early 1900s.

It seems people can’t wait for me to die, says Selebi

Responding to claims he was seen shopping, convicted criminal Jackie Selebi has told a newspaper it seems as though people can't wait for his death.

Weekend 101: Red October and modern-day miracles

A reality check for Steve Hofmeyr, Jackie Selebi and President Jacob Zuma evoke higher powers, and Libya loses its prime minister - briefly.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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