Menzi Simelane

Advocate labels former NPA boss ‘slimy, slippery and dishonest’

Mike Hellens has asked Menzi Simelane if he was trying to "duck the obligation" to hand over a letter after lawyers requested all correspondence.

‘No say in Ginwala inquiry’ – Simelane

Former NPA boss Menzi Simelane said that he did not determine what documents made up the government's submission to the Ginwala inquiry.

Zuma to proceed with Nxasana probe

President Jacob Zuma is going ahead with a probe into National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana's fitness to hold office.

Public prosecutions: The poisoned-chalice job

Past national directors of public prosecutions have struggled to remain untainted by political machinations.

NPA head blocked arms deal probe

Further damning evidence of how the former director general of the justice department, Menzi Simelane, scuppered the arms deal probe has emerged.

‘Simelane killed arms deal probe’

The former acting national director of public prosecutions had to write an angry letter to the justice department over Menzi Simelane's actions.

I need your advice on this, Mr Hulley …

Richard Calland lets us in on an imaginary conversation in the president's office which reveals Zuma's real conflicts of interest.

Simelane case shows need for rational executive decisions

The government might have thought that, after the ConCourt delivered its judgment Sanral's e-tolling matter, a new era had been ushered in.

ConCourt confirms Menzi Simelane’s appointment invalid

In a blistering judgment, the Constitutional Court has set aside President Jacob Zuma's decision to appoint Menzi Simelane as prosecutions boss.

Menzi Simelane’s appointment ruled invalid

The Constitutional Court has declared Menzi Simelane's appointment as National Director of Public Prosecutions invalid.

Editorial: Politicking among police

President Jacob Zuma's appointments to the prosecution service have poisoned South Africa's sensitive criminal justice system.

Simelane’s lawyer says decisions are up to Zuma

Lawyers for Menzi Simelane have argued that the Constitution gives the president the right to appoint whom he sees fit.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs