Mokotedi Mpshe

The endgame nears for Zuma and his NPA appointee

A Constitutional Court ruling may result in the president finally facing 783 criminal charges.

No matter how you look at it, Shaun Abrahams made a bad decision

The National Prosecuting Authority head’s move can be seen as a ‘Stalingrad defence’; he should have gone directly to the Constitutional Court.

Forging the shape of democracy will keep the courts busy

A look ahead at the most important court cases 2015 will bring. Important political cases, but also the state's appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case.

[From our archives] Spy tapes revelations could rock the Zuma establishment

Evidence released to the DA raises significant questions regarding the dropping of graft charges against President Jacob Zuma.

DA to receive more spy tapes documents

The DA will spend the next week analysing more documents relating to a 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

Spy tapes: Ngcuka says he is not to blame

Bulelani Ngcuka has come out strongly against suggestions that his conduct was to blame for the dropping of corruption charges against Jacob Zuma.

Mpshe stands by decision to drop Zuma charges

Mokotedi Mpshe says he is not threatened by the prospect of his decision to drop corruption charges against Jacob Zuma being taken on review.

Mpshe in spotlight over staffer’s fraud rap

Former boss Mokotedi Mpshe's withdrawal of fraud charges against NPA employee Gift Ngobeni has raised questions about his vulnerability to blackmail.

Spy tapes: What Zuma doesn’t want you to see

The National Prosecuting Authority team told its boss, Mokotedi Mpshe, that the case against President Jacob Zuma merited prosecution.

Mpshe ‘let politics decide Zuma’s fate’

The prosecutorial team was ready to move on Jacob Zuma, but the acting Nation Prosecuting Authority boss seemed to drag his feet.

NPA was in favour of prosecuting Zuma

Top prosecutors at the NPA were overwhelmingly in favour of pressing ahead with the corruption case against Jacob Zuma, says a newspaper report.

Legitimacy in a time of political perversion

As Julius Malema and others face criminal charges, the whiff of political interference is in the air again.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.