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Batohi asks public protector if she had misunderstood her powers

The NDPP sent a letter to ask whether there had been a “misunderstanding” about the “independent mandates about our respective offices”

Batohi withdraws racketeering charge against Booysen

An NPA review panel of four prosecutors found the authorisations for the charge — by Abrahams and Jiba — were invalid

Former NPA boss Nxasana tells Zondo of dirty tricks campaigns

Bigwigs in the NPA played their part in Zuma’s godly game by destabilising the NPA and ensuring the prosecution of people considered Zuma's enemies

Corruption-buster Cronje to head new anti-graft unit

Cronje held several positions in the National Prosecurity Authority from 1998 to 2012

Jiba’s Hawks ‘ally’ caught communicating with Panday

Crime intelligence allegedly intercepted a phone call between a Hawks investigator and Thoshan Panday during a probe of the Durban business tycoon

New directorate to deal with state capture proclaimed by Ramaphosa

The Presidency said the new directorate would investigate “common law offences” including fraud, forgery, theft and “any offence involving dishonesty”

Evidence against Jiba ‘circumstantial at best’ — Arendse

In closing arguments, the counsel for the embattled NPA deputy has argued that the narrative of her alleged “capture” is not borne out by fact

Prosecutors shouldn’t be concerned with public narratives, Jiba tells Mokgoro inquiry

The embattled deputy national director of public prosecutions said basing decisions on public perceptions could be dangerous

Agrizzi will no longer testify at Mokgoro inquiry

Last month, Agrizzi testified at the Zondo commission that suspended deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba accepted bribes and blocked prosecutions

Hofmeyr rejects claims of political interference in dropping of Zuma charges

The NPA, led by then acting head Mokotedi Mpshe, in 2009 dropped corruption charges against Zuma two weeks before the 2009 general elections

Jiba’s debut keenly anticipated

Until now, the former national director of public prosecutions has not been cross-examined

Cross-examination of Mdluli prosecutor set to continue at Mokgoro inquiry

​A senior prosecutor was 'worried' that Richard Mdluli was 'being protected' when corruption charges were dropped against him

Cheated, we turn to a superhero

South Africa has descended into a hell and we are pinning our hopes on Shamila Batohi to rescue us

Editorial: We are rooting for Batohi

The task of securing South Africa for future generations is immense

Batohi’s appointment as NDPP welcomed across the board

The Public Servants Association has called on the new NDPP to speed up the finalisation of the political cases that have been hanging on for years

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Transport Month

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