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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

Noko quits as North West prosecutions head after hearing she was to face an inquiry

The resignation of the North West director of public prosecutions comes as Panday goes to trial and Booysen sues the state

Malema shores up Zuma’s attack on the judiciary

EFF leader warns judges they will be ‘overthrown’ for bias in favour of the ruling establishment

NPA undeterred by Mdluli’s mysterious illness in R69m fraud case

The state says its ready to prosecute axed top cops for the alleged looting of a secret intelligence fund

NPA cool on ire over VBS saga’s glacial pace

The NPA has confirmed that the trial of the expected 10 accused in the VBS heist will be a marathon

R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

Zimbabwe: What is the current status of the Torture Docket case?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

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

Batohi: Jiba’s return would undermine NPA rebuild

The NDPP said in court papers that there has been “a fundamental breakdown in trust” between Jiba and the NPA.

Mkhwebane may tell Batohi what to do, according to a letter from PP’s office

The letter states that NPA boss Shamila Batohi was “incorrect” to suggest that the Public Protector was exercising a power she did not have

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”

Ramaphosa to study Mkhwebane’s report, hints at review

Presidency hints at potential legal review saying she did not consider his response to her preliminary report

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

Corruption-buster Cronje to head new anti-graft unit

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

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