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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

Jiba hints at court action against Mokgoro report

In a statement on Friday, Jiba said the report had “numerous elementary but gross errors of judgment”

‘Rogue unit’ case keeps dragging on

Both parties are blaming each other for delays that are holding up the high court case

NPA’s new directorate consolidating state capture cases

This month, the NPA confirmed the appointment of Matric Luphondo and Andrea Johnson to the directorate, but who will head it is yet to be announced

Mayor may still be charged with murder

Hawks investigators appear to be preparing to once again charge Harry Gwala district mayor Mluleki Ndobe for his murder

Who will head the state capture prosecution directorate?

The directorate has been tasked with investigating allegations made at the Zondo commission into allegations of state capture

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”

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