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Shaun Abrahams had no legal power to reinstate Thales prosecution, court hears

The French-owned company, which is former president Jaob Zuma’s co-accused on corruption charges, is seeking to permanently halt its prosecution

Mkhwebane subpoenas former Sars boss in probe against Gordhan

The ​Public Protector has subpoenaed former Sars commissioner Oupa Magashula over former Sars deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay's early retirement

Auditors delayed Bosasa case – Hawks

The ex-NPA chief says the police unit’s forensic firm withheld the report over a fees squabble

McBride on crime cluster capture

More than 30 people will be implicated by the head of Ipid at the Zondo inquiry

Top NPA prosecutors lacked the will to probe foreign bribery cases, inquiry hears

Senior prosecutor Chris Macadam detailed, to the Mokgoro inquiry, how he was sidelined from foreign bribery cases

Shaun’s new job: Murder in Lesotho

SA’s former NPA boss will prosecute the Mountain Kingdom’s most politically sensitive case

Zuma expected to file papers seeking a permanent stay of prosecution

Zuma's counsel argued that the case had a 17-year history and that it would be impossible for them to prepare in a month

Dirty tricks haunt the NDPP race

Police officers may be involved in attempts to falsely implicate a senior NPA official in corruption

NPA insider tells NDPP panel Abrahams refused to tackle interference

Advocate Andrea Johnson revealed that former NPA boss Shaun Abrahams ‘chose not to listen’

Silas Ramaite underwhelms at NDPP interviews

Ramaite was the first candidate to be interviewed, fielding questions about interference at the prosecuting authority

Zuma abused his office and should not receive special treatment, court hears

The Presidency has previously said the state would carry on covering Zuma's legal fees until a court decides otherwise

NPA abandons appeal on Jiba charges

Spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku confirmed on Thursday that the NPA wrote to Freedom under Law this week, informing the organisation of the NPA's decision

Abrahams: ‘I will return to serve society’

In a message to his colleagues, Abrahams thanked those closest to him for the opportunity to head South Africa's prosecutorial body

Silas Ramaite appointed as acting NPA head

According to the NPA Act, Ramaphosa had to appoint one of the four deputy national director of public prosecutions to the role

Ramaphosa’s choices to take over NPA reins

The president will today appoint an acting national director of public prosecutions from among four contenders

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

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