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SAA, Jarana impasse turns nasty with probe into leaked resignation letter

The resigned SAA CEO is now under investigation over the leaking of his resignation letter to the media

NDPP appointment process a step in the right direction — Pikoli

Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli has described the process as a step in the right direction because it is transparent

How Timol’s family fought to be heard

Post-1994 political meddling, lack of will and lost evidence have stymied apartheid-era prosecutions

Slim chance of success in NPA’s decision to appeal – Pikoli

Former NPA head Vusi Pikoli said the NPA's appeal against a court ruling that corruption charges be reinstated against Zuma will likely fail.

Mbeki guilty of misinterpreting the law

The former president’s excuse of "national security" for interfering in the prosecution of Jackie Selebi is a misinterpretation of the law.

Compromised cadres cripple NPA directors

Two news stories highlight ongoing political meddling that subverts the rule of law.

Dysfunctional NPA does not serve justice

It is vitally important to liberate the prosecuting authority from any form of political interference.

Zuma to proceed with Nxasana probe

President Jacob Zuma is going ahead with a probe into National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana's fitness to hold office.

NPA probe should assess whether Zuma is to blame for the mess

The National Prosecuting Authority is too important to be captured by a faction. A transparent, comprehensive inquiry is now essential.

Editorial: End this dirty war, the NPA is broken

What makes it so treacherous for those seeking to cut through the NPA murk is that Mxolisi Nxasana cannot be considered a straightforward victim.

Khayelitsha inquiry concludes with final arguments

Public hearings of the Khayelitsha commission of inquiry have concluded, with the Social Justice Coalition asking to find the police inefficient.

Public prosecutions: The poisoned-chalice job

Past national directors of public prosecutions have struggled to remain untainted by political machinations.

Cop testifies Khayelitsha mob killings were ‘sporadic’

Former Harare police station commander Gert Nel says mob killings in the precinct were mostly sporadic and "spur of the moment incidents".

Khayelitsha cop seeks more patrol officers

A senior officer has told the Khayelitsha commission there is a serious shortage of uniformed officers and detectives in the area.

Achmat calls for police apology at Khayelitsha commission

Activist Zackie Achmat says a public pledge by the police would go a long way to mending their relationship with the Khayelitsha community.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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