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ACJR: NPA needs to build trust by acting in public interest
The National Prosecuting Authority has been under considerable scrutiny in recent months and, argues the Africa Criminal Justice Reform project in a new discussion document, critical questions need to be asked about the position of the NPA in society. The discussion document deals with three key concepts associated with the NPA and its relation to the public, namely accountability, public interest and trust.
The National Prosecuting Authority has been under considerable scrutiny in recent months and, argues the Africa Criminal Justice Reform project in a new discussion document, critical questions need to be asked about the position of the NPA in society. The discussion document deals with three key concepts associated with the NPA and its relation to the public, namely accountability, public interest and trust.
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GCB, Jiba and Mrwebi back in court today
The General Council for the Bar and NPA prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi are in the Constitutional Court today. The two are fighting to stay on the advocates’ roll after being struck from it, and then reinstated, while the GCB is applying for leave to appeal the reinstatement. The case concerns the conduct of the respondents during the Johan Booysen, Richard Mdluli and spytapes matters.
The General Council for the Bar and NPA prosecutors Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi are in the Constitutional Court today. The two are fighting to stay on the advocates’ roll after being struck from it, and then reinstated, while the GCB is applying for leave to appeal the reinstatement. The case concerns the conduct of the respondents during the Johan Booysen, Richard Mdluli and spytapes matters.
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Poor 'golden visa' due diligence a gift to the corrupt
Commonwealth Day was celebrated yesterday, but the global affiliation of countries has a problem, writes Daniel Gayne for Global Witness. The so-called Golden Visa programme, which originated in the Commonwealth Caribbean region, is known as an easy route for corrupt people to avoid paying taxes and get rid of their ill-gotten gains. Until stricter measures are taken to curb this lax control, every day could be Commonwealth Day for tax dodgers and money launderers.
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ACJR: NPA needs to build trust by acting in public interest

By Kwazi Dlamini In February the University of the Western Cape’s Dullar Omar Institute released, under its Africa Criminal Justice Reform (ACJR) project, a discussion document on the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). The document deals with three key concepts associated with the NPA and its relation to the public, namely accountability, public interest and trust. Read more >

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Party funding act useless if not enacted

By Pierre de Vos First published on Constitutionally Speaking Political parties in South Africa tend to resemble Eskom: they burn through piles of cash but seldom deliver as promised. Some of this cash comes from “donations” made to political parties (or to political leaders) by individuals and businesses (think Gavin Watson and Bosasa or Adriano Read more >

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