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What do we know about the NDPP candidates?
The process of interviewing candidates for the position of national director of public prosecutions is under way. What do we know about the illustrious bunch of interviewees? Investigative journalist Mandy Wiener has compiled a short background on each of them.
The process of interviewing candidates for the position of national director of public prosecutions is under way. What do we know about the illustrious bunch of interviewees? Investigative journalist Mandy Wiener has compiled a short background on each of them.
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NDPP interviews begin today, are open to media
The North Gauteng High Court yesterday ruled that media coverage of the interviews of the 12 shortlisted candidates for the post of national director of public prosecutions must be allowed. President Cyril Ramaphosa had opposed the application, brought urgently by the Right2Know Campaign. The interviews begin today, 14 November.
The North Gauteng High Court yesterday ruled that media coverage of the interviews of the 12 shortlisted candidates for the post of national director of public prosecutions must be allowed. President Cyril Ramaphosa had opposed the application, brought urgently by the Right2Know Campaign. The interviews begin today, 14 November.
Fishing boats in Hout Bay

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Fisheries department rots from the top
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is unable to perform many of its most basic tasks, including allocating fishing rights and enforcing regulations, because of the rot at the top. A factional war between its two most senior officials, and a prevalent culture of corruption, has been exacerbated by an exodus of skilled staff, including top scientists.

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What do we know about the NDPP candidates?

The 12 shortlisted candidates for the crucial position of national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) were announced on 9 November. Interviews are taking place from 14 to 16 November. The interviews, at first organised as closed-door events, were opened to the media and public after a successful application by the Right2Know Campaign. According to the Read more >

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