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Zuma stay of prosecution application dismissed

By Thato Mahlangu Former president Jacob Zuma’s application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his corruption-related case was dismissed with costs, in a judgment handed down by the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) High Court in Pietermaritzburg this Friday. BREAKING: the order thar dismisses Fmr President Jacob Zuma application for a permanent stay of his corruption prosecution Read more >

Spy tapes saga plods on and on

The matter of the spy tapes involving President Jacob Zuma is far from over. It is in fact headed for the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein, thanks to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). Zuma’s lawyers filed his answering affidavit to the SCA at the end of August, effectively challenging the North Gauteng High Read more >

Download the Pretoria High Court’s NDPP judgment

On 29 April the Pretoria High Court handed down a judgment setting aside the 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. Arguments were heard at the beginning of March. The DA had brought the case against three respondents, namely Mokotedi Mpshe, then acting national director of public prosecutions at the national Prosecuting Authority Read more >

Court sets aside decision to drop Zuma charges

At the beginning of March the bench of the Pretoria High Court, comprising Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba, Judge Billy Mothle and Judge Cynthia Pretorius, heard arguments in a case brought by the DA, calling for a review of the decision in 2009 to withdraw corruption charges against Jacob Zuma. The court handed down a Read more >

Zuma loses spy tapes appeal

In September 2013 we reported that President Jacob Zuma would turn to the Supreme Court to appeal a high court ruling that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) must hand over the so-called "spy tapes" for scrutiny. News has just broken that Zuma has lost his appeal – the Supreme Court has dismissed that application, with Read more >

Spy tapes saga: the latest

President Jacob Zuma will apply in the Johannesburg high court this week for leave to appeal against the most recent ruling in the so-called “spy tapes” saga. The appeal will be heard on Friday, 6 September. On 16 August the high court in Pretoria ruled that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), which is in possession Read more >