National Prosecuting Authority

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Nov 19th, 2012
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A South African accused of being the triggerman in the 2010 honeymoon slaying of a Swedish bride was found guilty Monday, ending his long-delayed trial as the woman’s husband continues to fight extradition over the killing. Judge Robert Henney gave the verdict Monday in the trial of Xolile Mnge...
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Oct 9th, 2012
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President Jacob Zuma has no respect for the country’s Constitution, expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said. “How can Zuma ask miners to respect the Constitution if he does not,” Malema asked striking mineworkers in Virginia in the Free State. He was referring to a recen...
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Sep 26th, 2012
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Once pursued like an enemy of the state, President Jacob Zuma knows exactly how it feels to sit in the dock and have the full might of the justice system bear down on him. Julius Malema will soon experience that feeling of loss of control of his political destiny as the legal processes in his [&helli...
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Sep 24th, 2012
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T he South African Revenue Service has obtained a R16-million judgment against former ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema for unpaid taxes. The judgment was obtained in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on September 11, City Press reported. Malema did not oppose the application by Sars. Sars...
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Sep 21st, 2012
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The lawyer of South Africa’s rabble-rousing politician Julius Malema confirms that the government has issued an arrest warrant for him. Malema, who was expelled from the ruling African National Congress party, has outspokenly encouraged the wildcat mining strikes that have shaken South Africa&#...
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Aug 31st, 2012
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It has emerged that police have resurrected old apartheid legislation to hold the 270 Lonmin miners responsible for the murder of their fellow workers. The men’s case has been postponed to 6 September while police investigate further. They face a range of charges for their involvement in a prot...
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Aug 8th, 2012
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JOHANNESBURG – One of two South African men accused of being hired by a British newlywed to kill his Swedish bride pleaded guilty Wednesday to his involvement in the slaying and received a 25-year prison sentence after promising to co-operate with prosecutors, officials said. Mziwamadoda Qwabe ...
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May 17th, 2012
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Johannesburg – A 13-year-old boy, allegedly involved in the gang rape of a 17-year-old mentally impaired Soweto girl, will appear in Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Four boys and three men, who matched the descriptions of rapists shown in a cellphone video of the attack, were a...
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May 10th, 2012
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Zimbabwe’s justice minister has denounced a South African court ruling that would allow prosecutions related to alleged torture under President Robert Mugabe. “The ruling brings the South African justice system into disrepute. No specifics have been identified, because they should have la...
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Mar 20th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The Supreme Court of Appeal on Tuesday upheld an attempt by the DA for access to the records that led to the suspension of criminal charges against President Jacob Zuma in 2009. The Democratic Alliance wants a review of the decision, by then acting national director of public pro...