National Prosecuting Authority

Public Protector impeachment process paused

Will Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s deeply flawed chapter as Public Protector EVER end?! After court rulings trashed a number of her findings in various matters, Parliament began to navigate the tricky terrain of constructing an impeachment process involving an office-bearer whose independence is sacrosanct. The PP is supposed to act like an ombud for government services, but …

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Latest state capture arrests explained: who, what, why?

State capture arrests explained

Until last week, Thoshan Panday, Vincent Smith, and Edwin Sodi were probably relaxing into the end of the year, enjoying the perks of the level 1 lockdown and planning their December vacations. But this week, all of them have been named in high-profile corruption cases, and they have been arrested, in a massive corruption clean-up operation by the country’s top prosecutors and police.