Time’s up: Deadline day for Zuma to avoid spy tapes charges

President Jacob Zuma will have to make representations to public prosecutions head Shaun Abrahams today to argue why he should not face 783 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.

In December 2017, Abrahams granted Zuma an extension to make representations after the president’s legal team made the request. Zuma’s lawyers asked that he be given until February 19 2018 to state his case, but Abrahams instead made the deadline January 31…
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Asset Settlement Unit to seizes Gupta assets

The Public Prosecuting Authority has signed confiscation orders under which the Asset Settlement Unit will today seizes the assets of the infamous Indian family. Assets worth R1.6 billion are affected. The unit asked for applications in three court cases and a trustee will be appointed to oversee the assets. According to the application, the assets […]
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DA goes to Constitutional Court to have Mugabe immunity set aside.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has applied for direct access to the Constitutional Court to have the diplomatic immunity granted to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe set aside. The party filed papers this week arguing International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane’s decision to let Mugabe off the hook for alleged assault was “wholly without legal […]
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