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Some realities around restoring the SA dream

Paul Hoffman says a dream inconsistent with values of Constitution is a dream that is invalid Some realities around restoring the SA dream 23 November 2018 By Paul Hoffman (Politics Web) Mugabe Ratshikuni has correctly identified that part of the current malaise in SA is that “for too many the goal is to milk the […]

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LETTER: Curious response to a worthy initiative

Furore about memo shows officialdom is unaware of the fact that corruption is a human rights issue worldwide 06 February 2019 – 05:00 By Paul Hoffman (Business Day) President Cyril Ramaphosa. The department of international relations has reportedly taken umbrage at the action of diplomats of the “Great Powers” (as the Sunday Times calls them) […]

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SA’s politicians decide who probes them – Paul Hoffman

CAPE TOWN — South Africa’s ruling party has played cat and mouse with the Constitution when it comes to creating bodies meant to track and prosecute corruption. In this erudite, shining contribution, Paul Hoffman, SC, Director of Accountability Now and constitutional expert, outlines how the ANC first carefully created and then grossly manipulated, de-clawed and/or rendered […]

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What Shamila Batohi can and cannot do

Caught between a rock and a hard place, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamiela Batohi will have to consider structural and operational reform of the laws governing the fight against the corrupt. The media hype around the commencement of the 10-year non-renewable appointment of Shamila Batohi as National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) has assumed […]

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The best possible future for the National Prosecuting Authority

The NPA will blossom on new National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi’s watch, if it is relieved of the burden of prosecuting state capturers and the seriously corrupt in high places. It is sobering to reflect on the fact that the announcement of the appointment of Shamila Batohi, as National Director of Public Prosecutions, […]

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Sunday Times needs to expose rotten “sources”

JOHANNESBURG — This week’s edition of the Sunday Times had another apology given the fake news published on at least a trifecta of articles. The most damaging the Sars Rogue Unit, with the Zimbabwean Renditions and Cato Manor Death Squad pieces also doing the newspaper and its readers no favours. The newspaper will now hand […]

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