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Europe discovers Africa, again

One ray of light for the reformists in the ANC is that the courts have finally ruled that the appointment of the national director of public prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, was invalid, opening the way for Ramaphosa to appoint a more neutral and effective candidate than Abrahams who was widely seen as protecting Zuma and his cronies...


Big change, no fanfare

At the same time, Zuma is resisting the court ruling that he is too conflicted to appoint a new director of the National Prosecuting Authority to replace the discredited Shaun Abrahams...

8 December 2017: The High Court rules that the Director of National Prosecution Agency, Shaun Abrahams, was unlawfully appointed by Zuma...


Cyril presses his advantage

Ramaphosa will also need to remove the head of the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Tom Moyane, as well as the Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, whose main task was to protect Zuma from prosecution (AC Vol 58 No 1, Power struggle goes nuclear)...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

First, the High Court ruled that Ramaphosa, not Zuma, should appoint the new director of the National Prosecution Authority to replace Shaun Abrahams...


Mabuza changes the race

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, who has previously refused to prosecute Zuma and his loyalists, has remained silent since the ruling...


ANC dilemma deepens

The leaking of the emails has forced the usually compliant National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, to announce an investigation into state capture...


Power struggle goes nuclear

Gordhan's battles with the South African Revenue Service (SARS) head, Tom Moyane, and National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams are therefore likely to intensify this year, even though the political motivation is blatant (AC Vol 55 No 23, Hard times for the revenue service)...


Starting the post-Zuma race

After a delay, he finally backed Finance Minister Gordhan who was fighting off charges, widely seen as vexatious, brought by Shaun Abrahams, Director of the National Prosecuting Authority...


A week of defeats for Zuma

The beleaguered National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, withdrew what were widely seen as trumped-up charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan (AC Vol 57 No 11, Guptas' export drive)...


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