'Salute, Firelady!' - Twitter gives new NPA boss the thumbs up

President Cyril Ramaphosa named advocate Shamila Batohi the new head of the NPA and Twitter quickly gave her the stamp of approval.

~ Times Live

Related Articles

100%

New NPA boss Batohi: Corruption & state capture not insurmountable

PRETORIA/JOHANNESBURG – Newly appointed prosecutions boss Shamila Batohi says South Africa’s crises of corruption and state capture are not insurmountable.

EWN , South Africa Dec 3, 2018
99%

Shaun Abrahams wishes new NPA boss 'well'

Former national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams has wished his newly appointed successor, Shamila Batohi, well, the Sowetan reported on Wednesday

News 24 , South Africa Dec 5, 2018
98%

Advocate Shamila Batohi appointed as new Director of Public Prosecutions

President #Ramaphosa: After consideration of their recommendations, I have decided, in terms of section 179 of the Constitution, to appoint Adv Shamila Batohi as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

The South African , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
98%

New NDPP Batohi urged to uphold Constitution to avoid political interference

The Law Society says that Shamila Batohi has the urgent task of restoring credibility to the organisation.

EWN , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
98%

President appoints Shamila Batohi as new NDPP head

A panel, which was was appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa and led by Minister Jeff Radebe, interviewed 11 candidates and recommended five of them to be considered for the position.

EWN , South Africa Dec 3, 2018
98%

Political parties, civil groups welcome Batohi appointment as NDPP

JOHANNESBURG - The appointment of Shamila Batohi as the new National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head has been widely welcomed by political parties and civil society organisations.

EWN , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
97%

Shamila Batohi: Why the new NDPP was sent for anger management

After waiting a few months, South Africa finally has its replacemet National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

The South African , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
97%

Church leads urge new NDPP Batohi to root out private sector corruption

JOHANNESBURG - Church leaders have appealed to the new National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi to pay just as much focus on private sector corruption.

EWN , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
96%

South Africa's Ramaphosa names Batohi new chief prosecutor

Shamila Batohi is congratulated by President Cyril Ramaphosa after being named the country's new chief prosecutor, at the Union building in Pretoria, South Africa, December 4, 2018.

Reuters , Africa Dec 4, 2018
96%

Ramaphosa announces Advocate Shamila Batohi as new NPA boss

Batohi will replace Shaun Abrahams who was seen as ineffectual in targeting cases that dealt with state capture under former president Jacob Zuma.

Business Tech , South Africa Dec 3, 2018
95%

#NDPP: Mammoth task looms for Batohi

“Her main tasks now are to restore public confidence in the institution, and ensure staff morale is returned and that prosecutors go about their work unhindered by political interference, especially in the high-profile cases as we have seen,” Naid...

IOL , South Africa Dec 5, 2018
95%

Former colleagues in Pietermaritzburg sing Batohi’s praises

She was also the first woman of colour to be appointed as KZN’s Director of Public Prosecutions, a post she left in 2009 to become a senior legal adviser to the prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in the Netherlands.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 5, 2018
94%

[WATCH] Shamila Batohi appointed new NDPP

[WATCH] Shamila Batohi appointed new NDPP

EWN , South Africa Dec 3, 2018
94%

Shamila Batohi: 'NPA will devote efforts to hold corrupt officials accountable'

Batohi must first serve out her notice period at the International Criminal Court and will be formally welcomed to the office in February next year.

EWN , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
94%

Ramaphosa just washed his hands of the corrupt politically connected

President Ramaphosa's decision to appoint advocate Shamila Batohi as the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) is a thing of unconventional wisdom.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 10, 2018
93%

Friday Briefing: Shamila Batohi - Will she last?

When President Cyril Ramaphosa took office in February this year commentators were clear that one of the first things he would have to do was to appoint a new head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

News 24 , South Africa Dec 7, 2018
93%

'Shamila Batohi's appointment as NDPP signals efforts for women empowerment'

“We have no doubt that this appointment heralds a new era in our efforts to strengthen the criminal justice system characterised by a robust and incorruptible prosecution authority, able to execute its constitutional mandate without fear or favour...

IOL , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
93%

‘I wish her well’: Shaun Abrahams has his say on Shamila Batohi

She hates corruption and abuse of power and will be a breath of fresh air in the NPA, especially in ensuring these crimes are punished."

Times Live , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
92%

ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa appoints advocate Shamila Batohi as new NPA boss

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced advocate Shamila Batohi as the new head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

News 24 , South Africa Dec 4, 2018
92%

Batohi's appointment as NDPP welcomed across the board

These include reinstituting charges against the accused in the Estina dairy matter, ensuring that former president Jacob Zuma's application for a permanent stay of prosecution is vigorously opposed, and taking urgent steps to secure the extraditio...

News 24 , South Africa Dec 4, 2018