10 December, 2017, 04:43 | Author: Brenda Erickson
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and its head Shaun Abrahams on Friday said it would apply for leave to appeal the judgment that sought to remove him from the job, just hours after that judgment was delivered.
Mathekga believed Zuma would fight this ruling and it would most probably end up in the Constitutional Court.
When the Pretoria High Court on Friday set aside President Jacob Zuma's appointment of NDPP head Shaun Abrahams it was a repetition of the Supreme Court of Appeal's move to set aside his appointment of Menzi Simelane from the same position back in 2011.
"Whilst the President awaits a full briefing on the judgement, he has been advised that an early assessment displays, with respect, various grounds upon which a successful appeal may be prosecuted", read a statement from the Presidency.
"Minded by the principle of the separation of powers, constitutional legality and the rule of law, the judgement will be appealed", said Ngqulunga.
The High Court of South Africa [official website] ruled [decision, PDF] Friday that President Jacob Zuma's [BBC profile] appointment of a State Prosecutor who would decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against was invalid. "Out of deference to the court and the judicial system‚ these grounds will be properly ventilated in the normal course in court proceedings".
For the past decade, the NPA has been viewed as politically captured and accused of shielding Zuma from corruption charges.
Nxasana reached a settlement agreement with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in 2015 but the court ruled that was irregular.
"It is declared that as long as the incumbent president is in office, the deputy president is responsible for decisions relating to the appointment, suspension or removal of the National Director of Public Prosecutions."
The court found that both Zuma and Nxasana had acted "recklessly" with regards to the settlement agreement.
"We deem it prudent to record that the order is suspended for a period of 60 days". The organisations asked the court to review the financial settlement paid to Nxasana.
The Presidency added that: "Together with judges, who likewise are appointed by the President, the National Director of Public Prosecutions plays a vital role in the criminal justice system".
Robot ) is starring as Mercury in the film, who's said to be doing some of his own singing along with using Mercury's real voice. Singer's contract was terminated following his frequent absence from the London set, which resulted in a production halt.
Bonding is likely easier now that the two are neighbors, since Meghan has moved in with Harry on Kensington Palace grounds. Now that the Mirror got Tom's quotes, though, let's let him chill on the beach in peace, OK?
The film also stars Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem and Freddy Daruwala along with various others. Yes, Anil is set to join the ensemble cast of Race 3 , which is being touted as the biggest action film of 2018.
Perry looked like he might have another long touchdown run, but he stumbled and fell at the Navy 11 early in the third quarter. The Army Black Knights wore white uniforms honoring the 10th Mountain Division and they seemed to merge into the snowy field.
Accumulations of five to seven inches are expected across the North Fork, with lesser amounts across the South Fork due to mixing. Stay with the FOX43 Weather Smart team for more updates as new information becomes available.
Demonstrators are sharing scenes from Thursday's protests on social media with the hashtags #StoptheFCC and #NetNeutrality . The biggest protest in the nation was at the Verizon store on 42nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues.
A Los Angeles County Fire helicopter flies over the Skirball Fire which began early morning in Bel-Air, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017. As multiple wildfires wreak havoc on Southern California, astronauts and satellites are documenting the scene from above .
That said, it's been rumoured for quite some time that the name of the next Tomb Raider game will be Shadow Of The Tomb Raider . That's exciting stuff, because the rebooted Tomb Raider and Rise of the Tomb Raider are two of the best games of recent years.
Current and former National Football League players took to social media to show support for Shazier and wish him a full recovery. The neurosurgeons at UC Medical Center who are directing Shazier's care released an update through the team on Tuesday afternoon.
Record Da Vinci painting to be exhibited at Louvre Abu Dhabi
The painting, the title of which means "Savior of the World" in English, was the most expensive painting ever sold at auction . But The New York Times reported that, according to documents it reviewed, the mystery buyer was a little-known Saudi prince.
Dustin Hoffman buried under allegations of sexual harassment
Rossetter elaborated that Hoffman would grab her breast and grope the inside of her thighs during nearly every show. "I was not. I was completely surprised and tried to bat him away while watching the stage for my cues, " Rossetter said of one incident.
Lilac Fire Scorches Mobile Home Park in Fallbrook
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Abbas welcomes worldwide consensus against U.S. move
More demonstrations were expected in the region on Friday with Israel deploying hundreds of extra troops in the West Bank. Trump's embassy move has inflamed the Israel-Palestine conflict, in which the status of Jerusalem is a key issue.