Helen Suzman Foundation laud court disbarring Jiba and Mrwebi

Piet Olivier, legal researcher at the Helen Suzman Foundation, joins CapeTalk's John Maytham to discuss today's ruling which saw Nomgcobo Jiba and Larence Mrwebi struck off the role of advocates.

Jiba is the Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions and Mrwebi heads up the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit.

The Helen Suzman Foundation along with Freedom under Law, were key in initiating this process that led to today's ruling.

This is another case where the courts are asserting that the people that we have in our justice system, are fit and proper to keep it safe and fight corruption.

Piet Olivier, Helen Suzman Foundation

Listen to the interview below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
GoT star Mark Gatiss goes mad for National Theatre Live at Cinema Nouveau

GoT star Mark Gatiss goes mad for National Theatre Live at Cinema Nouveau

Award-winning UK actor Mark Gatiss stars as King George III in 'The Madness of George III' and explains why you shouldn't miss it.

[LISTEN] Author Robin Emsley writes book on world of West Coast snoek fishermen

[LISTEN] Author Robin Emsley writes book on world of West Coast snoek fishermen

His book, titled 'Snoek on the Couch', is about the popular fish and about the people of the West Coast in South Africa.

NPO needs volunteers and donors to help feed Cape Town's homeless this holiday

NPO needs volunteers and donors to help feed Cape Town's homeless this holiday

Feed5000 relies on volunteers and donations to continue serving meals throughout the holiday season. Here's how you can help.

Treatment for ADHD more accessible to kids in 'privileged' schools

Treatment for ADHD more accessible to kids in 'privileged' schools

Despite the known efficacy of treatment, access to health care and treatment for ADHS is limited for many children.

Proof of address must fall - battling unnecessary red tape

Proof of address must fall - battling unnecessary red tape

'The law in South Africa doesn't require people to bring a proof of address anymore.' says one expert.

New urban trail run promotes greenbelt between Bellville and Tygerberg

New urban trail run promotes greenbelt between Bellville and Tygerberg

The event features a five-kilometre family run and a 15 kilometre run through the greenbelt that winds its way through Bellville.

Popular articles
Hawks nab seven traffic officials in Khayelitsha for taking bribes

Hawks nab seven traffic officials in Khayelitsha for taking bribes

Western Cape Hawks spokesperson says those who paid the bribes will also be arrested.

Storm in a 'G' Cup -  why are SA clothing retailers ignoring big-breasted women?

Storm in a 'G' Cup - why are SA clothing retailers ignoring big-breasted women?

Many women say they are forced to buy bras from overseas and import them to SA at great expense.

Popular shoe brand Vans ask Ackermans to remove "knock-offs" from shelves

Popular shoe brand Vans ask Ackermans to remove "knock-offs" from shelves

Vans' brand manager says although this is a recurring problem its main concern is that this particular "fake" is a very close copy.

10 safety tips from Sanparks following latest robbery at Table Mountain camp

10 safety tips from Sanparks following latest robbery at Table Mountain camp

The Slangkop Tented Camp in Kommetjie was hit by thieves the weekend. Here's advice on how to keep safe in the area.

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Here's how to check your load shedding schedule in Cape Town

Eskom has warned that more power cuts can be expected as maintenance continues over the next twelve months.

Motorist who killed two goslings has been identified

Motorist who killed two goslings has been identified

According to the SPCA, he will be charged with contravention of the Animal Protection Act.