The Right2Know Campaign on Tuesday won its battle for the public to watch the interviews that will lead to the appointment of SA’s top prosecutor. The High Court in Pretoria ordered that the interviews of the candidates shortlisted for the post of National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) be open to the media and the public. But the presidency could still challenge this. The lobby group brought the urgent application to open up the proceedings, which President Cyril Ramaphosa opposed. Ramaphosa’s spokesperson Khusela Diko said the presidency was still weighing up its options on the court order. She said it was considering the feasibility of the interviews proceeding as scheduled on Wednesday and if the judgment should be challenged. Ramaphosa made an undertaking in February that he would deal with the "leadership issues" of the National Prosecuting Authority to ensure that the NPA was "stabilised and able to perform its mandate unhindered". The appointment of the NDPP is a pow...

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