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Nomgcobo Jiba will not take President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to fire her from the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) lying down. The decision to fire Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, two of the most controversial figures in the organisation over the past decade, is seen as a massive step in restoring the credibility and integrity of the NPA, one of the key promises made by Ramaphosa when he replaced Jacob Zuma in February 2018. Jiba, who was told of her dismissal as deputy director of public prosecutions via a letter from the presidency on Thursday, has already indicated that her lawyers are ready to take the matter forward. She said she intends to clear her name and legacy as a prosecutor. Mrwebi, the former special director of public prosecutions, also received his letter of dismissal on Thursday, which took effect the following day. He has not indicated what he will do. The two were fired after an inquiry led by retired Constitutional Court justice Yvonne Mokgoro found them unfit ...

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