Legal disputes complicate Cyril Ramaphosa’s NPA revamp
Court applications filed to compel president to reverse his decision to revoke 2018 appointments
Two top National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) officials and a magistrate are taking President Cyril Ramaphosa to court for reversing their appointments to leadership positions that occurred during the Jacob Zuma's presidency.
The legal challenges are the first significant pushback against the major restructuring of the NPA by Ramaphosa. The outcome of these cases may will, one way or the other, have significant implications for that process — and the president’s promise to deal with leadership issues in the NPA.
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