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The corruption paralysing SA will only be properly dealt with when institutions in all spheres of government — in particular criminal justice institutions — work together, freely and without interference and without favour or prejudice. Any anticorruption project in SA, therefore, should be first and foremost about supporting and promoting democracy, the independence of constitutional institutions and the rule of law. The beleaguered and frenetic leadership in key state institutions has reinforced the necessity of rigorous interrogation around decisions to appoint and remove those appointed to leadership positions in institutions meant to promote democracy. It is within this context that Corruption Watch, Freedom Under Law and the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution asked the High Court in Pretoria to review the 2014 decision of President Jacob Zuma to remove Mxolisi Nxasana as national director of public prosecutions (NDPP). The litigation began in August ...

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