Removal of Adv Nxasana as Head of NPA

Removal of Adv Nxasana as Head of NPA

In 2017, the HSF acted as amicus curiae in the application to the High Court which requested the agreement between the President and Adv Nxasana for the latter’s removal from his post for a consideration of R17 million, to be declared unlawful and invalid.


In its argument, the HSF supported the argument that this agreement was unlawful.  The Court declared the agreement unlawful, against which the President has appealed.


Golden Handshakes

This brief looks at the extent of golden handshakes in the public sector and legislation governing financial misconduct.

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Nxasana High Court Judgment

The Helen Suzman Foundation notes the judgment in the case brought by Corruption Watch, Freedom under Law and CASAC against the President, the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Mr Shaun Abrahams and the National Prosecuting Authority.