On the record: Interview with Advocate Menzi Simelane

  • Iole Matthews
Keywords: National prosecuting authority, NPA, South Africa


The National Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate Menzi Simelane, has faced critical and often hostile media attention since his appointment on 1 December 2009. Both the fact of his appointment and his actions as NDPP have been dogged by controversy. In this interview with Iole Matthews, Adv Simelane speaks candidly about the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the changes he is making to the way in which the prosecuting authority operates.

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On the record