Advocate Shamila Batohi appointed new National Director of Public Prosecutions

PUBLISHED: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:42:21 GMT

Advocate Shamila Batohi is the first female and new National Director of Public Prosecutions. President Cyril Ramaphosa chose her over four other people who were shortlisted for this position. It took Ramaphosa just a few weeks to make his decision announcing Batohi as preferred candidate. She had been senior legal advisor to the prosecutor at International Criminal Court and previously employee at NPA in KZN. Joining CNBC Africa for more on this appointment is Professor Mia Swart Research Director at Human Sciences Research Council.

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