ARTICLES RELATING TO JOHN BLOCK

Another delay in John Block fraud case

2015-06-24 11:49

Judgment in the trial of ANC Northern Cape provincial chairperson John Block and two others on fraud, corruption and money laundering charges, has been postponed until October.

ANC: Integrity report still needs to be completed

2014-09-28 21:39

A preliminary report by the ANC's integrity committee - reportedly containing a recommendation for embattled Northern Cape ANC chair John Block to resign as finance MEC - has been sent back for finalisation.

Trifecta boss starts to testify

2014-06-03 21:00

The fraud and corruption trial of the Trifecta group of companies and three senior Northern Cape ANC officials has resumed in the Northern Cape High Court.

John Block acquittal bid dismissed

2014-05-09 18:58

The court has dismissed acquittal applications by the Trifecta group of companies and senior Northern Cape ANC officials, among them John Block.

State 'self-destructed' in Block case, court hears

2014-04-15 21:47

The prosecution in the Trifecta lease matter have destroyed their own case, the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley has heard.

DA carries promises of new SA - Mazibuko

2014-04-12 20:30

The DA is the only political party that could deliver the vision of SA enshrined in the Constitution, parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Official: N Cape acted fairly on 'inflated' leases

2014-02-19 22:30

A senior government official has confirmed that her supply chain unit in the Northern Cape social development department acted openly and fairly with leases.

Trifecta charges ludicrous - lawyer

2014-02-11 22:32

Some charges against the Trifecta group and other accused are ludicrous, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Block questions auditor's objectivity in court

2014-02-10 22:42

The objectivity of a forensic auditor testifying in the Northern Cape Trifecta fraud case has been questioned in the Northern Cape High Court.

ANC heavyweights case: 400m² for just two staffers

2014-02-07 05:30

The Northern Cape High Court has heard how the province's social development department, headed by ANC heavyweight and fraud accused Alvin Botes, was given office space of 400m² for just two staffers in a lease agreement with the Trifecta Group.

 

Judgment expected in John Block fraud case

2015-06-24 05:33

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the trial of ANC provincial chairperson John Block, Alvin Botes and Trifecta director Christo Scholtz who are accused of fraud, corruption and money laundering.

Northern Cape official to testify in corruption trial

2014-06-17 10:23

Senior Northern Cape ANC official Yolanda Botha is set to start testifying in her defence in her fraud and corruption trial in the Northern Cape High Court.

Trifecta judge dismisses recusal bid

2014-05-30 07:24

Northern Cape High Court Judge Mathebe Phatshoane has dismissed a bid for her recusal due to possible bias in the fraud trial of the Trifecta group and three senior ANC officials.

Corruption charges untrue, says lawyer

2014-04-16 12:31

Trying to stick corruption charges in the Trifecta matter on Northern Cape ANC member Yolanda Botha is "a bridge too far", the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Argument on acquittal application in Trifecta continues

2014-04-15 12:48

Arguments on an acquittal application in the case involving Trifecta and senior ANC leaders are continuing in the Northern Cape High Court.

CDP: ANC misusing God for politics

2014-03-28 10:46

The Christian Democratic Party will check if the ANC's continued misuse of God for political purposes is a contravention of the electoral code, its leader says.

John Block's call an order

2014-02-19 07:31

A government official treated a request from Northern Cape ANC leader John Block to help a business friend as an order, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Trifecta forensic report could be flawed

2014-02-11 18:38

Some calculations in the Trifecta forensic report could be based on the wrong set of facts, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

John Block payments revealed in court

2014-02-07 22:35

Evidence on payments from the Trifecta property group to three prominent Northern Cape politicians has been heard in the Northern Cape High Court.

Court hears details of Block's alleged fraud

2014-02-05 21:57

Details of the alleged multi-million rand Trifecta rental fraud have emerged in the Northern Cape High Court.

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