ARTICLES RELATING TO JOHN BLOCK

Top Northern Cape officials probed over money laundering scheme

2016-08-31 07:13

The Hawks are investigating after the chief financial officer and an executive manager in the Northern Cape economic development department were implicated in an elaborate corruption and money laundering scheme.

Former Northern Cape ANC chairperson faces asset seizure

2016-01-25 14:31

The Kimberley High Court is set to rule on whether to hear an application to confiscate the assets of former Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block and businessman Christo Scholtz.

ANC’s John Block resigns following corruption conviction

2015-10-16 15:28

Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block has resigned following his corruption conviction this week, the ANC in Northern Cape says.

ANC's John Block guilty of fraud

2015-10-14 21:15

ANC Northern Cape chairman John Block and provincial human settlements MEC Alvin Botes were found guilty of fraud, corruption, and money laundering on Wednesday.

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.

 

Forfeiture unit wants millions in assets from ANC bigwig Block, businessman Scholtz

2016-01-25 21:35

The judge presiding over the Trifecta case has ruled that an application by the Asset Forfeiture Unit must first be concluded before sentencing can begin.

Former ANC bigwig back in court for fraud

2016-01-25 05:27

The three-year long trial of ANC Northern Cape chairperson John Block and his co-accused, in which they were found guilty of fraud and corruption, is finally coming to an end, with sentencing due to start.

John Block to be sentenced in January

2015-10-14 22:30

Sentencing of convicted fraudster and Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block and property company CEO Christo Scholtz will begin in January next year.

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.

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