ARTICLES RELATING TO SCHABIR SHAIK

E-tolls - A wake-up call for voters

2013-10-21 14:01

A Fin24 users says the e-toll saga should serve as a reminder for voters as they head to polls that the government does not put the interest of the public first.

Shaik denies assault on caddie

2013-10-15 14:53

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik has denied the latest allegation of assault on a caddie, claiming that the caddies were being used by people who wanted him back in jail.

Schabir Shaik gives Jackie Selebi advice

2013-10-08 08:36
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Disgraced former police commissioner Jackie Selebi is a “walking time bomb” due to his health, and should seek “self-introspection”, says fellow medical parolee Schabir Shaik.

Shaik: Pills keep me going

2013-08-21 09:07
111 comments

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik says that hypertension medication is keeping him alive - four years after he was released on medical parole.

Relative reveals Maharaj's 'dirty secret'

2013-02-01 08:25
241 comments

The sister-in-law of presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj has revealed that she knew about alleged corrupt payments made into a secret Swiss bank account.

Witnesses forget, says IFP of arms deal

2013-01-17 22:09

The IFP says allegations against the Seriti commission simply means that the public will never get the truth about the arms deal.

Zuma 'not suitable' president

2012-12-07 16:28
247 comments

President Jacob Zuma must take a leave of absence until his name has been cleared, the DA says.

Zuma a 'kept politician', report reveals

2012-12-07 08:08
272 comments

A secret auditor's report has revealed how benefactors funded President Jacob Zuma’s extravagant lifestyle by more than R7m - including Nelson Mandela, who wrote him a R1m cheque.

Selebi’s new house rules

2012-07-22 16:00

Convicted fraudster and former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi faces a raft of strict parole conditions following his release on medical grounds.

Selebi should have been paroled sooner - lawyer

2012-07-20 15:36

Corruption-convicted top cop Jackie Selebi is "very ill" and should have been granted medical parole much sooner, his lawyer says.

Zuma remission move 'a bid to free Shaik'

2012-04-30 07:27
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Azapo says it believes the special remission of sentences announced by President Jacob Zuma at a Freedom Day celebration is a tactic to free his former financial adviser Schabir Shaik.

Zuma 'misled' Mbeki

2012-03-11 12:10
97 comments

A new book claims President Jacob Zuma assured his predecessor, Thabo Mbeki, that he would see out the remainder of his term in office, but hours later, Mbeki was recalled by the ANC.

Report: Shaik wants R2m loan repayment

2012-01-22 12:49

The presidency has declined to comment on a report that convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik wants a presidential pardon and the repayment of a loan to President Jacob Zuma.

The Heath is on

2011-12-11 11:01

Former prosecutions boss Bulelani Ngcuka has dared a "bitter" Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath to produce evidence against him.

D-Day for 'critically' ill Selebi

2011-12-04 23:35
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Jackie Selebi's legal team will hold urgent talks with the registrar of the South Gauteng High Court to determine what happens next with the ex-police boss.

Maharaj's 'trail of secrets' - paper

2011-11-27 12:13

City Press has published details of the transcripts of former transport minister Mac Maharaj being grilled by the Scorpions.

Zuma willing to testify about arms deal

2011-11-01 11:07

President Jacob Zuma says he will testify at the inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal if asked to do so.

Clive Derby-Lewis denied parole

2011-08-26 11:29
281 comments

Clive Derby-Lewis, who was convicted of the murder of Chris Hani, has been denied parole, his lawyer has confirmed.

Reports state Shaik is mentally ill

2011-06-05 11:25
169 comments

Schabir Shaik is facing a breakdown and has been treated for a mental illness which family and friends believe is fuelling his erratic behaviour.

Shaik: I was beaten up at golf course

2011-05-29 14:55
366 comments

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik says he was beaten up before the municipal elections because he supported the ANC.

NPA hands Shaik docket back to cops

2011-04-12 07:46

The National Prosecuting Authority has reportedly handed the docket on Schabir Shaik's alleged assault of a journalist back to the police for further investigation.

Crime unit to investigate Shaik - DA

2011-03-30 21:11

The commercial crimes unit at the Johannesburg Central Police Station will investigate convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik's alleged breach of the Companies Act, the DA says.

Shaik still a company director

2011-03-27 12:03

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik is still listed as a director of a company that was involved in SA's arms deal, despite this being in contravention of the Companies Act, it has been reported.

Is Schabir Shaik a closet BMW salesman?

2011-03-21 07:38

I'm not altogether sure the people at BMW enjoy their association with Schabir Shaik, but they are getting some quite extraordinary publicity, says Chris Moerdyk.

DA wants answers on Schabir Shaik

2011-03-17 21:09

Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to appear before parliament's correctional services portfolio committee regarding Schabir Shaik, the DA says.

 

Shaik says he's no Chuck Norris

2013-10-15 21:53

Shaik says he plays golf all over KZN but only has a problem with caddies at Papwa.

Schabir Shaik accused of assaulting caddie

2013-10-14 08:11
145 comments

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik has again been accused of assault, after he allegedly hit a caddie with a golf club while playing golf in Durban, according to a report.

Lawyer defends Zuma's integrity

2013-08-23 17:38
139 comments

Allegations that President Jacob Zuma is corrupt are untrue and uncalled for, his lawyer has told the Western Cape High Court.

Maharaj, wife deny kickback claims

2013-02-01 09:51
110 comments

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj and his wife Zarina have denied an allegation that they took bribes for a 1990s tender for new drivers' licences.

Arms commission to react on allegations

2013-01-21 21:25

The Seriti commission probing the arms deal will respond to allegations contained in a resignation letter by a senior investigator.

Money was for Zuma's kids - Shaik

2012-12-14 10:59
98 comments

The millions of rands Schabir Shaik gave President Jacob Zuma was for the "upkeep and education" of his children, the convicted fraudster says.

Nkandla 'born in arms deal sin'

2012-12-07 12:24

The initial upgrade of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead was funded by donations and arms deal-related payments when it was clear that Zuma didn't have the funds to pay for it, a forensic audit report has revealed.

Arms deal witnesses announced

2012-11-24 19:00

The list of witnesses to be called by the Arms Procurement Commission has been announced in Pretoria.

Parties divided over Selebi parole

2012-07-20 21:01

Political parties are divided over the release on medical parole of corruption-convicted former top cop Jackie Selebi.

Remission necessary: ANC chief whip

2012-04-30 15:46
117 comments

The decision to grant special remission of sentence to certain offenders is necessary, says ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga.

Selebi, Shaik to benefit from remission

2012-04-28 17:55
191 comments

Former police chief Jackie Selebi and former financial adviser to President Jacob Zuma, Schabir Shaik, will benefit from a special remission of sentences announced on Freedom Day.

Shaik denies threatening Zuma

2012-01-23 09:24

Schabir Shaik has distanced himself from a newspaper report stating he wants President Jacob Zuma to repay a R2m loan, saying he was "ill-quoted" and he's not in a position to threaten anybody.

'Unfair' to compare Selebi to Shaik

2011-12-28 14:33
97 comments

Jackie Selebi has not applied for medical parole, and it is "unfair" to compare his case to that of convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik, the correctional services department says.

Shaik parole loophole won't help Selebi

2011-12-06 07:23

New legislation introduced after Schabir Shaik's controversial release on medical parole means Jackie Selebi's chances of being granted medical parole are "almost zero", the DA says.

Heath blasts Mbeki

2011-12-04 10:16
208 comments

New Special Investigating Unit boss Willem Heath has accused former president Thabo Mbeki of “initiating” rape and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

M&G to hand letter to Simelane

2011-11-21 22:28

The Mail & Guardian is to hand a letter to Menzi Simelane regarding the use of information allegedly implicating presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj in illegal kickbacks.

Terms of arms inquiry to be announced

2011-10-26 15:20

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe is set to announce the terms of reference for the new arms deal inquiry in in Parliament, his spokesperson says.

Hawks look into arms deal

2011-07-31 12:54

Hawks head Anwar Dramat has written to Parliament's Scopa saying that he will speak to European authorities about whether any South Africans should be criminally charged for the multi-billion rand arms deal.

Shaik's 'racist attack' claims challenged

2011-06-03 08:25
165 comments

More than 50 people connected to the Durban golf club where Schabir Shaik claims he was the victim of a racist attack, have poured cold water over his claim.

Cops still probing Shaik assault case

2011-05-12 09:45

KwaZulu-Natal police have reportedly still not finalised their investigation against convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik for allegedly assaulting a journalist.

NPA undecided on Shaik prosecution

2011-04-05 14:17

The KwaZulu-Natal Directorate of Public Prosecutions has not yet decided whether to prosecute convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik for allegedly assaulting a journalist.

DA lays charges against Shaik

2011-03-28 22:43

The DA has laid charges against convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik after reports that he is still listed as a director of a company that was involved in South Africa's arms deal.

Prosecutor to decide on Shaik complaint

2011-03-22 14:16

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions has received the police docket relating to Schabir Shaik's alleged assault of a reporter and will decide whether prosecution is warranted.

Office 'still waiting' for Shaik file

2011-03-20 14:39

Three weeks after Schabir Shaik allegedly assaulted a journalist on a Durban golf course, it is still not clear whether the convicted fraudster will face criminal charges.

Schabir Shaik a free man again

2011-03-16 17:31
151 comments

Convicted fraudster Schabir Shaik is to be released after he was arrested for allegedly violating his parole conditions, the department of correctional services says.

 
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