Court orders SA to pay back seized $9.3m to Nigeria

2015-10-30 20:09

A court has ordered South Africa to pay back Nigeria the $9.3m it seized at Lanseria Airport in terms of an order which should end a diplomatic row over allegations of illegal arms deals and money laundering.

Mbeki abused NPA: Hofmeyr

2015-03-31 21:20

The Thabo Mbeki administration used the NPA as a political tool against Jacob Zuma, Willie Hofmeyr has said in the authority's court response to the DA's application for a review of the withdrawal of corruption charges against Zuma.

DA submits bill on SIU appointment

2013-06-05 16:58

The DA has submitted a private member's bill proposing to change the law governing the appointment of a Special Investigating Unit head.

SIU gets flack over anti-graft targets

2013-04-24 18:49

The Special Investigating Unit has come under fire from MPs for slashing its targets in terms of taking on corruption cases and recovering stolen state funds.

Radebe stifled arms probe - report

2012-11-18 21:15

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe reportedly blocked senior prosecutors working on the arms deal investigation from travelling to Switzerland to investigate secret bank accounts.

Hofmeyr blamed for SIU labour dispute

2012-10-11 16:03

The acting head of the special investigating unit suggested to MPs that she had to settle a controversial labour dispute because her predecessor, Willie Hofmeyr, had acted improperly.

Hofmeyr seeks Zuma tapes

2012-01-19 12:07

Former Special Investigating Unit head Willie Hofmeyr has reportedly asked for help in obtaining a copy of the 2007 tapes that led to corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma being dropped.

Heath too partisan to head SIU: Zille

2011-12-05 20:01

New SIU head Willem Heath's outspoken support for President Jacob Zuma shows he is too partisan to hold the post, says DA leader Helen Zille.

Hofmeyr decision not political - presidency

2011-11-30 20:55

The presidency has rejected claims that Willie Hofmeyr's removal as Special Investigating Unit head is politically motivated.

Why replace Hofmeyr, opposition asks

2011-11-29 22:52

The DA says it is shocked at the lack of reasons given for appointing former judge Willem Heath in place of Willie Hofmeyr as the head of the SIU, as he was doing excellent work.


Prove it, Mbeki tells Hofmeyr

2015-04-10 08:11

Former president Thabo Mbeki says there was no evidence that he ever interfered with the work of the National Prosecuting Authority,

SIU deputy head resigns

2013-11-14 15:25

Special Investigating Unit deputy head Faiek Davids has resigned, the unit says.

SIU reinstates deputy

2013-05-02 20:35

The Special Investigating Unit has announced the reinstatement of its deputy head Faiek Davids.

Cash strapped NPA needs R200m

2013-04-23 20:17

The National Prosecuting Authority has told MPs it has a budget shortfall of R200m, leaving it unable to fill vacancies and staff specialised courts

SIU going downhill: DA

2012-10-17 20:02

Audit results show the Special Investigating Unit is in decline following the departure of long-time head Willie Hofmeyr, the DA claims.

Corruption fight 'needs coherence'

2012-02-21 23:01

The fight against corruption will only be won with more coherence in government, says Asset Forfeiture Unit head Willie Hofmeyr.

Mixed reaction to Heath resignation

2011-12-15 22:33

There is mixed reaction from political parties over the resignation of newly-appointed special investigating unit head Willem Heath.

Heath blasts Mbeki

2011-12-04 10:16

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

I’m not going to disturb things - Heath

2011-11-30 10:49

Newly appointed Special Investigating Unit head Willem Heath says he is not planning on changing any current investigations.

Zuma fires Willie Hofmeyr

2011-11-29 16:40

Former judge Willem Heath has made a stunning comeback as head of the special investigating unit after President Jacob Zuma fired incumbent Willie Hofmeyr.

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