State of corruption

2015-07-28 08:14

SA has a battery of laws to prevent, combat and punish acts of corruption, but the number of cases are increasing at an alarming rate

Nkandla: so bizarre because Zuma lacks EQ or IQ – or both?

2015-07-24 07:43

Nkandla has been called ‘one of the largest corruption issues in democratic South Africa, since our liberation 20 years ago’, says Marika Sboros.

Corruption in SA could be 'almost out of control'

2015-07-22 06:01

Corruption levels in SA could very well be almost out of control, warns a legal expert at the launch of a new survey on bribery and corruption in Africa.

Vavi 'strengthened' by Twitter attack

2015-07-21 12:27

Former Congress of SA Trade Unions secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi is unperturbed by a Twitter backlash after he posted a birthday message for former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe which ended with the note that Motlanthe was not a thief.

China hunts for 'manipulators' as stocks tumble

2015-07-03 13:10

Chinese stocks have tumbled again, taking the week's losses to more than 10%, as the securities regulator is investigating suspected market manipulation.

Soccer official quits amid corruption probe

2015-06-30 21:00

The general secretary of the Romanian football federation has resigned after he was charged with corruption.

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.

Zimbabwe youth feel corruption's sting

2015-06-21 14:19

More than half of the youth in Zimbabwe have been asked to pay a bribe for public services and the feel powerless, according to a study.

‘I am not taking the ANC’s cash’

2015-06-15 06:00

The chairperson of Parliament’s finance watchdog is being accused of accepting cash from the ANC in return for leniency towards the party’s administration.

More municipalities dishing out tenders to officials, families

2015-06-07 17:47

Despite laws forbidding public servants from doing business with the state, 290 municipalities awarded tenders to insiders in 2013/14


Obama on curse of corruption – annually costs Kenya 250 000 jobs, SA 1.5m?

2015-07-27 13:21

Using Barack Obama's calculations for Kenya, the message is clear: until the corruption curse is attacked with vigour, SA’s economy will never achieve its true potential.

Investors starting to snub SA over corruption, warns lawyer

2015-07-22 16:25

Because of corruption, business people in the US and UK are starting to see Zimbabwe as more attractive than SA for investments, warns a forensics specialist.

Brazil's Rousseff popularity still falling

2015-07-21 16:09

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.

Italian money laundering reports jump to new high

2015-07-13 15:32

Reports of suspicious bank transactions in Italy have jumped to a record high as the pervasive problems of crime, corruption and tax evasion were exacerbated.

Public funds and sticky fingers

2015-07-03 07:45

Graft can do greater damage to a country’s economy than its worst enemies, warns Mzwandile Jacks.

Foreign firms bribing Petrobras left out of cartel

2015-06-25 12:45

Brazilian federal police are investigating foreign companies that may have paid bribes to obtain contracts with state-run oil firm Petrobras.

NEWSPAPERS: Daycare fire, Senzo Meyiwa and ANC bribes

On today's newspaper front pages: two young children die in a fire, Senzo Meyiwa's family struggle financially and the ANC is caught in a bribe scandal.

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Government in denial about corruption - Alliance

2015-06-16 14:52

President Jacob Zuma's laughing off the furore over his Nkandla homestead is one many signs the government is in denial about corruption, an alliance of unions and organisations says.

Lamoer case postponed

2015-06-12 10:38

The case against suspended provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer and five others will now be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Former commissioner admits to corruption, receiving kickbacks

2015-06-07 16:08

Former deputy national police commissioner Lieutenant General Hamilton Hlela has pleaded guilty to corruption and receiving kickbacks – two Durban holidays for him and his wife, and school and university fees for his two sons.

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