4 KZN cops appear for corruption

2014-04-12 22:30

Four police officers stationed at Wentworth police station have appeared in court on corruption charges, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

SCA to hear Mdluli's appeal

2014-04-01 09:07

The Supreme Court of Appeal will hear an appeal by the NPA against a judgment forcing it to continue prosecuting suspended police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

Malema business associates acquitted

2014-03-27 08:38

Three business associates of EFF leader Julius Malema have been acquitted on corruption charges, leading Malema to call for the charges against him to be dropped.

Tlakula 'spent R1m on pot plant holders'

2014-03-23 14:00

An investigation into the IEC’s multi-million-rand lease agreement has found that R1m was spent on 400 steel pot plant containers while almost R900 000 was spent on furniture for Pansy Tlakula’s office, a report says.

Sunday Independent stands by article

2014-03-19 17:47

The Sunday Independent is standing by its article about a multi-million rand tender which has led to a threat of a R1bn defamation lawsuit.

Zim caps salaries for 'fat cat' state execs

2014-03-19 11:06

Zimbabwe has slashed pay and perks for managers of state-owned firms, in a bid to ease public anger over "fat cat" executive salaries.

Justice Portfolio calls for magistrate's suspension

2014-03-13 22:23

The Justice Portfolio Committee is calling for the suspension of a Randburg magistrate facing a charge corruption.

Have we corrupted the meaning of democracy?

2014-02-13 16:22

It might be funny to joke about bribing yourself out of a bad situation, but to find oneself living in a full blown bribery republic is disheartening, says Matome Letsoalo.

Graft in schools massive - report

2014-02-06 19:37

There is massive evidence of corruption in schools, a Corruption Watch report has revealed.

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.

Don't cover up corruption, China warns

2014-02-04 13:12

Authorities in China have warned they will go after officials who cover up corruption, in an effort to curb widespread graft, according to state media.

Former municipal officials arrested for fraud

2014-02-03 09:58

Four former municipal officials and 11 businesspeople have been arrested for alleged fraud, corruption and money laundering in an Eastern Cape municipality, according to the Hawks.

Wanted: Firing squad

2014-01-26 12:22

Zim's institutionalised looters should be sacked without mercy, says Malcom Sharara.

ANC to step up fight against corruption

2014-01-25 18:14

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the party has always been tough on corruption, but the good work it has done is not recognised.

Pilgrims Rest probe report due next week

2013-12-14 08:12

A report on the awarding of tenders for shop leases in Pilgrims Rest will be released next week, the Public Protector says.

Corruption: Time to stop the rot

2013-12-09 17:33

The UN says corruption is the greatest threat to global economic and social development, with 5% of global GDP being lost to bribes and corruption each year.

Corruption remains high in SA - index

2013-12-03 13:21

Perceived levels of corruption in South Africa remain high, with the country being ranked 72nd out of 177 countries, according to the 2013 Corruption Perception Index.

Clarity sought on Nkandla report

2013-11-30 16:17

Opposition parties have called for clarity from Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on her findings relating to President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla.

Parties react to 'damning' Nkandla report

2013-11-29 12:15

Opposition parties have reacted to the publication of the key findings of the provisional report into the upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead, calling for the president to be held fully accountable.


A crowd of protesters gathered near the Polokwane Circuit Court where streets were closed to traffic ahead of EFF leader Julius Malema's court appearance. See the pictures.

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Mpisane case postponed to January

2013-11-25 18:46

A case in which Durban businesswoman Shauwn Mpisane is accused of interfering with witnesses has been postponed to January.

NEF head cleared of wrongdoing

2013-11-19 08:34

A forensic investigation has cleared National Empowerment Fund CEO Philisiwe Mthethwa, who is Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's wife, and two other employees of allegations of wrongdoing.

I will never steal from you - Malema

2013-11-18 12:24

EFF leader Julius Malema has denied stealing from South Africans, saying he has no criminals in his family.

Media allowed into Malema court

2013-11-18 09:26

Local and international media have been granted access to the Polokwane court where EFF leader Julius Malema is set to appear on fraud and corruption charges, after initially being barred from entering.


Hawks probing theft from Mandela burial funds

2014-04-07 19:10

The Hawks are investigating reports that the girlfriend of an Eastern Cape ANC official received R350 000 from funds earmarked for the burial of former president Nelson Mandela.

Nkandla officials must be held accountable - Cosatu

2014-03-27 12:16

Cosatu has called for action against anyone guilty of wasting or mismanaging public funds in the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead.

Probe into SA broadband agency corruption

2014-03-26 07:30

President Jacob Zuma has instructed the Special Investigating Unit to investigate allegations of maladministration at the Universal Service and Access Agency of SA.

Agang candidates to fight corruption - Ramphele

2014-03-20 08:41

Agang SA's candidates for the upcoming general election form a "strong anti-corruption team", leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

ECDC CEO suspended over misuse of funds

2014-03-19 11:36

Eastern Cape Development Corporation CEO Sitembele Mase has been suspended following allegations of unauthorised use of funds, the ECDC board says.

Treasury report clears me, Tlakula says

2014-03-19 10:32

A National Treasury report into the procurement process for the Electoral Commission of SA's head office does not accuse chairperson Pansy Tlakula of corruption, she has said.

Wasteful spending, corruption reined in

2014-02-26 14:20

Eliminating wasteful spending and corruption is a focus of the 2014 Budget, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Taxpayers plea for curb on wasteful spending

2014-02-17 13:47

Fin24 users have expressed concern about corruption, unchecked spending by state officials, unlawful spending and wasting taxpayers money.

Corruption too often not punished - AG

2014-02-10 13:49

Committing corruption too often goes unpunished and irregular expenditure is still a major problem, says Auditor General Kimi Makwetu.

Interpreter 'tried to bribe prosecutor'

2014-02-06 11:18

A court interpreter has appeared in court on charges of allegedly trying to bribe a public prosecutor to make a theft case involving her brother-in-law "vanish".

Northern Cape lease tenders were not advertised

2014-02-04 21:12

The Northern Cape government entered into lease agreements with the Trifecta Group without advertising any tenders, a court has heard.

EU corruption costs €120bn a year

2014-02-03 19:38

Corruption across the European Union's 28 countries costs about €120bn per year - a sum equal to the EU's entire annual budget, a top official says.

Wanted: Firing squad

2014-01-26 12:37

Zim's institutionalised looters should be sacked without mercy, says Malcom Sharara.

ANC will be tough on corruption - Mantashe

2014-01-25 22:17

As the ANC prepares to hold its list conference, secretary general Gwede Mantashe has reiterated that proposed candidates who have been convicted of corruption will not go to Parliament.

Madonsela: Pilgrim's Rest leases unlawful

2013-12-20 09:16

The awarding of tenders for Pilgrim's Rest shop leases was unlawful and characterised by irregularities and maladministration, says Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Court orders trader to compensate investors

2013-12-13 11:01

A Hong Kong court has ordered a former Morgan Stanley banker convicted of insider trading to pay investors a total of $3.08m they lost.

Ex-city worker in court for corruption

2013-12-03 22:42

A man formerly employed in the City of Cape Town’s ombudsman’s office, has appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Bellville, charged with corruption.

Madonsela to tighten rules on reports

2013-12-02 11:27

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela reportedly plans to restrict the way in which provisional reports are circulated, after a number of reports were leaked to the media.

Petition to impeach Zuma over Nkandla

2013-11-29 14:55

A petition has been started to impeach President Jacob Zuma over his involvement in the Nkandla scandal.

Malema charges remain in place - court

2013-11-28 13:00

The charges against EFF leader Julius Malema remain in force and his trial will proceed in September next year as scheduled unless the NPA drops the charges, a court has ruled.

Bribe fines not helping developing world

2013-11-28 10:14

Penalties in international corruption cases are rarely paid to the country where the crimes took place, according to a report.

Ecclestone to get the chop?

2013-11-19 08:57

Formula 1 shareholder CVC said it would not hesitate to sack Bernie Ecclestone if he is found guilty of corruption in his dealings with a jailed German banker.

'Apartheid ANC' trying to silence me - Malema

2013-11-18 14:22

EFF leader Julius Malema has accused the ANC of trying to silence him by bringing fabricated charges against him, and is "failing to match my thinking capacity".

Malema trial postponed to 2014

2013-11-18 11:12

The corruption case against EFF leader Julius Malema has been postponed to next year.


EFF supporters took to the streets outside the Polokwane High Court where Julius Malema is set to go on trial for corruption. Watch.

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