ARTICLES RELATING TO CORRUPTION

Hard to believe arms deal was clean - Woods

2014-09-02 12:58

It is hard to believe the arms deal in 1999 was different to that of many other countries and free of corruption, former Scopa chairperson Gavin Woods has told the Seriti inquiry.

The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

2014-08-29 10:54

President Jacob Zuma has lost his appeal to block the release of the so-called “spy tapes”. News24 charts the battle that began over a decade ago.

Arms deal critics withdraw from commission

2014-08-28 12:45

Arms deal critics Andrew Feinstein, Paul Holden and Hennie Van Vuuren have withdrawn from the commission probing the arms procurement deal, saying they had serious concerns about the way it conducted itself.

Samwu consultant fingered over missing millions

2014-08-24 09:45
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A consultant for the SA Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) could face arrest in connection with the missing R136m from the union’s coffers.

Zuma spy tape appeal in SCA

2014-08-15 05:47
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The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) will hear an appeal by President Jacob Zuma against a High Court decision ordering the NPA to hand over a copy of the so-called spy tapes.

Nkandla architect faces big bill, crumbling marriage

2014-08-13 08:52
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President Jacob Zuma's architect Minenhle Makhanya is lying low after being hit by a R155.3m bill for the Nkandla security upgrade, and with his marriage reportedly on the rocks.

Sars revelations: Lawyer silent on spy claims

2014-08-10 15:50

The lawyer who laid a complaint against a top Sars official after ther relationship ended has refused to comment on reports that she was a State Security Agency spy.

Metro officer held for soliciting a bribe

2014-08-09 21:04

A Johannesburg metro police officer has been arrested for soliciting a bribe from a female motorist he stopped in Fourways, north of Johannesburg.

Corruption covered up in arms deal inquiry - claim

2014-08-08 09:17

A resignation letter by two evidence leaders of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry allegedly points to a cover-up of corruption in the multi-billion rand arms deal, according to a report.

22 arrested for corruption in Jhb - mayor

2014-08-07 15:36

Johannesburg's mayor Parks Tau says 22 people have been arrested for corruption, fraud and tampering with the city's revenue collection systems.

NPA probe into Selebi case - report

2014-07-31 07:14

The National Prosecuting Authority is conducting an internal probe into the prosecution of convicted former national police commissioner Jackie Selebi, according to reports.

R50m for public servants to sit at home

2014-07-27 11:45

About 400 public servants are sitting at home on paid suspension and they have collected nearly R50m in salaries.

Govt official probed over R1.6bn corruption

2014-07-25 11:18

The Hawks have confirmed they are investigating a government official for corruption involving R1.6bn, after a report indicating a former Gauteng MEC was implicated in corruption.

Mahumapelo supports Madonsela probe

2014-07-24 21:13

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has pledged his support for an investigation into corruption involving a development account.

Indian minister wants to end health corruption

2014-07-20 13:00

India's healthcare system is riddled with corruption and the national drug approvals agency is a "snakepit of vested interests", says the health minister.

Bernie explains 'insurance policy'

2014-07-16 08:23

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has told a court what a multi-million dollar payment to a jailed German banker was meant for.

Hawks: Raid was not for spy tapes

2014-07-11 11:03

A raid conducted at an NPA staff member's residence was to investigate corruption allegations, and not a search for the so-called spy tapes as reported, the Hawks have said.

FSB to audit Seedat

2014-07-08 18:00

The Financial Services Board (FSB) is conducting an internal audit to establish whether there is any basis to corruption allegations against its former chief financial officer.

Report details Mandela funeral overspending

2014-07-02 09:19

An East London company was paid R49 000 to supply cleaning and sanitary materials for the funeral of Nelson Mandela in December last year, it has been reported.

Forensic unit set up in North West

2014-06-28 17:30

A forensic and fraud investigations unit is being established to tackle corruption in the North West, the premier's office says.

Ex-FSB financial officer accused of bribery

2014-06-20 09:21

The Financial Services Board's former chief financial officer has been accused of demanding millions in bribes to make an audit disappear, according to a report.

Heard the one about the municipality that bought laptops from a petrol station?

2014-06-18 20:58

Nepotism, fraud, corruption and maladministration. This is only the tip of the iceberg, according to a series of allegations made by the Samwu against Limpopo municipalities.

Corruption is rife, say top execs

2014-06-11 10:01

Nearly 78% of South African executives believe bribery and corruption are widespread in the country, according to a survey.

ANC ordered to pay back Kebble cash

2014-06-01 11:00

The Western Cape High Court in Cape Town has ordered the ANC to repay about R14m it received from slain mining magnate Brett Kebble.

DA urges probe of Zuma's Khulubuse links

2014-05-19 13:21

The DA has called on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to investigate President Jacob Zuma's alleged abuse of power to enrich his nephew.

 

Case opened against driver-assault cops

2014-09-02 11:44

'It is a case of assault and intimidation,' report Gauteng police as a criminal case was opened against two Ekurhuleni officers who allegedly shoved and punched a driver - and his wife.

Arms deal inquiry not salvageable - Feinstein

2014-08-28 14:21

The Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the arms deal is "so deeply compromised that its primary outcome will be to cover up the facts", former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein says.

I will beat corruption charges - Malema

2014-08-25 16:44
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EFF leader Julius Malema says he is confident of beating looming fraud, corruption, money-laundering, and racketeering charges against him.

The Nkandla 'hit list'

2014-08-15 09:40
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President Jacob Zuma's report on the Nkandla scandal hints at who will take the fall, with 19 department of public works employees set to face charges.

Nkandla project manager knows 'real truth'

2014-08-14 12:48

The project manager of the security upgrade at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla residence says he knows "the story behind the story" and hopes the truth will emerge.

Jozi metro cop: Career for sale for R90?

2014-08-11 07:39

A woman driver has put an allegedly corrupt Johannesburg metro cop in the dock for his offering to take a bribe to let her off a traffic offence - a career down the drain for a lousy R90?

Spying, 'double-agents' part of Sars probe

2014-08-10 14:24

It has evidence of "double agents" and false allegations, says Sars in reaction to a Pretoria lawyer's complaint against her former lover, a Sars official.

US seizes $480m stolen by Nigerian dictator

2014-08-08 12:58

The US has taken control of more than $480m looted by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his associates, says the Justice Department.

22 held for tampering with Joburg revenue system

2014-08-07 22:36

Mayor Parks Tau says 22 people have been arrested for corruption, fraud, and tampering with the City of Johannesburg's revenue collection systems, which resulted in a loss of about R200m.

DA questions origin of spy tapes

2014-08-04 11:17

Former crime intelligence head Mulangi Mphego's concerns over the veracity of secret recordings of conversations that led to corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma being withdrawn, strengthens the case for them to be made public, the DA says.

Hlongwa allegations taken to integrity committee

2014-07-28 22:08

Allegations of corruption involving ANC Gauteng Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa have been referred to the party's integrity committee, the ruling party in the province says.

R1bn Gauteng health contract claims seized

2014-07-25 22:18

Over R1bn in contract claims upon the Gauteng health department has been seized, says the National Prosecuting Authority.

Hawks members' corruption trial to resume

2014-07-25 07:03

The trial of two former Hawks members accused of corruption is expected to resume in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

Corruption, welfare and SA

2014-07-24 07:24

Trust and the size of a welfare state is twin-peaked, says Geoffrey Chapman.

Modise must avail herself for probe - DA

2014-07-19 14:42

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise should make herself available for a parliamentary investigation over the deaths of animals on her farm, the DA says.

Zuma goes to court over 'corrupt crook' claims

2014-07-13 08:05
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President Jacob Zuma has gone to court over accusations that he is a “corrupt crook” and that his government is “extremely corrupt”, it has been reported.

Cops spent R45m on accommodation, meals

2014-07-09 14:41

The SA Policing Union has urged Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko to take drastic steps against those involved in a R45m police accommodation and meals scandal.

FSB to investigate Seedat

2014-07-03 08:23

The Financial Services Board says it will investigate its former chief financial officer Dawood Seedat for alleged corruption.

Hlela in court over sheep for tenders scam

2014-06-29 11:04

Former police general Hamilton Hlele, who was head of the Saps procurement department, has made another court appearance on charges of corruption.

Corruption is a cancer - ANC

2014-06-23 23:05
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Corruption is a cancer that had no place in the ANC nor South African society, the ruling party says.

Breytenbach unfazed by corruption charges report

2014-06-19 09:03
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DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach is not perturbed by news that she may be charged for crimes ranging from corruption to racketeering as reportedly recommended in a final report by the NPA.

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.

Breytenbach: Nxasana being targeted

2014-06-04 17:58

NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana is being targeted because he permitted the reinstatement of fraud and corruption charges against Richard Mdluli, a DA MP has said.

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.

Police bosses 'not tackling corruption'

2014-05-14 15:33

Police management is not doing enough to prevent corruption within its ranks, the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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