Western Cape gets new acting top cop to replace Lamoer

2015-04-17 17:44

Major General Thembisile Patekile has been appointed acting Western Cape police commissioner, following the court appearance of Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer on charges of corruption and racketeering.

Phiyega has still not suspended Lamoer

2015-04-17 11:12

Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer has not been officially suspended yet, despite appearing in court on several charges including fraud and money laundering.


In today's headlines: a top Cape cop will appear in court for corruption, the State Security Minister speaks about the origin of the xenophobic attacks and Bob Hewitt is expected to be sentenced.

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It's a political plot - Malema's lawyer

2015-04-13 13:13

The SA Revenue Service's bid to sequestrate EFF leader Julius Malema is politically motivated, his lawyer says.

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,

Traffic cop held in Vaal for taking bribe

2015-04-03 13:11

A traffic officer has been arrested for allegedly stopping motorists and demanding bribes in the Emfuleni municipality, in the Vaal, the Road Traffic Management Corporation said.

Opposition demand answers over KZN health CFO

2015-04-02 10:02

Opposition parties in KwaZulu-Natal are demanding to know how a man accused of tender irregularities could have been appointed chief financial officer of the provincial health department.

KZN Hawks deputy in court

2015-03-25 18:29

The deputy boss of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal has been arrested and appeared briefly in court.

300 Swiss bank accounts linked to Petrobas scandal

2015-03-18 21:00

Switzerland's attorney general says he has uncovered over 300 accounts at more than 30 Swiss banks that he believes are linked to money laundering and corruption at Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

Top Mexican reporter’s firing ‘a blow to free speech’

2015-03-17 14:20

The crusading host of Mexico's top-rated national news radio program has been fired in a case that many fear is a blow to freedom of expression.


Hawks won't take action against Phiyega for warning Lamoer

2015-04-17 14:48

The Hawks will not be taking any action against police commissioner General Riah Phiyega for warning Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer about a corruption investigation into him.

Top cop Lamoer, others face 109 charges

2015-04-17 10:19

Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer and five others have appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on 109 charges, including corruption, fraud, money laundering and defeating the ends of justice.

Top cop due in court for racketeering, corruption - reports

2015-04-17 07:09

A top Western Cape police officer and five others are expected in court to face charges of racketeering, money laundering and corruption, reports say.

Acting head of KZN health appointed

2015-04-10 11:43

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has appointed Dr Lindiwe Simelane to head up the department, ten days after former head Dr Sibongile Zungu was told that her contract would not be renewed.

Parastatal boss exposed after bagging R4.4m golden handshake

2015-04-05 17:48

A failing Mpumalanga parastatal’s former CEO is believed to have quit his job to escape consequences of misspending at least R40m, reports City Press.

KZN health boss loses job, takes govt to court

2015-04-03 11:03

Embattled KwaZulu-Natal health department boss Sibongile Zungu has lost her job amid allegations of mismanagement and corruption. Now she is taking the provincial government to court.

China probes senior power official for graft

2015-03-31 12:45

A top official of state-run China Southern Power Grid is being investigated for "serious disciplinary violations", as government intensifies graft fight.

SA needs a moral makeover

2015-03-20 06:56

Start with the moral collapse in the uppermost ranks of SA polity, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Italy hit by new public contracts grafts

2015-03-17 15:16

Italian police have arrested four people and placed 51 under investigation in a probe into corrupt management contracts for public works.

Police whistleblower continues bid to get job back

2015-03-17 07:56

A bid by police whistleblower Colonel Kobus Roos to get his job back will continue in the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

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