ARTICLES RELATING TO CORRUPTION

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.

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.

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.

Zuma taken aback by Sadtu racketeering

2014-05-04 11:00

City Press reports that President Jacob Zuma has approved the establishment of a commission of inquiry into Sadtu job promotion racketeering.

Tlakula: Responsible for irregular expenditure

2014-05-02 12:22

IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has acknowledged responsibility for irregular expenditure at an Electoral Court sitting in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Sadtu unaware of cash-for-jobs claim

2014-04-27 13:18

Teachers' union Sadtu says it is not aware that teachers are reportedly paying some of its officials at least R30 000 in return for principal and deputy principal jobs.

Traffic officers bribed with 'cooldrink money'

2014-04-23 14:33

Traffic officers in Gauteng demand bribes and call it "cooldrink money", Orange Farm Taxi drivers say.

Labour Court slams unfair police practice

2014-04-22 15:53

The Labour Court has found that a police colonel was marginalised simply because he was good at his job and exposed corruption.

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.

 

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.

Being a patriotic yet critical South African

2014-05-29 08:17

While we are disgruntled by crime, poverty, corruption and so on, we should balance our critical outlook of our country with its positive features, says Fareed Kaloo.

Public officials + corruption = traitors

2014-05-15 07:58

Those who commit or perpetrate fraud and corruption are traitors and treasonous for which they must be held accountable, says Saber Jazbhay.

Mabe appears for fraud

2014-05-12 14:21

The fraud trial of former ANCYL treasurer general Pule Mabe and two other men has been postponed.

New DA handbook to cut corruption

2014-05-02 14:37

The Democratic Alliance's proposed new ministerial handbook will cut out all luxuries and abuse of public funds, the party says.

Motlanthe: Gifts lead to corruption

2014-05-02 09:41

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has warned those in power against accepting random gifts as this could lead to corruption.

SA institutions rot in post-apartheid world

2014-04-24 12:06

Twenty years after South Africans jubilantly swept apartheid aside, many of the country's post-apartheid institutions have failed to live up to the dream.

Official suspended for using public land

2014-04-23 11:38

An official at the Gauteng infrastructure department has been suspended for allegedly using government land for private use, a spokesperson says.

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
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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
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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.

 
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