Corruption task team leaderless - Zille

2015-01-29 05:00

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says that a list of "leaderless institutions" do not constitute a corruption-busting task team.

Not enough incentive for whistle-blowers - Public Protector

2015-01-28 13:36

There are not enough incentives for people to expose corruption, Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga says.

Sars taken for a ride

2015-01-27 10:39

A top spy and former business partner of one of President Jacob Zuma's wives is being accused of cheating Sars out of R11m.

China's graft-busters target parastatals

2015-01-19 13:30

China's anti-corruption watchdog has stepped up inspections of state-run fconglomerates, as Beijing prepares to implement ambitious reforms.

SACP: Act on corruption in the Eastern Cape

2015-01-18 21:18

The SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape has called for action to be taken on forensic reports about corrupt activities in the province.

Cops attacked by passengers for soliciting bribes

2015-01-11 16:39

Two Polokwane policemen have been arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes from Zimbabweans, Limpopo police say.

Zuma: We have to serve the people

2015-01-10 18:20

President Jacob Zuma has listed energy, land, local governance and combating corruption as top priorities for the year ahead.

Corrupt cops out on bail

2015-01-09 22:30

A Limpopo policeman and a traffic officer accused of soliciting bribes have been granted bail in separate court appearances.


A police officer has been caught on camera asking for a R200 bribe from a driver who was pulled over for alleged drunken driving. Watch.

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Poland charges five in Alstom bribery case

2014-12-31 14:45

Polish prosecutors have charged five people in a corruption case involving contracts won by Alstom, days after the US fined the French firm giant a record penalty.

Alstom pleads guilty of global bribery

2014-12-22 20:30

The French firm Alstom SA has pleaded guilty and will pay $772m in criminal penalties to settle charges with the US justice department.

Rousseff shines spotlight on Petrobras

2014-12-19 14:00

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has vowed to help implement the toughest corporate governance standards at state-controlled oil producer Petróleo Brasileiro.

FIFA dismisses secret whistleblowers' complaints

2014-12-16 15:29

The FIFA disciplinary panel has dismissed complaints by two whistleblowers who were interviewed during the 2018-2022 World Cup bid investigation.

Mdluli trial to be heard in June

2014-12-05 11:41

The trial of former police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli will be heard in June, the High Court in Johannesburg, sitting in Palm Ridge, has ruled.

Do parents create racists?

2014-11-26 14:37

Children learn political and social opinions and behaviour from their parents.

Total faces trial on Iran corruption charges

2014-11-25 18:51

French oil giant Total has been ordered to face trial over charges it bribed officials in Iran to acquire oil and gas concessions, according to a judicial source.

Civil society must fight corruption - Madonsela

2014-11-24 21:04

More action is needed from civil society to fight corruption, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office says.

FIFA fails ethical litmus test

2014-11-15 12:27

FIFA is shaken by a fratricidal war over its own corruption probe into the way the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded.

Corruption costs emerging countries $1trn/ year

2014-11-14 11:43

Corruption costs the global economy a fortune and developing countries lose $1trn a year to tax evasion, embezzlement and money laundering, say activists.

Zuma Nkandla probe centralised – police

2014-11-10 11:19

Charges of corruption laid against President Jacob Zuma at various police stations have been centralised and are being investigated nationally, police spokesperson Solomon Makgale says.

10 held in Parow cop corruption probe

2014-11-07 14:11

Nine policemen from Parow in Cape Town, and a former employee of the police station have been arrested on corruption charges, police say.

Spies plunder R1bn slush fund

2014-10-19 19:31

Hundreds of millions of rands were sunk into a slush fund intended to improve SA’s intelligence capabilities - but the money was spent on luxury cars, properties and farms for spies.

FIFA judge muzzles report

2014-10-17 12:15

FIFA's top judge has placed on muzzle on the full disclosure of the controversial report into the SWC bidding process.

Zuma saviour a 'struggling wannabe'

2014-10-12 10:25

Vumelani Mchunu, the man who offered to pay back President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla debt is a struggling wannabe filmmaker and still lives with his parents.


Incentive for whistle-blowers lacking - Malunga

2015-01-28 18:30

There are not enough incentives for people to expose corruption, Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga says.

R700bn lost to corruption in 20 years

2015-01-28 10:46

Corruption has cost South Africa R700bn over the last 20 years, according to the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Zille: Dramat suspended due to corruption probe

2015-01-20 12:07

DA leader Helen Zille says available information seems to suggest that Hawks head Anwa Dramat was suspended because he investigated high-level corruption.

Act on corruption in E Cape - SACP

2015-01-19 05:00

The SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape has called for action to be taken on forensic reports about corrupt activities in the province.

China's state-owned firms under scrutiny

2015-01-15 14:45

Chinese anti-graft authorities are set to inspect all major state-owned enterprises this year, as the country widens a sprawling campaign against corruption.

Zuma: No room for self-enrichment, ill discipline in ANC

2015-01-10 18:34

The ANC must be protected from those within its ranks who sought to further their own interests, President Jacob Zuma has told the party's 103rd birthday bash in Cape Town.

Zuma focuses on corruption

2015-01-10 15:38

President Jacob Zuma has devoted much of his speech talking about corruption, saying there is a misperception that the ANC is largely responsible for it.


Thanks to CCTV and cell phone footage, many cases of police brutality and corruption have been made public in 2014. We recap five instances in which police officers were caught unawares on camera.

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JMPD bribery cops taken off the road

2015-01-04 09:29

Two Johannesburg Metro policemen videoed apparently taking a bribe from two men in a car they stopped have been taken off patrol duties. VIDEO

Tanzanian president sacks minister amid scandal

2014-12-23 12:30

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has fired a senior cabinet minister over a graft scandal in the energy sector.

FIFA to release investigators findings

2014-12-19 15:29

FIFA has asked their ethics committee to publish a report in "an appropriate form" of the bidding process for the 2018/2022 World Cups.

Avon settles over bribe probe

2014-12-18 14:15

US authorities have fined Avon $135m to settle a corruption probe in China after it became known the company had bribed officials.

FIFA rejects appeal over corruption report

2014-12-16 14:48

FIFA rejected an appeal by a former US prosecutor against the handling of his inquiry into alleged corruption around the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Govt slams reporting on graft index findings

2014-12-04 08:31

Negative media reporting on SA's ranking in an international corruption perception survey is "unhelpful" for the country's prospects, says the government.

Appeals court sends ex-Fidentia boss to jail

2014-12-01 12:54

Former Fidentia boss J Arthur Brown has been sentenced to in effect 15 years in jail after the Supreme Court of Appeal set aside his previous sentence for fraud.

Hawks arrest Eskom employees in sting operation

2014-11-26 08:48

At least two Eskom employees have been arrested in connection with fraud that could have resulted in the power utility losing billions of rand, the Hawks say.

Zim broadcaster suspends execs on R77m probe

2014-11-25 09:08

Zimbabwe's state broadcaster has suspended two top officials as part of a probe into alleged financial mismanagement that cost the parastatal up to R77.24m.

Brazil will not interfere with Petrobras probe

2014-11-16 11:00

Brazil's justice minister says the country will not interfere with a police investigation into suspected graft at Petrobas.

Former ref guilty of cheating

2014-11-15 08:04

Former referee Clifford Malgas was sentenced to four years in prison for corruption and perjury the South African Football Association said.

And if you should step on the corruption scale?

2014-11-10 13:57

Whilst a number of municipalities and leaders may be under corruption watch, I have to ask, are we any different to them? writes Abuti Rams.

Police probing Zuma for Nkandla corruption

2014-11-10 09:51

The SA Police Service is officially investigating President Jacob Zuma for corruption related to his Nkandla homestead, it has been reported.

Nkandla officials to discuss settlement - report

2014-11-02 13:02

The department of public works is to hold discussions about a settlement proposal with 12 officials charged in connection with upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, according to a report.

Madonsela humbled by integrity award

2014-10-17 19:06

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela was humbled to be selected the winner of Transparency International's Integrity Award for 2014, she says.

UK oil firm fires CEO, 3 other execs

2014-10-14 14:36

British oil and gas producer Afren has sacked its chief executive, chief operating officer and two directors on evidence of "gross misconduct" with payments.

Sars spied on Zuma

2014-10-12 09:03

The South African Revenue Services (Sars) reportedly paid an official R3m in hush money after its illegal spy unit bugged President Jacob Zuma's house.

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