5 things you need to know about the Public Protector's investigation into Minister Pravin Gordhan

2018-11-12 15:56

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has been subpoenaed to appear before the Public Protector on Wednesday. Here's what we know so far about the investigation.

VBS looting 'racketeering of its worst' kind, Hawks interviewed 65 witnesses

2018-11-07 17:01

The Hawks have already obtained 65 witness statements in their investigation into VBS Mutual Bank, Parliament's Standing Committee on Finance has heard.

UPDATE: Hawks investigating shooting of its member on M1 highway

2018-10-22 19:13

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Gauteng, known as the Hawks, is investigating the shooting of one of its members along the M1 highway in Johannesburg.

'Total clean-up' needed at NPA, says ex-KZN Hawks boss Booysen

2018-10-15 20:46

The former head of the KwaZulu-Natal Hawks, Johan Booysen, says a "total clean-up" at the NPA is needed if South Africa is to recover from the fallout of the Sunday Times debacle.

Sunday Times to return awards, prize money for discredited reports

2018-10-14 12:38

The Sunday Times has apologised and announced that it will return all awards and prize money received for now discredited reports on the Cato Manor 'death squad', the SARS 'rogue unit' and Zimbabwean extraditions.

New life for Bosasa prosecution after 8-year delay

2018-10-12 12:30

Eight years after the NPA and the Hawks were presented with allegations of bribery and corruption involving prison officials and facilities management company Bosasa, prosecutors finally have the tools they need to bring the case to court.

Hawks, NPA teams already at work on VBS fraud investigation

2018-10-11 11:01

News24 understands that a team of five prosecutors has been assigned to the VBS matter to guide a massive team of at least 10 Hawks investigators through the investigation.

KZN mosque attack case: Hawks to conduct ID parade

2018-10-09 18:59

The Hawks are to conduct an ID parade in a case in which 19 people are accused of a fatal attack at a KwaZulu-Natal Shia mosque and the placement of several explosive devices at Durban shopping centres.

19 suspects to appear in court for KZN mosque attack, bomb scares - Hawks

2018-10-08 12:00

The suspects are likely to face charges of murder, attempted murder, extortion, kidnapping, contravention of the Explosives Act and arson, according to the Hawks and the police.

2 Hawks officers and a former constable facing fraud charges

2018-10-02 10:51

Two Hawks officers and a former police constable have appeared in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on charges of fraud, according to Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.


Former Hawks officials jailed for false R850 travel claims

2018-11-07 22:55

Two former Mpumalanga Hawks officials, who were convicted of fraud, forgery and uttering in connection with the submission of false travel and subsistence claims worth R850, have been sentenced to direct terms of imprisonment.

Pair arrested 2 years after murder of Sea Point hotel manager

2018-10-23 12:40

Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Sea Point hotel manager two years ago, say the Hawks.

Exposing the puppet masters behind the Sunday Times scandal

2018-10-16 12:11

We need to expose the hidden hand that played Stephan Hofstatter and his colleagues at the Sunday Times. This was not just sloppy reporting. This was manufactured journalism meant to disinform, writes Jacques Pauw.

Radebe to head panel in search for new NPA boss

2018-10-14 16:31

Minister Jeff Radebe will head up the panel involved in selecting the new national director of public prosecutions, the Presidency announced on Sunday.

Ramaphosa moves to make appointment of new NPA boss

2018-10-13 21:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa is initiating a consultation process with organisations ahead of his appointment of a new National Director of Public Prosecutions.

It's time to start rebuilding the criminal justice system

2018-10-11 15:14

Over the past fortnight, it has seemed as though the pendulum within the criminal justice system has begun to swing back, writes Mandy Wiener.

Hawks meet Sunday Times editor, both mum on nature of visit

2018-10-10 15:48

The Hawks have paid a visit to the Sunday Times' Johannesburg office but it is not yet clear what the visit was about or whether the publication is under investigation.

Sibiya disappointed in NPA after charges provisionally withdrawn

2018-10-08 15:04

Sibiya, who indicated that he was hoping for a permanent stay of prosecution, says he lost his job as Gauteng Hawks head as a result of the case.

State provisionally withdraws charges against Dramat and Sibiya

2018-10-08 11:25

The State has provisionally withdrawn charges against former Hawks head Anwar Dramat and former Gauteng Hawks boss Shadrack Sibiya in the North Gauteng High Court.

Rhino horn syndicate: Another Mpumalanga cop arrested

2018-09-20 15:02

A Mpumalanga police constable with links to a syndicate allegedly behind "massive trafficking" of poached rhino horns has been arrested after evading arrest for two days, the Hawks say.

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