Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
Hogan Lovells South Africa says it is appalled and shocked by allegations linking one of the firm's former partners to Bosasa's corrupt payments to government officials.
A director of a factory equipment supplier has explained how the bulk of R600 000 – which she borrowed from a friend to pursue an alleged tender scam – ended up in former top tax official Jonas Makwakwa's account.
Cyril Ramaphosa's election and a new mining minister has led to a surge of positive sentiment in SA's mining industry, as is reflected in current transactions, says a legal expert.
If there is a case for former South African Revenue Service official Jonas Makwakwa to answer, it must be handled through the criminal justice system, says a parliamentary committee.
A British-headquartered law firm accused by Paul O’Sullivan of complicity in state capture, says he doesn't understand how SA's legal system works.
London-headquartered law firm Hogan Lovells has again said the investigation it conducted into controversial top SARS exec Jonas Makwakwa did not look at criminal wrongdoing.
Law firm Hogan Lovells SA has been found by the Law Society of the Northern Provinces of SA to not have acted unprofessionally in the work it did for Sars concerning the tax agency's chief operations officer Jonas Makwakwa.
The report shows that a money trail consisting of nine transfers between seven companies ended with a payment of R200 000 to Makwakwa, who used it to pay towards a Mercedes Benz for his partner.
The National Minimum Wage Bill is unlikely to be finalised this year as more consultation is needed to make it pass a Constitutional test, a labour lawyer has warned.
South African-born British peer, Lord Peter Hain, believes the writing is on the wall for corrupt individuals now that President Cyril Ramaphosa is in charge.
Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has accused a British-based law firm of being complicit in creating an “enabling” environment for state capture to flourish in South Africa, a charge it has previously denied.
UK politician and peer Peter Hain has accused law firm Hogan Lovells of being either ‘willingly gullible’ or a ‘malevolent accomplice' of SARS head Tom Moyane in its probe of Jonas Makwakwa.
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