Bosasa destroyed 40 000 documents to stymie SIU probe - Agrizzi

2019-01-23 15:41

Bosasa deleted 40 000 documents implicating the company and its executives in corruption from its servers days before investigators from the SIU could access them, according to Angelo Agrizzi.

Investigating unit hunting for SABC's missing millions - and wants Hlaudi to pay up

2018-11-27 19:23

Special Investigating Unit head Andy Mothibi has told Parliament that R21.7m is being sought from former SABC exec Hlaudi Motsoeneng for irregular appointments, dismissals and promotions.

TNA liquidation won't stop our chase, SIU tells Parliament

2018-11-07 22:30

SIU head Advocate Andy Mothibi told Scopa that SABC brought an application to have a contract with The New Age set aside and that the investigating unit would join that application.

NPA is 'sitting' on 686 mostly corruption cases, says SIU head Andy Mothibi

2018-09-09 06:00

SIU head claims the prosecuting authority is doing little with cases it referred for prosecution of wrongdoers for corruption.

Ramaphosa authorises SIU probe into water dept's deal with German software giant

2018-09-06 14:37

President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the Special Investigating Unit to probe the Department of Water and Sanitation over allegations of unlawful expenditure of public money.

SIU investigator suspended following discovery of poaching conviction

2018-07-26 19:52

The SIU says the investigator was found in possession of a firearm with the intent to hunt, trespassing in the Kruger National Park.

SIU to investigate company associated with ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe

2018-05-30 19:58

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has referred alleged financial irregularities in the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to the Special Investigating Unit, his office says.

DA seeks probe into Madikizela-Mandela's Brandfort house project

2018-04-12 22:18

The DA has asked for a probe into alleged fraud and misappropriation of funds in a project to turn Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's house in Brandfort into a museum.

Heath loses battle against Mbeki discharge decision

2017-12-06 16:13

Former judge Willem Heath has failed in a bid to challenge former president Thabo Mbeki's refusal to discharge him as a judge at the height of their spat over the controversial arms deal in 2001.

Former judge wants backpay over Mbeki discharge refusal

2017-10-20 20:27

Former judge Willem Heath is challenging former president Thabo Mbeki's refusal in 2001 of his request to be discharged from the bench, in a review application heard in the Western Cape High Court.


SIU won't relent in the face of pushback against Giyani corruption probe

2018-11-28 11:55

Despite paying between R1.2m and R1.4m for boreholes, that usually costs about R100 000, Lepelle Northern Water isn't providing water to Giyani.

SIU to go after Hlaudi Motsoeneng for R21m on behalf of SABC

2018-11-27 18:13

The Special Investigating Unit has started work to recoup almost R33m on behalf of the cash-strapped SABC, and Hlaudi Motsoeneng could have to pay up millions himself.

SIU recovered only R34m out of R299m for the state

2018-10-17 20:29

The Special Investigating Unit could have recovered R299m in the 2017/2018 financial year, but only managed to recover R34m for the state.

Ekurhuleni mayor welcomes SIU probe, ‘issue of accountability is not negotiable’

2018-09-06 21:30

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina says he supports President Cyril Ramaphosa’s authorisation of a probe into alleged maladministration and unlawful conduct around the procurement of goods and services for the construction of public transport facilities.

NPA must explain why it failed to prosecute cases, including Bosasa - SIU

2018-09-04 14:56

The Special Investigative Unit is turning up the heat on the National Prosecuting Authority, demanding answers on all the cases it has failed to prosecute.

Push to charge former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa following release of damning SIU report

2018-06-22 15:22

Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has asked for an opportunity to study a damning report by the Special Investigating Unit, which links former MEC Brian Hlongwa to corruption amounting to R1.2bn.

Eastern Cape fraud surrounding Mandela's funeral to be probed after Ramaphosa signs SIU proclamations

2018-05-25 20:01

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced several proclamations for the Special Investigation Unit to investigate a wide variety of irregularities at several levels of government, including the alleged corruption surrounding former president Nelson Mandela's funeral in the Eastern Cape.

Nkandla scandal hearings 'finalised and settled' – union

2018-04-11 20:28

The 12 KwaZulu-Natal officials implicated in the Nkandla security upgrades scandal have "settled" their case with the Department of Public Works, says a union official.

Zuma says he's still waiting for SIU proclamation for Eskom probe

2017-11-10 18:08

President Jacob Zuma said he has not yet received a proclamation notice relating to an investigation into Eskom from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU).

Lawyers drop Nkandla architect

2017-10-11 17:08

The law firm representing Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya has withdrawn its services from his case, Special Investigations Unit head Jan Mothiba has revealed.

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