Fears about Minister Dlodlo weren't unfounded. Six months into the job, she's been accused of issuing illegal interception orders, writes Adriaan Basson.
Whistleblower into the alleged looting of the Secret Service Account within Crime Intelligence, Colonel Dhanajaya Naidoo has given the commission of inquiry into state capture a list of vehicles that former head of Intelligence, Richard Mdluli and his seven family members used at the taxpayers' expense.
Crime intelligence officials took a nine-day trip to Singapore to buy equipment for operational needs but only spent four hours at the electronics store and the remainder on vacation, the commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
Senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse has told the commission of inquiry into state capture that former Hawks head Berning Ntlemeza did not want him to investigate former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli on fraud and corruption charges.
Sentencing proceedings of former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi have been postponed.
Former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli abused and looted the secret service account, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
South Africa is in a depressed state. The outlook is grim and questions about the current climate are rich with cynicism and doubt. But there is hope yet, writes Mandy Wiener.
The significance of Richard Mdluli's conviction is immense as it marks the end of an era of capture and destruction. It is a signal that a man who was seen as all powerful is in fact not above the law.
Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng, who is delivering judgment in the kidnapping and assault case of former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, has questioned how the family of slain Oupa Ramogibe could have foreseen in 1999 that Mdluli would be appointed as head of crimes intelligence in 2009.
Several years after the trial began against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi on charges relating to the 1999 kidnapping, assault and intimidation of Oupa Ramogibe, judgment will finally be delivered.
Suspended special director of public prosecutions, Lawrence Mrwebi, has told the Mokgoro Inquiry that he never met former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and had no reason to favour him.
Seven relatives of former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli cost the state R5m within a year of being appointed as agents of the police unit, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
A letter written by former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli shows that Crime Intelligence officials were involved in party politics and ANC conferences, a Hawks detective has told the state capture commission of inquiry.
Senior Hawks investigator Colonel Kobus Roelofse has told the state capture commission that former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli failed to co-operate with officers while he was under investigation for fraud and corruption.
Sentencing proceedings against former police Crime Intelligence head Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi are set to begin in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
An investigation into a murder in Vosloorus allegedly involving former intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and others led crime intelligence to the discovery of the looting of a secret service account, the Zondo commission has heard.
The sentencing proceedings of former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi are expected to be heard on September 19 and 20 in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
Former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi have been found guilty on charges relating to the 1999 kidnapping and assault of Oupa Ramogibe.
Former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli must have been humiliated when Oupa Ramogibe had an affair with his former lover, Tshidi Buthelezi, a Gauteng High Court judge in Johannesburg has said.
Due to the secretive nature of its work and the large amounts of money that SAPS Crime Intelligence works with, the importance of professional leadership in this environment cannot be overstated, writes Zakhele Mbhele
The Mokgoro inquiry heard that the then acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Nomgcobo Jiba and the then Crime Intelligence Boss Richard Mdluli may have flown together to Durban in 2010, with the tickets paid for by the Secret Service Account (SSA).
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