Nurse arrested after allegedly posing as lawyer, defrauding patient

2020-02-22 16:27

A Limpopo nurse has appeared in court on charges of fraud, after allegedly posing as a lawyer and offering to assist a patient injured in a car accident.

OPINION | Eskom: More than a failing SOE

2020-02-21 16:26

The nettle must be grasped and the bloated labour force that imperils efficiency and economic sustainability in the utility addressed. Eskom has more than 48 000 workers on its payroll, writes Ghaleb Cachalia.

Zondo commission: AG official to testify that SAA was in a 'shambolic state'

2020-02-21 07:47

A business executive at the Office of the Auditor-General is expected to testify before the state capture commission that the AG found SAA in a "shambolic state".

Coalition asks Zondo commission to also focus on private sector's role in state capture

2020-02-20 06:19

More than 20 civil society groups submit their recommendations to the Zondo commission on how to reform the state and private sectors in the wake of state capture.

Mr X tells Zondo commission that Mhlathuze Water engineer used his company to move funds

2020-02-18 12:37

An engineer at Mhlathuze Water, whose board was chaired by former SAA head Dudu Myeni, used the bank accounts of a company that provided JoJo Tanks to Nkandla to move funds, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.

Jacob Zuma 'too old to go to jail', says Malema

2020-02-15 14:51

EFF leader Julius Malema believes that although former president Jacob Zuma must bring himself before the court of law on the charges he faces, he is too old go to jail.

Lisbon freezes bank accounts of Angola's former first daughter

2020-02-12 18:31

Isabel dos Santos has been accused of looting state resources worth billions of dollars.

ANC needs to take strong stance against corruption, says Magashule at ceremony celebrating Mandela's release

2020-02-11 22:46

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has said power corrupts, and the party needs to ensure a strong position against it.

Corrupt Cape Town cops sent to jail for drug-running

2020-02-10 20:46

Two police officers are sentenced to 10 years in jail each for their role in drug-running in Cape Town, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Withdrawn charges against SARS trio bodes well for rule of law - Freedom Under Law

2020-02-08 18:21

Freedom Under Law (FUL) has welcomed the withdrawal of charges against three former senior SARS officials, who were accused of being involved in the so-called rogue unit, adding it is good news for the country and rule of law.


Zuma returns to South Africa after medical treatment in Cuba

2020-02-22 12:09

Former president Jacob Zuma has landed at OR Tambo International Airport.

'Some of us are treated worse than De Klerk', says Zwane at Bongo corruption case

2020-02-21 14:53

High-profile ANC politicians again have come out to support corruption-accused ANC MP Bongani Bongo for an appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Ramaphosa: Eskom and Transnet recovered R2.3bn lost through corruption

2020-02-20 16:23

So far state-owned enterprises Eskom and Transnet have recovered over R2.3bn that was lost through corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Herman Mashaba to seek private prosecutions for corruption, urges SA to join his fight

2020-02-18 14:19

Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba will consult lawyers about pursuing private prosecutions, saying the National Prosecuting Authority is failing South Africans.

De Ruyter cracks whip at Eskom: Lifestyle audits extended to lower level staff

2020-02-16 07:03

Eskom’s new CEO, Andre de Ruyter, has cracked the whip at the troubled power utility, extending lifestyle audits to lower level staff, in a renewed push to clean up graft and wastage.

Mpumalanga businessman Sam "Mshengu" Chabalala back in court on bribery claims

2020-02-15 12:44

Sam “Mshengu” Chabalala expected back in court next week after he allegedly tried to bribe a senior police officer in Mpumalanga.

OPINION | SONA: Ramaphosa has to respond to our expectations and fears

2020-02-12 10:54

The presidency, under Jacob Zuma, was the least trusted institution in 2017, while in 2019, under Ramaphosa, levels of public confidence in the presidency doubled, writes Mikhail Moosa.

DA gives George mayor 48 hours to resign

2020-02-10 22:35

In a statement, the party's constituency head and MP for George, Geordin Hill-Lewis, said the action against the mayor came after the findings of a forensic investigation into allegations of fraud, corruption, maladministration and serious malpractice within the George Municipality.

WATCH | State capture inquiry continues to focus on SAA

The state capture inquiry is continuing to hear SAA-related evidence from Nontsasa Memela, the former head of procurement at South African Airways Technical.

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Herman Mashaba: there can be no political compromise in the true fight against corruption

2020-02-08 10:00

As long as politicians continue to set the rules for dealing with their corrupt colleagues, friends, family and business associates, nothing will change, writes Herman Mashaba.

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