OPINION | Fighting corruption in the time of Covid-19

2020-05-20 11:45

What we need to keep reminding ourselves though, is that fighting corruption is everybody's business. Corruption remains the biggest enemy of development, writes Phumla Williams.

Two Cape Town cops in court for alleged corruption

2020-05-18 19:26

Two Cape Town police officers appeared in the Athlone Magistrate's Court for alleged corruption on Monday.

Limpopo prosecutor bust after allegedly accepting bribe to make a case 'disappear'

2020-05-16 13:52

The Hawks have arrested a Thohoyandou prosecutor for corruption, after he allegedly demanded a bribe from an accused.

138 officials guilty of wrongdoing at water department, says director-general

2020-05-13 16:07

The director-general of the Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Mbulelo Tshangana, says the department has written to Parliament to condone R10 billion of its R16 billion irregular expenditure.

Isabel dos Santos says Angola faked evidence, forged Bruce Lee's signature in evidence against her

2020-05-13 10:43

Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola's ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, has accused the government of resorting to forgery to freeze her assets last year.

Coronavirus deepens Prasa's financial woes, revenue loss estimated at R757m

2020-05-07 12:28

Prasa estimates revenue losses for the year of R757 million, due to the impact of the lockdown.

Major indictment against alleged state capture beneficiaries 'nearly complete' - NPA

2020-04-28 19:30

The drafting of a provisional indictment against three past and current directors of the Gupta-linked Regiments stable of companies is nearly complete, according to National Prosecuting Authority,

Free State MMC arrested for 'unlicensed guns, ammunition and attempted bribery of cops'

2020-04-24 10:09

A Free State mayoral committee member is in police custody for allegedly offering police a bag of cash after they found unlicensed firearms at his home.

Jacob Zuma fires lawyer, hires new legal team for 'biggest trial of his life'

2020-04-19 13:45

Former president Jacob Zuma has sacked Daniel Mantsha, his lawyer of two years, and will be heading to his long-awaited corruption trial with Mabuza Attorneys, the JG Zuma Foundation has said.

Mavuso Msimang: The struggle for democracy and clean government is far from over

2020-04-15 20:56

One year on from the general election, we've seen progress towards the realisation of clean government, with some backsliding and powerful resistance to reform and reconstruction. We've also come to understand the devastating scale of the damage inflicted upon key public institutions, writes Mavuso Msimang.

 

Prosecutor arrested in undercover operation for alleged bribe to make case disappear

2020-05-19 15:23

The prosecutor allegedly demanded R6 000 from a minor facing charges of reckless and negligent driving.

Limpopo prosecutor arrested for allegedly soliciting R6 000 bribe to make case 'disappear'

2020-05-18 17:23

A Limpopo prosecutor appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Monday on charges of corruption after he allegedly solicited a R6 000 bribe in exchange for making a case disappear, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.

DA opens criminal case against Eastern Cape education dept over R160m e-learning tender

2020-05-15 20:51

A criminal case has been opened against the Eastern Cape Department of Education over a controversial R160 million tender awarded to Sizwe IT Solutions Group, a company linked to Iqbal Survé.

NPA finds Schabir Shaik made even more payments to Jacob Zuma - report

2020-05-13 11:31

The National Prosecuting Authority has discovered additional payments made to former president Jacob Zuma by his former financial adviser, Schabir Shaik, Business Day reported.

Sisulu appoints Terry Motau to lead team reviewing corruption in water and sanitation dept

2020-05-12 19:03

Sisulu says there is a lack of consequence management in the department and as a result many officials who were implicated in fraud and corruption were either still at work or suspended with pay.

Another man arrested in R53m City of Tshwane fraud case

2020-05-04 06:11

A second suspect has been arrested for fraud and corruption, amounting to R53 million, at the Tshwane Municipality.

Herman Mashaba: Corruption does not fear platitudes, only action

2020-04-28 14:35

Never before in our history has it become more important that our diminishing government revenue, our public money, be protected to ensure that 100 cents in each Rand goes directly to combating the impact of Covid-19, writes Herman Mashaba.

Six Pretoria cops accused of stealing more than R30 000 at roadblock

2020-04-21 10:00

Six police officers who allegedly stole around R37 900 from a car they stopped at a Pretoria roadblock have each been granted R7 000 bail in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate's Court.

Zandile Gumede corruption case postponed to May due to lockdown

2020-04-16 17:08

Former eThekwini Metro mayor Zandile Gumede's criminal case, involving hundreds of millions in alleged fraud and corruption at the municipality, has been postponed due to the national lockdown.

KZN Treasury steps in after blankets deal

2020-04-09 14:00

The KZN Treasury will institute an independent investigation into the alleged irregular R22 million procurement of blankets by the Social Development Department for distribution to the homeless.

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