Adriaan Basson: Why did Colonel Christelle Stemmet have to die?

2019-11-18 07:25

I do not know what pushed Colonel Christelle Stemmet over the edge (if she indeed shot herself), but wish she was treated better by the police service she so loved, writes Adriaan Basson.

PIC inquiry: Lifestyle audit finds no criminal conduct by ex-head Dan Matjila

2019-08-13 12:12

A lifestyle audit conducted by PwC into five former officials at state-owned asset manager the Public Investment Corporation - including its ex-CEO Dan Matjila and former board chair Mondli Gungubele - found no evidence of criminal conduct.

Steinhoff: Parly hears why the Hawks can't interrogate Jooste

2018-08-30 14:28

The Hawks can’t interrogate former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste because a statement from Steinhoff's audit committee chair is still outstanding, Parliament has heard.

Hawks say probes into the Guptas are still on course

2018-06-28 20:00

The priority crime investigation unit says its criminal investigations into the Gupta family are still on track, despite the Asset Forfeiture Unit and National Prosecuting Authority’s setbacks in court.

NPA drops Symington 'SARS hostage' case

2017-11-08 22:00

The National Prosecuting Authority will not be pursuing a case against four Hawks members accused of holding SARS legal expert Vlok Symington hostage in 2016.

NDP unattainable without independent top cops

2017-09-26 11:30

As it stands it is more difficult to assume the role of a constable in the police service which requires candidates to be medically, mentally and physically fit, than it is to become police commissioner, writes Kavisha Pillay.

‘We are spoilt for choice’

2017-07-09 06:02

SA has more than enough qualified and experienced people to lead the Hawks and police.

First it was Pravin, now the Hawks gun for Jonas

2017-02-26 06:10

Investigating unit is probing alleged corruption by the deputy finance minister in a deal involving SAA’s maintenance unit.

General Berning Ntlemeza: Zuma's enforcer

2016-11-17 14:55

It goes without saying that the Hawks is the premier crime and corruption fighting agency of the country. Yet it is headed by a dishonest man that lacks integrity.

WATCH: Rand nose-dives in wake of Gordhan summons

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was issued with a summons on Tuesday on charges of fraud, relating to the early retirement of his former deputy at SARS, Ivan Pillay. Watch.

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DA: We will take deputy finance minister extortion claims to the Public Protector

2019-09-16 14:52

The Democratic Alliance intends to lodge a complaint with the Public Protector to investigate a report that Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo misused state resources in settling a personal matter.

Hawks say it has given NPA head more than 1 800 'trial-ready' cases

2019-07-03 21:17

Hawks boss Godfrey Lebeya has confirmed the elite crime-fighting unit is working on more than 18 000 dockets with 1 817 of them already having been submitted to the head of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Shamila Batohi, for further action.

Hawks investigating three cases of fraud at Steinhoff, its subsidiaries

2018-06-29 15:34

Police Minister Bheki Cele has confirmed that the Hawks are investigating three cases related to allegations of fraud at Steinhoff and its subsidiaries.

Hawks: Tax evasion at heart of illicit tobacco trade

2018-05-03 12:56

The Hawks is investigating 394 cases of illicit tobacco trade, Parliament has heard.

EXTRACT: The President's Keepers - how the Guptas tried to capture Johan Booysen

2017-10-29 11:07

When former Hawks boss in KZN Johan Booysen met Rajesh Gupta one day in Saxonwold, the youngest Gupta brother appeared to have inside information on the candidate shortlist for the Hawks’ top job, writes Jacques Pauw.

Secret plot to oust Mbaks

2017-08-27 06:41

Fikile Mbalula and his senior ministry staff threatened and now have 24-hour police protection.

Hawks break-in: Everyone is a suspect

2017-07-09 00:01

As the investigation into the theft of computers at the Hawks head office in Pretoria intensifies, the elite crime-fighting unit’s investigators and staff are not being left out.

Prasa acting CEO: ‘I have no reason to doubt the Hawks’

2016-12-02 06:20

Acting CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, Collins Letsoalo, is confident the Hawks will properly investigate alleged corruption at the parastatal.

To what level will management in Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality sink to next?

2016-11-07 08:47

Management within the ambit of Elias Motsoaledi Local Council are now spreading the rumour that the investigation that was underway about the financial affairs of Council, has been completed. This is far from the truth.

Political turmoil ‘not helping rand’ - Sarb governor

2016-09-02 06:40

Political turmoil due to the dispute between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks is creating uncertainty, which “isn’t helping the rand”, says Lesetja Kganyago.

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