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  1. Officials paid bribes after exiting service

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    BOSASA kept dishing out bribes to senior government officials long after they had left the public service, the company’s former chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi testified yesterday at the state capture inquiry. Agrizzi told the commission headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo that former correctional ... See full details

  2. Criminal to deprive poor

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    Mashaba clamps down on property developers who cost city millions of rand in illegal usage of water, electricity JOBURG’S multimillion-rand property developers are behind the 37% of water that is lost through illegal connections and leaks. Most of the illegal connections are by developers whose modus operandi is to... See full details

  3. Serial rapist broke free for a crime spree

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    A CONVICTED serial rapist and robber escaped from a Limpopo prison in 2013, a year before going on a sevenmonth-long crime spree in Tembisa and surrounding communities. The high court in Joburg heard yesterday that Joseph Rasempane Mahloma, 31, broke out of prison while he and accomplices were on trial for rape and robbe... See full details

  4. Serial rapist broke free for a crime spree

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    A CONVICTED serial rapist and robber escaped from a Limpopo prison in 2013, a year before going on a sevenmonth-long crime spree in Tembisa and surrounding communities. The high court in Joburg heard yesterday that Joseph Rasempane Mahloma, 31, broke out of prison while he and accomplices were on trial for rape and robbe... See full details

  5. Duduzane Zuma charges to be provisionally withdrawn by NPA – report

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    According to reports, the exact reasons for the provisional withdrawal are unknown at this stage. The corruption charges against former president Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane in relation to his alleged involvement in an alleged attempt to bribe former deputy minister Mcebisi Jonas are expected to be provisionally withdrawn by the... See full details

  6. Man gunned down outside Johannesburg mosque

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    Police are currently searching for two suspects who gunned down a man outside a Fordsburg mosque on Tuesday afternoon. A manhunt has been launched for two suspects who fatally gunned down a man outside a mosque in Fordsburg, Johannesburg on Tuesday afternoon. According to <a href="https://www.enca.com/news/police-hunt-fordsb... See full details

  7. Mokonyane’s complaint to Zondo ‘a futile exercise’

    Date: 23 Jan 2019
    A political analyst said she was trying to salvage her damaged reputation by casting aspersions on the integrity of the process and those giving evidence. Experts dismissed Minister of Environmental Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane&rsquo;s complaint to the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture as a futile exercise which seeks to discred... See full details

  8. Furious McBride warns Bheki Cele he’s axing him ‘unlawfully’

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    The head of Ipid is in a fight to keep his job in an attempt to hold the police accountable. Police Minister Bheki Cele won&rsquo;t be renewing Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride&rsquo;s contract when it ends in February &ndash; and McBride isn&rsquo;t going without a fight. &ldquo;By uni... See full details

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    Date: 22 Jan 2019
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  10. ‘Minister got millions in illicit bribes’

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    ENVIRONMENTAL Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has come under the spotlight at the Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture. She is alleged to have received multitudes of illicit bribes and gifts for over a decade from controversial facilities management company Bosasa. Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angel... See full details

  11. Mom tells of anguish at not knowing fate of her ‘baby’

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    A MOTHER has told the court of her anguish over not knowing what has happened to her 37-year-old daughter, whom the state believed was murdered by her husband in 2015. Janet Abrahams, a grey-haired pensioner, saw her &ldquo;baby&rdquo; Nicolette for the last time when they spoke about buying a comforter and boots. Weeks ... See full details

  12. Legends’ millions missing

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    MILLIONS of rand have gone missing from the Living Legends Trust. The fund, which was started by the Department of Arts and Culture in September for the Living Legends Legacy Programme (LLLP), had R8 million in its account in the bank as recent as September. Most, if not all, of that money is missing now. <p... See full details

  13. Cape Town spends R2m on vandalism

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    THE CITY of Cape Town says it has forked out nearly R2 million over the last few months on repairs and replacements after several community facilities were vandalised. &ldquo;City facilities are the continuous targets of wanton criminal acts and vandalism and the city spends millions annually to repair and replace them,&... See full details

  14. Jiba rejects bribe claims

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    Slams newspaper reports that she received a monthly bribe of R100 000 from Bosasa SUSPENDED deputy national director of public prosecutions, advocate Nomgcobo Jiba, dismissed claims that she was paid monthly bribes of R100 000 by Bosasa officials to allow them to evade prosecution.<img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=6df9761b-ab29-4fc2-b6c1-6... See full details

  15. Violent protests have cost R1bn in past 9 months – Sasria

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    The risks insurer showed that service delivery protests accounted for 76.6% of claims lodged with it in the year to end-March. Increasing insurance claims due to violent service delivery protests have contributed to an estimated R1 billion in losses over the past nine months, according to the state-owned special risks insurer Sasria... See full details

  16. Jiba-Mrwebi inquiry to look at ‘Snake’ and ‘Snail’ graft allegations

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    Chris Macadam, NPA senior deputy director of public prosecution, is expected to testify today before former Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. The inquiry into National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) advocates Nomgcobo &ldquo;Snake&rdquo; Jiba and Lawrence &ldquo;Snail&rdquo; Mrwebi&rsquo;s fitness to hold office began yesterday under the shadow ... See full details

  17. Bosasa bribe upped to R750k when Tom Moyane appointed commissioner – Agrizz

    Date: 22 Jan 2019
    The sacked SA Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner, Tom Moyane is... See full details

  18. Elite unit takes city for R100m

    Date: 21 Jan 2019
    Mashaba&rsquo;s crime-busting force faces damning claims of wasteful expenditure DAMNING allegations of more than R100 million in wasteful expenditure have rocked Joburg&rsquo;s elite corruption-busting unit and cast a cloud over mayor Herman Mashaba&rsquo;s clean governance drive. The Star has seen internal do... See full details

  19. ANC anticipated naming of top leaders in Zondo probe

    Date: 21 Jan 2019
    THE ANC has said it was not surprised that some of its top leaders continued to be implicated in the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture. This comes after claims that more ANC leaders, including former president Jacob Zuma, were beneficiaries of bribes which were being dished out by controversial facilities ma... See full details

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