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  1. Ex-KZN Hawks’ head targets Jiba

    Date: 17 Nov 2017
    NPA legal opinion for her prosecution ignored by NPA boss. <p... See full details

  2. Probe state capture immediately, Cyril urges

    Date: 17 Nov 2017
    DEPUTY President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday said law enforcement agencies, including the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), needed to pursue all allegations made regarding state capture with equal vigour and determination. Responding to DA leader Mmusi Maimane&rsquo;s question on corruption in state-owned entities (SOE... See full details

  3. Burglaries at state institutions ‘show failed state’

    Date: 17 Nov 2017
    IS AN underworld of spies or the increase in crime behind all the burglaries at state institutions? Right2Know spokesperson Murray Hunter believes it is difficult to differentiate. South Africa has a high crime rate. But the escalating break-ins and the absence of law enforcement in these instances &ldquo;smack of govern... See full details

  4. Thieves target sewerage lines

    Date: 17 Nov 2017
    DESPERATE thieves are now digging up sewerage lines in some suburbs, in the hope of finding jewellery and other valuable items mistakenly flushed down the system by residents. These thieves are causing numerous blockages in pipes. The city&rsquo;s member of the mayoral committee for environment and infrastructure services, Nico de Jager, said thieves digging up sewerage lines were causi... See full details

  5. Life behind bars for killers of friend’s parents

    Date: 16 Nov 2017
    It appeared from the evidence they had shown their victims no mercy and no respect as they dumped their bodies into a river. Two men, who conspired with a young Pretoria woman to murder her parents on the Day of Goodwill in 2015, were yesterday sentenced in the High Court in Pretoria to life imprisonment. Sentencing Tapelo M... See full details

  6. McKinsey offers to pay back R1 billion

    Date: 16 Nov 2017
    MCKINSEY has confirmed it will pay back the tainted R1 billion it received from Eskom, because the power utility had paid it without obtaining approval from the National Treasury. The decision by McKinsey yesterday came as advocate Wim Trengove SC, in a legal opinion, advised Parliament there was nothing wrong with the i... See full details

  7. New moveable assets register to reduce fraud

    Date: 16 Nov 2017
    Forklifts, jet skis, offroad buggies, etc AN INITIATIVE by South Africa&rsquo;s banks has resulted in the creation of an electronic asset register to control and reduce fraud involving moveable assets that are excluded from registration on the electronic National Traffic Information System (eNatis). Called the ... See full details

  8. West Rand mayor says the district municipality is ‘ready’ for any disaster

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    &nbsp; &lsquo;In so far as natural disasters are concerned, there is little any authority can do about it,&rsquo; may... See full details

  9. Ipid asks Abrahams to review his decision not to prosecute Phahlane

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    &nbsp; The NPA announced that it would not prosecute, citing the unlikelihood of a successful prosecution. The Independent Police Investigative Directive (Ipid) has asked National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams to review his decision not to prosecute former Acting National Pol... See full details

  10. ConCourt to decide on Frankel 8 sex crimes law

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    &nbsp; Minister of Ju... See full details

  11. Chaos at Bronkhorstspruit court hearing involving two ‘racist’ farmers

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    Farmers Johannes Potgieter and co-accused Hendrick Dumas appeared for assaulting a little black girl. Police spewed dozens of rubber bullets at an angry Bronkhorstspruit community who were threatening to harm the Tshwane NPA staff outside the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrates&rsquo; Court on Tuesday. More than a hundred ANC and E... See full details

  12. DA lays corruption charges against Arthur Fraser and his family

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    Fraser and some members of his family have been fingered in alleged corruption in the explosive new book, The President&rsquo;s Keepers. The DA on Tuesday morning lay corruption charges against director-general of State Security Agency (SSA) Arthur Fraser and his family over a top-secret state intelligence programme that existed at ... See full details

  13. Gauteng murder capital

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    Ivory Park is the most dangerous place to live in I VORY PARK is the most dangerous place in Gauteng, with more than 120 people killed in the township in the past financial year. Provincial statistics released by provincial police commissioner Deliwe de Lange in the legislature yesterday revealed a shocking 50.... See full details

  14. Brown is a liar, she lies all the time, MPs told

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    THE parliamentary probe into state capture yesterday took yet another dramatic turn when Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown was accused by an Eskom official of being a liar. For her part, Brown has promised that those who lied to her about R600 million paid to Gupta-linked company Trillian would be charged at Eskom.... See full details

  15. Call for ruling on sex crimes

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    Parliament needs to decide if they should prescribe after 20 years BESTIALITY. Necrophilia. Adult consensual incest. Parliament needs to decide on the seriousness of these crimes, and whether they should prescribe after 20 years. Because of this, the Constitutional Court should not make a blanket ruling allowing anyone to report an... See full details

  16. Top cops not appointed, violent crime flourishes

    Date: 15 Nov 2017
    THE top positions of national police commissioner, head of the Hawks and director of crime intelligence are still vacant and opposition parties and crime experts have linked the leadership vacuum to the rise in violent crime. The decision to appoint the country&rsquo;s top cop and head of the Hawks lies with President Ja... See full details

  17. Treasury is in crisis – experts

    Date: 14 Nov 2017
    &nbsp; Minister Malusi Gigaba. Picture: Gallo Images Senior staff w... See full details

  18. Man in coma after ‘assault’ by Blue Bull

    Date: 14 Nov 2017
    Witnesses say rugby player struck him from behind outside nightclub From page 1 APRETORIA man is in a coma and fighting for his life after a Blue Bulls player allegedly cracked his skull assaulting him outside a nightclub. The victim&rsquo;s father had to drag the police to his son&rsquo;s h... See full details

  19. Manana’s court crowd ‘rented’ by ANC

    Date: 14 Nov 2017
    TENSION reached fever pitch at the Randburg Magistrate&rsquo;s Court following the sentencing of former deputy minister of higher education M <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://cdn2-img.pressreader.com/pressdisplay/docserver/getimage.aspx?regio... See full details

  20. Mokonyane blew R30m on bonuses

    Date: 14 Nov 2017
    THE WATER and Sanitation Department paid R30 million in bonuses to its officials in the 2016/17 financial year, despite poorly managing its finances. This came to light yesterday in a parliamentary reply from the minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, to a written question by the DA&rsquo;s Anchen Dreyer. Dreyer had asked ... See full details

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