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  1. Parliament wants answers on irregular expenditure

    Date: 05 Jul 2019
    The situation is not changing, municipalities are getting worse daily, says Maswanganyi PARLIAMENT is demanding answers from local government on the R25 billion in irregular expenditure in the wake of the auditor-general’s report, which found that only 18 out of the country’s 257 municipalities managed to o... See full details

  2. Zuma prepares for his hearing

    Date: 05 Jul 2019
    JUST days before his much-anticipated appearance before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, former president Jacob Zuma is said to be spending most of his time with his attorneys preparing for the appearance His supporters have extended a begging bowl to business people to fund their bid to... See full details

  3. Ex-protocol boss to blame for Waterkloof landing, Zondo hears

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    Former chief of protocol Bruce Koloane is pictured at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in J... See full details

  4. Maimane turns heat on Cyril

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    Pressure mounts over R500 000 donationDA LEADER Mmusi Maimane has upped the ante on President Cyril Ramaphosa over the controversial R500 000 donation his campaign received, as Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane prepares to release her final report on the matter. Yesterday, Maimane wrote a letter to Ramaphosa asking him to make an undertaking that he would not use any public mone... See full details

  5. Six Bafokeng accountants face scrutiny over ethics

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    THE South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) has launched an investigation into six board members of Royal Bafokeng Platinum following a complaint about their alleged unethical conduct. Saica was investigating the six because they were chartered accountants and registered with it. The probe was a culminat... See full details

  6. Red Ants to fight suspension after homes razed

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    TROUBLED security firm Red Ants will fight its suspension from the industry regulator which suspended the company after the demolition of scores of homes in Alexandra last month. This was the assertion made yesterday by chief operations officer Fuzile Balintulo, who said the removal company was confident in challenging t... See full details

  7. Couple face jail for home care

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    A COUPLE residing at the luxury Zwartkop Golf Estate could spend 30 days in jail because gutters and downpipes at their home do not comply with the set aesthetics and rules. Dr Ithumeleng Mogolane and his wife Dorothy Ramushu have 14 days in which to get their pipes and gutters in order or face jail time for contempt of ... See full details

  8. Wife-killer handed life sentence

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    Judge grants accused leave to appeal WHAT will Fadeel Albertyn, the Joburg man sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife and hiding her remains, tell his daughter when she seeks answers about her mother? Judge Collin Matshitse posed this question to the accused in the South Gauteng High Court, Johanne... See full details

  9. Why the Gupta plane was allowed at Waterkloof

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    I was told to be very careful, it’s political, former army officer tells commission A SOUTH African Army officer yesterday told the commission of inquiry probing state capture that he had been opposed to the Guptas landing a chartered flight at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in April 2013. Major Thabo Ntsh... See full details

  10. R37m set aside for crime fighters

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    THE Department of Justice and Correctional Services has injected R37 million into the new elite crime-fighting unit, akin to the defunct Scorpions, which is to probe state capture cases. Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said yesterday that the R37m would be used to get the unit off the ground after it was formally established a few months ago.... See full details

  11. Internal auditors ‘need state protection’

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    WITH the Institute for Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) saying that 18% of internal auditors do not feel safe if they expose questionable activities to law enforcement agencies such as the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), the Hawks should be at the ready to protect internal auditors, analysts say. The IIA SA&... See full details

  12. Action pledged in two months

    Date: 04 Jul 2019
    WITH the Moerane Commission report seemingly off the public radar, Premier Sihle Zikalala says he will implement its recommendations in the next two months. Zikalala made the undertaking in Durban yesterday, where he was interacting with the media post his maiden state of the province address, delivered last Friday. ... See full details

  13. Guptas wanted tarmac reception at OR Tambo airport – ex-minister

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
      FILE PICTURE: Ben Martins. Picture: Refilwe Modise. Former transport minister Ben Martins testified the request was denied, and the Gupta wedding plane landed at Waterkloof base without his knowledge.&... See full details

  14. We will use violence to stop violence, says Malema

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
    Floyd Shivambu, Julius Malema and Godrich Gardee. Picture: Twitter/EFF The EFF leader says he refuses to subscribe to the ‘white man... See full details

  15. E-tolls saga continues to haunt Makhura

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
    Opposition parties turn heat on premier during his State of the Province AddressTHE ghost of the controversial e-tolls loomed large yesterday as Gauteng Premier David Makhura delivered his State of the Province Address, prompting him to announce his administration was prepared to help the province’s motorists settle their debt. Speaking at the University of Joburg’s So... See full details

  16. Two boys lose lives train surfing

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
    Tragedy strikes as dangerous pastime continues to haunt Soweto with more youngsters falling to their deaths TRAIN surfing has claimed two lives in the space of two days in Soweto as the dangerous township pastime continues to persist. On Sunday, a 13-year-old boy died near the Naledi train station when he fell off a moving train. His lifeless boy was found at th... See full details

  17. Schism over Gordhan widens

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
    THE schism between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane widened yesterday when she accused the president of having been given poor legal advice that resulted in his not implementing her recommendations against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan. Mkhwebane and Ramaphosa have, since May... See full details

  18. Illegal deals favoured certain firms, MKMVA

    Date: 02 Jul 2019
    Zondo commission hears how 30% allocation was made obligatory in all SAA transactions EKURHULENI mayor Mzwandile Masina and former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni have been accused of having illegally implemented jobs deals at the airline to favour certain black-owned companies and members of Umkhonto we Sizwe Militar... See full details

  19. DA dishes dirt on Magashule’s ‘dodgy’ ANC parliamentary portfolio nominees

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. Picture: Nigel Sibanda <div data-io-article-url="https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/parliament/2149169/da-dishes-dirt-on-magashules-dodgy-anc-parliamentary-... See full details

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