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  1. TROUBLE FOR PIC EVIDENCE LEADER (Part 2)

    Date: 25 Jun 2019
    B/Fwd fm Part 1   SEKUNJALO GROUP COMPANIESCommissioner Gill Marcus alone mentioned a Sekunjalo Group company 168 times throughout the PIC Commission of Inquiry. This amounts to 34.78% of the Sekunjalo Group company mentions by the PIC inquiry’s commissioners and cross-examinin... See full details

  2. R62m Land Bank loan battle

    Date: 25 Jun 2019
    Directors of company refuse to pay back the money despite having signed an acknowledgement of debt DIRECTORS of a company that illegally received R62 million from the Land Bank in 2007 believe that they should not pay back the loan because the transaction was unlawful. This is the position of two former directors of Westside Tradin... See full details

  3. Trio wounded: cops in pursuit of gunmen

    Date: 25 Jun 2019
    POLICE have launched a manhunt for gunmen who shot and wounded three people in a robbery near the Bara Taxi Rank early yesterday. The gunmen opened fire on a ... See full details

  4. Campaign says probe is bizarre

    Date: 25 Jun 2019
    Money laundering allegations baseless PUBLIC Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane yesterday moved to rebuke claims that her investigation of money laundering allegations against President Cyril Ramaphosa is baseless and bizarre, and aimed at tarnishing his image. Yesterday, Bejani Chauke – Ramaphosa’s forme... See full details

  5. Hearing zooms in on cash-in-transit deliveries

    Date: 25 Jun 2019
    Probe hears how firm &ndash; not registered as bank &ndash; transported huge sums in unmarked vehicles ONE OF the business outfits accused of facilitating the laundering of millions belonging to the North West government came under sharp scrutiny at the Zondo Commission into State Capture yesterday. <span id="artObjectWrap" class="art-object art-mainimage" style="height: 35.2e... See full details

  6. Police funds looted to buy ANC votes - claim

    Date: 24 Jun 2019
    Officer &lsquo;targeted&rsquo; for blowing the whistle CLAIMS of an attempt to siphon R45 million from the police&rsquo;s secret slush fund, to buy ANC votes, have allegedly led to reprisals on the brigadier who blew the whistle. An amount of R7m was allegedly illegally paid to a company, where procurement laws... See full details

  7. MEC denies Alex fund theft claims

    Date: 24 Jun 2019
    GAUTENG MEC for human settlements and Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Lebogang Isaac Maile has moved to dismiss allegations that his family and ANC politicians had misappropriated about R1.3 billion meant for the Alexandra Renewal Project (ARP) without any work being done. <div id="testArtCol... See full details

  8. Footage prompts probe

    Date: 24 Jun 2019
    Justice Minister Ronald Lamola calls for Westville Prison officials to submit report VIDEOS of inmates taking drugs and being handed dangerous weapons at Westville Prison have prompted an investigation into what really goes on behind the prison&rsquo;s gates. The videos, which circulated on social media at the ... See full details

  9. Pupil gives birth after alleged rape

    Date: 24 Jun 2019
    THE rape and impregnation of a 12-year-old pupil has prompted the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Social Development to call for proper screenings of &ldquo;oMalumes&rdquo; or men who transport children to and from school. The eManzimtoti pupil has since given birth to a baby girl. Social Development MEC Nonhlanhla K... See full details

  10. Premier denies complicity in SAX deal

    Date: 24 Jun 2019
    NORTH West Premier Job Mokgoro says he will set the record straight on insinuations that, while acting as provincial director-general (DG), he gave the transport department permission to irregularly pay R50 million to South African Express (SAX) in 2015. Mokgoro is adamant he did not have the power to approve or reject s... See full details

  11. Tslatsana tells Zondo of death threats, irregularities and more ANC corruption

    Date: 23 Jun 2019
    Babadi Tslatsana testifying at the state capture inquiry on Saturday. Image: YouTube/SABC Digital News The state... See full details

  12. Gauteng still SA’S hijacking capital

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    Incidents becoming more violent, with some using high-calibre guns, say security experts GAUTENG remains the hijacking capital of South Africa &ndash; and these crimes are becoming more violent. Latest statistics released by the SAPS have shown that 16 325 vehicle hijackings were reported between March and April 2019, with the bulk... See full details

  13. ‘There is someone out there to get us’

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    Homeless fear for lives as police follow-up &lsquo;valuable information&rsquo; POLICE said they had received valuable information from the public which is assisting them in their hunt for who is responsible for the murder of five homeless men in Pretoria. A SAPS task team is evaluating these leads and are reportedly examining CCTV footage taken from near the sce... See full details

  14. Mahumapelo’s office named in R50m payment

    Date: 22 Jun 2019
    FORMER North West premier Supra Mahumapelo&rsquo;s office approved the payment of R50 million for the running of the province&rsquo;s two airports to SA Express without following proper procurement procedures in a deal described as &ldquo;strange&rdquo;. North West Community Safety and Transport Management Department chi... See full details

  15. Get rid of convicted fraudster set to lead education committee – Equal Education

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    Zukisa Faku in this position &lsquo;would be an insult to South Africa&rsquo;s pupils and teachers, and would make a mockery of legislative oversight&rsquo;. A convicted fraudster chairing the education portfolio committee in parliament would be all the proof needed that President Cyril Ramaphosa&rsquo;s promise in his past State of... See full details

  16. Expropriation policy avoided

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa steered clear of the ANC&rsquo;s contentious policy of expropriation of land without compensation when he delivered his first State of the Nation Address (Sona) for the sixth administration last night. The emotive land issue was one of the ANC and EFF&rsquo;s main campaign rallying points ahead ... See full details

  17. CYRIL: JUST IMAGINE

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    President outlines way forward to get economy functioning efficiently and create much-needed jobs PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday used his State of the Nation Address (SONA) to stamp his authority on issues such as the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank and corruption, while conceding youth unemployment was a crisis. Delivering his... See full details

  18. Duduzane awaits prosecution decision

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    DUDUZANE Zuma will soon know whether or not he will be prosecuted by the State for his two charges of culpable homicide and another of reckless and negligent driving relating to a 2014 fatal car crash. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) had initially decided not to prosecute former president Jacob Zuma&rsqu... See full details

  19. Assisted dying – new challenge

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    Two terminally ill patients to bring case before Johannesburg High Court WHILE the case against right-to-die advocate Professor Sean Davidson on three counts of murder has been settled through a plea bargain, the fight for assisted dying is far from over. Currently, it is illegal for medical professionals to eu... See full details

  20. Reclaiming your identity

    Date: 21 Jun 2019
    TRANSUNION, the consumer credit reporting agency, is helping people reclaim their identities after experiencing identity theft online. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=1b2d0eb5-d1af-4c5b-bed9-c4ad2d85c6f0&scale=283&file=65102019062100000000001001&... See full details

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