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  1. Defendants get to see docket, a year later

    Date: 15 Feb 2019
    IT TOOK three former South African Revenue Service (Sars) senior officials nearly a year to obtain most of the documents contained in the docket in the criminal case against them. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=08e0d... See full details

  2. Executive decisions judgment reserved

    Date: 15 Feb 2019
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has asked the Constitutional Court to exempt him from being compelled to produce records to prove the rationality of his executive decisions, including cabinet appointments and reshuffles. He approached the apex court to appeal the decision by the High Court in Pretoria, which ordered then-president Jacob Zuma to release the record and reasons that led to his d... See full details

  3. Cele told to give reasons for firing McBride

    Date: 15 Feb 2019
    PARLIAMENT has ordered Police Minister Bheki Cele to give reasons by Monday why he wants the employment contract of Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride terminated. This follows McBride and Cele having reached an agreement on Tuesday that the portfolio committee should decide whether to... See full details

  4. Jiba bid to quash affidavit

    Date: 15 Feb 2019
    Suspended NPA official asks Mokgoro Commission to ignore document from Angelo Agrizzi SUSPENDED deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba, has pleaded with the Mokgoro Commission of Inquiry to ignore a damning affidavit lodged against her by former Bosasa chief operations officer Angelo Agrizzi.... See full details

  5. McBride’s inquiry testimony postponed

    Date: 15 Feb 2019
    INDEPENDENT Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) executive director Robert McBride is expected to implicate more than 30 politicians and senior government officials when he finally testifies before the commission of inquiry into state capture. McBride was due to give evidence yesterday and today. Head of the c... See full details

  6. Four firearm theft incidents in one week could indicate new trend

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    &nbsp; Suspects allegedly robbed two gun shops, stole firearms from flying squad member, and ambushed a RAM courier van this week alone. A man who works in the firearms industry in Kempton Park has allegedly been reliably informed of more incidents of firearm theft this week. It was reported ... See full details

  7. We’ll shut down varsities over historic debt – students’ unions

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    Members of the Progressive Youth Alliance are seen during a protest outside the Department of Hig... See full details

  8. Limpopo rape pastor faces more charges

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    Pastor James Thubakgale was re-arrested for alleged crimes ranging from rape, fraud, assault and concealment of death to theft, kidnapping and extortion. A Limpopo pastor will be sentenced for two rapes tomorrow, while he and five of his henchmen were arrested on several other charges earlier this week. Pastor James Thubakga... See full details

  9. Pravin’s bald truth about Eskom

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    The cumulative effect of years of problems &ndash; particularly corruption &ndash; at Eskom has the power utility teetering on the brink of collapse. Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan yesterday laid bare Eskom&rsquo;s bones as he described to parliament how the state-owned entity was in far worse shape than anyone thought i... See full details

  10. Learner wounded as bullets fly

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    A DOWERGLEN High School official has told how gun-toting men were chased by security guards and police on school property before firing shots and injuring a Grade 12 learner in a class. City of Ekurhuleni disaster and emergency management services spokesperson William Ntladi said a second school learner was hospitalised ... See full details

  11. Firearms stolen from gun shop

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    THE BRAZEN theft of about 100 firearms at a gun shop in Boksburg is a perfect &ndash; yet worrying &ndash; example of how legal guns become illegal within minutes. Gun Free South Africa, an organisation that opposes the proliferation of guns, said the firearms stolen from Limpopo Arms and Ammunition yesterday morning were destined for the il... See full details

  12. Traffic fines mail a hot topic at hearing

    Date: 14 Feb 2019
    THE difference between registered mail and secured mail to serve road traffic offences &ndash; better known as Aarto notices &ndash; was a hot topic of debate yesterday in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria. The Justice Project South Africa insisted that either personal service or service by registered mail was the o... See full details

  13. Bid to preserve Bushiri’s assets, probe into residency

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    THERE is no respite for Malawian self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri, who now faces fresh probes that threaten to dispossess him of his assets, which include a private jet and a fleet of luxury cars. The Department of Home Affairs said yesterday that it was investigating the South African residency of the popular pr... See full details

  14. Shot student’s family seeks justice

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    Emotions run high at memorial service for DUT youngster killed in campus altercation with security personnel THE FAMILY of Durban University of Technology (DUT) student Mlungisi Madonsela who was shot dead during the student protests last week still have many questions about how he died. This arose during Madonsela&rsquo;s memorial... See full details

  15. Mentor’s fraud reports ignored

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    removed (Jacob) Zuma&rsquo;s name under the influence of (Mandla) Mtolo Vytjie Mentor Former ANC MP FORMER ANC MP Vytjie Mentor says she reported the Hawks&rsquo; failure to probe the corruption charges she laid against former president Jacob Zuma and the Guptas to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid... See full details

  16. Sascoc conflict to be probed

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    THE sports and recreation ministry says it will refer matters of conflict of interest involving some board members of the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) for investigation. In its ministerial committee report, the minister and her team found there was conflict of interest involving members of the b... See full details

  17. Ruling ends Moyane’s bid to get back his Sars job

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    Suspended commissioner accepts dismissal, sets sights on cross-examining Pravin Gordhan IT IS THE end of the road for former SA Revenue Service (Sars) boss Tom Moyane&rsquo;s bid to be reinstated as the tax collector&rsquo;s commissioner. Yesterday, Moyane&rsquo;s lawyer Eric Mabuza said his client had accepted... See full details

  18. Scorpions’ strategy leaked to Jackie Selebi

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    WILLIE Hofmeyr, the former head of the Asset Forfeiture Unit, has accused the suspended boss of the Special Commercial Crimes Unit (SCCU), Lawrence Mrwebi, of having leaked crucial minutes of a Scorpions meeting to former police national commissioner Jackie Selebi. Yesterday Hofmeyr, during his cross-examination, gave a ... See full details

  19. Ipid contract dialogue delayed

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    PARLIAMENT has deferred the discussion on handling the termination or renewal of employment contract of Independent Policing Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride to tomorrow. The matter was scheduled to be discussed at the portfolio committee&rsquo;s meeting yesterday, but it was deferred. Briefin... See full details

  20. Eskom being eaten alive now by its own debt

    Date: 13 Feb 2019
    An expert predicts that load shedding may not plague us too much this winter, but that&rsquo;s the least of our worries. South Africa could be out of the woods this winter in terms of load shedding, an expert has cautiously predicted &ndash; but state power utility Eskom&rsquo;s debt-to-revenue ratio is a greater long-term threat, w... See full details

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