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  1. R32BN WASTED

    Date: 02 Jul 2020
    Irate A-G releases damning report on wasteful spending Political infighting in Joburg and Tshwane metros takes toll 9 municipal bosses already served with notices to account OUTGOING Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has vowed to crack the whip on municipalities responsible for billions in irregular and wasteful expenditure. An irate Makwetu, who r... See full details

  2. Latest victim of GBV war left dying in pool of blood

    Date: 02 Jul 2020
    AN IVORY Park woman has become the latest statistic in the raging gender-based violence (GBV) war after allegedly being stabbed to death over the weekend by a man she knew following an argument over money and alcohol. Smangele Ndlovu, 28, died in a pool of blood at the hands of her alleged killer, ... See full details

  3. SACP calls on police to arrest suspects after district secretary and daughter killed

    Date: 02 Jul 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/E... See full details

  4. Stop putting your careers first, Zondo warns corrupt officials

    Date: 02 Jul 2020
    &lsquo;Part of the problem is that if a senior official within the governing party, for example, knows about wrongdoing,&rsquo; he or she is too scared to speak out, Zondo said. In a scathing warning on corrupt government officials, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo &ndash; in a closing statement on the second day of former Passeng... See full details

  5. Gauteng tender boss in hot water

    Date: 01 Jul 2020
    A TOP Gauteng municipal boss &ndash; responsible for tenders involving millions at the financially embattled Emfuleni Local Municipality &ndash; is in hot water for allegedly using the funeral of a ward councillor to enrich himself. The official in question allegedly also forced the council to pay a company R700 000 a month &ndash; over a period of three years &ndash; just to print docu... See full details

  6. US civil society’s role in fighting apartheid to be recognised

    Date: 01 Jul 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Apartheid-museum-1-629x418.jpg" alt="U... See full details

  7. Court finds Thandi Modise wasn’t in contempt, cancels arrest warrant

    Date: 01 Jul 2020
    She is facing private prosecution for alleged animal cruelty after more than 50 pigs and other animals were found dead on her farm. The Potchefstroom Regional Court has found that National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise did not show contempt of court after failing to appear on 24 March. Subsequently, the court cancelled the ... See full details

  8. Municipal irregular expenditure increases by approximately R7bn (Part 1)

    Date: 01 Jul 2020
    Municipal irregular expenditure increases by approximately R7bnFILE PICTURE: Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu. Picture: Christine Vermooten Irregular expenditure in all municipalities amounted to R32.06 billion from R25.2 billion in the previous year. On Wednesday, the auditor-general (AG) of South Africa, Kimi Makwetu released yet another set of local government audit... See full details

  9. Municipal irregular expenditure increases by approximately R7bn (Part 2)

    Date: 01 Jul 2020
    B/Fwd fm Part 1&nbsp; The AG said most municipalities continued to fail in these areas to provide credible financial statements and performance reports, which was crucial to enable accountability and transparency in government.&ldquo;Not only did the unqualified opinions on the financ... See full details

  10. Limpopo teachers accused of using fake sick notes to bunk class

    Date: 30 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/EdenglenStart2-626x418.jpg" alt="Limpop... See full details

  11. Josina: Aluta Continua

    Date: 30 Jun 2020
    Machel&rsquo;s daughter dealt a devastating blow after conviction of man who attacked her AFTER years of fighting to get justice in the case of the man who allegedly beat her and left her blind in one eye, Josina Mache... See full details

  12. Threatening calls to Survé probed

    Date: 30 Jun 2020
    A TEAM of top Western Cape police detectives has been assembled to probe a complaint of intimidation by executive chairperson of Sekunjalo Investment Holdings and Independent Media, Dr Iqbal Surv&eacute;. This was after he received a text message in the early hours during last month. <p data-b... See full details

  13. Jogger finds shocking Covid-19 tests kits on N2, East London

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/test-kits.jpg" alt="Jogger finds shocking Covid-1... See full details

  14. Popo Molefe says ANC knew about Prasa corruption

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Molefe4-626x418.jpg" alt="Popo Molefe says ANC knew about Prasa c... See full details

  15. Supreme court denies Mkhwebane leave to appeal Vrede Dairy Farm matter

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Public-Protector-Onli... See full details

  16. Popo Molefe says Prasa board was dissolved because of its investigations into corruption

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
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  17. Journalist shot in the face as Mbalula warns taxis against lawlessness

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/reporter-557x418.jpg"... See full details

  18. Taxis on collision course with the law

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/KwaMashu-taxi-operators-586x418.jpg" alt="WATCH: Taxis on collision course wi... See full details

  19. Fugitive caught after allegedly stabbing police captain

    Date: 29 Jun 2020
    The suspect had been a fugitive since the stabbing on Friday, 26 June. A Limpopo man accused of seriously injuring a police station commander in a stabbing has been nabbed. Police said the suspect, 51 was arrested yesterday hiding in a house in the Groblersdal area. The suspect has been a fugitive since the stabbing on Frida... See full details

  20. More violent attacks and escape attempts at Bheki Mlangeni Hospital

    Date: 28 Jun 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Weskoppies-Open-Day-9-626x418.jpg"... See full details

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