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  1. Zondo commission to probe Estina dairy farm corruption

    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DA-FS-Farm-20-e1499886103828-627x418.jpg" alt="High tech milking equipment during a site visit by the leader of the DA, Mmusi Maimane to the Vrede Dairy farm that was run by Gupta company Estina, 12 July 2017. It was intended to benefit the communiy but has been alleged to be a front for money laundering and also ... See full details

  2. Cyril takes battle with Busisiwe to court

    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    Ramaphosa takes report on judicial review AS THE battle over the funding of President Cyril Ramaphosa&rsquo;s 2017 ANC presidential campaign heads to court, Public Protector advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she had noted his intentions to take her report on judicial review. &ldquo;We are not going to comment at... See full details

  3. Past fraud haunts newly qualified lawyer

    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    THE past has come back to haunt a former civil servant who rose to the position of senior state attorney using fraudulent qualifications to land top jobs. Neville Gawula, 50 &ndash; who was convicted and sentenced for his fraud &ndash; hit a brick wall in his first attempt to be admitted as an attorney by the high court ... See full details

  4. ‘Up to Floyd to confront claims’

    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    WHILE claims that Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu got friendly with businessman Johann Rupert may be damaging, one analyst believes that the party will not take action against him. Instead of taking action, said Durban political analyst Thabani Khumalo, the party would handle the issue the same way it did with... See full details

  5. #HandsOffOurDemocracy backs Ramaphosa, Pravin

    Date: 22 Jul 2019
    Speakers at rally in packed venue warn of state capture fightback being ratcheted up PUBLIC Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan became the face of the #HandsOffOurDemocracy rally yesterday as civil society organisations led by the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation and the SACP gathered to speak out against what they described as the &ldquo;state capture fightback&rdquo;. <div id="testArt... See full details

  6. Public protector’s Bosasa findings are nonsensical – Ramaphosa

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    President Cyril Ramaphosa in his reply to the debate on his State of the Nation address. PHOTO: GCIS The president added ... See full details

  7. Zuma threatens to reveal more Apartheid spies

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    Former President Jacob Zuma is pictured at the Commission of Inquiry State Capture in Johannesburg, 19 July 2019. Picture: Refilwe Modi... See full details

  8. Protests shut down ‘Freedom’ suburb, other Joburg areas

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    Joshco flats tenants barricaded Modjadji Street at Kliptown in Soweto, 19 July 2019. Picture: Nigel Sibanda Residents express... See full details

  9. Give us more cops, not ‘flash-in-the-pan’ soldiers – Cape Flats activists

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    Armoured personnel carriers bring soldiers armed with automatic weapons to the Cape Flats to rout out gangsters. Pictures: Ashra... See full details

  10. Zuma’s deal with Zondo commission could backfire – expert

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    Former President Jacob Zuma is pictured at the Commission of Inquiry State Capture in Johannesburg, 19 July 2019. Picture: Refilwe Modi... See full details

  11. Zuma threatens to reveal more ‘secrets’

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    FORMER President Jacob Zuma has threatened to reveal more ANC &ldquo;secrets&rdquo; if his detractors don&rsquo;t back off. Zuma yesterday addressed hundreds of supporters from a stage in Pieter Roos Park after his appearance at the Zondo commission. He was in a threatening mood. &ldquo;Some say this old man is a... See full details

  12. Building ‘mafia’ bullying suburbs

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    Construction company demands sub-contract deal at Bedfordview site, damages property AN ALLEGED construction site invasion in Bedfordview has authorities concerned that the so-called construction &ldquo;mafia&rdquo; is not only gaining a foothold in Ekurhuleni but is muscling into the suburban building market. Owners of a construct... See full details

  13. A cop’s best friend

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    (POLICE)MAN&rsquo;S best friend has done it again. The four-footed, super star police dog &ldquo;Savage&rdquo; and his sister found 121 dagga packages. The dynamic duo are three-yearold sable German shepherds and were part of a search on an open field in New Road, Macassar earlier this week. Senior Superintendent... See full details

  14. Ramaphosa 'misled' Parliament

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    AS PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa studies the public protector&rsquo;s report linking him to acts of money laundering, the political party that reported him to the Chapter 9 institution has vowed to lay a criminal charge against him. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?region... See full details

  15. Jiba, Mrwebi told to make representations to MPS

    Date: 20 Jul 2019
    PARLIAMENT has given former National Prosecuting Authority senior advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi an opportunity to give MPS reasons why they should not be fired. Members of the joint committees on justice in the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces (NCOP) yesterday agreed that both Jiba and Mr... See full details

  16. He says, she says… but what is the painful truth?

    Date: 19 Jul 2019
    Cyril Ramaphosa and Busisiwe Mkhwebane face a &lsquo;credibility crisis&rsquo; after the release yesterday of the public protector&rsquo;s report on the president, says a political analyst. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane&rsquo;s findings that President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament in his response to a question about a R500... See full details

  17. Rapist ex-model agency boss gets life in jail

    Date: 19 Jul 2019
    The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sentenced Dawie de Villiers to an additional 162 years on 24 other convictions. Dawie de Villiers, a former model agency boss from Kempton Park, on Friday received a life sentence for raping a 15-year-old girl in 2011. The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg sentenced him to ... See full details

  18. Zondo: Commission did not give Zuma questions

    Date: 19 Jul 2019
    Zondo has condemned reports that Zuma will be furnished with questions as part of an agreement into his return to the commission. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has dismissed allegations that one of the agreements between the legal defense of former president Jacob Zuma and that of the commission was that the former president wo... See full details

  19. War over R1.3bn Alex funds

    Date: 19 Jul 2019
    Mashaba, province at fight over missing money THE contentious R1.3 billion Alexandra Renewal Project (ARP) probe has sparked a feud between the Gauteng provincial government and the City of Johannesburg. The provincial government has accused mayor Herman Mashaba publicly of lying about the investigation meant to unearth what happen... See full details

  20. Zuma’s expected return to inquiry hailed

    Date: 19 Jul 2019
    A KEY ally of former president Jacob Zuma has applauded him for returning to the state capture inquiry today after his testimony was abruptly halted due to him objecting to the line of questioning. Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association President and ANC MP Kebby Maphatsoe yesterday described his expected return... See full details

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