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  1. Sex pest preys on women job-seekers

    Date: 14 Mar 2019
    Company he pretends to work for vows to take legal action A PROPERTY company has threatened to take legal action against a sex pest who uses its company name to lure desperate female job-seekers with employment in exchange for sexual favours. A man who claims to be Riaan Smith and an employee at Brickfield Properties in Cape Town visited Gumtree and targeted you... See full details

  2. Let me have my say, begs Moyane

    Date: 14 Mar 2019
    Ex-Sars boss keen to take down Gordhan FORMER SA Revenue Service boss Tom Moyane has asked the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture to determine whether he or Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan broke the law and its code of conduct. Moyane’s advocate Dali Mpofu said in an application to cro... See full details

  3. Jiba, Mrwebi in court today

    Date: 14 Mar 2019
    TWO suspended top NPA prosecutors, advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, will today ask the Constitutional Court to endorse the decision of the majority judges of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA), which found them fit to act as advocates. In July last year, three judges of the SCA found that the High Court in Pre... See full details

  4. Top cops don’t all have security clearance

    Date: 14 Mar 2019
    Of 896 senior officers, 18 were denied clearance, 32 had expired clearances, Parliament told THE police have revealed startling figures in Parliament of its top brass who have no security clearance, but continue to serve in their posts. This left MPs surprised as a number of senior officials in the police struc... See full details

  5. Police unions disagree on recruitment, training processes

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    Members of the police's Tactical Response Team (TRT), deployed by Police Minister Bheki Cele, parades i... See full details

  6. How Salim Essa creamed it in Transnet-McKinsey deal – Sinton

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    Standard Bank's Ian Sinton is pictured before giving his testimony at the Commission of Inquiry into... See full details

  7. Ambassador accused of sexual assault, threats by domestic worker

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    The complainant says she recorded the envoy admitting to the acts, but cops at the Brooklyn police station tried to convince her to drop the case. A domestic worker employed by the embassy of an African country in Pretoria has accused the ambassador of sexual assault, alleging the crimes happened over a span of three years under thr... See full details

  8. I was spied upon, says Mbalula

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    Ex-minister accuses rogue spy elements FORMER police minister and current head of ANC elections Fikile Mbalula claims there was a time he was being spied on by rogue intelligence elements. Mbalula yesterday told Independent Media he was not surprised by reports that he was placed under surveillance and his cell... See full details

  9. ‘Justice tried to pay me off ’

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    I offered her the money, to make her go away: Justice Zak Yacoob TEXT messages and a voice recording have exposed a retired Constitutional Court justice allegedly offering the sacked director of the KwaZulu-Natal Blind and Deaf Society money “to make her go away” and drop her challenge at a dispute resoluti... See full details

  10. No breakthrough achieved in Taxify driver murder case

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    A YEAR after the brutal killing of a Durban Taxify driver in Joburg, leads in the murder investigation have dried up, leaving police in a dead end. And after a year fighting for justice for Siyabonga Ngcobo, his family say they have made peace with this fact. Ngcobo, of Inanda, a final-year sports management stud... See full details

  11. Icasa chairperson tight-lipped after committee demands his removal

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    INDEPENDENT Communications Authority of South Africa chairperson Rubben Mohlaloga refused to comment yesterday after Parliament demanded his immediate removal from the telecoms regulator. This was after the portfolio committee on communications took a decision that Mohlaloga must not stay on as chairperson of Icasa following a court judgment that found him guilty of fraud. Mohla... See full details

  12. Bosasa begins legal fight for liquidation reversal

    Date: 13 Mar 2019
    Management company’s liquidator, Cloete Murray, opposes bid to continue operating CONTROVERSIAL facilities management company Bosasa is today heading to the South Gauteng High Court where it will argue for the reversal of its own decision to enter into liquidation. Bosasa, which operates as African Global Operations (AGO), ha... See full details

  13. DA and EFF in Free State unite for R2m

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    A music festival at Abrahamsrust resort. Picture: Twitter ‘We suspect that money meant to serve vulnerable people is looted,’ said EFF pr... See full details

  14. ‘Matwetwe’ star’s murder case stalls over identity parade

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    A bail hearing could only be brought forward once the accused is positively identified and further investigations have been conducted. Four witnesses who could assist in identifying Matwetwe star Sibusiso Khwinana’s killer still need to conduct an identity parade before the matter can proceed, which is why the case wa... See full details

  15. IEC sends ANC ‘war rooms’ matter to lawyers

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    The war rooms costing R6 million were allegedly set up at Bosasa headquarters in Krugersdorp, and paid for by Bosasa. The Electoral Commission of South African (IEC) may investigate the ANC for a possible breach of the electoral code of conduct for allegedly operating an apartheid-styled “dirty tricks war rooms”, believe... See full details

  16. Eskom managers failed to stand up to wrongdoing – Zondo

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    Former Eskom general manager Johann Bester, left, and contract manager Gert O... See full details

  17. If I was corrupt, take evidence to the cops – defiant Koko

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    Former acting Eskom acting CEO Koko Matshela. The former acting Eskom CEO claims he is being targeted due to a dispute between ABB and Impulse which is currently before arbitration. Should t... See full details

  18. Ex-spy spills the beans on state security dirty tricks (part 1)

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    Former state security minister David Mahlobo. (Photo: GCIS) A plot to destabilise the ANC would be to stage ‘fake shooting and bombings’ of ex-North West and Free State premiers and then blame Ramaphosa and his supporters.A spy who lost everything after being put on ice by former state security minister David Mahlobo has detailed clandestine off-the-book operations, Ru... See full details

  19. Ex-spy spills the beans on state security dirty tricks (part 2)

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    B/fwd fm Part 1&nbsp; &ldquo;I was part of a team manning a small communication centre monitoring strategic individuals,&rdquo; Whiskey stated. According to him, the surveillance was conducted between 2015 and 2018 on &ldquo;almost all cabinet members, leaders of NGOs, tripartite alliance leaders and strategic individuals. <... See full details

  20. Comair grounds MAX jets

    Date: 12 Mar 2019
    SA airline pulls ill-fated passenger plane from its commercial schedules MORE than 5 000 models of the ill-fated Boeing 737 MAX 8 have been ordered across the world, with 370 already delivered to customers that include South Africa&rsquo;s Comair. While investigations continue into what may have caused two cras... See full details

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