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  1. Bid to clamp down on campus rape

    Date: 16 May 2019
    THE government has moved swiftly to stop rapes at universities and colleges across the country. The Department of Higher Education and Training wants universities and colleges to supply it with data on all security issues that contribute to gender-based violence (GBV) on campuses. Furthermore, the department was ... See full details

  2. Accused warned not to intimidate witnesses

    Date: 16 May 2019
    THE former Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) leaders facing a charge of murder and two of attempted murder following attacks in 2017 were warned that if they intimidated witnesses, their bail would be revoked. The eight briefly appeared for the second time this week in the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, where their trial was postponed to Monday. The m... See full details

  3. Probe into missing varsity cash

    Date: 16 May 2019
    Pandor appoints Pityana to look into tender irregularities HIGHER Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor is set to go after those responsible for siphoning millions of rand through an alleged corruption and maladministration scandal which has plagued the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) for several years. Pandor wrote an explosive letter, which The Star has se... See full details

  4. How Molefe and Singh bled Transnet of billions

    Date: 15 May 2019
    Transnet CEO Mohammed Mahomedy. Picture: Screenshot. Transnet acting group CEO Mohammed Mahomedy detailed to the Zondo commission how laws and regulations were broken by top officials. The mov... See full details

  5. ANC veterans warn Ramaphosa

    Date: 15 May 2019
    AS CHIEF Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng receives the lists of members for the National Assembly from the Electoral Commission of SA today, pressure increased on President Cyril Ramaphosa to drop rogue ministers when he puts together a new cabinet. The National Assembly is meeting for the first time in a new parliamentary term n... See full details

  6. Drone flying do’s and don’ts

    Date: 15 May 2019
    THE LAWS on the use of drones have had to advance fast to catch up with new and evolving technology. South Africa was a world leader in drone law, being one of the first countries to regulate the usage and enjoyment of drones, said Schindlers senior associate Dominique Lloyd and candidate attorney John Mackechnie. <... See full details

  7. Jail term for corrupt auditors

    Date: 15 May 2019
    TWO FORMER SA Revenue Service customs&rsquo; auditors have been sentenced to three years in jail for corruption in Durban. Pranesh Maharaj from La Mercy and Reuben Moodley from Newlands West were caught red-handed with a cash bribe of R100 000 in a brown paper envelope in their pockets in a police operation in March last year. The tw... See full details

  8. First task for new Assembly

    Date: 15 May 2019
    WHEN the reconstituted Parliament meets now the elections are over, one of its tasks will be to consider filling a vacancy in the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa). This week it emerged that Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has asked Parliament to start the process of filing a vacancy at I... See full details

  9. Embattled Fawu warned of deregistration

    Date: 15 May 2019
    Lack of control over R73.7m in subscription fees, VAT payments and loans under scrutiny THE troubles facing the Food and Allied Workers&rsquo; Union (Fawu) have deepened, with labour relations registrar Lehlohonolo Molefe demanding that it account for millions of rand in subscription income and unsecured and interest-free loans. In... See full details

  10. Article rank 15 May 2019 The Star Late Edition MAYIBONGWE MAQHINA mayibongwe.maqhina@inl.co.za | KUBEN CHETTY Decision on NPA duo’s axing

    Date: 15 May 2019
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has informed Parliament he will make a submission on his decision to axe prosecution bosses advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi when the national legislature is reconstituted. This emerged in correspondence sent by Ramaphosa&rsquo;s parliamentary counsellor Dr Gerhard Koornhof to Speaker... See full details

  11. EFF yet to prove Kieswetter allegations against Manuel

    Date: 14 May 2019
    Manuel has launched a court battle against the EFF for alleging nepotism and corruption, and influencing the appointment of the new Sars commissioner.The Economic Freedom Fighters are yet to prove their allegations of corruption and nepotism made against former finance minister Trevor Manuel. Manuel and the EFF faced off in the South Gauteng High Court on Tuesday. ... See full details

  12. Ex-Amcu accused chastised for setback

    Date: 14 May 2019
    FORMER Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Marikana leaders who allegedly conspired to kill their comrades two years ago have been lambasted by a court for delaying the trial. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="... See full details

  13. Boy’s family sue airport, airline for R3.5m

    Date: 14 May 2019
    A JOBURG family have slapped Lanseria International Airport and Comair with a R3.5 million lawsuit for an incident that resulted in a toddler&rsquo;s arm being broken in three places. The family, whose identity will not be published in order to protect the minor, claim that the airport was negligent and did not ensure th... See full details

  14. Multiple voting claims probed

    Date: 14 May 2019
    EFF NATIONAL chairperson advocate Dali Mpofu could face criminal prosecution for allegedly admitting on national TV that he had encouraged voters to cast their votes twice during last week&rsquo;s elections Police Minister Bheki Cele said police were investigating politicians for their alleged involvement in encouraging their supporters to v... See full details

  15. Cyril faces cabinet pressure

    Date: 13 May 2019
    Demands grow for him to dump rogues amid signs that Mabuza might be replaced by Sisulu or Dlamini Zuma PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa is under pressure to drop ministers implicated in wrongdoing when he assembles his new, trimmed-down cabinet. <span id="artObjectWrap" class="art-object art-mainimage" style="height: 28.... See full details

  16. Cooking books at schools

    Date: 13 May 2019
    Minister Motshekga orders investigation into allegations of malfeasance AUDITORS and accountants, some fake, have for years been colluding with principals and school governing bodies (SGBs) handling millions of rand to cook financial books. And now, the Department of Basic Education is seeking to flush crooked ... See full details

  17. ANC councillor’s house ‘petrol-bombed’

    Date: 13 May 2019
    AT A time when election-results fever gripped the country, an ANC councillor in Mohlakeng, West Rand, was rushed to hospital after his house was petrol-bombed. Festus Matshogo, 58, was alone in the house when it was bombed yesterday morning. It was unclear why it was targeted. Matshogo, whose four children were out with their mother,... See full details

  18. Court order turns heat on Lesufi

    Date: 13 May 2019
    GAUTENG Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi could be arrested if his department does not pay a subsidy to an Alexandra school. The high court in Joburg last week ruled that as he and his department had contravened a court order, they should be fined R10 000 a day, and the MEC face arrest. Liberty Community College, an i... See full details

  19. SCAM WARNING ON SOCIAL MEDIA

    Date: 13 May 2019
    THE Department of Labour is warning about a scam that on social media promises people a payout of R30 000. The scammers have re-created a fake Department of Labour website in which they ask the public to check if their names appear on the list of those that are entitled to withdraw these funds. The fake website s... See full details

  20. Phone may hold clue to what happened to family

    Date: 11 May 2019
    A GRANDSON&rsquo;S cellphone may hold the clue to what happened to a family who disappeared while travelling from Durban to Standerton in Mpumalanga. Julia Venter has been desperately searching for her daughter Jacqueline, 40, her daughter&rsquo;s boyfriend Trevor Stokes, 53, Jolene Venter, 4, and Barend Venter, ... See full details

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