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  1. EFF hate Gordhan because he stepped on the toes of their corrupt cronies – Mthembu

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan participates in the debate on the state of the nation debate, 24 June 20... See full details

  2. ANC condemns ‘hooliganism’ displayed by EFF MPs

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    This after EFF members in parliament threatened to physically assault Gordhan during the Budget Vote debate, in efforts to prevent him from delivering his budget vote speech. The African National Congress (ANC) in parliament has condemned what they call the “hooliganism” demonstrated by EFF MPs in the National Assembly (... See full details

  3. Zondo hears of millions that moved between former airport official and private firm

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. Picture: Refilwe Modise The commission is hearing testimony relating to the flow of money from the North West department of transpo... See full details

  4. Heartless thieves ransack Midrand SPCA again

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    The reception area of Midrand SPCA after an armed robbery took place on 10 July. Photo: Andrei van Wyk <h2 class="single-excerp... See full details

  5. Duduzane Zuma found not guilty of culpable homicide

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Duduzane Zuma appears, 20 June 2019, at the Randburg Magistrates Court for closing arguments in his culpable homicide case. Pictur... See full details

  6. Judgment expected in Duduzane Zuma culpable homicide trial

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Zuma faces a charge of culpable homicide, after his Porsche crashed into a taxi in 2014, killing two people. Judgment is expected on Friday in the trial of Duduzane Zuma, who faces a charge of culpable homicide, in the Randburg Magistrates&rsquo; Court. The charge relates to a 2014 car crash that resulted in the death of Phu... See full details

  7. Mashaba enters Eskom’s Soweto fray ‘on behalf of paying customers’

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    He said cutting off electricity amounted to &lsquo;a blanket punishment, and taken to their logical conclusion, are a violation of residents&rsquo; rights as well as a gross abuse of power&rsquo;. Eskom&rsquo;s decision to not restore power to areas that have repeated blackouts due to illegal connections, meter tampering and bypassi... See full details

  8. Something stinks about Gauteng’s most expensive toilets

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Busi Zwane prepares water in front of the R1.9 billion tender toilets in Tembisa , Ekurhuleni, 11 July 2019. Picture: Nigel Sibanda ... See full details

  9. People’s faith in Sars, public protector at 3-month low

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    The wave of judicial reviews of the public protector&rsquo;s reports given by courts in setting aside her reports was alarming, Corruption Watch said. &nbsp;Public confidence in the South African Revenue Service (Sars) and the public protector&rsquo;s office is at a three-month low, j... See full details

  10. Public believes corruption keeps climbing, report finds

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) Africa says &lsquo;in SA, a staggering 70% believe the government is not doing enough to tackle corruption&rsquo;. Most South Africans believe that corruption increased in the past 12 months, according to the 10th edition of the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) Africa, despite the ANC&rsquo;s e... See full details

  11. Farm attacks increase 60% in last decade – TLU SA

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    The number of farm attack murders may have dropped, but &lsquo;it is 5,148 times families and farmworkers feared for their lives during a farm attack&rsquo;. Farmers have expressed concern that farm attacks have increased by 60% in the last decade. The biannual crime statistics were released yesterday by TLU SA. Comp... See full details

  12. EFF returns to form in parly, but Gordhan soldiers on

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    The National Assembly. Picture: Amanda Watson As usual in parliament, once the EFF was ejected the person speaking went on anyway &ndash; but the news was no... See full details

  13. The knives are out between Mkhwebane and Gordhan

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, left, and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, right. The spat bet... See full details

  14. PIC loan to Steinhoff in spotlight

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    Tosaco transaction was flagged &ndash; Matjila RETAIL company Steinhoff, in which the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) lost R24 billion last year, is expected to come under the spotlight when Dan Matjila resumes his testimony at the Mpati Commission next week. The former PIC chief executive is expected to sh... See full details

  15. Lawyer struck off the roll over RAF money

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    YET ANOTHER lawyer stands to see her career go down the drain for embezzling Road Accident Fund (RAF) money. Itumeleng Elizabeth Tlalang, a Pretoria-based attorney, has been struck off the roll by the North Gauteng High Court. Acting Judge CI Moosa ruled in favour of an application brought by the SA Legal Practic... See full details

  16. ‘Matwetwe’ murder case postponed

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    JULIUS Lucas, the man accused of killing Matwetwe lead actor Sibusiso Khwinana, is still to undergo facial recognition tests to match him to the person caught in CCTV footage which police obtained. As a result, the case against the 35-year-old suspect was again postponed yesterday for further investigation. The matter was adjourned until August 26 in the Pretoria Magistrate&rsquo;s Cour... See full details

  17. Mkhwebane determined to defend ‘rogue’ report

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    EFF MPs interrupt Gordhan&rsquo;s budget speech in Parliament, back public protector&rsquo;s court action PUBLIC Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said yesterday in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that she was ready to defend her report into the so-called Sars rogue unit. <span id="artObjectWrap" class="art-ob... See full details

  18. Anti-gang unit going national

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    POLICE Minister Bheki Cele said yesterday that due to the scourge of gangsterism, the anti-gang unit would be elevated to a national unit, and other specialised units would be introduced. Delivering his budget vote in the National Assembly, Cele said they wanted the fight against gangsterism to be spread across the count... See full details

  19. Heads must now roll, Cabinet decides

    Date: 12 Jul 2019
    MINISTER in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says the Cabinet wants those mismanaging the finances of municipalities to be fired. Addressing the media on their resolutions in Parliament yesterday, Mthembu said the Cabinet was to take action against erring municipalities as the laws gave the necessary mechanism to take acti... See full details

  20. Brakpan killing a suspected murder-suicide

    Date: 11 Jul 2019
    It is suspected that a mother may have shot her three children before turning the gun on herself. A tragedy took place in Sallies Village, Brakpan on Wednesday night, after the bodies of a mother and her three children were found in a house, reports <a href="https://brakpanherald.co.za/194751/ma-en-drie-kinders-dood-gevind-sallies-v... See full details

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