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  1. R25bn dodgy Eskom deal

    Date: 05 Mar 2019
    Senior official corroborates earlier evidence ANOTHER senior Eskom official has corroborated how a controversial R25 billion deal with a Chinese company was pushed through, flouting the company’s rules in the process. Eskom corporate specialist for funding Sincedile Shweni yesterday testified before the Z... See full details

  2. Victim of terrifying car hijack

    Date: 05 Mar 2019
    Journalist fell prey to gang who held him hostage, robbed him of his vehicle, money and phone, and threatened his life ON FRIDAY morning I featured in the country’s crime statistics. I was a victim of South Africa’s five heinous crimes – hijacking, kidnapping, fraud, theft and robbery – ... See full details

  3. Wait for Zondo report before acting: President

    Date: 05 Mar 2019
    Ramaphosa says nothing preventing law enforcement agencies from investigating allegations PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa says he will wait for the report of the Zondo Commission on State Capture before deciding what action to take against Cabinet ministers implicated in wrongdoing during the hearings. In a written p... See full details

  4. She’s safe! says Babes Wodumo’s friend as celebs call for Mampintsha’s arrest

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    Babes Wodumo | Image: Instagram A video showing the ‘Wololo’ hitmaker being assaulted has shaken the country as people call for her boyfriend’s arrest.Celebrities have taken to... See full details

  5. Cele’s choice of acting Ipid head called ‘bizarre’

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    Police Minister Bheki Cele is seen at the TUT Soshanguve Camp... See full details

  6. McBride backed by MK body

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    THE Gauteng chapter of the MK National Council has expressed “disgust” at the decision by Parliament’s portfolio committee on police to not renew Robert McBride’s contract as executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). The decision came after Police Minister Bhek... See full details

  7. Slain Matwetwe star’s family left devastated

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    FAMILY, friends, industry players and residents flocked to the Block M, Soshanguve, home of Matwetwe actor Sibusiso Khwinana, 25, pictured, who was stabbed to death during an apparent robbery on Friday night. Cast members and producers of the hit movie, shot in Atteridgeville and released in January, which had already cl... See full details

  8. McBride backed by MK body

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    THE Gauteng chapter of the MK National Council has expressed “disgust” at the decision by Parliament’s portfolio committee on police to not renew Robert McBride’s contract as executive director of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). The decision came after Police Minister Bhek... See full details

  9. Probe into department fraud, irregularities

    Date: 04 Mar 2019
    Public Service Commission team assembled to examine factional wars between senior officials THE Public Service Commission (PSC) has set up a high-profile investigative team to probe allegations of tender fraud and factional wars between senior officials in the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) un... See full details

  10. DA asks for municipal manager who ‘invested R110m with VBS’ to be fired

    Date: 03 Mar 2019
    Jacques Smalle claims Nancy Rampedi was given a multimillion-rand golden handshake before heading to the Makhuduthamaga municipality. The DA has written to Limpopo’s MEC for cooperative governance, Jerry Ndou, to ask him to immediately expel the municipal manager of the Makhuduthamaga municipality, Nancy Rampedi, after she all... See full details

  11. Soccer boss Siphiwo ‘Mawawa’ Nyobo assassinated outside stadium

    Date: 02 Mar 2019
    Siphiwo “Mawawa” Nyobo. Image: Facebook Nyobo’s lifeless body was found still inside his vehicle.Tornado football club owner Siphiwo “Mawawa&... See full details

  12. Cops instruct liquor outlets to remove cannabis-infused beer

    Date: 02 Mar 2019
    POLICE officers have allegedly instructed liquor stores to remove a cannabis-infused beer product from their shelves, despite it containing no illegal substances. Two liquor stores in Hermanus, Western Cape, have allegedly been told by the SAPS to stop selling Durban Poison Cannabis Lager pending an investigation. <... See full details

  13. Mboweni says PP findings on Mogajane

    Date: 02 Mar 2019
    FINANCE Minister Tito Mboweni has taken the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to court to review her findings against his top official. In the papers filed in the North Gauteng High Court yesterday, Mboweni said Mkhwebane&rsquo;s findings against Director-general in the National Treasury Dondo Mogajane were baseless an... See full details

  14. ‘Mcbride axed for doing his job’

    Date: 02 Mar 2019
    Opposition parties cite political pressure AS DISGRACED former top cop Khomotso Phahlane prepares to return to court later this month, some political parties have weighed in on his arrest saying it comes as a result of the work done by embattled Independent Police Investigative Directorate&rsquo;s (Ipid) head Robert Mcbride. Phahla... See full details

  15. Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane arrested for R86m tender

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    Ipid would not name the suspects on Friday morning, but the case began in November already with five other suspects previously arrested. The embattled former police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has been arrested following an&nbsp;Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) investigation. He joins another six suspec... See full details

  16. Elderly, kids suffer as North West social services offices decay

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    Social services workers argue that their offices are a health hazard and have no work equipment. Critical social services have been compromised in at least three North West service points, with c... See full details

  17. Mogalakwena ‘shoplifting’ manager ‘will be probed’

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    Limpopo MEC for cooperative governance Jerry Ndou. Picture: Twitter. The ANC in Limpopo yesterday said the matter was already receiving attention from the MEC ... See full details

  18. How you pay for medical aid scams and fraud

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    Due to a staggering number of illegal activities, &lsquo;medical aid schemes would soon be rendered unaffordable to most private healthcare consumers&rsquo;. Up to 25% of the money you pay for your medical aid is lost through fraud, corruption and abuse, costing the sector over R22 billion a year. This was according to Katle... See full details

  19. Mkhwebane names and shames errant officials, including Cele

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is seen during a press briefing at the Public Prote... See full details

  20. Desperate are the casualties of unholy war

    Date: 01 Mar 2019
    MUSHROOMING churches are using the Gospel to prey on South Africans desperate to escape daily struggles such as unemployment and poverty. Alex Asakitikpi, head of the sociology department at Monash University, said the recent upsurge of people falling for religious scams and cults was a result of the inability to deal wi... See full details

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