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  1. State will not ignore crisis at SABC – Kekana

    Date: 29 Aug 2019
    Cash-strapped public broadcaster waiting for R3.2bn bailout from National Treasury DEPUTY Minister of Communications Pinky Kekana has warned that the government will not turn a blind eye to the financial crisis at the SABC. <img id="artObjec... See full details

  2. Watson family silent on affidavit related to graft

    Date: 29 Aug 2019
    THE family of former Bosasa (now African Global Operations) chief executive Gavin Watson have declined to comment on reports that shortly before his death, the state capture commission of inquiry intended serving him with a notice to file an affidavit in relation to allegations of corruption against him and the company. ... See full details

  3. Gavin Watson death crash described as ‘simple’ accident

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    JUST a few hours after Bosasa chief executive Gavin Watson died, conspiracy theories swirled regarding his demise. Watson, 73, was killed in an early morning car crash yesterday on the R21 outside OR Tambo International Airport when his Toyota Corolla rammed into a concrete pillar. After the controversial busines... See full details

  4. ‘Illegal’ purchase puts Polmed under heavy scrutiny

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    THE projected R11.2 million in losses from the SAPS&rsquo;s medical scheme Polmed&rsquo;s &ldquo;illegal&rdquo; acquisition of its building have highlighted assertions made that the fund is being mismanaged. The Star has seen minutes from an April 2018 Polmed staff meeting where employees were informed that the Council f... See full details

  5. Mboro in R11m legal battle after eviction

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    PROPHET Paseka Motsoeneng, popularly known as Prophet Mboro, is claiming R11 million from a company that evicted his Incredible Happenings Ministry in 2016. The trial of the long-standing legal battle between Motsoeneng and Metcash Trading Limited and Franjenron Pty Limited over lease agreements started yesterday at the ... See full details

  6. Paramedics accuse EMS bosses of mismanagement

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    PARAMEDICS in Joburg lashed out at their own Emergency Medical Services (EMS) bosses, accusing them of poor management and being irresponsible. The fed-up employees, who spoke to The Star anonymously, said they were under siege from their own management forcing them to work in an impossible environment when all they aske... See full details

  7. Security guard faces axe over beliefs

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    Told to cut beard he wears for religious reasons &ldquo;I had to choose between my bread and butter and my religion Sipho Gcabashe ALARM RESPONSE OFFICER A MEMBER of the Nazareth Baptist Church, who wears a beard for religious reasons, has been threatened with a disciplinary hearing if he refuses to ... See full details

  8. Gavin Watson ‘smuggled’ R500m offshore, but died without a cellphone – reports

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, left, with then president Jacob Zuma on 11 April 2015 visiting the company's Krugersdorp headquar... See full details

  9. Road agency defends Aarto Act, denies e-toll links

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    Aarto, &lsquo;through its provisions such as the points demerit system, would track and remove repeat infringers from using the road network&rsquo;. Claims that the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act (Aarto) was part of a bullying tactic to force motorists to pay e-tolls is &ldquo;misleading&rdquo; an... See full details

  10. Sars faces tax revolt in reaction to looting – Kieswetter

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    The tax ombud, retired judge Bernard Ngoepe, said it was frightening that Sars was captured, saying this amounted to treason.&nbsp;The South African Revenue Service (Sars) is facing the spectre of a tax revolt as part of the taxpayers&rsquo; reaction to a massive looting spree, with the capture of the revenue collector being paralleled to treason. According to new Sars commi... See full details

  11. Victims of farm evictions to get temporary housing

    Date: 27 Aug 2019
    Ninety-three households were evicted from the farm Klein Akker near Stellenbosch in terms of a court order in inclement weather last week. The ANC in the Western Cape applauded the decision by the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Mcebisi Skwatsha, to assist 263 victims of farm evictions from the Kle... See full details

  12. ‘Looting’ within Polmed leaves its members fuming

    Date: 26 Aug 2019
    Scheme &lsquo;unlawfully&rsquo; award board members R15.7m against own rules MILLIONS of rand in alleged &ldquo;unlawful looting&rdquo; of the SAPS&rsquo;s medical scheme Polmed have drawn the ire of scores of police officers, who have slammed the level of coverage received. Claims are that Polmed, which covers... See full details

  13. Medical aid ‘fraud is rife’

    Date: 26 Aug 2019
    &lsquo;Piles of cases implicating doctors, hospital groups are ignored in pursuit of profits&rsquo; IN THEIR pursuit of maximum profits at any cost, medical aid companies have allegedly swept under the carpet piles of fraud cases implicating doctors, hospital groups and rehabilitation centres, their own board members, managers and forensic... See full details

  14. State lashed for owing SMEs over R7bn

    Date: 26 Aug 2019
    THE DA has lashed out at the government for failing to pay over R7 billion to small businesses within the stipulated 30-day period. Yesterday the DA said the state was facing collapse, with its inability to pay service providers as well as managing appointments, taking disciplinary action, combating wasteful expenditure ... See full details

  15. VBS heist: Forensic reports confirm official broke the law

    Date: 26 Aug 2019
    The reports indicated that investments of over R100m had been illegal in terms of several laws governing municipalities. Romeo Mohaudi, an official who served as an accounting officer in both Gauteng municipalities implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank looting scandal, had broken the law, according to forensic reports by auditing firm Deloitte.... See full details

  16. Aarto Act could see you paying R1,000 for single trip from Joburg to Pretoria

    Date: 26 Aug 2019
    &nbsp; The sun sets over an e-toll gantry on the N1 highway near Randburg, 16 September 2014. Picture: Michel Bega Outa says it re... See full details

  17. Shekinah speaks out on rape culture

    Date: 24 Aug 2019
    LOCAL pop and R&B musician Shekhinah believes rape culture is a societal issue that isn&rsquo;t just perpetuated by rapists. &ldquo;I think most people know that sexual violence is a massive problem in South Africa, but I don&rsquo;t think we like to talk about it,&rdquo; she told the Saturday Star. In a bid to put rape culture a... See full details

  18. ‘Poppie’s dad assaulted me’

    Date: 24 Aug 2019
    &ldquo;I NOW understand why Louisa left him,&rdquo; Lulu van der Merwe, 43, said yesterday after laying a charge of assault against her husband Christo van der Merwe, the biological father of murdered Poppie van der Merwe. Lulu told Independent Media this week she was &ldquo;lucky to get out alive&rdquo;. During the murder trial last... See full details

  19. Organised business of hijacking

    Date: 24 Aug 2019
    VEHICLE hijackings might seem like a random act of crime but some experts believe it is the work of well-organised criminal syndicates. These criminal groups are thought to plan meticulously for each vehicle they hijack and will often not think twice about using extreme violence to get their jobs done with an increasing number of hostages be... See full details

  20. ‘No taxpayers’ money used in CR17’

    Date: 23 Aug 2019
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa has hit back at his detractors, saying individuals involved in his CR17 presidential campaign owe no one an apology for raising funds. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=a88d8a25-fea7-46b2-8... See full details

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