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Husband and wife nabbed for R57 million in corruption, money laundering case

JOHANNESBURG, January 17 – Husband and wife David (55) and Beverly Brandsma (52) appeared briefly in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Thursday on allegations of corruption and money laundering to the tune of R57 million. The couple appeared together with their alleged accomplices, Frederick Hume (45) and Jeffery Knight (54). It is alleged […]

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Former Botswana intelligence head arrested on charges of corruption

JOHANNESBURG, January 17  – Former Botswana Director General of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS), Isaac Kgosi, has been arrested and is facing charges related to corruption, the African Daily Voice reported. Kgosi was arrested on allegations of tax evasion at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on Wednesday upon his arrival from Dubai. The arrest […]

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Mboweni calls for end to Zim sanctions

JOHANNESBURG, January 16 – Finance minister Tito Mboweni said on Wednesday that Zimbabwe should look at introducing a new currency to counter its economic and financial challenges and also called for political leadership to intervene in ending sanctions in the troubled SADC country. Mboweni said that South African government representatives, including National Treasury director-general and […]