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Minister Brown orders Transnet to report irregularities over locomotive contract

Johannesburg, February 20 (Reuters) – South African Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown on Tuesday ordered rail-utility Transnet to report to law enforcement officials irregularities on the 54 billion rand procurement process of the locomotives in 2014. She said Transnet, which operates nearly three-quarters of the African rail-network, had been investigating allegations of corruption in the […]

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Atul Gupta files application from Dubai to challenge freezing of R10 mln in his bank account

JOHANNESBURG, February 20 – Controversial businessman Atul Gupta filed an application in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court to challenge the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA’s) forfeiture unit from freezing R10 million in his personal bank account — allegedly linked to the Estina Dairy Farm scandal. “I wish to state at the outset that I am currently outside […]

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Ramaphosa extends condolences for loss of Tourism Portfolio Chair Ngcobo

JOHANNESBURG, February 20 – President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended “his sincere condolences” to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism Beatrice Thembekile Ngcobo, who passed away on Sunday. Ngcobo, who held an MA Social Sciences and a Diploma in Advanced Nursing Education (University of KwaZulu-Natal), was a […]

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Mahumapelo probes North West health over R30 million clinic

RUSTENBURG, February 20 – North West premier Supra Mahumapelo on Monday, institute a forensic investigation in the provincial health department to deal with allegations raised by the members of the public about the department. The investigation would cover (medical mobile unit) Mediosa’s inter facility transfers, including the Buthelezi Emergency Medical Services and other procurement related matters […]