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Hawks swoop on four Western Cape municipalities suspected of fraud, corruption and racketeering

JOHANNESBURG, June 1 – Four municipalities in the Western Cape – George, Kannaland, Beaufort West and Oudtshoorn – are under investigation by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation better known as the Hawks for fraud, racketeering and corruption. Disputing earlier reports that 11 municipalities were being probed, Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the provincial parliament, Masizole Mnqasela, […]

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Disgraced ANC fraudster gets membership suspended

PORT ELIZABETH, April 26 – A disgraced Nelson Mandela Bay councillor, convicted of fraud and money laundering and jailed for five years, has had his membership suspended by the African National Congress (ANC). Eastern Cape Provincial Secretary, Lulama Ngcukayitobi, issued a statement on Thursday, shortly after Bongo Nombiba was sentenced in the Port Elizabeth Commercial […]

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Julius Malema thinks he is above the law, must be brought to book – AfriForum

PRETORIA, April 19 – Kallie Kriel, chief executive of civil rights organisation AfriForum, on Thursday said it was ridiculous that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA has taken more than two years to decide whether Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema will answer to charges of fraud and corruption in relation to activities of the company On-Point […]

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AfriForum files criminal charges against NPA boss Shaun Abrahams

PRETORIA, April 11 – Civil rights organisation AfriForum on Wednesday filed criminal charges of corruption, fraud, theft, extortion and forgery against National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Shaun Abrahams and six other senior members of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). “This follows after AfriForum received an anonymous letter that elaborates on allegations of serious criminal conduct. In this […]