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Dlamini rubbishes Sunday Times report, says Hawks closed graft probe two years ago

JOHANNESBURG, April 10 – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has “noted the speculative reports” which she said were “disguised as an investigation by the Sunday Times”, saying this “this old and tired story” was probed by the Hawks and “closed” two years ago. The Sunday Times reported that it “has seen text messages that confirm […]

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Hawks bust four ECape municipal officials on charges of corruption, money laundering

PORT ELIZABETH, March 31 – Four people were arrested for corruption and money laundering at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday. A Hawks task team that was established to tackle corruption within municipalities uncovered the corrupt activities at the […]

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Northen Cape Immigration Official nailed for alleged corruption

VIOOLSDRIFT, March 25 – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) anti-corruption unit in the Northern Cape, in collaboration with the home affairs department, have arrested an alleged corrupt immigration officer at the Vioolsdrift border post between South Africa and Namibia. “A project driven investigation ensued when the home affairs’ anti-corruption [unit] approached the Hawks […]

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Officer says former head of Gauteng Hawks instructed him to implicate Mdluli in murder

JOHANNESBURG, March 20 (ANA) – A police officer told the South Gauteng High Court on Monday, that he was instructed by former head of Gauteng Hawks General Shadrack Sibiya to implicate former Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli’s in the murder of his love rival Oupa Ramogibe. Colonel Johannes Du Plessis testified that he investigated the Mdluli […]