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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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Ramaphosa publicly calls Zuma’s Cabinet move ‘unacceptable’

JOHANNESBURG – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday expressed his dissatisfaction with the sacking of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, adding that President Jacob Zuma presented the top African National Congress (ANC) leadership with a “ready made” list of the new Cabinet without consultation. Ramaphosa said many in the ANC were also unhappy with the removal […]

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Cheeky Watson arrested for R12m fraud

PORT ELIZABETH, March 31 (ANA) – Former Eastern Province Rugby President (EPRU) Cheeky Watson and three others appeared in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of theft, fraud, corruption, money laundering and forgery involving millions of rand. Watson, 63, Nadia Gerwel, 51, Mandisi Mkaza, 35, Joeleen Wessels and her company Zeranza are […]