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R13m tender scandal at SAA ‘tip of the iceberg’ – report

Solly Makgonoto After successfully forging the signature of South African Airways (SAA) senior executives, an employee managed to manipulate the awarding of a lucrative tender after which she allegedly went on a shopping spree, acquiring several properties, a Range Rover and a top-of-the-range motorbike. According to a report in the Sunday Independent she escaped with a written warning – […]

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Johannesburg prosecutor and wife arrested for corruption

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 – A Johannesburg prosecutor and his wife were arrested for corruption after he allegedly demanded R6,000 for two dockets to disappear, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Monday. Hawks spokesperson, Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu, said that the Hawks’ Serious Corruption unit in Johannesburg arrested the prosecutor and his wife on […]

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Everyone must work together to fight corruption, says Radebe

PRETORIA – Defeating corruption is virtually impossible unless everyone works together “conjointly as one coherent force”, Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation and chairman of the National Planning Commission Jeff Radebe said on Sunday. Speaking in his capacity as chairman of the anti-corruption inter-ministerial committee (ACIMC) at the launch of an anti-corruption […]

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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 […]