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Twitter reacts to apparent stand-off between Mbalula and Ntlemeza

TSHWANE – Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Monday instructed acting national police commissioner Johannes Phahlane to find former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza and seize the state vehicle and cellphone from him. “We’ve been informed that General Ntlemeza entered the management meeting of the Hawks, at the Hawks headquarters this morning, and he ordered the head […]

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MTN accountant arrested for R24m fraud

JOHANNESBURG, April 13 (ANA) – MTN’s financial accountant accused of R24-million fraud and theft, Ruth Moshabane, will remain in custody until her formal bail application next week. On Thursday, she made a brief appearance at the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, the Hawks said. The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) Serious Commercial Crimes Unit […]

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Police Minister Mbalula to pronounce on fate of disgraced Hawks boss Ntlemeza

JOHANNESBURG, April 12 – New Police Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Wednesday morning reveal the fate of disgraced head of the Directorate For Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) General Berning Ntlemeza whose appointment has been nullified by the high court in Pretoria. The police department said Mbalula “will bring into confidence South Africans” on his decision […]

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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 […]