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Zondo commission gets R75-million, but still needs more funding

The money was found within the existing budget of the justice department after the treasury said it was not prepared to make a further allocation The post Zondo commission gets R75-million, but still needs more funding appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Treasury, National, Department Of Justice, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Ronald Lamola, Dondo Mogajane, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Tito Mboweni, State Capture, Chrispin Phiri, Zondo commission funding


Case of municipal manager who got luxury gifts for depositing public funds in VBS will go to trial

Tsakane Ngobeni received holidays, expensive watches and beauty treatments from another VBS Mutual Bank accused The post Case of municipal manager who got luxury gifts for depositing public funds in VBS will go to trial appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Hein van der Merwe, VBS Mutual Bank, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema, Kabelo Matsepe, Tsakane Ngobeni


Bongo considers legal options on step-aside order as his corruption case is postponed

The former state security minister said the National Prosecuting Authority was politically captured and compromising his right to a speedy trial The post Bongo considers legal options on step-aside order as his corruption case is postponed appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Bongo, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six


Luphondo, Masange released on bail

Matric Luphondo and his two co-accused face corruption charges for trying to bribe a state prosecutor The post Luphondo, Masange released on bail appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Zimbabwe, National, Mpumalanga, Openaccess, Hawks, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Immigration Act, Zondo Commission, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country, Andrew Mphanga, Ayanda Plaatje, Kebone Masange, Matric Luphondo


R2.3-billion VBS Mutual Bank heist trial to start soon

The state has finalised its charge sheet and is ready to prosecute the alleged bank looters The post R2.3-billion VBS Mutual Bank heist trial to start soon appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Hein van der Merwe, Looting, VBS Mutual Bank, Andile Ramavhunga, Tshifhiwa Matodzi, Paul Magula, Ernest Nesane, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema, Phillip Truter, Phophi Mukhodobwane


Moyane too ill to testify at Zondo commission after days of damning allegations

Symington returned to bizarre ‘hostage drama’ and implicated the former Sars commissioner in fabricating charges against Pravin Gordhan with the Hawks The post Moyane too ill to testify at Zondo commission after days of damning allegations appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, Treasury, National, Bain, Sars, Hawks, Pravin Gordhan, National Prosecuting Authority, Moyane, Tom Moyane, The Hawks, Ivan Pillay, Dali Mpofu, Top Six, Symington, Bain & Company


SAPS’ misplaced financial priorities inhibit it from tackling commercial crimes

The SAPS has received more than R500-billion over the past five years, yet commercial crime cases such as Steinhoff drag on The post SAPS’ misplaced financial priorities inhibit it from tackling commercial crimes appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Pwc, Treasury, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hawks, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, South African Police Service, Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Steinhoff, Corruption Watch, German Government, Godfrey Lebeya, Tito Mboweni, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country


CCTV footage used to nab Mthokozisi Ntumba’s alleged killers

The cops accused of killing Mthokozisi Ntumba during the Wits student protests last week will spend another week in custody as the NPA opposes bail The post CCTV footage used to nab Mthokozisi Ntumba’s alleged killers appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Cctv, National, Police Brutality, Wits University, Openaccess, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, University of the Witwatersrand, Student Protests, Top Six, South Africa (country, National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS, Wits shooting, Mthokozisi Ntumba, Boitumelo Motseothata


Hlophe did not apply corruption law properly in Bongo case, NPA argues

Bongo dismisses the state’s application as a waste of money, driven by ‘dark forces’ The post Hlophe did not apply corruption law properly in Bongo case, NPA argues appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, NPA, Bongo, Supreme Court of Appeal, National Prosecuting Authority, Western Cape High Court, Judicial Service Commission, Top Six, Bongani Bongo, Eskom Inquiry, Hlophe, Gupta Brothers, South Africa (country, Judge President John Hlophe, Ntuthuzelo Vanara, Corruption Charges


Hawks at 47% capacity fighting Covid-19 looting

Presenting to parliament, the Hawks, SIU and NPA have work to do, but say staff shortages slow down investigations The post Hawks at 47% capacity fighting Covid-19 looting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, National, Hawks, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Siu, Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Glynnis Breytenbach, Top Six, DPCI, Godfrey Lebeya, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Fusion Centre, Gratitude Magwanishe


Pair rob CTM of R26m over six years

The women, who worked for a firm handling the tile and bathroom retailer’s debtors, created 916 fictitious invoices The post Pair rob CTM of R26m over six years appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Theft, Fraud, National, Scam, Money Laundering, Ctm, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Agnes Ngubane, Cinque Funding Solutions, Cladding Finance, Nhlakanipho Ngubane, Nhlanhla Mabuza, Prudence Mabuza


‘We are all innocent,’ VBS eight tell court

The National Prosecuting Authority believes it has ‘a very strong case’ and wants to begin the VBS Mutual Bank trial The post ‘We are all innocent,’ VBS eight tell court appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Fraud, National, Money Laundering, Openaccess, Hawks, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Racketeering, Top Six, Hein van der Merwe, VBS Mutual Bank, Godfrey Lebeya, Andile Ramavhunga, Tshifhiwa Matodzi, Paul Magula


‘Not guilty’ says R35m VBS ‘looter’

Former ANC youth leader Kabelo Matsepe set to protest his innocence after arrest by the Hawks The post ‘Not guilty’ says R35m VBS ‘looter’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Hawks, ANC, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, VBS Mutual Bank, Godfrey Lebeya, Andile Ramavhunga, Great Bank Heist, Paul Magula, Ernest Nesane, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema, Terry Motau, Danny Msiza, Phillip Truter


Senior ANC officials to be arrested for role in VBS looting

Danny Msiza and Kabelo Matsepe will become the first politicians to be face charges for alleged complicity in the scandal The post Senior ANC officials to be arrested for role in VBS looting appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Openaccess, ANC, African National Congress, National Prosecuting Authority, Limpopo, Top Six, VBS Mutual Bank, Florence Radzilani, Tshifhiwa Matodzi, Paul Magula, Ernest Nesane, South Africa (country, Terry Motau, Municipal Finance Management Act, Danny Msiza


Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant The post Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Apple, ID, Fraud, National, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, South African Police Service, Vodacom, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country, Investigating Directorate, Subs-only, Chetty family, Khemie Poonsammy, Peter Poonsammy, Rajeen Gokulpersad


Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant The post Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of iPhones appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: ID, Fraud, National, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, South African Police Service, Vodacom, Shamila Batohi, South Africa (country, Investigating Directorate, Subs-only, Chetty family, Khemie Poonsammy, Peter Poonsammy, Rajeen Gokulpersad, Rajesh Dawchand


We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty The post We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Pwc, Treasury, National, National Prosecuting Authority, Economic Freedom Fighters, The Hawks, Steinhoff, Top Six, Pretoria High Court, Ronald Lamola, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Dondo Mogajane, Zondo, Lamola, Zondo Commission, Tito Mboweni


Municipal workers convicted in R3.5m ‘Christmas cheer’ fund fraud scheme

A fund that was meant to provide much-needed, end-of-year cash for municipal workers was looted by the three signatories of the account The post Municipal workers convicted in R3.5m ‘Christmas cheer’ fund fraud scheme appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: National, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, South Africa (country, Johannesburg specialised commercial crimes court, Anna Nomakhedu Mdange, Jackey Tshabalala, Letitia Nonkosi Mafuta, NPA fraud, Rand West municipality


In a bizarre twist VBS liquidators sue KPMG for R863mn

In filed court documents, the VBS liquidators are blaming auditing firm KPMG’s negligence for the alleged looting of the bank The post In a bizarre twist VBS liquidators sue KPMG for R863mn appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Corruption, Lawsuit, Theft, Fraud, Kpmg, Court Case, Openaccess, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Racketeering, Top Six, Public Investment Corporation, Looting, VBS Mutual Bank, VBS Bank


Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission The post Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: High Court, Jacob Zuma, National, Constitutional Court, Zuma, National Prosecuting Authority, Thales, Top Six, Billy Downer, Zondo, Schabir Shaik, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, Arms Deal Case


NPA counters attack by Zuma Foundation ahead of court appearance in arms-deal case

The foundation is accusing the prosecuting authority of ‘propaganda’, as former president Jacob Zuma fights legal trouble on two fronts The post NPA counters attack by Zuma Foundation ahead of court appearance in arms-deal case appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Jacob Zuma, National, Constitutional Court, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Thales, Racketeering, Top Six, Zondo Commission, South Africa (country, Arms Deal, Jacob Zuma Foundation, Money-laundering, Arms Deal Trial, Zuma Foundation


Magashule maintains innocence, refuses to step aside as state adds more charges

The prosecution added a further three Free State officials to the accused and set August 11 down as their first high court appearance The post Magashule maintains innocence, refuses to step aside as state adds more charges appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, ANC, African National Congress, National Prosecuting Authority, Magashule, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Edwin Sodi, Asbestos Scandal, Black Hill Trading


Asbestos case: More charges in store for Magashule

Three more people have been arrested, bringing the total of accused to 15, who will appear in the Mangaung magistrate’s court today The post Asbestos case: More charges in store for Magashule appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, Asbestos, Free State, National Prosecuting Authority, Tender, Integrity Commission, Mangaung, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Edwin Sodi, Olly Mlamleli, “step Aside”, Mangaung magistrate court


With 50 more charges, Magashule gets August court date

The ANC secretary-general hints he will cling to his post after he appeared in the Bloemfontein magistrate’s court The post With 50 more charges, Magashule gets August court date appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, High Court, Free State, Openaccess, ANC, National Prosecuting Authority, Bloemfontein, Top Six, Ace Magashule, South Africa (country, Sipho Ngwema, Asbestos Scandal, Albertus Venter, Magistrate’s Court, Thabiso Makepe, Thabiso Molikoe


Noko quits as North West prosecutions head after hearing she was to face an inquiry

The resignation of the North West director of public prosecutions comes as Panday goes to trial and Booysen sues the state The post Noko quits as North West prosecutions head after hearing she was to face an inquiry appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: North West, National, Resignation, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, 2010 World Cup, Shaun Abrahams, Top Six, Booysen, Mmamonnye Ngobeni, NoKo, Johan Booysen, Shamila Batohi, National Director Of Public Prosecutions, Panday, KwaZulu-Natal


Agrizzi a no-show again

The former Bosasa chief operating officer failed to appear in court on corruption and fraud charges, citing medical reasons The post Agrizzi a no-show again appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Fraud, National, Department of Correctional Services, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Bosasa, Agrizzi, Angelo Agrizzi, Gavin Watson, Andries Van Tonder, Linda Mti, South Africa (country, Patrick Gillingham, Pretoria specialised commercial crimes court


Malema shores up Zuma’s attack on the judiciary

EFF leader warns judges they will be ‘overthrown’ for bias in favour of the ruling establishment The post Malema shores up Zuma’s attack on the judiciary appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Jacob Zuma, Judiciary, Parliament, Constitutional Court, Julius Malema, Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa, Pravin Gordhan, National Prosecuting Authority, Economic Freedom Fighters, Malema, Top Six, Raymond Zondo, Zondo Commission


Mabuyane expected to reshuffle his cabinet after health MEC arrest

Sources say the Eastern Cape’s provincial working committee has advised the premier to ‘cut Gomba loose immediately’. The post Mabuyane expected to reshuffle his cabinet after health MEC arrest appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Corruption, Politics, Cabinet Reshuffle, Department Of Health, Openaccess, Eastern Cape, Mec, ANC, Cosatu, National Prosecuting Authority, Siu, Gomba, Buffalo City, Top Six, Special Investigating Unit, Oscar Mabuyane


Zondo to ask the Constitutional Court to send Zuma to jail for flouting summons

The deputy chief justice says he has to act because Zuma’s defiance risks inciting lawlessness The post Zondo to ask the Constitutional Court to send Zuma to jail for flouting summons appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Prison, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Jail, Constitution, National, Constitutional Court, Openaccess, Hawks, Zuma, NPA, SAA, Nhlanhla Nene, National Prosecuting Authority, State Security Agency, Dudu Myeni


Zuma snubs Zondo commission

His lawyer says the summons was not in line with the Constitutional Court order The post Zuma snubs Zondo commission appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Jacob Zuma, National, Constitutional Court, Openaccess, Hawks, Zuma, NPA, National Prosecuting Authority, Top Six, MKMVA, Raymond Zondo, Zondo, Zondo Commission, Eric Mabuza, Summons, South Africa (country