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Mungo Soggot

Mungo Soggot

    Prison initiative arrested
    Prison initiative arrested
    The Western Cape correctional services department has closed one of the world's most innovative prison initiatives, set up in a bold attempt to...
    Auditor general's arms deal probe goes ahead
    Auditor general's arms deal probe goes ahead
    The Office of the Auditor-General is steaming ahead with its investigation into the government's R43bn arms deal after another week of high...
    'I smell a very big, dirty rat here'
    'I smell a very big, dirty rat here'
    A company involved in the arms deal, Nkobi Holdings, has been misleadingly trading off the names of at least two purported shareholders in an...
    Evidence of ANC arms deal link
    Evidence of ANC arms deal link
    A company with links to the African National Congress has emerged as a key beneficiary of the R43-billion arms deal. The company, Nkobi Holdings,...
    Shaik arms-deal link deepens
    Shaik arms-deal link deepens
    The brother of a senior official guiding South Africa's controversial R43-billion arms package has been a director of a local offshoot of one of...
    Ngcuka guns for IFP hardliners
    Ngcuka guns for IFP hardliners
    As the Inkatha Freedom Party and the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal prepare for political marriage, the National Director of Public...
    Top lawyer defends charges over fees
    Top lawyer defends charges over fees
    A top office-holder of the Law Society of South Africa, who failed to turn up at his disciplinary inquiry last week, has been accused of sitting on...
    IFP whistle-blower was 'set up'
    IFP whistle-blower was 'set up'
    The Durban Magistrate's Court has cancelled an arrest warrant for a businessman who implicated Inkatha Freedom Party officials in a scheme to...
    Lawyers rattled after court raid on Cape firm
    Lawyers rattled after court raid on Cape firm
    South Africa's accident lawyers are bracing themselves for more public scrutiny after the Cape High Court authorised a raid on a law firm accused...
    Secret Mandela offer overturned by ANC
    Secret Mandela offer overturned by ANC
    The government sought a political compromise with opposition parties over election arrangements early last week which could have settled looming...
    McNally banished to Pretoria
    McNally banished to Pretoria
    The new "super attorney general" -- whose post was created and fast-tracked through Parliament in July -- will personally head a division to...
    McNally abandons IFP prosecution
    McNally abandons IFP prosecution
    A major corruption probe in KwaZulu-Natal took a bizarre twist this week when Attorney General Tim McNally abandoned prosecution of Inkatha Freedom...