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Fred Kockott

Fred Kockott

    The untold stories
    The untold stories
    Despite the publicity generated by Netcare's complicity in the cash-for-kidneys scheme, the issue of the welfare of those who took part in the...
    Netcare coughs up
    Netcare coughs up
    After seven years of obfuscation and denial, South Africa's largest private healthcare group, Netcare, finally confessed to its role in a cash-for-kidneys scheme and to benefiting from associated international trafficking of living donors....
    Court ends phoney chief's land grab
    Court ends phoney chief's land grab
    A land grab near Vryheid in northern KwaZulu-Natal went horribly wrong last week when the Pietermaritzburg High Court restrained Jabulani Mdlalose,...
    Fake chief arrested for illegal land sales
    Fake chief arrested for illegal land sales
    The elder brother of a Vryheid chief in northern KwaZulu-Natal has been arrested and charged for illegally "selling" plots on privately owned...
    Ex Scorpion might conduct own trial
    Ex Scorpion might conduct own trial
    Pietermaritzburg magistrate and former Scorpions investigator Ashwin Singh — who is due to go on trial for defeating the ends of justice...
    KZN salary increases could be scrapped
    KZN salary increases could be scrapped
    Organised labour in the health sector in KwaZulu-Natal has worked around the clock this week to prevent premature protest against a national...
    The jailhouse rot
    The jailhouse rot
    Evidence before the Jali commission has highlighted the gross dereliction of leadership in prisons.
    Murder trial exposes prison 'mafia'
    Murder trial exposes prison 'mafia'
    A series of "prison mafia trials" are likely to arise from the murder trial of Pietermaritzburg's self-styled prison boss, Russel Ngubo, and...
    'Prisoners used as hired guns'
    'Prisoners used as hired guns'
    INVESTIGATORS of the Jali commission have begun probing information that warders at Pietermaritzburg New Prison have made extensive use of...