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Gupta associate Sharma denied bail in Free State fraud case

The magistrate ruled that bail was not an option because he was a flight risk even though he had travelled to the UAE after being implicated in the Zondo commission

Legal costs, overspending leave Dr Beyers Naudé municipality in a financial fix

Adding to the municipality’s legal costs is a pending case between it and Eskom. The municipality owes the national power utility more than R7-million and, after agreeing to pay R5-million, failed to honour it.

Sisulu’s multimillion-rand housing ‘corruption’ headache in the Eastern Cape

National treasury and SIU flag gross misconduct in minister’s department with no heads rolling as millions keep disappearing

Mkhwebane’s counsel says rules for her removal are unsalvageable

Advocate Dali Mpofu asked the high court to set aside parliament’s rules for an impeachment process and send legislators back to the drawing board

Court must rule on constitutionality of public protector’s removal — Mpofu

The public protector is not challenging her fitness to hold office, but the rule enabling the National Assembly to remove her from office

The gold miners’ widows tell of daily battles for survival

Families will never forget how iphika took their fathers, brothers, husbands and breadwinners after they spent the best years of their lives digging up gold in the mines

JSC to continue deliberations on Hlophe’s fate next month

The Judicial Service Commission did not near finality on the matter on Friday and the matter was postponed to the next available date

Bid to halt ConCourt appointments puts Khampepe and Ramaphosa on the spot

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution argues that politicking tainted the Judicial Service Commission’s selection process

Cause of Rhodes Memorial fire to be made public in two weeks’ time

The final report has long exceeded its initial two-week timeframe

Dr Beyers Naudé municipality still employs sex offender

From harbouring sexual offenders, settling a near R4-million claim, to an investigation into maladministration, fraud and corruption; this is the Dr Beyers Naudé local municipality in Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape.

Q&A Sessions: South African DC Comics artist praises parents for superhero success

Loyiso Mkize talks to Bongekile Macupe about joining the DC Universe, the influence of his parents and teachers, and getting up more than falling down

Sassa official in fraud probe is promoted

Totsie Memela-Khambula has been accused of promoting a senior manager who is implicated in a R1.3m corruption probe

State seeks arrest of Gupta brothers as Vrede dairy suspects appear in court

Salim Essa and three others appeared in court on Thursday, as the Investigating Directorate turns to Interpol for help in capturing more suspects

Frustrated, she jumped the vaccination queue

Elize Parker took matters into her own hands by doing a Covid-19 walk-in, after she didn’t get her confirmation SMS

Popcru vows to support dismissed top cop Vearey

The police union said it would challenge the process that led to the axing of the Western Cape head of detectives

SIU needs R341m to chase Covid-19 corruption

Parliamentary committee laments that corruption ‘screws citizens over twice,’ Scopa chair says

Dolomite hinders residential development in Gauteng

Gold made Johannesburg. Today, a lesser-known mineral shapes the lives of some of the city’s impoverished residents

Price tag of Cuban engineers is R75mn thanks to ‘extensive’ fringe benefits, says Solidarity

Benefits allegedly include flights for holidays in Cuba, furnished accommodation, food, clothing, internet and extra money to make landline calls to Cuba

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