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Corruption crackdown

The state plans to convict 100 corrupt people who have each stolen more than R5-million through tender fraud over the next three-and-a-half years.

Selebi judge defied death threats

The judge hearing former police chief Jackie Selebi's corruption case was placed under 24-hour police protection after receiving death threats.

Gembella: Focus falls on Krejcir and Co

The investigation into the death of German businessman Uwe Gemballa is focusing on a circle of people around Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir.

Prisons tender U-turn

Correctional services fighting to keep disputed catering contract.

Roux Shabangu and the Land Bank loot

The businessman who stands to make a fortune from controversial leasing deals with the police is himself the target of a police investigation.

Selebi’s fight-back strategy

Former police chief Jackie Selebi is pinning his hopes of staying out of jail on a criminal probe into Glenn Agliotti's tax affairs.

The bucks stop with Cele

Police chief defends his tightening grip on the purse strings, saying he smelled a rat in the awarding of contracts.

Juju and premier linked to waste deal

Businessmen linked to Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale and Julius Malema have emerged as beneficiaries of the medical waste management industry.

Kebble: State on the skids

If Clinton Nassif is all the state has to nail Glenn Agliotti for the murder of mining magnate Brett Kebble, they're in trouble.

Selebi sentenced to 15 years

Former police chief Jackie Selebi has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment for corruption. Judge Meyer Joffe called Selebi an embarrassment to SA.

State seeks stiff sentence for Selebi

The prosecutor in Jackie Selebi's corruption trial has asked the court to jail the former top cop for more than 15 years.

Kebble trial: Court hears of journalist on ‘hit list’

Another journalist was allegedly on Brett Kebble's "hit list" of people he wanted "taken out", the South Gauteng High Court heard on Friday.


Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs