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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.

Roger Kebble ‘knew of assisted suicide’

"I have been humbled by this experience of the last five years," former security chief for the Kebbles, Clinton Nassif, told the court on Thursday.

Court hears tales of bumbling hit men

Bouncer Nigel McGurk told the court in detail on Tuesday about the plans to shoot former Allan Gray chief investment officer Stephen Mildenhall.

Kebble murder trial: Trigger man testifies

Glenn Agliotti's advocate forced Mikey Schultz on Monday to admit he had no direct knowledge of Agliotti's involvement in the murder of Brett Kebble.

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

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Disrupt the corrupt

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