Global & Local distances itself from BHI Trust financial scandal
/ 22 November 2023

Global & Local distances itself from BHI Trust financial scandal

The financial intermediary says its ‘directors, staff, their families and friends have also suffered loss arising out of investments’ in the collapsed fund

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Unemployment Insurance Fund fraud is a ‘lifestyle’ in KwaZulu-Natal
/ 16 August 2023

Unemployment Insurance Fund fraud is a ‘lifestyle’ in KwaZulu-Natal

A total of R2.6 billion was recovered by the UIF nationally through its ‘follow the money’ project which is auditing companies that benefited from Covid-19 relief scheme

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Prosecutors who gunned for Booysen face disciplinary hearings
/ 5 August 2023

Prosecutors who gunned for Booysen face disciplinary hearings

At the Zondo commission, Booysen accused the three of lying under oath and launching a spurious prosecution against him and officers from the Cato Manor Special Crimes Unit

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July 2021: Riots? What riots?
/ 9 July 2023

July 2021: Riots? What riots?

On July 9, looting and violence started in KwaZulu-Natal and the scars of those eight terrible days are still red and angry

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‘Former Chiefs spin doctor was sheltered by Shepherd Bushiri’
/ 16 May 2023

‘Former Chiefs spin doctor was sheltered by Shepherd Bushiri’

Louis Tshakoane and his son, held over fraud after four years as fugitives, were allegedly harboured by the self-proclaimed prophet in Malawi and South Africa

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De Ruyter: I told the police more than I said in TV interview
/ 10 May 2023

De Ruyter: I told the police more than I said in TV interview

The former Eskom chief executive said he relayed all privately-gathered intelligence to the police and Minister Pravin Gordhan, and so did not breach his reporting duty

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Financial manager up for scamming North West maize mill of R9.1m
/ 18 April 2023

Financial manager up for scamming North West maize mill of R9.1m

Reginald Scholtz allegedly created bogus companies and paid himself in more than 61 transactions

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NPA’s Batohi knew about Bushiri rape cover-up: justice ministry
/ 7 April 2023

NPA’s Batohi knew about Bushiri rape cover-up: justice ministry

The National Prosecuting Authority received the report implicating prosecutors in delaying justice for rape victims, says the justice department

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We don’t want to harass Shepherd Bushiri, NPA told the Hawks
/ 31 March 2023

We don’t want to harass Shepherd Bushiri, NPA told the Hawks

Internal meeting notes show state prosecutors allegedly stalled Shepherd Bushiri’s arrest for rape nine days before he escaped

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How R31.5 million was stolen from FNB and Rand Merchant Bank clients
/ 16 March 2023

How R31.5 million was stolen from FNB and Rand Merchant Bank clients

British citizen Richard Marsden apparently orchestrated the defrauding of clients at FNB, Absa and Rand Merchant Bank

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ANC preparing summons in defamation suit against De Ruyter
/ 8 March 2023

ANC preparing summons in defamation suit against De Ruyter

The party is calculating the amount it would seek from the former Eskom CEO in damages but is struggling to establish his whereabouts

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How Casanova’s partners stole someone’s home
/ 11 November 2022

How Casanova’s partners stole someone’s home

A judge said a ‘scam’ by the sidekick of convicted fraudster Johan Fouche, Leonie Dempers, was ‘unconscionable, immoral and illegal’

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Ramaphosa’s future hinges on whether he serves the party or the people
/ 30 October 2022

Ramaphosa’s future hinges on whether he serves the party or the people

The president has made strides in renewing the state but how he deals with individuals in the ANC linked to state capture may be his undoing in the party

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Editorial: Beware factional fiction
/ 22 July 2022

Editorial: Beware factional fiction

The media industry must scrutinise the source of information and every news story and opinion piece we run, to prevent us and our readers from becoming collateral damage in the factional wars in the governing party

Zondo: Hawks must resume probe into Fraser and his spy network
/ 22 June 2022

Zondo: Hawks must resume probe into Fraser and his spy network

The final chapter of the state capture report found that investigation was interrupted at Zuma’s urging to protect Fraser

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‘NPA obstructing $10bn arms deal investigation’
/ 3 June 2022

‘NPA obstructing $10bn arms deal investigation’

The graft, alleged by the head of an investment management firm, is said to implicate Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki

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Sabotage and corruption at Eskom’s worst power plant goes unpunished
/ 28 May 2022

Sabotage and corruption at Eskom’s worst power plant goes unpunished

A forensic report details how Tutuka power station is being crippled by current and former employees

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NPA fails to deal with R7.8bn in Covid-19 corruption
/ 27 January 2022

NPA fails to deal with R7.8bn in Covid-19 corruption

Not ‘trial ready’: 386 Special Investigating Unit referrals lead to just one case in court so far

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Parliament fire: attack or plain negligence?
/ 7 January 2022

Parliament fire: attack or plain negligence?

Rumours abound about the quality of public works upkeep and the person arrested for arson

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