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John Block gets 15-year jail term for money laundering, corruption

Block was sentenced alongside former Trifecta CEO Christo Scholts.

John Block guilty of corruption, fraud, money laundering

The Northern Cape ANC chair and finance MEC will retain his positions until the court passes sentence against him, says Gwede Mantashe.

ANC official Yolanda Botha dies

Yolanda Botha, who served in Parliament's social development portfolio committee, died over the weekend.

Patronage may break fall of ANC duo

Some in the ANC say John Block is being protected for factional reasons, while those close to Pule Mabe say his image is being purposely tarnished.

Block could walk free as state closes case early

Northern Cape finance MEC John Block, accused of fraud, corruption and money-laundering, could walk free after the state closed its case early.

Block: Auditor testifies about Trifecta contracts

A forensic auditor has faced Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block's defence in a fraud and corruption case at the high court in Kimberley.

Trifecta case: Govt building was incomplete, ten months later

Work to make a Trifecta building ready for government office work in Springbok was left incomplete for 10 months, despite payment having been made.

‘Dead man’ plan for Block in dock

Northern Cape ANC heavyweights charged with corruption, fraud and money laundering in the Trifecta trial are blaming the victim of a plane crash.

N Cape ANC did not advertise tenders, hears court

The Northern Cape government entered into lease agreements with the Trifecta Group without advertising any tenders, a court has heard.

ANC’s John Block refused leave to appeal NPA asset grab

Northern Cape ANC chairman John Block has been refused leave to appeal against an order to seize his assets, the NPA said on Friday.

ANC says it won’t suspend John Block

The ANC in the Northern Cape will not suspend its provincial chairperson John Block, who is facing several charges of fraud and corruption.

Northern Cape premier’s family home ‘petrol bombed’

The family home of Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has allegedly been petrol bombed just two weeks after her nomination for the post.

John Block in R7m diamond poser

It might have gone down in history as one of Kimberley's greatest diamond heists – if more people had known about it.

Stokvel ‘lost millions’ to Mrs John Block

More than 1 700 people invested their savings in a scheme they now believe was fraudulent, writes Sarah Evans.

Corruption proposal used to get N Cape’s Block

If the ANC adopts a proposed constitutional amendment, members accused of corruption can be suspended from the party immediately.

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