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Sisulu appoints probe as corruption allegations mount

The water and sanitation minister has detailed her department's moves to combat corruption, but failed to address corruption claims her top adviser

Leaked memorandum threatens Lindiwe Sisulu’s presidential bid

A document leaked to journalists says the minister was aware of illegal fundraising for her presidential bid by her own task team ... and ‘kept quiet’ about it

Sisulu disbands her own national rapid-response task team

The human settlements minister has axed her controversial rapid-response team after corruption charges. Some team members were alleged to be running her 2022 ANC election campaign

Crime intelligence played reporters

A former Hawks spokesperson claims he alerted the Sunday Times to the fact that it was being used

Power FM Radio Host Azania Mosaka resigns

Power FM’s talent drain continues to fuel rumours that the station is being mismanaged.

Polela fined R30k, ordered to hand in rifle

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been fined and stripped of his hunting rifle after pleading guilty to six counts of illegal hunting.

Hawks fires McIntosh Polela

Police have confirmed McIntosh Polela has been fired as the Hawks spokesperson following his suspension last year over controversial tweets he sent.

Hawks suspends Polela ‘after rape tweet’

Newspaper reports say Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been suspended three weeks after tweeting a controversial reference to prison rape.

McIntosh Polela’s Jub Jub tweet ruffles feathers

Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has apologised for making light of rape in prison on Twitter.

Six shortlisted for Paton award

Six titles, including Mandy Wiener's Killing Kebble, have been shortlisted for this year's Sunday Times Alan Paton Award.

Igor ‘the Russian’ arrested for extortion

Igor Russol and an accomplice have been arrested in connection with extorting around R600k and a Porsche Cayenne from Cape Town businesses.

Police deny knowing secret report was faked

SAPS said on Thursday they have no knowledge of the veracity and sale of a report alleging ANC members were plotting to oust the president.

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