Mohamed Bin Hammam

Mohamed bin Hammam found to have enriched himself

The would-be Fifa president, is accused of using the Asian Football Confederation bank accounts to conduct his private affairs. Graham Dunbar reports.

Sceptical Europe tells Fifa to dig into Blatter election

A Council of Europe committee has called on Fifa to investigate Fifa president Sepp Blatter's re-election as the governing body's head honcho.

Corruption dogs football’s 2011

Football in 2011 was dominated by events off the field rather than on it as headlines were dominated by allegations of corruption and bribery at Fifa.

Spotlight on ten more in Fifa bribery scandal

Fifa's election bribery scandal went deeper on Wednesday, as 10 more Caribbean football officials were put under investigation over an alleged plot.

Jack Warner threatens to tell on Fifa’s Blatter

In a letter to a local newspaper, former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has promised damaging revelations about Sepp Blatter's electioneering.

Ex Fifa boss Jack Warner bust talking ‘bribes’

A video showing Jack Warner telling Caribbean Football Union officials how to deal with cash gifts from Mohamed bin Hammam has been published.

Bin Hammam loses appeal over lifetime ban

Ousted Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam on Thursday lost his appeal against a lifetime ban from football, world governing body Fifa announced.

Fifa dishes out life bans, suspends Concacaf official

Fifa suspended Lisle Austin for a year and and banned six Hungarian and Bosnian match officials for life for helping fix international friendlies.

Blatter pleads for time in cleaning up Fifa

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has asked for time to clear up corruption allegations involving football's scandal-ridden governing body.

Dictator Blatter wanted me out, says Bin Hammam

Mohamed bin Hammam has accused Sepp Blatter of acting like a "dictator" in giving him a life ban from football over bribery allegations.

Banned Bin Hammam declares war on Blatter

Disgraced Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam declared "war" on his former ally Sepp Blatter and vowed to clear his name.

Day of reckoning dawns for Bin Hammam

One of the biggest scandals in soccer history will conclude on Saturday when Mohamed bin Hammam learns his fate following a two-day Fifa hearing.


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

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

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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.

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