Police Lease Scandal

Cele inquiry told to consider Cabinet’s views

Cabinet's view on embattled police chief Bheki Cele's conduct should be taken into account, the inquiry into his fitness to hold office has heard.

Cele inquiry: Hlela acted on own assumptions

Former deputy police chief and procurement head Hamilton Hlela made several assumptions which he acted on without consultation, the inquiry heard.

Cele: Between a rock and a hard place

Suspended police commissioner Bheki Cele finds himself in a tough position at the inquiry. The <i>M&G</i> looks at the case thus far.

Court hears Cele’s legal adviser not consulted on leases

Suspended police chief Bheki Cele did not seek advice from his legal adviser on the contentious Sanlam Middestad building lease, the board heard.

Cele under fire for lack of scrutiny of building lease deals

Police commissioner and his expert-turned-adversary testified this week.

Cele told me which buildings to lease, says deputy

On day one of the inquiry, former deputy police commissioner Hamilton Hlela told the board Bheki Cele "identified the buildings" he wanted leased.

D-day for Cele as board starts inquiry

The board appointed by President Jacob Zuma to evaluate allegations against Bheki Cele commences its work on Monday.

Police ‘not consulted’ in bid to end dodgy lease deal

Police say they have been excluded from action to end the controversial headquarters lease deal, despite having to pay R600-million if the case fails.

Shabangu ‘misleads’ public works

The lease for the ICD building was signed by Roux Shabangu, even though the building was owned by his former partner, Japie van Niekerk.

Concerted campaign to keep police lease

Property tycoon Roux Shabangu has joined other voices in a public effort to validate the deal.

ICD pleads ignorance over police lease

The police's Independent Complaints Directorate was sent packing by MPs on Tuesday after pleading ignorance on the inflated cost of its new offices.

Judges benched in arms deal and Cele inquiry

Yvonne Mokgoro will no longer be heading the Cele inquiry commission, while Willem van der Merwe has stepped down from the arms deal probe.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA