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Q&A Sessions: Kimi Makwetu on when you hear the money ‘crying out for help’

The smoke signal comes from irregular expenditure and over the past seven years, there has been about R1.65-billion of it. Auditor general Kimi Makwetu tells Athandiwe Saba that this is when the squandered money cries for help

Mkhwebane loses again, this time over Vrede dairy probe

High court says public protector’s failures when probing Gupta-linked project "impacted on the rights of the poor and vulnerable in society”

Vrede farmers lost trust in Mkhwebane, Zondo commission hears

One of the intended beneficiaries of the Gupta-linked Estina dairy project told the commission they were excluded from Mkhwebane's investigation

Parliament must act on Public Protector — DA

The party says it is because of the ruling which found Mkhwebane’s report into the Vrede dairy farm project ‘invalid and unconstitutional’

Mkhwebane ‘astonished’ by Vrede report ruling, may fight back

In a statement issued on Monday evening, Mkhwebane said she was concerned about the ruling

Mkhwebane’s Vrede report ruled ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘invalid’

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on the Vrede dairy project has been set aside and declared as unconstitutional and invalid

Prosecutors shouldn’t be concerned with public narratives, Jiba tells Mokgoro inquiry

The embattled deputy national director of public prosecutions said basing decisions on public perceptions could be dangerous

NPA to provisionally withdraw charges in Estina case

The high-profile state capture case which was expected to resume on December 4 has been dropped

Vrede: Court hears Public Protector ‘acted incompetently’

Casac argues the report did not include findings relating to the "high-level politicians that played a central role in the project"

Estina trial adjourned, magistrate set to decide on lengthy postponement

They were arrested and charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy to commit fraud and theft as well as contravening several Acts

Court lifts AFU restraint order in Vrede dairy case

Luxury vehicles, immovable properties and bank accounts were some of the assets which were subject to the provisional restraint order

Mkhwebane denies protecting Magashule and Zwane in Vrede report

The public protector has been accused of making unreasonable changes to her predecessor's draft report

Vrede investigation to be reopened to focus on “role of politicians”

The focus of Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s reopened investigation will be on the “roles of the politicians” alleged to be involved in corruption in the case

Raid at Gupta Saxonwold compound to seize assets related to Vrede dairy farm case

​Authorities raided the Guptas' Saxonwold compound on Monday to seize assets from those implicated in the Vrede dairy farm case, the NPA said

Dirco confirms arrest of SA businessman in Dubai after Gupta video

The department was not able to give further details on the nature of the charge or when Van Pletzen would appear in court.

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