CORRUPTION

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Asylum seekers accuse Pretoria police of taking bribes

SAPS urges complainants to come forward

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 December 2019
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The Lottery and the mystery multi-million rand boxing arena

A Gauteng company with no track record in construction was contracted to build a facility in the small Eastern Cape town of Storms River

By Joseph Chirume - 28 November 2019
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PRASA attempts to hire Eskom’s security

Investigators have already found irregularities involving some of the companies

By James Stent - 27 November 2019
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Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

By Tony Carnie - 20 November 2019
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Tensions between communities reach “boiling point” over electricity in Port Elizabeth

Mayor Bobani promises electrification of informal settlements and removal of all illegal connections

By Joseph Chirume - 22 August 2019
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Mdantsane community divided over suspended ward councillor

Residents say the ANC is failing both sides by not acting

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 21 August 2019
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DTI washes its hands of lottery scandal

Minister Ebrahim Patel is legally obliged to hold the National Lotteries Commission accountable

By Tessa Knight - 15 August 2019
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NEHAWU demands dismissal of Limpopo MEC for Health

The union also calls for Director General to be given the boot following Auditor-General finding

By Bernard Chiguvare - 1 August 2019
About 50 #UniteBehind members protest outside the German Consulate General in Cape Town.

Activists call on German government to prosecute state capturers

#UniteBehind singles out Vossloh, whose subsidiary sold trains to PRASA that don’t fit local tracks

By Ashraf Hendricks - 25 July 2019
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Organisations defend Pravin Gordhan

Rally against corruption will take place on Sunday 21 July

By Zoë Postman - 19 July 2019
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Protesters blame corruption for lack of water in Umlazi

“We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers”

By Musa Binda - 15 July 2019
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Minister hears allegations against police after 11 murdered on weekend

Residents claim police are under resourced, corrupt, in cahoots with criminals, and that the station commander hasn’t been seen since 2018.

By Vincent Lali - 9 July 2019
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Billions in mining royalties intended for the poor squandered, stolen or diverted

Corruption Watch report finds revised Mining Charter isn’t working

By Ciaran Ryan - 1 July 2019
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Transport minister dreams of bullet trains … but commuters want Metrorail to work now

Civil society and commuter groups tell Fikile Mbalula their demands

By Ashraf Hendricks - 26 June 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Julius Malema’s attack on the judiciary is self-serving

Our courts are not without problems but they have done as much as any arm of the state to realise the Bill of Rights

By GroundUp Editors - 24 June 2019
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Mdantsane residents close down ANC ward councillor’s office

Councillor Ntombizodwa Gamnca laughs off allegations that she is involved in dodgy housing deals

By Lisekho Madikane and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019