CORRUPTION

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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
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Public Protector lets PRASA off the hook

But Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommends Hawks investigate destruction of records

By Steve Kretzmann - 10 June 2019
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Small builders demand to know how much RDP houses in PE cost the muncipality

They allege that they have been underpaid

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 May 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Goldman Sachs thinks we’ve got a future - but who’s Goldman Sachs again?

Investment bank to expand in South Africa

By GroundUp Editors - 17 May 2019
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Five years after botched road contract, Lady Frere residents have unanswered questions

Road company didn’t understand basic construction norms, say consultants

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Katherine Liu - 9 May 2019
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Commuters and activists occupy PRASA and ANC offices

#UniteBehind plans hunger strike on 26 April

By Kristine Liao - 17 April 2019
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Communicare leadership cleared of corruption allegations

Social housing company releases findings of investigation and dismisses staff members

By Kristine Liao - 12 April 2019
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Fraud case against PRASA executive postponed

Mthuthuzeli Swartz’s lawyer says they are ready for trial

By Joseph Chirume - 5 April 2019
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“Agents” charge R300 to jump Home Affairs queues

“Come straight to me with the money and you will get inside”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 April 2019
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The minister, the gifts, the Watsons and the wind farm

Mokonyane to rule on controversial Eastern Cape project

By John Yeld - 13 March 2019
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Former PRASA Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud

Mthuthuzeli Swartz, who is also accused of stealing railway lines and sleepers, attacks #UniteBehind and makes allegations against his former colleagues

By Joseph Chirume and GroundUp Staff - 28 February 2019
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Court orders security company to pay R2.3 million to provident fund

“I just want to do the right thing”, wife of Proexec owner tells court

By Barbara Maregele - 13 February 2019
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Taps run dry in Bethal for non-payment of Rand Water bill

Local businesses and residents have come to the rescue of the town residents

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 January 2019
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Coal miner community shows the beautiful side of SA

Shafted by the Guptas, the people of Blinkpan, Mpumalanga have come together across race and class to help each other

By Ciaran Ryan - 18 January 2019
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PRASA spent millions on automated gates that don’t work

Lucky Montana used the 2010 World Cup to justify a closed tender for the gates, but work on them only began months after the event finished, according to the Public Protector

By Steve Kretzmann - 5 December 2018
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How a hijacked organisation scored millions from the Lottery

Troubling questions for the COO of the National Lotteries Commission

By Raymond Joseph and Anton van Zyl - 22 November 2018