CORRUPTION

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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
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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