APARTHEID CORRUPTION GRAND THEFT

                                                                                                                           Illustration: Wilson Mgobhozi

 South Africans may never know the full scale of looting during those dark days

The Johannesburg High Court’s decision last week to deny non-governmental organisations access to various records related to suspected financial corruption  during the apartheid era from the South African Reserve Bank was a blow against transparency. Continue reading “APARTHEID CORRUPTION GRAND THEFT”

DARK CLOUDS GATHER OVER ZUMA

Former South African President Jacob Zuma                                  Pic:Boxer Ngwenya

Former President to face corruption charges

It took a mere nine minutes and three seconds for National Prosecuting Authority head Shaun Abrahams to announce that former president Jacob Zuma will finally have his day in court comes after almost nine years of Zuma waging court battles to avoid being charged with corruption, racketeering, money laundering and fraud. Continue reading “DARK CLOUDS GATHER OVER ZUMA”

DAY ZERO NEARS FOR MOKONYANE

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane .                                                                                Pic: Dumisani Dube

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane could be summoned in parliament to answer hard questions

PARLIAMENT: The former Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane could be summoned in parliament to answer questions relating to finances in the embattled department. Continue reading “DAY ZERO NEARS FOR MOKONYANE”

What led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa

South Africa Listeriosis Outbreak

This a stock photo of cold meats, not Enterprise products  Pic thesouthafrican.com

By: Lise Korsten

South Africa has had the biggest listeriosis outbreak in the world that resulted in more than 180 deaths to date. The Conversation Africa’s health editor Candice Bailey spoke to Prof Lise Korsten about the challenges around food safety in the country. Continue reading “What led to world’s worst listeriosis outbreak in South Africa”

DUDU MYENI FAILS TO SHOW UP IN PARLIAMENT

Then Minister of finance Melusi Gigaba                                                        Pic by Dumisani Dube

What will it take to have former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni, the Gupta brothers and associates to appear before the portfolio committee inquiry into the mismanagement of state funds in State owned enterprises?Myeni, the Gupta brothers and associates were scheduled to appear before the committee on Tuesday afternoon but on Monday sent letters that they will not be available. Continue reading “DUDU MYENI FAILS TO SHOW UP IN PARLIAMENT”