Seri: We need accountability for mineworkers killed at Marikana 8 years ago
On Sunday, the country will mark the anniversary of one of the darkest moments in the country’s history when police officials opened fire on striking Lonmin mineworkers killing 34 of them.
PSC's Mamphiswana suspended after report labels hiring his partner as 'criminal'
Adv Sethene’s report concluded that Mamphiswana’s decision to “brazenly shortlist, interview and recommend for appointment” the mother of his child was not only professionally unethical but also criminal.
Ramaphosa suspends PSC director-general Mamphiswana over misconduct
This follows damning findings which stated that Dovhani Mamphiswana acted in a corrupt and fraudulent manner when he appointed the mother of his child as chief-director for professional ethics at the entity.
UIF opens fourth case of COVID-19 scheme fund abuse with Hawks
UIF commissioner Teboho Maruping said a fourth case has been opened with the Hawks against a company, which received over R700,000.
SIU may be roped in to audit employers' spending of TERS funds - UIF's Maruping
UIF commissioner Teboho Maruping said that the SIU may need to get involved given the complaints they’d received from workers, who said that although companies applied for the benefit on their behalf, some had given the funds to them in the form of loans or only half the money.
UIF to appoint forensic auditors to track spending of R18bn paid out for TERS
Government has announced several measures to account for COVID-19 funds following allegations of widespread corruption, with UIF commissioner Teboho Maruping saying that some companies had been found to have engaged in criminal conduct.
'Days of corruption over': David Makhura invites SIU to conduct lifestyle audit
On Friday, Makhura announced that the provincial government would pursue criminal and civil suits against those who are identified in the Special Investigating Unit’s reports as corrupt or conduits of crime.
It's about time people were jailed for stealing public funds - Makhura
The SIU has already laid charges against three companies in a single case reported to the police over the tender irregularities in Gauteng.
SIU lays criminal charges against 3 firms linked to Gauteng COVID-19 corruption
The SIU is investigating over 100 companies for COVID-19 related tender fraud and corruption in Gauteng.
Makhura raises concerns over Soweto’s increase in COVID-19 cases
The Gauteng premier said the provincial government would implement several interventions to curb the surge of infections in Soweto, including law enforcement to ensure that regulations are adhered to by residents.
SIU identifies 2 Gauteng health officials who allegedly aided PPE corruption
Gauteng Premier David Makhura said one of these officials has resigned, but he's not yet divulged the name of the suspect.
Ramaphosa appoints inter-ministerial committee to tackle PPE tender claims
This comes as senior officials within Ramaphosa's administration have been hit with allegations of looting funds that are meant for COVID-19.
Cosatu, SACP agree corruption is one of SA’s biggest threats
On Monday, Cosatu threw down the gauntlet, challenging President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against corruption decisively or risk losing its support.
Cosatu’s threats against Ramaphosa justified? Analysts weigh in
The trade union federation represents over 1.6 million workers, with the majority in the public service, where many are affected by the non-delivery of personal protective equipment due to corruption.
Cosatu to Ramaphosa: Clamp down on corruption or we'll part ways
Just as it did under former President Jacob Zuma’s tenure, Cosatu is threatening to withdraw support for the current presidency which it has described as dysfunctional.
SA sinking under weight of corruption, under Ramaphosa’s watch – Cosatu
Cosatu, which was the first to campaign for Ramaphosa to become ANC president before the party’s 2017 conference, says the “dysfunction” in the presidency is alarming.
Over 2 million drug-related crimes in SA over past 10 years
Police Minister Bheki Cele and the service’s top brass issued the latest crime statistics on Friday which showed that crimes due to alcohol and drug influence are on the rise.