Estina cattle deaths blamed on media, funding suspension
The former head of the Free State Agriculture Department claimed the reason cattle started dying on the Estina dairy farm is that the media had started investigating the scandal and financial support for the project had been suspended.
Arms deal back in spotlight as court to rule on review of Seriti inquiry
Corruption Watch and the Right2Know Campaign argued that the Seriti Commission misled the public and ignored key evidence related to corruption during the controversial arms deal.
Zondo ‘shocked’ no due diligence followed in Estina project
Former head of the agriculture department in the Free State Peter Thabethe made the concession at the state capture commission of inquiry in Parktown.
Ex-FS Agri official denies mismanagement claims over Vrede dairy farm matter
Peter Thabethe is testifying at the state capture commission, where he is being questioned about his involvement in the failed project.
Court orders Denel to pay over UIF, taxes deducted from employee salaries
Solidarity said it approached the courts after it emerged that Denel was deducting taxes and UIF contributions from employee salaries but not paying them over to the required bodies.
Nxasana: Zuma was adamant that I be removed from office
Mxolisi Nxasana made the submission at the state capture commission on Monday, where he discussed the breakdown in his relationship with the former president which culminated in a R17 million golden handshake.
Nxasana: Zuma interference in NPA resulted in my departure
Mxolisi Nxasana returned to the state capture commission of inquiry where he provided details about the breakdown in the relationship between himself and Jacob Zuma.
Nxasana: Jiba conspired to remove me from office
Former prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana was called back to conclude presenting his evidence after testifying in June.
Nxasana: I was told Jiba, Mrwebi were conspiring to oust me from NPA
Former prosecutions boss Mxolisi Nxasana said that the campaign to oust him went as far as Zuma, who was then the president.
Nxasana to reveal more details on golden handshake at state capture inquiry
Hearings are taking a break from evidence related to the Estina dairy farm project to focus again on the criminal justice system.
DA: It's clear Mkhwebane must be removed as Public Protector
The party was responding to yet another adverse finding against the advocate after the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday ordered that she personally pay 7.5% of the DA and lobby group Casac’s legal fees in the Vrede dairy farm review matter.
Mkhwebane’s records into CR17 probe sealed
Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane filed the record with the High Court in Pretoria as part of the president's application to review and set aside the report and its findings.
Mkhwebane showed ‘total disregard’ for the taxpayers
Judge Ronel Tolmay has ordered the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane personally to pay 7.5% of the legal costs for the DA and Casac.
Court orders Mkhwebane to pay some costs of Estina report case
The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday ruled that she was personally liable for a fraction of costs in the case relating to her report on the Estina dairy farm project.
DJP can seal records in Ramaphosa matter but not indefinitely, says lawyer
While President Cyril Ramaphosa awaits a decision on his request to seal certain documents related to a Public Protector report, it's being suggested that the likely course of action will be that the matter be decided in a formal court application.
Mkhwebane's evidence in CR17 probe 'obtained lawfully'
Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane filed all the evidence she relied on to compile her report with the High Court in Pretoria as part of the review proceedings initiated by the president.
Nel: NPA's silence on high-profile cases deafening
AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit has questioned the absence of high profile cases being dealt with by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) under the leadership of new prosecutions boss Advocate Shamila Batohi.
Solidarity wants Eskom pension fund to recover R10m from Molefe
Union and lobby group AfriForum announced on Tuesday that they’ve also started the process to pursue a private prosecution against Molefe.