Former director blows lid off Bosasa ‘cult’
The former director of facilities management company Bosasa yesterday delivered explosive testimony before the State Capture Commission of Inquiry by revealing how it secured multimillion-rand government contracts during Jacob Zuma’s presidency. Legalbrief reports that Angelo Agrizzi’s evidence is expected to ...
New NPA boss to address SARS 'rogue unit' matter
New NPA boss Shamila Batohi starts work in February and making a call on whether the so-called SARS rogue unit case should go ahead will be one of her first big decisions, according to a Business Day report. Former top ...
Steinhoff’s salvage process hits a hurdle
Steinhoff International Holdings effort to rescue its European business has been delayed after a challenge from a company linked to Andreas Seifert, the beleaguered retailer’s latest opposition from its former Austrian partner. A report on the Fin24 site notes that ...
NPA delivers Zuma tax documents
The NPA has handed over the ‘materials relating to the income tax offences’ with which former President Jacob Zuma has been charged. They relate to his alleged failure to submit tax returns from 1995 to 2003 and declare income of ...
May trial date for Jurie Roux case
Motorists trapped by fake vehicle registration scam
Damning report into ombud service released
Mobster Krejcir alleges crooked deal with Zuma
Resilient scandal findings still not released
Vodacom insists on ‘Please Call Me’ settlement
Bail postponed for Mozambique's former Finance Minister
Safa denies Fifa bribery claims
Focus on forced pension fund investments
Scope of PIC inquiry broadened
Clean audit for Koega
Manyi addresses Gupta links
Finance: Crypto assets policy proposals out for comment
A discussion paper on crypto assets was released yesterday by the South African Reserve Bank as the next step in developing a policy on what is described as a ‘technology-driven innovation’ with the potential to ‘materially impact financial services’, reports Pam ...
Economy: Cabinet questions growth path ‘correctness’
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s ‘economic colloquium’ will reconvene this month to consider more policy proposals for stimulating economic growth (City Press). Opening the first session on 21 December, the Minister told World Bank representatives, local and international academics, researchers, economists ...
Inside the Bosasa beast
At the exact moment corruption paymaster Angelo Agrizzi started his testimony yesterday, lawyers for the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture began to call those who will be implicated in his testimony to alert them. They will be given an ...
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Harare targets petrol cheats
Owners of oil companies and service stations that cheat in buying or selling fuel face heavy penalties under new regulations gazetted at the weekend. As previously reported in Legalbrief Today, fuel prices in Zimbabwe have more than doubled after this ...
Has Kenya signed off key assets to China?
Kenya's key strategic assets at home and abroad will not be protected by ‘sovereignty’ and risk being seized by the Chinese Government should there be a default in repaying the Standard Gauge Railway loan, the contract reveals. The initial ...
‘Conflicted’ eSwatini CEO flagged
The CEO of eSwatini’s National Agricultural Marketing Board (NamBoard), which controls the importation of maize and maize meal into eSwatini (formerly Swaziland), has a stake in a maize business, an amaBhungane investigation has revealed. A NamBoard source claims this meant ...
Hacker jailed for crippling Liberia’s Internet services
Kenyan commission chairman sues deputy
High-profile graft trial begins
Uganda downplays Chinese loan threat
Suspects charged with robbing Mugabe
Court backs Libya in commercial lawsuit
A Paris court of the International Commerce Chamber has ruled in favour of Libya in the case lodged against the Libyan Civil Aviation Authority and the Transportation Projects Authority. The Transportation Projects Authority confirmed that it had won a case ...
International company sues shoe business over unpaid bill
Zoom – an international clothing and footwear company based in England – is claiming $353 516 from a Hammarsdale shoe business, Ihlobo, for unpaid raw materials it supplied. However, the local company denies liability and claims that another company, Universal ...
Precedent for company shares valuation in marital disputes
A UK Court of Appeal ruling sets out the approach a court should take to the valuation of shares in a private company when determining how to divide marital wealth. According to an Out-Law.com report, the judgment will help ...
Court blocks Morales' ban on anti-graft probe
Tokyo court upholds former Nissan chair's detention
Japanese Olympic boss denies graft charges
IFP takes aim at ANC
* The IFP has accused the ANC-led Alfred Duma municipality in KZN of directing R400 000 in public funds towards the governing party's Thuma Mina campaign. The IFP says the municipality spent the money on printing calendars and diaries for ...
Senior official allegedly blackmailed
* A former senior Department of Water & Sanitation official alleges the Minister’s adviser and an MP tried to blackmail her to implicate former Minister Nomvula Mokonyane in wrongdoing. The claim was made in an affidavit by former acting CFO Mbalenhle ...
Hawks mum on extradition
* The Hawks have refused to be drawn on when they will take action against the Guptas in Dubai and bring them back to SA for their alleged involvement in state capture. However, it said it was intensifying its investigations into ...
New agreement signed