Business joins the chorus against state capture
The fallout from President Jacob Zuma’s midnight Cabinet reshuffle continues to be felt as some of the biggest names in SA business raise their voices against state capture, writes Legalbrief. A BusinessLIVE report says a grouping of SA’s ...
Uproar over Molefe’s R30m Eskom payout
National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) leader Irvin Jim has berated Eskom for its parting payment of R30.1m to former chief executive Brian Molefe‚ saying the parastatal must account for it, according to a TimesLIVE report. It notes ...
Home Affairs Minister plans shake-up to root out graft
New Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is in need of a digital overhaul to help speed up applications and root out corrupt practices, notes a News24 report. Mkhize, who replaced Malusi Gigaba in President Jacob Zuma's ...
Casac gives Zuma ultimatum over Fica Bill
The Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution (Casac) has written to President Jacob Zuma, asking that he sign the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (Fica) Bill immediately, failing which the organisation will take him to the Constitutional Court to ...
Clients challenge banks over accounts fraud
Crack down on crooked cops, says Sanco
Safa suspends officials over alleged match fixing
More forex market rigging charges against banks
Vodacom targeted over ‘force feed payments’
Lamoer corruption trial delayed
R60 000 bail for alleged con artist
Probe as false sick notes cost economy R12bn
Reinstated Prasa board has its work cut out
The decision by the Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) to reinstate the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) board chaired by Popo Molefe will see the resumption of the battle to get to the bottom of multibillion-rand contracts handed out by ...
Rest of Africa
Buhari suspends top officials over alleged graft
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday (Wednesday) suspended two key aides over an alleged contract scam and the discovery of $43m in cash in a private home. A report on the Today Online site says Buhari suspended David Babachir Lawal, secretary ...
Former Mubarak Minister jailed for graft
An Egyptian court has sentenced former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, to seven years in jail for corruption. Al Jazeera reports that on Saturday el-Adly was found guilty of embezzling more than $110m of ...
Abuse of Mozambican financial system highlighted
The fraudulent use of the financial system to conceal or disguise illicit financial flows caused financial losses to the Mozambican state estimated at 1.887bn meticais ($26.4m) in 2016, according to a report from the Attorney General’s Office ...
Card payment system hacked at Holiday Inn
The owner of the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel brands has disclosed that payment card-stealing malware has struck about 1 200 of its franchisees’ properties, notes a BBC News report. UK-based Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) said all but one ...
Graft alleged in building Brazil's World Cup stadiums
Testimony released by the Brazilian Supreme Court alleges that builders and politicians illegally profited from the construction of stadiums used in the 2014 football World Cup, notes a BBC News report. It says the plea bargain testimony was given by ...
Indian tycoon Mallya arrested in London
Indebted tycoon Vijay Mallya has been bailed on security of £650 000 after appearing in court in London. A BBC News report says he was arrested on Tuesday by the Metropolitan Police on behalf of the Indian authorities, over fraud ...
Fired middlemen sue Airbus amid fraud probe
Spain’s PM summoned to testify in graft trial
Former South Korea President indicted
Judge dismisses charges against banking analyst
* A bail application by MTN’s financial accountant‚ Branden Ruth Moshabane‚ who is accused of defrauding the company of around R24m‚ has been postponed to tomorrow (Friday). Moshabane has been in police custody since Tuesday when she was arrested at ...