Flames lick media group’s ‘paper tiger’
Shortly after Nelson Mandela breathed his last, the presses began rumbling and churning out copies of the Cape Times. It was an edition which shredded a once-proud newspaper and sent shock waves across the country’s battered Sekunjalo Independent Media (SIM ...
Watson's nephew targets Agrizzi
Jared Watson, the nephew of late Bosasa boss Gavin Watson, has laid criminal charges against former COO Angelo Agrizzi and CFO Andries van Tonder. The charges include theft, fraud and money laundering to the tune of over R37.5m. Speaking ...
Mkhwebane threat to SARS boss revealed
SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter says he was forced to take Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to court after she threatened to lay criminal charges against him if he did not hand over former President Jacob Zuma’s tax records. ‘Her threat is ...
Mdluli denies looting slush fund
Former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has denied allegations he was involved in the looting of millions from the division’s secret slush fund, says a TimesLIVE report. Speaking on the sidelines of his criminal court case in the Gauteng High ...
How the EFF botched ‘rogue unit’ claims
Commission urged to subpoena Zuma
AG's team flees NMB after perceived threat
Virgin eyes ailing carrier
Why Thales opted to try ConCourt 'short cut'
‘Green shoots’ for Africa – Bank of America
Good news for VBS creditors
Steinhoff considers shares issue to counter legal claims
MEC snared by forged letter
Federation accused of cooking the books
Family takes on Spar over operation of stores
Another state capture chapter closes
Ramaphosa takes swipe at 'predatory law firms'
Transnet closing in on looted funds
R71m claim lodged for eNATIS services
Reserve Bank nationalisation Bill back on the table
Tribunal set to recover looted funds
Legislation: LPC amends financial reporting rule
The Legal Practice Council has amended Rule 54.7, in terms of which international financial reporting standards were made the only financial reporting framework deemed acceptable for legal practitioners. Gazetted on Friday, the amendment allows legal practitioners to use any ...
Lack of transparency bedevils commission
With the focus on State Capture, the National Lotteries Commission should be more sensitive to the desire for accountability and transparency. In a Daily Maverick analysis, Shelagh Gastrow notes that there have been numerous reports on the National Lottery over ...
Will Jiba ever be held accountable?
While the former deputy head of the NPA, Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba, has been seen by many as largely responsible for what happened at the NPA during former President Jacob Zuma’s years, there are many others accused of allowing corruption on ...
Steinhoff case challenges corporate legal privilege
The court action by media groups to force Steinhoff to make public a forensic report will be a test of the extent to which legal privilege can be used as a shield against those seeking information in the public interest ...
Counting the cost of Maseko’s tenure
Rest of Africa
Zimbabwean airline sues over loan repayment
The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) has been dragged to court by Southend Cargo Airlines and its directors, Steven and Patience Fadzai Chituku, who claim the bank collected more money than they owed it. New Zimbabwe reports that the ...
Concerns over Nigeria's rushed tax Bill
Nigerian Senators have passed a tax Bill that they have not seen and have not been fully briefed on. The Senate's approval marks the second in a series of legislative and executive steps to pass the Bill which was ...
Namibian Ministers resign over graft scandal
Two Namibian Ministers have resigned following a Wikileaks report exposing alleged corruption in the fishing industry. Iceland-based multinational fishing company Samherji is suspected of bribing senior Namibian officials for continued access to the country's shores, the Wikileaks' documents reveal ...
Khama addresses alleged love triangle
Zimbabwe businessman sues ‘false prophet’
Mozambique fines SA-linked banks R14m
Trump went to wrong court on tax issue
The US District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against New York officials because the DC court lacked personal jurisdiction over the New York officials, notes a Jurist report. Judge Nichols determined that the lawsuit ...
Russia seeks to lift CAR diamond embargo
Russia says it backs lifting an embargo on diamond exports from the CAR ahead of a global meeting to regulate the gem trade. A report on the News24 site notes that it has made moves to strengthen its influence in ...
Brazil’s former President free after Supreme Court ruling
Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been released from prison where he was serving a 12-year corruption sentence, after a Supreme Court ruling that delighted his supporters and infuriated followers of the far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, says ...
Couple in court on fraud charges
* Fraud accused estate agent Nomsa Masiza and her husband Phillip appeared briefly in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court, where the pair face fraud and theft charges in two different cases. Nomsa, who runs her own estate agency, Khulile Properties ...
* A woman who allegedly posed as an advocate and was appointed a Master of the High Court in Mpumalanga, appeared in the Mpumalanga Magistrate's Court on Friday for fraud and corruption after it was discovered that she and her ...
Council head fingered
* The head of the Black Business Council (BBC) – embroiled in an almost R6m theft case – has made a last-ditch attempt to avoid trial. The Starreports Danisa Baloyi – who was also chairperson of the Gauteng Tender Board – ...
'Fake' advocate in the dock