Category Archives: Fraud

Game farmers and livestock owners are living in fear of their lives after receiving death threats!

Game farmers and livestock owners in the Vryburg district of North West province say they are living in fear of their lives after receiving death threats.

The matter stems from the "flagrant and criminal abuse" of hunting permits issued by the North West Chief Directorate of Biodiversity. No one has been arrested and no hunting permits have been cancelled.

They claim gangs of armed members of the Ganyesa Tribal Authority have been illegally hunting on private land. The volatile situation came to a head last week when more than 300 farmers met at the Tosca Farmers’ Association to discuss a way forward.

Nkandla: the edge of a threshold

THE production of a 50-page document by Police Minister Nathi Nhleko, in which he effectively overturns the 450-odd pages Public Protector Thuli Madonsela took to arrive at her conclusion that President Jacob Zuma had unlawfully benefited from the Nkandla security upgrades, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order.
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla, which effectively overturns the public protector’s report, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla, which effectively overturns the public protector’s report, raises many profound questions of law and democratic order. Picture: NTSWE MOKOENA

Afrikaans identity under huge pressure – FW de Klerk

SPEECH BY FORMER PRESIDENT FW DE KLERK TO THE BONDSRAAD, VOORTREKKER MONUMENT PRETORIA, May 29 2015

OUR FUTURE IS IN OUR OWN HANDS

It is a great honour for me to address this important meeting of the Bondsraad at the Voortrekker Monument -­ this national shrine which is so central to the identity, the history and the soul of our people.

Bogus SA cops rob Zim visitors – Bus Hijack horror

Zimbabwe travellers on an Intercape bus were held up and robbed by armed men “dressed as police” near Hammanskraal, Gauteng, before dawn on Tuesday.

UNDER ATTACK: Hundreds of foreign nationals wait by their belongings before boarding buses heading back to Zimbabwe from a temporary refugee camp in Chatsworth, south of Durban on Sunday. (AFP)

UNDER ATTACK: Hundreds of foreign nationals wait by their belongings before boarding buses heading back to Zimbabwe from a temporary refugee camp in Chatsworth, south of Durban on Sunday. (AFP)

Zuma wanted charges dropped because corruption is a ‘Western thing’

One of the reasons President Jacob Zuma believed criminal charges against him relating to the arms deal should be dropped was because corruption is only a crime in a “Western paradigm”, City Press reports.

Here’s South African President Jacob Zuma showing he can kick it during his New Year wedding ceremony in the village of Nklandla.

Here’s South African President Jacob Zuma during his New Year wedding ceremony in the village of Nklandla.

Disney security chief falls victim to ‘honey trap’ scam in South Africa

Disney security chief Paul Kelly is said to be fighting for his life in hospital after apparently falling victim to a “honey trap” scam in Cape Town.

Westin Hotel (via Web)

Westin Hotel (via Web)

“We are aware of a British national that was hospitalised and we stand ready to provide consular assistance,” said the British High Commission’s South African spokesperson Isabel Potgieter.

Limpopo premier ‘ignoring tender fraud’

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha has been accused of ignoring investigations and legal reports that implicate top officials in a R3 million “fraudulent” contract for an event held in Nelson Mandela’s name.

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Sources questioned Mathabatha’s decision to reappoint Mabakane Mangena as acting head of the provincial Sport, Arts and Culture Department despite his alleged role in the dubious tender.

Acsa to pay R2 mln for price fixing

The Airports Company SA (Acsa) has agreed to pay almost R2 million for fixing the prices of parking bays at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the Competition Commission said on Monday.

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Horrific death after licence department robbery

Imagine waking up with your partner of 53 years; going to the licencing department for a licence renewal and never again go back home together.

Hendrick Roos holds an image of his late wife Anna

Hendrick Roos holds an image of his late wife Anna

Sophiatown resident Hendrick Roos lost his wife Anna recently when a visit to the Florida Licencing Department turned into his worst nightmare.

Zuma liable for at least R52.9 mil for upgrades to Nkandla

Note to Editors: The following statement was delivered by the Leader of the Opposition, Mmusi Maimane MP, during a media briefing in Johannesburg.

Mmusi Maimane Image by: Halden Krog / Halden Krog

Mmusi Maimane
Image by: Halden Krog / Halden Krog