When South Africans express shock at corruption, few seem to know that it is perhaps the country’s oldest tradition.
Switzerland has opened a probe related to $2 billion of loans to Mozambique that were organized by banks including Credit Suisse Group AG and VTB Bank PJSC, in a scandal that has already attracted the attention of prosecutors in the … Read the rest
The Special Investigating Unit is probing 11 contractors for stealing a staggering R139bn during the building of Eskom’s Medupi, Kusile and Ingula power plants.
And insiders say the total cost of Eskom looting could reach about R500bn, dating back to
South Africa has been fingered in the alleged “improper payments” originating from contracts that the ANC’s investment arm, Chancellor House, for work at the Medupi and Kusile power stations.
As a signatory of the OECD Convention which is aimed at … Read the rest
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has revealed the extent to which teachers helped matric pupils cheat in last year’s exams.
Motshekga yesterday disclosed some of the evidence given during hearings into group cheating at some KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape matric … Read the rest
According to disgruntled community members in Harrismith, the town looks like a nuclear waste-land.
This after the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality failed to collect refuse for the past several months, resulting in a pile-up of refuse in the town, its suburbs and … Read the rest
Contractors and Public Works officials responsible for the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s private residence should pay back the money that had been wasted because of grossly inflated prices and also face prosecution, said the parliamentary ad hoc committee … Read the rest
Washington’s attack on world soccer is following the script of Washington’s attack on the Russian-hosted Sochi Olympics. The difference is that Washington couldn’t stop the Olympics from being held in Sochi, and was limited to scaring off westerners with lies … Read the rest
Bill Clinton’s foundation set up a fundraising arm in Sweden that collected $26 million in donations at the same time that country was lobbying Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department to forgo sanctions that threatened its thriving business with Iran, according … Read the rest
Sepp Blatter has announced he is stepping down as president of FIFA, football’s governing body, and has called on a special congress to elect a successor. The news comes less than a week after Blatter was reelected as FIFA chief … Read the rest
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe said that the claims that a South African official paid a bribe to FIFA to host the 2010 World Cup are untrue.
The awarding of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to South Africa is … Read the rest
Both Bill Clinton and his family’s charity have been tied to soccer’s governing body, as well as Qatar’s disastrous World Cup bid.
And just like that, another Clinton Foundation donor is in the news.
The Clinton global charity has received … Read the rest
Top criminal defense lawyers in Washington say Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton could face scrutiny, amid mounting disclosures about the tangled finances of her family’s foundation.
The new book “Clinton Cash” by Peter Schweizer, an investigative reporter affiliated with … Read the rest