corruption

  1. LazyLion

    We are Corruption-Busters: Zuma

    The fight against crime was more intense in South Africa than it was in many other countries, President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. "Fellow South Africans, I must underline here that of all the countries that I know of, very few compare to South Africa in the effort to fight corruption,"...
  2. LazyLion

    Two North West Cops Held for Corruption

    Two North West policemen have been arrested for corruption and robbery, police said on Tuesday. The two, aged 29 and 33, allegedly entered two tuck-shops on Monday and demanded money from the owners, Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said. "They allegedly told them [the shop owners] that they are...
  3. LazyLion

    E. Cape Councillors Must Answer for Dismal Audits

    ANC councillors from all 45 Eastern Cape municipalities have been summoned to a meeting by the provincial leadership about their dismal audits, the Dispatch Online reported on Thursday. Provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane said the meeting was scheduled for Monday, and all 108 African National...
  4. LazyLion

    ANC Not Concerned about Northern Cape: DA

    The ANC is more concerned about keeping its Northern Cape leader John Block in his position than in the public's demand for a clean provincial administration, the DA said on Wednesday. "The ANC is a party of contradictions, where the common theme which opposition parties and the general...
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    This is what South Africans died for in Central African Republic

    And some of you love the ANC WTF http://www.timeslive.co.za/africa/2013/04/17/debris-of-a-fallen-dictator
  6. LazyLion

    Public Protector Calls for Strengthening of Onslaught Against Corruption

    Public Protector Adv. Thuli Madonsela on Monday reminded delegates attending the Commonwealth Lawyer's Conference that bribery and corruption is as much a private sector problem as it is a public sector challenge. She added that the acceptance of petty or retail corruption, such as bribing...
  7. LazyLion

    Western Cape Police Captain Dismissed

    A police captain has been fired for failing to take action against a reservist accused of rape, Western Cape police said on Monday. "This morning, the provincial commissioner of the Western Cape police... validated the findings of a disciplinary hearing to dismiss a police captain stationed...
  8. LazyLion

    KZN Councillors Owe R1.7M in Rates

    KwaZulu-Natal councillors owe the municipalities they represent more than R1.7 million in unpaid rates and services, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday. DA spokesman George Mari said this had been revealed in a reply in the legislature to questions put by the DA. "According to the...
  9. LazyLion

    Dedicated Cops Needed: Petros

    South Africa needs police officers who are completely dedicated to the Constitution and human rights, Gauteng police commissioner Lt-Gen Mzwandile Petros said on Thursday. "Up until we have a cadre of 'ek doen dit vir die volk en die vaderland [I do it for the nation and the fatherland]' we...
  10. LazyLion

    Public Protector Warns of Over Billing

    Over-billing and false billing by service providers will cripple the state, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela warned on Wednesday. Addressing the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO) in Somerset West, Madonsela said her office was picking up a startling number of cases where service...
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    The ANC = The Nats

    WTF The more things change, the more they stay the same . . . Who do you think is/was better at lying to the people? The ANC or the Nats? I wonder, who is going to liberate SA from the "liberators" ? http://www.iol.co.za/mercury/anc-as-adept-at-dodging-as-nats-1.1497674
  12. LazyLion

    Eastern Cape Mismanagement in the Millions

    A probe into payroll officials in the Mhlontlo municipality has unearthed financial mismanagement amounting to millions, according to a report on Tuesday. The investigation was conducted after municipal manager Yolisa Ndima asked the department of local government and traditional affairs to...
  13. LazyLion

    Eastern Cape Councillors Told to Resign

    Officials in the Eastern Cape's Mbizana municipality have been told to resign by the ANC's top leaders, the party in the province said on Monday. "On Friday, party president [Jacob Zuma] and his top six visited Mbizana local municipality, which has been having challenges since mid 2012," ANC...
  14. LazyLion

    25 Examiners Arrested at Vehicle Testing Stations

    Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, has reported that twenty five examiners employed at privately-owned vehicles testing stations (VTSs) have been arrested and prosecuted for fraud and corruption since November 2012 to date. Replying to a question by DA MPL Neil Campbell in the...
  15. LazyLion

    Zille, Mthethwa Battle Looms

    Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa will challenge the Western Cape Community Safety Act signed into law as he believed it was illegal and unconstitutional, it was reported on Thursday. Mthethwa's spokesman Zweli Mnisi told the Cape Argus they would challenge it "all the way to the Constitutional...
  16. LazyLion

    No Frills for De Lille: City

    The City of Cape Town will not apply certain benefits allocated to the mayor, deputy mayor, and speaker, it said on Wednesday. Acting mayor Ian Neilson said in a statement the city would not take advantage of some provisions, as resources should be used for service delivery. According to a...
  17. LazyLion

    Motlanthe Slams Waste

    Wasteful spending of government resources must end, acting President Kgalema Motlanthe said in Pretoria on Wednesday. "We have to repeat the message that resource wastage cannot be tolerated," he told senior public servants at the 2013 government leadership summit in Pretoria. "As we sit...
  18. LazyLion

    Five Cops Arrested in Eastern Cape

    Five police officers were arrested for alleged drug dealing in East London on Wednesday, the Hawks said. All five were crime prevention officers working at the Mdantsane police station, said Captain Paul Ramaloko. It was alleged they raided the homes of drug dealers and then sold the...
  19. LazyLion

    Independent Schools to be Probed

    The names of 14 independent schools have been handed to police as part of a probe into possible abuse of government subsidies, an official said on Tuesday. "In total, there are 14 schools that have been referred to the SAPS as a result of the Fivaz forensic audit that started in 2011,"...
  20. LazyLion

    Robert McBride Goes Free

    Former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride has won his appeal against a conviction of drunken driving and attempting to obstruct justice. The High Court in Pretoria on Thursday concluded he was not guilty on all charges. "The appeal against conviction on both counts is upheld,"...
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