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18 February 2018 12:25 PM Police ministry 'discouraging people' from offering rewards for Gupta arrests

Johannesburg – The Ministry of Police, headed by Fikile Mbalula, on Sunday discouraged people from offering rewards for the arrest of Ajay Gupta. Police ministry spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga said: "We are discouraging people to offer rewards." He said the police did not want independent reward offers to be made as "it might endanger the suspect, the lookalike 40

17 February 2018 2:03 PM Grace Mugabe's PhD: UZ must provide 'paper trail' showing her registration and academic progression

Harare - The vice chancellor of Zimbabwe's oldest university has been arrested over the controversial awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Anti-Corruption Commission spokesperson Phyllis Chikundura says Levi Nyagura of the University of Zimbabwe was arrested Friday. He appears in court on Saturday on abuse of office charges 54

17 February 2018 5:00 AM Calls for an extradition treaty between SA, UAE

Johannesburg - An "Ideas for action" document, compiled by British peer Lord Peter Hain and other anti-corruption activists, calls for an extradition treaty between South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. South African-born Hain said the UAE city of Dubai, which is also an emirate in the UAE, is the “main centre for collecting cash to make cash payments 27

15 February 2018 5:46 AM Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

Manila - Philippine police said on Wednesday they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations as the International Criminal Court investigates allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. Five days after the ICC launched a preliminary examination 30

14 February 2018 2:00 PM BREAKING: De Lille's bid to have secret ballot at the discretion of City Speaker, court rules

Cape Town - The decision to hold a motion of no confidence in Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille by secret ballot is up to the Speaker of the City of Cape Town's council, the Western Cape High Court has ruled. De Lille had filed an urgent application to have a motion of no confidence in her held by secret ballot. But Judge Robert Henney ordered that the Speaker 29

13 February 2018 8:17 AM UN: 4 allegations against South African UN troops in DRC

New York - The UN says it has received four allegations of misconduct against South African peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo — three involving sexual exploitation of women and one alleging violence against a 17-year-old boy. The UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said the allegations were received last week by the UN peacekeeping mission 26

12 February 2018 6:48 PM SA troops accused of beating boy and sexually exploiting women in DR Congo

Washington - South African troops serving in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been accused of beating a 17-year-old boy and sexually exploiting women, the UN spokesperson said on Monday. UN and South African investigators will conduct a joint probe of the four allegations of misconduct that took place in Kasai province 23

12 February 2018 10:41 AM Gupta-linked Bank of Baroda pulling out of SA

Cape Town - Gupta-linked bank the Bank of Baroda has notified the Office of the Registrar of Banks of its exit from South Africa. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said in a statement on Monday its registrar is in discussions with the Bank of Baroda to ensure its orderly withdrawal from South Africa so that no depositor is disadvantaged. A SARB fine of R11m in June last year suggested 31

08 February 2018 10:01 AM Senegal mayor says state 'knew' about secret slush fund

Dakar - Dakar's mayor on Wednesday accused the Senegalese state of full knowledge of a slush fund held outside official accounts as he defended himself against embezzlement accusations in a high-profile corruption trial. Khalifa Sall is accused with seven others of misappropriating 1.83 billion CFA francs ($3.3 million) - a charge he denies and which 36

31 January 2018 11:19 AM Eskom's Sean Maritz suspended

Johannesburg - Eskom chief information officer Sean Maritz has been suspended pending an investigation into allegations of impropriety, the power utility said on Wednesday. “He was placed on temporary suspension last Friday, which has now been converted into a permanent suspension,” according to a tweet by Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe. The former 46