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16 January 2019 9:22 AM LIVE: Ex-Bosasa COO Agrizzi sworn in, takes the stand in #Statecaptureinquiry

A senior former Bosasa executive has threatened to blow the whistle on "racketeering, corruption and money laundering that I have been aware of over the last 18 years". Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operations officer of the controversial Bosasa group of companies, announced his decision in a press statement sent to various media houses and Bosasa's 301

16 January 2019 7:24 AM Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is 'sacrosanct'

President Cyril Ramaphosa says there are no plans to interfere with the independence of the SA Reserve Bank, in an apparent climb down from what is contained in the ANC's election manifesto. Addressing business leaders on Wednesday morning ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Ramaphosa said what came out of the ANC meeting was a line that only expressed 303

15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 119

10 January 2019 5:50 PM Mzwanele Manyi denies money laundering claims as he is dismissed from party he formed

Former Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) boss has denied claims of attempted money laundering after he was dismissed from the All Africa Decolonisation Congress (AADC) party he just formed in December. The AADC has accused Manyi of trying to use churches that support the party to launder money and discussing party funding with the controversial 85

10 January 2019 5:42 PM Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital gets a new CEO

The DA has welcomed the appointment of Dr Nkele Lesia as the new CEO of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. "This appointment is long overdue as the hospital has been without a permanent CEO for three years," DA member of the Gauteng legislature Jack Bloom said in a statement on Thursday. This comes after acting CEO Dr Sifiso Maseko stepped down in August 83

02 January 2019 6:01 AM Israel opposition in dramatic split ahead of election

Israel's centre-left opposition dramatically split on Tuesday ahead of an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing he would no longer partner with veteran politician Tzipi Livni as she sat stone-faced next to him. The announcement means the end of their Zionist Union alliance, which secured the second most seats in the last general election 74

28 December 2018 6:58 PM Saudi 'not in crisis' over Khashoggi affair

Saudi Arabia's new foreign minister voiced defiance on Friday in the face of international outrage over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder, rejecting the kingdom was in crisis and his predecessor was demoted. "The issue of Jamal Khashoggi... really saddened us, all of us," Ibrahim al-Assaf told AFP, a day after he was appointed foreign minister in a government 142

21 December 2018 11:17 AM NPA still deciding whether it will charge Mbalula over Dubai trip payment

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has not yet taken a decision on whether to prosecute former minister Fikile Mbalula over a holiday to Dubai which cost R680 000. "We’ll establish whether it warrants a criminal investigation. If it warrants a criminal investigation, we’ll refer it to the Hawks to open a criminal docket and investigate it," NPA spokesperson 72

20 December 2018 8:28 PM KZN mayor denies she is corrupt, vows to take legal action against the media

The mayor of eThekwini in KwaZulu-Natal says she is not the corrupt leader she is perceived to be. Hitting back at the media for "ongoing campaigns aimed at creating an impression that she is a corrupt leader who is influencing the awarding of tenders", Zandile Gumede said she took serious exception to claims made. "I have noticed that some newspapers 80

19 December 2018 6:00 AM Madagascar begins voting in runoff presidential election

Voters have begun casting their ballots are across the Indian Ocean island nation of Madagascar on Wednesday to select a new president in a runoff election that pits two former leaders against each other. Andry Rajoelina, 44, president from 2009 to 2014, received 39% of the vote in the first round in November, while Marc Ravalomanana, 69, president from 2002 to 2009, got 35%. They face off for the first 59