Bail extended for Lamoer, co-accused, sentencing set for April: The Western Cape High Court has extended bail for former provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer and his co-accused following their conviction on corruption charges on Monday. Lamoer and his three co-accused, former police brigadiers Darius van der Ross, Sharon Govender and Govender’s husband Kolin, as well as tow truck company owner Salim Dawjee, faced 109
14 in court for alleged driver’s license fraud: Fourteen suspects are expected to appear in the Potchefstroom and Mogwase magistrates’ courts on Tuesday to face charges of fraud and corruption. This comes after the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit in the North West on Monday arrested the suspects in Potchefstroom and Mogwase. Hawks dismantle fraudulent driver’s license syndicate arresting 14 suspects https://t.co/JKBevtt9C6 #ArriveAlive
Mashaba demands apology over reports he hired his wife’s company: City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba has demanded an apology from The Sowetan newspaper for “incorrect reporting”, or face being reported to the Press Ombudsman. This comes after the paper reported on Monday that Mashaba had hired Lephatsi Financial Services, his wife’s company, to fix the city’s financial problems. Mashaba said that his wife
‘Nobody else but Malusi Gigaba’ will deliver budget speech, says deputy minister: With all eyes now firmly fixed on tomorrow’s budget speech, Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi on Tuesday reaffirmed that Minister Malusi Gigaba would deliver the much-anticipated speech. Buthelezi was fielding questions from journalists during a press briefing marking the launch of National Treasury’s Vulekamali online budget data portal in Cape Town. Buthelezi told reporters that
Mbalula welcomes Arno Lamoer’s conviction: Police Minister Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday welcomed the conviction of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer. Lamoer was on Monday found guilty of corruption and not guilty on charges of racketeering and money laundering. Earlier this month, Lamoer pleaded guilty to a charge of corruption. “This conviction sends a strong message that no one
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