Articles containing the keyword Corruption


Corruption net closes in on KZN big boys

Corruption net closes in on KZN big boys

How tens of millions of rands were siphoned off under the guise of bringing the North Sea Jazz  Festival to Durban. The hot winds that signal political climate change may, it seems, finally be blowing ...

Draining Tshwane's swamp

Draining Tshwane's swamp

Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to focus on service delivery. "We knew there were things that we knew and then there were things that we knew we didn’t know. Now I am finding out that ...

EDITORIAL

Robbing the poor - again & Kebble's legacy lives on in Lunga Ncwana's bank account ...

Sky-diving tenderpreneurs risk crash-landings

Sky-diving tenderpreneurs risk crash-landings

Airports executives flailing in a welter of bribery and graft. The controversy flying around the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) is likely to suck into its vortex some major corporate players. They ...

A most unsaintly president

A most unsaintly president

Africa's richest politician, Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos has hinted that he’s keen to abdicate – but he’s holding back because he fears that his sins will be avenged when he relinquishes ...

BREAKING NEWS! BREAKING NEWS! Hopelessly corrupt FIFA triggers summit to establish new governing body for world soccer.

“CAMPAIGN FOR A NEW FIFA NOW!” Noseweek readers have known for years how endemically corrupt FIFA, football’s world governing body really is (noses 91; 127; 128). Now, since all attempts at reform have failed, disenchanted ...

Way off Target

Way off Target

Failing gun control measures are costing South Africa billions. By Gavin Foster Ever since the Firearms Control Act (FCA) of 2000 replaced the Arms and Ammunition Act of 1969, SAPS has lurched and stumbled erratically over ...

MR CLEAN'S DIRTY TRICKSby Mzilikazi wa Afrika

MR CLEAN'S DIRTY TRICKSby Mzilikazi wa Afrika

Staff at Mpumalanga's development agency accuse Communist Party treasurer Philip Dexter of using bugs and cameras to spy on them ...

Paris is a sweetheart

Paris is a sweetheart

While Swedish electronics giant Ericsson runs for cover, Dlamini pulls the tender strings in Pietermaritzburg. Why would organised business jump to the defence of a R1.2-billion sweetheart deal brokered with a municipality that didn’t bother ...

MK BOSS WAS BOUGHT

PW Botha's military men bought Joe Modise months before he became the ANC's first minister of defence. ...

Sepp Blatter's Great FIFA ripoff Circus

Sepp Blatter's Great FIFA ripoff Circus

"Ladies and gentlemen, meet the 2010 Circus Strongman." Sepp Blatter and Jérôme Valcke ripped off their ties, glued warm smiles on their faces and bamboozled 20 foreign reporters into believing that the tickets disaster overwhelming ...

Siemens greases the palms

Siemens greases the palms

  Reinhard Siekaczek was half asleep in bed when his doorbell rang early one morning in November 2006. Still in his pyjamas, he peeked out his bedroom window, hurried downstairs and flung open the front door. Standing ...

The suspect IT tender mystery is unresolved

The suspect IT tender mystery is unresolved

An investigation by the Auditor-General has found evidence to support the insider information tender process. In his lily-livered report is the finding that “Some of the proposed solutions submitted by the successful bidder [Valor IT] compared almost ...

Questions to Siemens

Following the October noseweek report on how bribery and corruption became entrenched business practice at Siemens, one of the world’s biggest industrial companies (and a multi-billion rand contractor to the South African government and to ...

The BEE merry-go-round

The BEE merry-go-round

Nasty accusations of intellectual property theft and hugely inflated tenders are causing ructions in official quarters as tinpot outfits front BEE tenders and then outsource for delivery. Valor IT is not the successful high-tech whiz kid ...

Selebi and the crime lord: it's not just cricket

Selebi and the crime lord: it's not just cricket

"Jackie was in our office in Crown Mines about every two weeks with [smuggler] Imran Ismail" says Source X ...

AFRIKAANS PRESS LACKS BALLS

Deon Basson why some newspapers are reluctant to expose misconduct on the part of rugby supremo Brian van Rooyen. ...

THE GREASY LIMPOPO

THE GREASY LIMPOPO

National director of public prosecutions, Bulelani Ngcuka, is investigating allegations in noseweek about secret backhanders to Limpopo Premier Ngoako Ramatlhodi. ...

SONNENBERGS AND THE LAW SOCIETY

A rare opportunity to see how efficiently (or otherwise!) the Cape Law Society pursues a serious complaint – by a judge, no less – against some of its most senior members, partners of the well-known ...

IS DAIMLER-C TESTING MBEKI?

DaimlerChrysler has been oh so generous to those in influential positions. Now we learn that the Big Wabenzi himself has been “test-driving” a R2m Merc for months. And that the panic in ANC ranks ...

FREE FOR ALL AT THE POST OFFICE

Soon after taking office the chief of the Post Office, Maanda Manyatshe, wrote an astonishing letter to the Minister of Communications detailing the extent of corruption in SA’s postal service. We bring you the lowdown. ...