Articles containing the keyword Bribery


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 ...

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 ...

I pay the cops every week

I pay the cops every week

Joburg criminal lawyer admits to bribing.       Last month Noseweek and other media reported that the chief financial officer of the Financial Services Board, Dawood Seedat, had suddenly resigned following disclosures that he had ...

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 ...

The wrong man

The wrong man

A shock exposé by the Sunday Times in December of what was alleged to be a police “death squad” based in Durban, has effectively closed down the Organised Crime Unit that deals with serious violent ...

Dear Reader:Saab - why the sudden candour?

Dear Reader:Saab - why the sudden candour?

In May, Swedish defence supplier, Saab was still steadfastly denying that bribes had been paid to secure its contract to supply 28 JAS Gripen fighters to the South African Air Force. Then suddenly they admitted ...

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 ...

Jackie's smuggler pal pitches up in Jo'burg

Who should have pitched up in Joburg shortly before Christmas but Imran Ismail, the grey goods smuggler and money-launderer... ...

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 ...

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. ...