Grand-scale corruption at PRASA covered up by treasury

For almost a year, National Treasury has kept the lid on almost 200 investigations into PRASA contracts which show that up to R2.5 billion was siphoned off in contracts which should never have been signed. The investigations, into contracts worth R10 million or more, were ordered by former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela following her 2015 […]
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State capture report a political tool – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma believes that the public protector’s report on state capture was a political tool meant to be used to deal with certain individuals. In an exclusive interview with ANN7 on Monday evening, Zuma spoke out about the state of capture report by former public protector Thuli Madonsela, in which she recommended that Zuma […]
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State machinery employed for nefarious political purposes

Cyril Ramaphosa, responding to rumours about his private life, on Sunday spoke of the manner in which state machinery is employed for a particular political agenda that is in favour of those who prefer a specific candidate to replace Jacob Zuma as the president of the ruling party. But is the Constitution not there to […]
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Probe exonerates Livingstone Hospital in death and maggots row

Livingstone Hospital investigations have found that nobody can be held liable for two shocking incidents in which a patient fell to his death from the fifth floor and maggots hatched in the wound of another. But the family of Zakes Mbeki, 29, who fell from the fifth story of the hospital early on Christmas morning, […]
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Hawks failed to investigate Prasa tenders valued in excess of R9-Billion

The Hawks have failed for two years to investigate two Passenger Rail Agency of SA contracts valued in excess of R9-billion, according to court papers. This is despite Prasa board chairman Popo Molefe giving the Hawks help with the investigations. “The effect is that serious criminal liability is left unchecked, investigations may be compromised and […]
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Revealed: All Gauteng state hospitals flunk safety tests

All state hospitals in Gauteng have failed safety tests the Democratic Alliance (DA) revealed on Thursday citing a written reply from Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa in the Gauteng Legislature. “All Gauteng health facilities inspected by the Department of Labour for bio-hazard and other safety issues in the last three years have failed to meet the […]
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