State capture fiasco shows why collaboration is key to tackling global crime networks

Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK’s House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money laundering and illicit financial transactions centred around President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. The Conversation Africa’s Charles Leonard asked him to explain why he took the step. Hain, who […]
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UK Authorities Flag Dlamini-Zuma In Gupta Investigation

Following confirmation that the FBI and UK authorities will be investigating the “Gupta leaks”, British lawmakers have flagged Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma among 27 people that UK financial institutions should review as possibly involved in criminal financial activities. According to a report by the Daily Dispatch, the ANC presidential hopeful is listed alongside two current wives of president Zuma – Bongi […]
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DA protects corrupt officer in Mossel Bay despite of court ruling

Although he has already been convicted of fraud, corruption, money laundering and violations of the Municipal Finance Management Act in a court, Marius Botha, Mossel Bay’s chief financial officer, is still in his post. The DA manages this municipality, and now it appears that they try to protect Botha despite the court ruling and the […]
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