The US has sanctioned three brothers of the infamous Gupta family and one of their associates, accusing them of bribery and overpayments on government contracts to fund political contributions and influence the actions of the South African government.
Efforts to decrease rhino poaching in South Africa have found recent success, as fewer rhinos have been killed this year than in 2018, according to a statement from the Department of Environmental Affairs.
The controversial Gupta family is known for making millions from the South African government — including $41 million from Eskom, the state energy company. Here’s where the money went.
Corruption among police officers in South Africa has grown and has for the first time overtaken other sectors like schools, health and local government, a report published on Tuesday by Corruption Watchclaims.
South African prosecutors have over the past year sentenced 350 people, of which 210 government officials convicted of graft involving more than R5 Million (US$324,415.19), the South African reported on Saturday.
South Africa’s Public Works and Infrastructure Ministry will begin implementing so-called “lifestyle audits” of its employees this month in a bid to curb the financial losses incurred by wasteful spending and corruption, media reported Thursday.
Busisiwe Mkhwebane, who heads the country’s top anti-corruption body, was flagged by global banking giant HSBC as having financial links to the infamous Gupta family.
South African activists protested outside the German consulate in Cape Town on Thursday in an attempt to hold a German-based company accountable for incompatible locomotives acquired in a deal they claim was dubious and involved bribes.
Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma’s frustrating and evasive three-day public corruption testimony ended on Friday, just as a new corruption scandal emerged concerning sitting president Cyril Ramaphosa.
South Africa’s Road Traffic Management Unit (RTMC) revealed last week that almost 100 license officials have been arrested over the past year for accepting bribes in exchange for driver’s licenses and other scams.
A corruption trial of former South African president Jacob Zuma has been postponed until October, after Zuma asked the case to be dropped over political interference and an “overzealous” investigation into his wrongdoing.
South African officials this week will hear testimony about how a major bank managed to strip millions of dollars off of a loan that was supposed to go to building railways and ports for the people of South Africa, local media reported.
A little-known South African investment firm with a link to the influential Gupta family of business tycoons used insider information to fleece one of the country’s state-owned pension funds.
Political parties in South Africa have called for investigations into former president Jacob Zuma after an explosive report published Sunday alleged that Zuma stashed millions of dollars belonging to the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi in a bunker at his private home, known as the Nkandla homestead.
The Grahamstown High Court in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa sentenced Wednesday three individuals to a total of 500 years in prison after they were found guilty of more than 55 counts of rhino poaching between the years 2013 and 2016, the South African Police Service (SAPS) announced in a press release.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa this week signed a proclamation that officially establishes a new investigating council to examine high-profile cases such as the country’s ongoing state capture inquiry.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has established a special tribunal to expedite prosecutions and recover the proceeds of corruption amidst an ongoing state capture inquiry that has dominated South African politics for two years, the Office of the President announced in a statement.
The primary whistleblower in South Africa’s state capture inquiry was among seven suspects who have been charged with corruption, money laundering, and fraud, Business Day, a daily newspaper in South Africa, reported.
South Africa’s anti-corruption agency found “major systemic weaknesses” in a land reform project which resulted in the fraudulent acquisition of land worth more than 382 million rand (US $28 million), according to a report exposed Thursday by the South African newspaper Business Day.
Authorities in South Africa arrested on Monday a Danish woman suspected of stealing US$17 million from Danish government funds from the National Board of Health, Danish prosecutors said.
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