CITY PRESS ICYMI: Bosasa scandal touches ANC top brass | NPA stalls corruption cases
Politicians have been caught up the Bosasa scandal; the NPA has not made significant moves to prosecute hundreds of corruption cases, here's the best of City Press.
Facility management company Bosasa treated a long list of high-profile ministers and government functionaries to high-tech security systems for their homes.
Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head Advocate Andy Mothibi says the majority of the cases his unit has referred to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for attention between 2013 and April have been left to gather dust.
The news that the local economy is officially in recession places South Africa on the back foot, with the prospect of the country receiving a “junk” status credit rating from all three major credit ratings agencies.
Pravin Gordhan faces a fierce fightback this week as Transnet chief executive Siyabonga Gama is set to know his fate tomorrow and a former board member fights for his reinstatement in court.
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will head to Parliament this week emboldened by an interim report that does not single him out in the Gupta naturalisation saga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked South Africans to keep cool heads and hold on to the promise that he is the man to turn around the economy, even as it is collapsing around him.
Around about this time in 2016, the ANC was wiping blood off its nose and trying to regain consciousness after receiving some bruising blows in the local government elections.
When last did you hear of someone being prosecuted for contravening the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA)? Or for looting municipalities? Or of corrupt officials being disciplined for maladministration? Or of assets or cash bought or acquired through corrupt means being permanently seized by the state?
The short answer is not very often.
Our obsession with which flyhalf Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will or won’t play has blinded us to a bigger positional crisis at loose forward.
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