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Zuma supporters expected to march ahead of his court appearance

Hundreds of supporters of former President Jacob Zuma are expected to march ahead of his application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his corruption case that gets underway in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday. Zuma is facing 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering in connection with the controversial[…]

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DA councillor’s mystery R1.2m mall payoff

DA councillor Shadow Shabangu says the R1.2m payment he got from the Springs Mall developers was not a bribe. [Image Source: Times Live / 123RF / Thodonal] DA councillor Shadow Shabangu, who was recently cleared by the party of sexual harassment, has been accused of receiving R1.2m in kickbacks from[…]

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International Relations responds to concerns over corruption in SA

The Department of International Relations says it appreciates the concerns that some Western countries have raised about corruption in South Africa but adds that established diplomatic protocol should have been followed. The United States (US), United Kingdom (UK), Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland, through their diplomatic heads in South Africa, wrote[…]

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SA ranks 73rd in global corruption survey

South Africa ranked 73rd out of 180 countries that participated in a Transparency International (TI) survey – which ranks participating countries according to their perceived levels of corruption in the public sector. TI’s Corruption Perceptions Index 2018, which gave South Africa a score of 43 – the same score earned in 2017[…]

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