Danny Jordaan

Rape case opened against Danny Jordaan

Almost five months after Jennifer Ferguson publicly accused soccer boss Danny Jordaan of sexually assaulting her in a hotel in Port Elizabeth 24 years ago, she has laid a charge of rape against him. Gauteng police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini confirmed that a case was opened in Parkview, Johannesburg, this week,[…]

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Fresh allegations against Danny Jordaan

As soccer boss Danny Jordaan maintains his silence following claims by singer Jennifer Ferguson that he raped her, new allegations have surfaced that he failed to act against a sex-pest employee. The senior South African Football Association official at the centre of the scandal was accused of sexually propositioning a[…]

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Jordaan will not set a precedent – ANC

Other former mayors will not follow Danny Jordan’s lead and resign as councillors in metros the ANC lost during the municipal elections, the party said on Monday. Jordaan had more demands to deal with as South African Football Association (Safa) president, ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa told reporters. “Our cadres in[…]

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No reason to summon Jordaan over FIFA scandal: committee

There is no reason to summon Danny Jordaan, president of the South African Football Association (Safa), to parliament to explain the Fifa bribery scandal. This was the decision by the parliamentary committee on sport on Tuesday, even though South Africa has become central to one of the biggest international sport[…]

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Hawks will probe FIFA bribe allegations

The Hawks will conduct a preliminary investigation into allegations that SA Football Association head Danny Jordaan was involved in the funneling of a $10 million bribe to host the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwana Mulaudzi on Thursday said this decision came after a request from[…]

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Jordaan mum on FIFA scandal

Having just been sworn in as the executive mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Danny Jordaan refused to comment on allegations of corruption relating to the 2010 World Cup, or how this would impact on his position as mayor. Speaking to the media after the council meeting at Nangoza Jebe Hall[…]

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Danny Jordaan as mayor: Good or bad?

The ANC-controlled Nelson Mandela Bay metro’s new mayor Danny Jordaan is expected to be sworn in during a special council meeting on Thursday. It may however not be an easy feat for the ruling party in the metro, as opposition parties have threatened to stay away from the meeting and[…]

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ANC officials ‘scared of Danny Jordaan’

Danny Jordaan’s promise to focus on alleged corruption in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has reportedly caused concern among high-ranking municipal officials, a source has told Netwerk24. The ANC announced on May 18 that Jordaan had been selected to take over as mayor of the metro, replacing 83-year-old Benson Fihla.[…]

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Safa constitution prevents Jordaan taking both posts: DA

The Democratic Alliance is claiming that SA Football Association’s constitution precludes Danny Jordaan from staying on as its president if he takes up the job of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor. According to article 3.1 of the constitution: “Safa is neutral in matters of politics and religion”. The opposition party was[…]

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