The National Lotteries Commission says it is working with the banking sector to weed out corruption after the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) announced it had uncovered dodgy grants totaling R1.4-billion. In the latest developments, the Assets Forfeiture Unit has obtained a preservation order against property worth around R25 million, including nine luxury[…]
LOCAL Stellenbosch University (SU) has been rocked by another urination scandal. In May, Theuns du Toit was filmed urinating in the room of another student, Babalo Ndwayana, at the Huis Marais residence. Du Toit has since been expelled. The fresh controversy was revealed on Saturday by Prof Deresh Ramjugernath, the[…]
Officials in the Pakistani state of Punjab have called for a federal inquiry into what it called the largest-ever child abuse case in the South Asian country’s history involving nearly 300 children. The government of Punjab state on Sunday ordered a judicial investigation into the case that came to light[…]
A letter from 2010 Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chief Executive Officer, Danny Jordaan, to FIFA General Secretary, Jerome Valcke, has emerged which seems to implicate Jordaan and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in the scandal surrounding the process behind hosting the 2010 Soccer World Cup. According to the Mail and Guardian, Jordaan wrote[…]
The position of Fifa’s powerful secretary general, Jérôme Valcke, is likely to come under intense pressure after new evidence emerged that showed he was aware of a $10m payment from South African officials to Jack Warner described by US investigators as a bribe. The revelation will also put the embattled[…]
Global football governing body FIFA are facing an unprecedented scandal on the eve of its annual congress, after up to 14 high ranking officials were indicted amidst allegations of widespread corruption. Amongst those arrested was current vice president, Jeffery Webb as well as his predecessor Jack Warner. This follows dawn[…]
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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