Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s expertise questioned with her report on Vrede Dairy Farm project and action to rather protect perpetrators than prosecute them

The South African Public Protector appointed by Jacob Zuma after the exit of Madonsela’s actions is so suspicious that political experts question her expertise in office.

This follows after the High Court in Pretoria declared that the Public Protector’s report on the Vrede Dairy Farm project is unconstitutional and invalid.

Opinion polls believe that the Public Protector’s report has been drafted to provide protection to the perpetrators, and the Zuma regime wants to be obedient instead of capturing a professional finding on paper.

More than R200 million of taxpayers’ money was used to fund the “black empowerment project”, which was eventually identified as another corruption project.

Some of the money was allegedly paid over to the controversial Guptas, and the dairy farm workers did not receive a single cent.

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Eskom Corruption being ‘rewarded’ with 15.63% tariff increase – SA consumers now have to suffer but those responsible for the corruption and maladministration “continue to roam free” without any consequences for the actions

Municipalities across SA will now face a 15.63% tariff increase from Eskom, approved by Nersa. Mayor Herman Mashaba on Tuesday issued a statement in which he claims the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has rewarded corruption at Eskom with a 15.63% increase in tariffs.

“The City has noted the disappointing correspondence from Nersa, indicating that municipalities across South Africa will now face a 15.63% tariff increase from Eskom following continued tariff negotiations between Eskom and the energy regulator,” said Mashaba.

“This is after Nersa had initially granted Eskom a hike of 9.41%, 8.1% and 5.2% for the next three financial years, below Eskom’s application for a 17.1 % hike for 2019/20, 15.4% for 2020/21 and 15.5% for 2021/22.”

Mashaba said the Nersa decision means that the City of Johannesburg, like many other municipalities, “will be forced” to increase tariffs on electricity.

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eThekwini mayor Zandile, ally of former president Jacob Zuma, in hot water over R25 million toilet scam

eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede will be appearing in the regional commercial crimes court in Durban on Tuesday, in what is expected to become one of the most high-profile corruption cases in recent years.

Gumede is expected to be handing herself over to the Hawks, following which she will be appearing in court on a string of corruption-related charges.

City Press understands that Gumede (58) will be appearing alongside senior municipal councillor Mondli Mthembu on charges including money laundering, corruption and racketeering.

“She will then apply for bail which the state is not intending to oppose,” said a senior law enforcement official privy to the details.

Another senior law enforcement official told City Press this evening: “It is finally happening. I am told that they are bringing a big team of heavy-hitting lawyers. It had all been planned to happen quietly without the knowledge of the media.”

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Nedbank pockets R780m from the parastatal Transnet -Nedbank is the latest in a long list of private sector companies to be implicated in state capture

The banking sector will be rocked by allegations of corruption this week, when Transnet tells the commission of inquiry into state capture about Nedbank’s involvement in a controversial deal which saw the bank pocket R780 million from the parastatal.

This week, Transnet’s acting chief executive, Mohammed Mahomedy, will appear before the state capture inquiry where he will detail how Nedbank made R780 million after changing the interest rate terms of a multibillion-rand loan three days after making the loan.

Mahomedy replaced Tau Morwe, whose six-month contract was not renewed when it expired early this month. Nedbank is the latest in a long list of private sector companies to be implicated in state capture.

Mahomedy’s statement shows that in August 2014, Transnet started negotiations for a R12 billion syndicated loan to finance the acquisition of the controversial 1 064 locomotives.

The loan is broken down as follows: Bank of China
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South Africa in shambles: Did somebody say it’s a “Sh**hole”?

Mzansi has hit rock bottom and the ANC GOVERNMENT is the cause of this all.

Ok so Municipalities cannot pay salaries, SABC cannot pay salaries and is bankrupt, Denel cannot pay salaries and is bankrupt, Transnet is bankrupt, SARS is running in a minus, SAA cannot pay salaries and is bankrupt, Escom is Bankrupt, Telkom is also going down, SANDF has no more funds and is in shambles, our Government Hospitals don’t even have money for bedding and our whole health system has collapsed, our police force don’t even have vehicles to go out to a crime scene and most of police officers are the actual criminals.

Nearly every minister in the ANC Government has been involved in corruption , bribery and mismanagement of taxpayers funds. Unemployment is the highest it’s ever been in the history of our country, our education dept has run out of funds and crime is out of control.

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Ace Magashule, ‘The Gangster’, accused of “buying votes” with R400 handshake, I just wonder how many ‘dead people’ will he resurrect with his ‘handshake’ (video)

Ace Magashule – drowning in corruption allegations already – made a rod for his own back on the campaign trail this weekend, after a sly “donation” to a voter.

The campaign trail can be a war zone sometimes. Even an act of supposed generosity can backfire badly, as Ace Magashule has found out this weekend. The ANC Secretary-General – who was desperate for a PR victory after a bruising week – did nothing to help his cause in the Western Cape.

Ace Magashule scores a PR own goal
While visiting residents in Philippi, Ace tried to turn-on the charm. Instead, he was accused of “degrading” a local resident when he handed over R400 to her, once he’d inspected her near-empty fridge (video at the bottom of the post)

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Latest corruption: 62% of reported fraud was committed by officials, all of them employed by the ANC and DA figures – no wonder white voters are reluctant to vote

Corruption Watch’s latest figures on corruption are pointing to the problem in South Africa.

Abuse of authority was 23%, Bribery 18%, Employer corruption 12%, Tender fraud 21% and other 26%. If authority abuse, bribery and tender fraud are added together, we find that.

Political analysts say the numbers are going to make a percentage of white voters reluctant to vote, and others are now more confused than before about which party they should now support.

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ANC will do anything to cling on to power! Ramaphosa’s ANC intent on burning the country to the ground as they lose the support of SA

We have gathered evidence of the ANC’s coordinated campaign to literally burn parts of South Africa, particularly where the DA governs. This is indicative of an organisation that is becoming desperate as the writing is on the wall.

South Africans are increasingly rejecting the ANC’s 25 years of empty promises and corruption that has stolen from our people. South Africans want change.

The ANC is running scared of the DA and the inroads the Party has been making across ANC governed areas, as well as the significant change and development we are bringing to the 33 areas we govern on behalf of and for 15 million South Africans in Gauteng, Western Cape, Limpopo and the Eastern Cape.

These attacks are intended to undermine the progress being made in DA governments. Rolling protests are being planned in order to incite violence and shut down communities, in pursuit of the ANC’s narrow political objectives. It is now clearer than ever that the ANC
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And so the battles begins between ‘comrade’ and ‘comrade’ – “Bring it on, insult me, bloody crooks,” EFF MP tells Juju and Floyd

Thembinkosi Rawula took to Facebook and seemingly chose to air the EFF’s dirty laundry publically.

Thembinkosi Rawula, an EFF MP who has been omitted from the latest representatives list, didn’t pull any punches when he branded Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu as “bloody crooks”.

“I endured the past four years for convenience, and the only leash they had on me was deployment to parliament. Now that I am not in the list, I am leashed away, so let the ball roll.” Rawula posted on his Facebook page.

Rawula stated that the party claimed levies amounting to over R2m a month from it’s national and provincial office bearers. He explained:

“The EFF receives levies from 61 MPs/MPLs, and each pays not less than R6 800 monthly x 61. EFF has 852 councillors comprising metros, district, and local municipalities. On average these councillors contribute R2 000.00 monthly x 852.”

He added that “all these monies are centrali
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Widespread corruption and mismanagement are the order of the day at KZN municipality – Eskom debt amounts to nearly R50 million – Municipalities under the control of the ANC are folding, one after another

The ANC’s “policy” to make the country ungovernable is producing vigorous fruit.

The Abuqulusi municipality (Vryheid) owes Eskom just short of R50 million. Widespread corruption and mismanagement caused the council to be placed under administration.

Suddenly, the Natal Department of Co-operative Awakened Government and Traditional Affairs and stated that they were “stunned” about the state of the municipality.

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SAPS rotten with corruption, even members in top ranks are criminals and offenders – Former police commissioner arrested on charges of fraud

Khomotso Phahlane, the former acting police commissioner, appeared in the specialized trade crime court in Johannesburg.

He and police chief of supply management, Ravichandran Pillay, were arrested on fraud charges.

They therefore stand with former Gauteng police commissioner Deliwede Lange and officials Vimpie Phineas Manthata, Ramahlapi Johannes Mokwena, James Ramanjalum and Nombhuruza Napo on charges of alleged fraud of more than R80 million.

Phahlane dismisses the case as attempts by Robert McBride and OPOD to improve McBride’s image while McBride himself is accused of corruption.

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Biggest technical training university in SA is on the verge of collapse due to chaos and corruption

The Minister of Education and Authorities was asked to investigate allegations of fraud, death threats, corruption and nepotism at the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).

VUT is currently one of the largest technical training universities in the country with 20,000 students.

Allegations of conflict between high-ranking officials have long been made in press reports.

According to reports, the institution is on the verge of collapse due to large-scale financial plundering. The previous Vice-Chancellor, Mpho Diago, resigned this week amid death threats over his alleged “whistle-blowing” around corruption and mismanagement.

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