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No money from DoD for Mapisa-Nqakula legal battles

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Current defence and military veterans minister Thandi Modise put paid to any possibility of Department of Defence (DoD) funding for her predecessor who faces...

SANDF officials arrested as more corruption allegations surface

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Following the arrest of former Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is once again in the...

SAPS has “strategies” and “key interventions” to fight crime and corruption

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Thanks to a Parliamentary question and the Deputy President answering questions in the National Assembly (NA), South Africans know the SA Police Service (SAPS)...

Hawks investigating fraud and corruption in the Department of Defence involving...

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The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) are investigating four cases of fraud and corruption in the Department of Defence (DoD) involving almost...

South Africa’s fight against corruption, crime receives financial boost

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Minister of Finance Enoch Godongwana says at least R14 billion is to be allocated to the fight against crime and corruption. The Minister was delivering...

Link between crime and politics in South Africa raises concerns about...

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A report by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime (Gitoc) released in September 2022 argues that South Africa has increasingly become a centre...

ISS: Combating the sea of corruption in the maritime sector

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Grand corruption in Africa’s maritime sector has led to overfishing, resource scarcity and a rise in criminality, with coastal communities most affected. The problem...

ISS: Curbing corruption must top South African municipal agendas

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For newly elected local government leaders, reining in graft will be as vital as service delivery. Three weeks after the pivotal 1 November local elections,...

Ex-Crime Intelligence officer guilty of corruption

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A former police crime intelligence officer in the Eastern Cape has been has found guilty of corruption. In a statement, provincial Hawks spokesperson, Captain Yolisa...

Government tackling corruption head on

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Public beliefs about a perceived increase in corrupt activities may be as a result of increased action against corrupt officials and reports thereof. This is...

Special Investigating Unit to host anti-corruption, whistleblowing webinar series

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The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is expected to host a five part series of webinars that will shine the spotlight on the importance of...

Whistleblowers should be saluted, not murdered: President Ramaphosa

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As government’s fight against corruption gathers momentum, it is clear that the state needs to urgently review its current approach not only to witness...

Government’s efforts to deal with corruption

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has outlined several measures undertaken by government to end state capture, rebuild damaged institutions and foster a culture of ethical public...

Dlodlo vows to rid State Security of corruption

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State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated the State Security Agency’s determination to fight corruption from within its ranks. Dlodlo made the commitment in a...

South Africa’s top court orders Zuma to appear before enquiry commission

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South Africa’s highest court on Thursday ordered former President Jacob Zuma to appear before a commission investigating corruption allegations against him after he walked...

Time Mapisa-Nqakula accounts to Parliament

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The immense amount of good work performed by soldiers and others in national defence force uniforms in 2020 pales into insignificance when stacked up...

SAPS dismisses seven corruption accused officials

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) has confirmed the dismissal of two brigadiers, two colonels, a lieutenant-colonel and two civilian employees following their alleged...

South Africa corruption inquiry to summon Zuma to appear next month

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A South African corruption inquiry will issue a summons for former president Jacob Zuma to appear to give evidence next month, the judge chairing...

Zuma’s arms deal trial postponed to June

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Former president Jacob Zuma’s trial relating to alleged arms deal corruption has been postponed to June due to the coronavirus lockdown. The National Prosecuting Authority...

Court rejects Zuma appeal

A South African court on Friday rejected an appeal by former president Jacob Zuma seeking to prevent his prosecution on corruption charges over a...

Zuma to stand trial on corruption charges

]South African former President Jacob Zuma will stand trial on corruption charges relating to a $2.5 billion arms deal after court denied him a...

ISS: South Africa’s Hawks are preparing to fly

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The absence of arrests and charges against high-level politicians, officials and business people for looting hundreds of billions of rand of public funds in...

National defence force HR colonel cashiered and will serve jail time...

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SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke’s oft-stated commitment to rooting out corruption and fraud in the military was given a shot...

ISS: Corruption invites organised crime

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On 17 December 2010, young Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in front of the local governor’s office in an ultimate attempt...

ISS: When corruption stops, trust in government can start

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Trust is the glue that binds people together. When people trust in democratic institutions they are free to interact and trade with strangers, restrain...

Zuma says he will win corruption charges case

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma said his lawyers had faith they would get the case against him dropped after making his...

ISS: Tackling graft through a strong criminal justice system

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Can South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa contribute to Nelson Mandela's vision, and improve the chances of his own New Dawn becoming a...

Government corruption in Sierra Leone to be investigated

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Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio will launch a commission to investigate accusations of widespread corruption under his predecessor Ernest Koroma, government...

Zuma says corruption charges should be dropped

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma told supporters corruption charges against him should be dropped because he had done nothing wrong, after...

Ghana soccer probe demanded

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Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo called for a criminal investigation into the head of the country's football association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, for fraudulently using...

Zuma may challenge prosecution decision

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma may challenge a prosecutor's decision to reinstate corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, news...

Zuma to face corruption charges

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, prosecutors said, as a years-old...

DA unearths corruption at the Castle of Good Hope

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The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, arguably South Africa's oldest working building, is entrusted to the Defence and Military Veterans...

Zuma asks prosecutors to drop corruption charges

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South African President Jacob Zuma provided arguments on why he should not be prosecuted for corruption, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said,...

Alleged Reserve Force call-up corruption under investigation by board of inquiry

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Call-ups are for many Reserve Force members the only work they have and untoward actions regarding this are viewed as criminal and...

Forty-four fraud and corruption related cases reported in the military

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That the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), under the leadership of General Solly Shoke, is serious about putting an end to fraud...

New corruption charges for former Zimbabwe finance minister

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Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo faces new corruption charges in the clearest example yet of a crackdown on graft by President...

SA Army major general on bail in connection with fraud and...

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Ongoing efforts to eliminate and eradicate all forms of crime from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) have netted its biggest fish...

SANDF general officer arrested in connection with corruption and fraud

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That the South African military is a target for thieves, including those in its ranks, is well documented but the latest "no...

Supreme Court upholds reinstating Zuma corruption charges

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South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a High Court ruling to reinstate hundreds of corruption charges filed against Jacob Zuma before...

ISS: Zimbabwe’s shady police roadblocks reflect its failing governance

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In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to be. This is certainly the case with the city's omnipresent...

Tunisians protest corruption amnesty

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Hundreds of Tunisians protested in the streets of the capital against a widely contested new law granting officials from the former regime...

Military Police corruption and fraud seminar

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His first week as South Africa's top military policeman saw Rear Admiral (JG) Mokgadi Alpheus Maphoto host a two day anti-criminality seminar...

Nigerian corruption investigator shot

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An investigator at Nigeria's financial crimes agency was shot after leaving his office, underlining the dangers faced by those looking into corruption,...

South African Cabinet concerned about corruption

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South African cabinet ministers are seriously concerned about leaked emails purporting to show government officials were unduly influenced by business interests, Communications...

Tunisians march against corruption amnesty law

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Several thousand Tunisians marched through central Tunis to protest a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption when autocrat...

Fraud investigators raid Damen Shipyards in foreign bribery case

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Dutch investigators have raided the Netherlands' biggest ship builder, Damen Shipyards, as part of a criminal investigation into a foreign bribery case,...

Concerns expressed over defence corruption, state capture in SA

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Some exhibitors at the recent Aerospace and Defence expo (AAD) held at Waterkloof Air Force Base have expressed concern over the high...

Kenyatta blames agencies for sluggish anti-corruption fight

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta accused the judiciary and other agencies of undermining efforts to root out corruption, addressing a campaign pledge from...

Brazilian court to try Lula on Angolan corruption charges

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A federal judge in Brazil ruled on Thursday former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will stand trial for an alleged bribery...