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Police make a breakthrough with the arrest of three suspected blue-light hijackers linked to a spate of truck hijackings and robberies taking place on the R21 freeway in Gauteng

PARKTOWN – Three suspected blue-light hijackers whose ages range between 30 and 40 are expected to appear in the Tembisa Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 08 February 2021 following their arrests on Friday, 05 February 2021. The trio will face charges of possession of illegal firearm, live ammunition and police uniform while investigations continue towards linking […]

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Covid-19: Probe finds $17m of funds in South Africa siphoned off through corruption

PRETORIA, South African special investigators said that around $17m in coronavirus funds was siphoned off last year through corruption, fraud, and inflated prices for protective gear supplied to government hospitals and departments. Last year, President Cyril Ramaphosa ordered a probe following revelations that government contracts were awarded to politically connected individuals and companies. In a […]