You own the questions, I own the answers – Ex-minister David Mahlobo on state security details

Appearing before the judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture on Friday morning, former state security minister David Mahlobo refused to divulge details of remedial actions against those implicated in the 2019 Principal Agent Network (PAN) report. Mahlobo, who is now Deputy Minister of Human Settlements, is testifying before Deputy Chief Justice Raymond […]

Norma Mngoma’s state capture testimony postponed to Tuesday

Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has postponed the testimony of former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba’s estranged wife, Norma Mngoma to Tuesday, 13 April. Mngoma was, on Friday, scheduled to give evidence at the commission relating to the Gupta family. The commission was also expected to […]

Former Minister of State Security David Mahlobo to testify at the #StateCaptureInquiry

The Zondo Commission hears evidence from former Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo. The Commission is also expected to hear former Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s application for leave to cross-examine his estranged wife, Norma Mngoma. Mngoma is also expected to testify. In other news – Nasty C Shocks Fans With Retirement In a recent interview […]

21-year-old suspect arrested for murders of 5 Free State family members

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murders of five family members in Namahadi, Qwaqwa, on Sunday. An 11-month-old baby was also hit with a knobkerrie during the incident, but he survived the attack. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday at about 19.30 in Mphatlalatsane, Qwaqwa. Colonel Thandi Mbambo, Free State […]

Malusi Gigaba applies to suppress estranged wife Norma Mngoma’s state capture evidence

Former Minister Malusi Gigaba does not want his estranged wife, Norma Mngoma, to testify at the state capture commission. He has applied to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo to keep Mngoma’s affidavit confidential or to hold her hearing in private. Gigaba’s application is not the first attempt at suppression after State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo […]

State Capture: Big names coming as Zondo Commission resumes on Friday

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo will resume its hearings on Friday, 9 April. The commission’s secretary, Professor Itumeleng Mosala confirmed the matter to the publication on Wednesday morning. Mosala said the commission would hear evidence from former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown, former […]

Ex-crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli wants State to pay his legal fees

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been given a month in which to launch his application for the State to pay for his fraud and corruption trial. As the charges against him stem from the time that he was employed with the State, he felt it should foot his legal bill. This order was […]

Body of missing girl found in Free State river

Free State police recovered the body of a young girl on Friday 2 April 2021. The discovery was made after they followed up on a report about a body of a child that was seen floating in Klein Modder River in W-section, Botshabelo. Further investigation revealed that the body was that of 9-year-old Tariro Jonas […]

Free State man suspected of murdering mom to spend Easter weekend behind bars

A Free State man who has been arrested in connection with his own mother’s murder is spending the long weekend behind bars before he makes a first court appearance. The 21-year-old was apprehended in Bronville in Welkom on Thursday after his mother’s body was dug up inside a shack at the back of her house. […]

Free State police appeal to public to help identify trio that raped teenage girl

Free State police are calling on the public for help in identifying a group of men who raped a teenage girl and wounded her friend in Odendaalsrus. The three men stormed into a house in the K8 Section in Kutloanong in the early hours of Friday morning. Police say they gained entry through an unlocked […]