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Six cops appear in court on charges of 'helping' cigarette smugglers

Sowetan Live 28 Nov 2022
... court on Monday on charges of corruption.

Opposing The Corruptible Fiat System, Bitcoin Enforces Universal Human Rights

Bitcoin Magazine 28 Nov 2022
A look on the map of political corruption shows a similar pattern. The dark red areas are stretched from the Northeast, starting in Russia and China, going over Africa and into South America ... This is occurring mostly in countries in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and the Pacific.

Fifa Uncovered review: Bribes, backhanders and how the beautiful game went south

Irish Independent 27 Nov 2022
... Swiss tourist board PR man Sepp Blatter, was elected head of Fifa in 1998 (at least one official was offered a six-figure sum for his vote), the corruption was endemic. And it only got worse.It was later shown that South Africa paid millions in bribes for the 2010 World Cup.

Working hard to record the rot

Independent online (SA) 26 Nov 2022
Durban - Corruption may be pervasive and entrenched in South Africa, but there are many people who are working hard to hold those responsible to account ... Then they unpack state capture profiteers such as the Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Corporation, the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, Roy Moodley, Sfiso Buthelezi and Refiloe Mokoena.

Why Was Israel's Most Wanted Mobster Hiding Out in South Africa?

Vice 25 Nov 2022
According to journalist Caryn Dolley, author of new book Clash of the Cartels, Unmasking the global drug kingpins stalking South Africa, the simple answer is corruption.  ... After Zuma was imprisoned on corruption charges last year, deadly rioting broke out across South Africa.

BACKSTORY: Avesh Singh of TransUnion

Business Day 24 Nov 2022
 What was your first job? ... If you could fix only one thing in South Africa, what would it be? ... It is a way out of poverty, crime and corruption.  ... I think most South Africans have a story to tell about a builder or contractor they’ve called in to build their home or attend to some renovations, only to be swindled out of their cash ... .

President Ramaphosa to press Sunak on tripling of South African students

Belfast Telegraph 22 Nov 2022
Mr Ramaphosa spoke of “new and exciting ways” for British businesses to build closer ties as he rebuilds South Africa from the coronavirus pandemic and years of “grand corruption” ... Mr Ramaphosa said the UK-South Africa relationship has “had its ups and downs”, with his nation having won independence from the British Empire.

SA ex-President Jacob Zuma ordered to return to jail

Business Ghana 22 Nov 2022
South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to prison after upholding an earlier ruling that his medical parole had been unlawful ... of South Africa that left more than 300 people dead.

Economic recovery in South Africa exposed to civil unrest, Verisk Maplecroft analyst says

CNBC 22 Nov 2022
Aleix Montana from Verisk Maplecroft discusses the latest on South Africa, a country facing inflation, corruption accusations and electricity cuts ... .

South Africa’s ex-President Jacob Zuma ordered to return to jail

Joy Online 21 Nov 2022
South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered former President Jacob Zuma to return to prison after upholding an earlier ruling that his medical parole had been unlawful ... other parts of South Africa that left more than 300 people dead.

No second chances for the dawn of a new dithering

Independent online (SA) 20 Nov 2022
Was he playing the long game so he could be elected to wreak his own special kind of havoc on South Africa’s crumbling defences and resistance to corruption? We may never know, but what I do know is that he and his cohort have much to answer for – prior to and during his ascension to the highest post in the land.

South Africa must use 4IR technologies in the fight against corruption

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Nov 2022
Corruption is an endemic problem in South Africa ... The 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, for instance, ranked South Africa 71 out of 180 countries, scoring 43 out of a possible 100 ... The fight against corruption is, therefore, an imperative for South Africa if the country is to ...

Ronald Lamola: South Africa's ANC 'rebooting' institutions to halt corruption

BBC News 18 Nov 2022
South Africa's government is acting to retrieve money lost to corruption, the justice minister says. .

World Cup 2010: When football’s biggest party arrived in Africa

Al Jazeera 17 Nov 2022
South Africa ... Bids for the 2010 edition were open only to African countries and came from Egypt, Morocco, South Africa, and a joint bid from Libya and Tunisia. Morocco, which has been bidding for some time, was to miss out by four votes as Nelson Mandela famously hoisted the trophy when South Africa was announced the winner of the bidding process.

South Africa grilled by UN on xenophobia, femicide and corruption

Mail Guardian South Africa 17 Nov 2022
South Africa needs to urgently address xenophobia, femicide and corruption, among other challenges ... The call came as South Africa grapples with multibillion-rand corruption cases that have highlighted just how entrenched the embezzlement of public funds has become.

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