Vhembe District Municipal Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Nyiko Machavi threatened to reveal the ‘real’ identities of those behind the R1.89 billion VBS Mutual Bank looting saga if the council enacted a plan to suspend him.
Cheryl Zondi was forced to answer four harrowing questions during the sexual assault trial of contoverial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso. Zondi was grilled about her allegations against Omotoso by his defence team.
Until early last week Brian Shivambu was a largely unknown name in South Africa. Since the release of the damning report into the R1.89 billion looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank has become synonymous with Brian Shivambu.
Kaizer Chiefs star midfielder Lebogang Manyama has survived what has been described as a horror car accident which took place on the N1 after the Malibongwe Interchange in southern Johannesburg. Manyama driving home after training
Limpopo health MEC Phophi Ramathu confirmed the shocking truth that there were 36 pregnant pupils at one single school in the province and that same school also had 31 pupils aged between 9 and 19 living with HIV.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was officially formed on 27 July 2013 by Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu. Both men were expelled from the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) for bringing the league into disrepute.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has revealed that he never paid much attention to his younger brother’s, Brian Shivambu, business dealings until after the R1.89 billion VBS looting scandal was exposed.
Floyd Shivambu has revealed that his brother, Brian Shivambu, was willing to pay back the money he was paid by VBS Mutual Bank. Floyd said Brian earned the money by providing consultancy services to the now-defunct bank.
The South African government has seemingly caved into pressure from civil society and announced it is investigating the merits of introducing a fuel price cap which would in effect introduce a flat cost rate for fuel.
South African motorists, taxi operators, transport companies and pretty much everyone who is reliant on a petrol or diesel fuelled vehicle have been buckling under the ever-increasing strain of a seemingly endless price hikes.
Julius Malema has broken his party’s silence on its alleged role and the role its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu played in the VBS looting scandal. Malema said he and the EFF had full confidence in Shivambu and his innocence.
The Presidency has categorically denied recent claims that President Cyril Ramaphosa had any prior knowledge or received advanced warning about the mass looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank and led to the bank's collapse.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to delay his planned visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on the advice of his medical team. Ramaphosa’s doctors advised the president not to embark on long-distance travel.
Lawyers for Human Rights has warned that the Democratic Alliance’s (DA) election campaign based on illegal migration could spark a new wave of xenophobic tensions in the country after the DA revealed its election strategy.
Convicted #FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile will be sentenced in Durban on Tuesday. Khanyile was found guilty on charges of public violence, failing to comply with police instructions and carrying a dangerous weapon.
The ANC called on all relevant law enforcement agencies involved in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal investigation to act swiftly and without fear or favour. The ANC’s national leaders met with Limpopo officials on Monday.
A high-ranking delegation from civil rights group AfriForum is currently in Australia trying to raise awareness about farm attacks and farm murders in South Africa. The delegation hopes to drum up support from Australia.
A new report claims President Cyril Ramaphosa not only knew about but failed to act on information about the mass looting which took place at VBS Mutual Bank. Ramaphosa was allegedly told about the corruption by a shareholder.
The EFF and its firebrand leader have big plans for the party which includes securing at least nine million votes in the 2019 general election. Malema wants at least a million votes in each of the nine provinces.
Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has encouraged the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to conduct full internal forensic investigation into the role which its deputy leader Floyd Shivambu allegedly played in the VBS scandal.
VhaVenda King Toni Ramabulana spoke about his role in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal earlier on Monday. He said he would return all of the money he received from VBS if investigators can prove the money was given to him illegally.
The VBS Mutual Bank scandal is possibly the biggest banking scandal in post-democratic South Africa. The report into the bank’s collapse entitled ‘The Great Bank Heist’ lifted the lid on what led to the banks eventual collapse.